Bootshaus Gießen

  • In 1890 the Bootshaus was inaugurated as the Club House of the Gießen Rowing Club.
  • The building was destroyed during WW II but rebuilt at its original location.
  • A new building was erected at the same location in 2006.
  • The Bootshaus includes a restaurant with a winter garden and patio as well as a beer garden with a little beach right at the river.
  • The restaurant serves both home-style cooking as well as Hessian specialties  

Address:

Bootshausstraße 12
35390 Gießen
http://www.bootshaus-giessen.com/

Arrival by car

  • In Giessen, follow the signs in the direction of „Neustädter Tor“/“Parken West“.
  • In front of the Galerie Neustädter Tor, follow the river by going  underneath  the railroad bridge.
  • Turn right behind the bridge („Bootshausstraße“).
  • The Bootshaus is located on the left behind the Senioren Zentrum.
  • Parking is available.

Arrival by public transport

  • Take the train to the station „Oswaldsgarten“.
  • Walk (along the river) past the Senioren Zentrum („Bootshausstraße“).
  • The Bootshaus is located behind it on the left.
  • Take bus 801, 802, 3, 24, 2, 7, 12, 13, 800 or 5 up to the bus stop „Oswaldsgarten“.
  • Walk in the direction of the river by going under the railway bridge.
  • Take a right at the Senioren Zentrum („Bootshausstraße“).
  • The Bootshaus is located behind it on the left.