"Odenwald: enchanting legends and castles" Naturpark Bergstrasse-Odenwald by Trekki
Naturpark Bergstrasse-Odenwald Travel Guide: 47 reviews and 122 photos
Naturpark Bergstraße-Odenwald is the region in southern Hessen which has been declared nature reserve with emphasis on its geological and "mystical" background. Since 2004 it is listed as Geopark in UNESCO's Global Network of Geoparks. The motto of the Geopark, according to the website is:
“Between Granite and Sandstone – Continents on the move“
which demonstrates the fascinating place in earth history this region has. It also gives a glimpse of the variety of sights to see and legends to discover. Yes, legends, since this is the part where Siegfried of the Nibelung saga is said to have been murdered.
Christine.j was the first of us VTers who created a page for this part of Germany. She covers a lot the western part, Bergstraße, while I try to cover the forest part, Odenwald.
In case someone wonders where three of the tips already have got stars from although I created this page in March 2011: I have moved them from my Hessen page to my Odenwald page.
I came across this very unusual custom when I read a book about hiking in Odenwald. On one of the photos these strange... more travel advice
I came across this little fairy tale path when I looked up hiking paths near where I live. The moment I saw these cute... more travel advice
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