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Heiligenstadt in Oberfanken
Favorite thing: Heiligenstadt in Oberfranken is a community with market rights in the Upper Franconian district not far from Bamberg.
Heiligenstadt is located in the Naturpark Fränkische Schweiz-Veldensteiner Forst (nature park) and considered as one of the most interesting places in the Leinleiter Valley.
The community’s villages arose about a thousand years ago. Heiligenstadt itself already existed before the Bishopric of Bamberg was founded in 1007.
In the Leinleiter Valley were lordly seats of the Knights of Streitberg. In 1525, the peasants revolted and inflicted heavy damage upon the castles. In 1541, the Emperor granted Heiligenstadt market privilege.
You can watch my 3 min 35 sec HD Video Bavaria Oberfranken Heiligenstadt out of my Youtube channel.
You can watch my high resolution photo of Heiligenstadt on the Google Earth according to the following coordinates 49° 51' 51.84" N 11° 10' 9.39" E or on my Google Earth Panoramio Heiligenstadt in Oberfanken 1.
Heiligenstadt area in Oberfranken
Favorite thing: Upper Franconia (Oberfranken) forms part of the historically significant region of Franconia.
The Franconian Switzerland is located along the so-called castle road (Burgenstraße), which connects more than 70 castles, palaces and fortresses.
Heiligenstadt lies in the Bamberg district’s southeastern corner. Heiligenstadt is a small centre with 24 constituent communities (Gemeindeteile). They lie along the Leinleiter Valley and on the abutting Jura Plateau.
Zoggendorf lies in the Leinleiter Valley. Towering over it is the 585-m high Altenberg. Burggrub lies on the ridge of the Altenberg and below the 525-m high Eichenberg in the Leinleiter Valley, 378 m above sea level.
Oberleinleiter lies 386 m above sea level. The village’s landmark is the 520-m high Kreuzsteinfelsen, from which there is a panorama over the countryside as far as the villages of the Bamberger Jura.
Tiefenpölz has a noteworthy St. Martin’s Parish Church that rises over the village.
Herzogenreuth lies 566 m above sea level, making it the Bamberg district’s highest village. Other villages around Heiligenstadt: Tiefenellern, Lohndorf, Litzendorf and Traindorf.
You can watch my 3 min 43 sec HD Video Bavaria Oberfranken Heiligenstadt area out of my Youtube channel.
You can watch my high resolution photo of Heiligenstadt on the Google Earth according to the following coordinates 49° 51' 50.77" N 11° 10' 11.33" E or on my Google Earth Panoramio Heiligenstadter Bridge.
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