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Rosstrappe

Rosstrappe, 06502 Thale, Germany

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About Rosstrappe

The Rosstrappe is 403  m above sea level high granite rock above the Bodetal in the Harz Mountains. It is located opposite the Hexentanzplatz in the corridor of the town of Thale in the Harz district of Saxony-Anhalt.   It can be reached from Thale, Treseburg, or Wienrode on a road, on foot, or from Thale with a chair lift. The mountain hotel of the same name with a panoramic terrace has been located on the rock since the middle of the 19th century. The mountain station of the chair lift is clos



Attractions near Rosstrappe

Bode Gorge0.56km from Rosstrappe

A 10 meters long ravine which was part of the  Bode valley between Treseburg and Thale. The River Bode, which rises on the highest mountain in the Harz, the Brocken, has cut deeply into the hard Ramberg granite rock. The Bode Gorge was designated a nature reserve in early of 1937 and it is one of the largest nature reserves in Saxony-Anhalt. Right at the entrance to the Bode Gorge, there is a true playground paradise for children with a climbing wall, a mini roller coaster, adventure playgrounds

Hamburger Wappen4.2km from Rosstrappe

A highly unusual rock feature on the Teufelsmauer rock formation not far from Timmenrode in the Harz Mountains in central Germany. One of the hiking attractions in this area and also a place blessed with natural beauty. Next to it is a rock cave known as the Kuhstall.

Bocksberg5.62km from Rosstrappe

The Bocksberg in the Upper Harz is about 727  m above sea level high local mountain of the Goslar district Hahnenklee-Bockswiese in the district of Goslar in Lower Saxony.  Its summit is 1.2 km east-southeast of Hahnenklee and 1.2 km northeast of Bockswiese, which together form the Goslar district of Hahnenklee-Bockswiese; the Goslar core city is 7.4 km to the northeast. On the summit of the Bocksberg there is a restaurant and a wooden observation tower that was built in 1976.

Teufelsmauer6.29km from Rosstrappe

The Teufelsmauer is a rock formation of the hard sandstone of the Upper Cretaceous in the northern part of the Harz Przedgórze in the center of Germany. This rock face runs from Blankenburg via Weddersleben and Rieder to Ballenstedt. Many legends and myths have been woven in order to try to explain the unusual rock formation. It was placed under protection as early as 1833 and, in 1852, by the head of the district authority in order to prevent quarrying of the much sought-after sandstone.

Wendefurth Dam6.64km from Rosstrappe

The Wendefurth Dam near Wendefurth in the Harz is one of the dams downstream of the Rappbode Dam, that provides flood protection as well as impounding the River Bode to provide the lower reservoir for the Wendefurth Power Station. In addition it is a bathing lake and also supports fish farming.

Blankenburg Castle6.66km from Rosstrappe

Blankenburg Castle was a small castle in the village of Engehausen in the municipality of Essel in the German state of Lower Saxony. It dates roughly to the 13th century. All that remains are parts of the surrounding rampart. Today a rural farmstead, formerly a manor house, stands on the site of the old castle.

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Saxony-Anhalt is a state of Germany, bordering the states of Brandenburg, Saxony, Thuringia, and Lower Saxony.  Almost all of Saxony-Anhalt lies within the North European Plain, and its landscapes exhibit impacts from successive eras of glaciation.  One of the beautiful states in Germany which were blessed with natural beauty.