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Attractions to explore nearby Rosstrappe

RosstrappeRosstrappe, 06502 Thale, Germany

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

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Bode Gorge0.56 KMs away 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 Wappen4.20 KMs away 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.

Bocksberg5.62 KMs away 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.

Teufelsmauer6.29 KMs away 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 Dam6.64 KMs away 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 Castle6.66 KMs away 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.

Titan RT8.34 KMs away from Rosstrappe

Titan RT is a 483 m  long pedestrian suspension bridge opened in 2017 in the Harz Mountains. The rope bridge is located in the areas of Oberharz am Brocken and Thale in the Harz district of Saxony-Anhalt, the border of which runs through the middle of the bridge. The bridge hangs over the part of the reservoir of the Wendefurth dam that joins the air side of the Rappbodetalsperre dam.

Sandhöhlen9.13 KMs away from Rosstrappe

Sandhöhlen are two sand caves known individually as the Große Sandhöhle and Kleine Sandhöhle.  These are a natural monument in the Harz district in Saxony-Anhalt. It is believed that there was a Germanic Thing place there in prehistoric times. The very fine quartz sand extracted here was previously used as scouring sand and as grit to clean floorboards. From hiking enthusiasts, this place received the title “Most beautiful stamp place of 2009”.

Burg und Festung Regenstein9.19 KMs away from Rosstrappe

Regenstein Castle in Blankenburg is one of the special sights in the Harz with impressively preserved rooms, worked in the rock, give an idea of how important and defensive Regenstein Castle once was.  The castle is surrounded by remnants of a more recent fortress. The open-air museum makes various rooms accessible and tells the story of Regenstein through many different exhibits. At Easter, Whitsun, and in July, Regenstein Castle's past comes alive.

Stiftskirche St. Servatius9.78 KMs away from Rosstrappe

The former collegiate church of St. Servatius in Quedlinburg - also known as St. Servatii or Quedlinburg Cathedral - is a monument of high Romanesque architecture dedicated to Saints Dionysius and Servatius . The three-aisled basilica , essentially built between 1070 and 1129, was the church of the Quedlinburg women's monastery.