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Großer Beerberg

Großer Beerberg, 98559 Gehlberg, Germany

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About Großer Beerberg

The Great Beerberg is a remnant of a volcano that was active over 250 million years ago and is 982.9  m above sea level. NHN  the highest elevation in the Thuringian Forest and Thuringia. It is located between the three districts of Suhl Heidersbach, Goldlauter, and Gehlberg and consists of rhyolite. The mountain did not belong entirely to the Free State of Thuringia until 1945. This may be related to the fact that its status as the highest mountain in Thuringia has not yet got around everywhere



Attractions near Großer Beerberg

Rennsteiggarten Oberhof7.25km from Großer Beerberg

The Rennsteiggarten Oberhof is a botanical garden for mountain flora on the Rennsteig near Oberhof in the Thuringian Forest.  The Rennsteig Garden shows almost 4,000 different plant species from the mountains of Europe, Asia, North and South America, New Zealand, and the Arctic region on an area of ​​seven hectares.

Kickelhahn9.54km from Großer Beerberg

The Kickelhahn is an 861.1 m above sea level. NThe Kickelhahn is an 861.1  m above sea level. NHN high mountain on the northern edge of the central Thuringian Forest. It is the local mountain of the city of Ilmenau in Thuringia. The visits of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe and other personalities gave the Kickelhahn a certain cultural and historical significance.  On the Kickelhahn there is an observation tower from 1855, a Telekom tower, a transmission mast, the Goethe House, the foundations of a

Museum Schloss Wilhelmsburg21.65km from Großer Beerberg

Museum Schloss Wilhelmsburg in the town of Schmalkalden was a secondary residence of the Landgrave of Hesse. It is one of the most important Renaissance complexes in Central Germany, which has hardly undergone any structural changes to date and has been preserved in almost its original state. One of the majestic buildings in this area which was famous for its architectural works.

Thuringian Forest Nature Park23.65km from Großer Beerberg

Thuringian Forest is regarded as the “Greenheart” of Germany.  The region is an upland paradise that covers approximately 4,700 sq kilometers that are blanketed with fantastic woodlands. It is covered with an unexploited forest that brings life to diverse flora and fauna. The residents and the visitors who come here get to enjoy the fresh and unpolluted air that freshly originates from the vegetation covering the forest.

Marienglashöhle cave26.79km from Großer Beerberg

The Marienglashöhle is a show cave in the Thuringian Forest. For the most part, it is not a natural cave but mainly consists of cavities that were created by gypsum and copper mining. That is why it is also run as a show mine. The cave, registered as a geological natural monument, lies in the middle between the two villages of Friedrichroda and Bad Tabarz . There is a large parking lot near her on Bundesstraße 88 and a Thuringian Forest Railway stop named after her.

Trusetaler Wasserfall27.62km from Großer Beerberg

The Trusetal waterfall is the highest waterfall in the Thuringian Forest . It is located in the town of Brotterode-Trusetal and is not a natural phenomenon, but an artificially created attraction. The Trusetal waterfall is only open from Easter to the end of October each year. In the winter months, the water supply is turned off to prevent frost damage to the rock backdrop. A circular hiking trail that begins with 228 steps at the waterfall leads through the area of ​​this attraction.

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Thuringia is known for its quartet of magnificent ancient cities and Wartburg Castle, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Because of its vast mountainous and forested region, it is also designated as "the green heart of Germany".