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Lake Werratal

Lake Werratal, Germany

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About Lake Werratal

A beautiful river which was located in the central Germany is the right-bank headwater of the Weser. It has its source near Eisfeld in southern Thuringia.  It has its source near Eisfeld in southern Thuringia.  It has so many attractions in the banks of this river.



Attractions near Lake Werratal

Hanstein Castle18.94km from Lake Werratal

Ruins of Hanstein Castle Ruins of Hanstein Castle The castle ruin Hanstein is one of the most famous and interesting castle complexes in central Germany. In its present extent it was constructed in 1308 following a building period of 200 years. From the accessible north tower you can enjoy a beautiful view over the surroundings, and on a clear day you can see for instance the Brocken mountain in the Harz mountains. On offer are events, concerts, fairytales, exhibitions of cribs and Hanstein fest

Opfermoor Vogtei25.98km from Lake Werratal

This is the pre-Christian ritual site dates from the 6th century BC and is one of the best-preserved find complexes of its kind in central Europe. It is now an open-air museum that includes a shallow lake, was a supra-regional cult site from the Hallstatt Period to the Migration Age.  It is the largest known Iron Age cult site in Central Europe. There are so many things to see in and around this place which shows light to the ancient period.

Hainich National Park27.7km from Lake Werratal

The Hainich National Park in Thuringia, between Bad Langensalza and Eisenach, is home to one of Germany's wild old beech forests. With a surface area of 160 km2, it is the largest coherent deciduous woodland in Germany. Its southern part was designated as a national park on 31 December 1997. It also features a wide range of beech forest communities, with populations of ash trees, hornbeams, maples, lindens, and occasional checker trees.

Lutherhaus Eisenach29.56km from Lake Werratal

The Lutherhaus in Eisenach is one of the oldest preserved half-timbered houses in Thuringia. According to tradition, Martin Luther lived here with the Cotta family during his school days from 1498 to 1501. It has been one of the most important historic Reformation sites since the 19th century and, as such, was designated a "European cultural heritage site" in 2011. The Lutherhaus has been run as a cultural history museum since 1956.

Wartburg Castle29.67km from Lake Werratal

A beautiful majestic castle which was perched at a height of some 400 m above the delightful countryside, south of the city of Eisenach in Thuringia in central Germany. Its varied aspect and the sense of harmony it evokes are only two of its attractions for visitors.  It was the first German castle to be designated a UNESCO World Heritage site, described as an exemplary hilltop castle of the feudal period in central Europe, despite alterations and additions made in later centuries.

Alternativer Bärenpark Worbis32.24km from Lake Werratal

The Alternative Bear Park Worbis is an open-air facility on the outskirts of Leinefelde-Worbis in Eichsfeld , Thuringia , where bears , wolves and various other animal species live. The park was created in 1996 on the initiative of the “Aktion Bärenhilfswerk” on the site of the former communal zoo. The alternative bear park in Worbis sees itself as an animal, nature and species protection project.

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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".