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Hornisgrinde

Hornisgrinde, 77887 Sasbach, Germany

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About Hornisgrinde

At 1,164 m (3,820 ft) above the sea level, is the highest mountain in the Northern Black Forest of Germany. The treeless wet heathlands on the highest areas here were created following forest clearance and the subsequent use of the land as grazing in the 15th century.



Attractions near Hornisgrinde

Mummelsee0.74km from Hornisgrinde

A 17-metre-deep lake at the western mountainside of the Hornisgrinde in the Northern Black Forest of Germany. According to legends, the lake is inhabited by a water spirit.

All Saints' Abbey7.46km from Hornisgrinde

One of the major religious, cultural and political centres of the region from 13th to 18th century. A bolt of lightning struck the church tower in 1804, causing a large fire and destroying the building completely. Previously, two large fires in 1470 and 1555 had already destroyed parts of the monastery premises.

All Saints Waterfalls8.13km from Hornisgrinde

The Lierbach stream cascades as a natural waterfall, down seven steps, a total drop of 83 metres creating All Saints Waterfalls. The waterfalls belonged for centuries to a monastery- All Saints' Abbey, the ruins of which are only a few hundred metres away. Because they lie in a deeply incised and narrow valley, they were inaccessible for a long time.

With an overall length of 1,250 metres and a top height of 20 metres, the treetop walk meanders through the beech trees, firs and spruces of the mountain forest. There is a 40-metre-high, architecturally unique observation tower here that gives panoramic views of the forest.

Parc de l'Orangerie31.44km from Hornisgrinde

Orangerie Park is a public park in the city of Strasbourg. It is located opposite the Palais de l'Europe and close to the other European institutions in the district known as the Orangerie, within the Neustadt. Its area is 26 hectares. The geometric layout of the first promenade planted with trees dates back to the 17th century. The park, probably designed by Antoine du Chaffat, was developed in 1740.

A majestic museum which was located in Strasbourg dedicated to the work of Strasbourg-born artist Tomi Ungerer. it was opened in the year of 2007 and displays more than 11,000 works.  The museum was set in a spacious villa named Villa Greiner and it was spread over three floors. It displays graphic works of all kinds by Ungerer and some of his most famous colleagues. One of the nice location which gives you an idea about the arts of olden times.

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Germany's third largest state. Most of the major cities of Baden-Württemberg straddle the banks of the Neckar River, which runs downstream (from southwest to the center, then northwest) through the state past Tübingen, Stuttgart, Heilbronn, Heidelberg, and Mannheim.