Bentheim Castle - Things to Know Before Visiting
Schloßstraße, 48455 Bad Bentheim, Germany
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About Bentheim Castle
Bentheim Castle is an early medieval hill castle from the 11th century. The castle hosts a museum and surrounded by beautiful parks that will give you a historical and relaxing experience. It is located in Bad Bentheim, Lower Saxony, Germany.
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The Lutterzand is a nature reserve and recreation area in the municipality of Losser in Overijssel. The mixed forest area of the estate shows a varied vegetation of old and young blowing pines next to fields with heather and juniper bushes on old sand drifts. The area has traditionally been attractive for day trips and is accessible to visitors by the Lutterzandweg.
The Dinkel is a small river in the border area of the Netherlands and Germany . It starts in North Rhine-Westphalia between Coesfeld and Ahaus . At Losser in Twente it enters the Netherlands , flows along the Lutterzand and leaves the Netherlands again near Ootmarsum, to flow at Neuenhaus into the Vechte which enters the Netherlands at De Haandrik and from there the ' Overijsselse Vecht ' is called.
Arboretum Poort Bulten is an arboretum near the village of De Lutte in Twente . The arboretum has an area of 19 ha , of which approximately 10 ha is occupied by a forest strip and a pool landscape. The park also houses a large collection of boulders found on the route of the nearby A1 motorway. More than 1000 different types of trees and shrubs grow in the Poort Bulten arboretum.
Boerskotten is a nature reserve of approximately 133 hectares. Boerskotten was purchased in 1984 by the Natuurmonumenten association . During the construction of the A1, objections arose from nature and environmental organizations, because this highway was built right through the nature reserve. Both parts are connected by means of wildlife tunnels and an ecoduct . There are also connections with adjacent nature reserves such as De Snippert and the Duivelshof.
Museum Natura Docet is a natural history museum in Denekamp , Twente . The museum was founded in 1911 by teacher JB Bernink. It was the first natural history museum in the Netherlands that was open to the public. Various items such as minerals , fossils and stuffed animals can be seen in the museum . The museum has a museum garden that has been laid out as a landscape garden with plants that occur in Twente .
The Tankenberg is a mountain in the Dutch municipality of Oldenzaal . It is 81.8 meters high, making it the highest mountain in the province of Overijssel . It is part of an ice margin. There has been a chapel on the mountain since 1955. The Tankenberg can be climbed by bike from several sides. The Siemertweg is the longest and steepest ascent.
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It is the second-largest state by land area, with 47,624 km2 (18,388 sq mi), and fourth-largest in population (7.9 million) among the 16 states of Germany. Most of the state's territory was part of the historic Kingdom of Hanover. Agriculture, strongly towards the livestock sector, has always been a very important economic factor in the state.