23 Outdoors- Other to explore in Germany
Country with the largest population in Europe. Stretches from the North and the Baltic Sea in the north to the Alps in the south. It is traversed by some of Europe's major rivers such as the Rhine, Danube and Elbe.
The Achtermannshöhe in the Harz National Park is about 925 m above sea level is the third highest mountain in Lower Saxony. It is located near Königskrug and belongs to the non-parish Harz region of the Goslar district. One of the nice trekking destination and also a picturesque spot which gives a wide panoramic view of this area.
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
The Borgfelder Wümmewiesen is a nature reserve in the districts of Borgfeld and Oberneuland in the municipality of Bremen. It is around 688 hectares. The nature reserve registered in the nature reserve book of the city of Bremen under number 7 is the largest nature reserve in the city and the second-largest in the country. The nature reserve is largely part of the same-named, almost 682 hectare EU bird sanctuary.
The Drömling is an approximately 340 km² and sparsely populated lowland area on the border between Lower Saxony and Saxony-Anhalt. The larger part of Saxony-Anhalt in the east was a nature park from 1990 and has been a national biosphere reserve since 2019. The former marshland was converted from a natural to a cultural landscape in the 18th century on the instructions of Frederick the Great.
The Düben Heath Nature Park, which covers large parts of the self-titled Düben Heath, was the first nature park in Germany as a result of a citizens' initiative and not from a government office. Around 1990, to prevent further spread and development of mining in the neighborhood, the first citizens' initiatives were set up to protect and preserve nature in the area. The park is covered by a very varied, rolling heathland formed as a result of the Saale glaciation.
Eiderstedt is a peninsula on the North Sea coast in the district of North Friesland in Schleswig-Holstein . It is about 30 kilometers long and 15 kilometers wide and was created around 1200 through land reclamation with dikes and dikes made up of two islands and a peninsula. In 2010, 22,356 people lived in the 24 cities and towns of the peninsula.
The Green Brink is a 134-hectare nature reserve on the north coast of Fehmarn, which has been under protection since 1938. It consists of a 2.5 km long and up to 180 meters wide strip of land between the dike built in 1872 and the Baltic Sea. The construction of the dyke, on the other hand, was the first to create the Green Brink. Due to changed flow conditions, spit hooks formed, which later created small, slowly silting inland lakes. Only when there is a strong flood does salty Baltic Sea wat
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.
The Kiellinie is a promenade in the Kiel districts of Düsternbrook and Wik. The promenade is particularly popular with locals and guests because of the hustle and bustle, especially during Kiel Week , the unobstructed view of incoming cruise ships and the very good view of the east bank with the shipyards of German Naval Yards and ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems, the former Howaldtswerke -Deutsche Werft, and their large portal cranes , which are considered to be Kiel's landmarks.
The Kniepsand, formerly Knipsand is an extremely slow-moving sandbank in the North Sea. It lies west of the Schleswig-Holstein island of Amrum and covers an area of around 10 km². The Föhr-Amrum office specifies the area of Amrum with and without Kniepsand. Since the area is not usually flooded, it is high sand.
The Lange Anna is a 47-meter high pier in the extreme northwest of the German North Sea island of Helgoland. It weighs around 25,000 tons, is made of red sandstone, and has an area of 180 m². Short Anna, which is about 50 meters to the east, is less prominent and is connected to the Heligoland Oberland. It is a popular destination for tourists and a landmark for Heligoland.
Langeneß is a Hallig in the area of the North Frisian Islands off the Schleswig-Holstein North Sea coast between the large priels Norderaue and Süderaue. Langeneß itself has 16 Warften and is the largest Hallig. It has about 100 inhabitants and 58 households. There is also a daily ferry service to this beautiful place.
The Middle Elbe biosphere reserves with its unique flora and fauna lies in Saxony-Anhalt and extend among other places along with Lutherstadt Wittenberg. The natural floodplain landscape on the Elbe is home to many endangered animals and plants, such as the kingfisher, the sea eagle, or the rare Siberian sword lily. The symbolic animal and most famous representative of this landscape is the Elbebeiber, which can grow undisturbed in the protected and natural meadowlands of the Elbe.
The High Fläming Nature Park, with its 827 square kilometers, the third-largest major reserve in the state of Brandenburg. The Hohe Fläming was declared a nature park on November 28, 1997, by an announcement by the Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, and Regional Planning. The state of Brandenburg is responsible for the nature park.
The Rennsteig is an approximately 170 km long ridge trail and a historic border trail in the Thuringian Forest, Thuringian Slate Mountains, and Franconian Forest. It is also the oldest and, with around 100,000 hikers annually, the most popular long-distance hiking trail in Germany. It begins in the Eisenach district of Hörschel on the banks of the Werra and ends in Blankenstein at the Selbitzbrücke. His Signs is a white R.
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
The historic bank promenade on the Weser in Bremen's old town is called Schlachte. In the official sense, the Schlachte is a street parallel to the bank that begins at the corner of Erste Schlachtpforte and ends about 660 meters further north-west at the Bremen Youth Hostel at the corner of Kalkstraße. The Schlachte, originally Bremen's harbor square, has now transformed into a mile for restaurants and beer gardens.
The Schlei is an arm of the Baltic Sea in Schleswig-Holstein, which separates the two Schleswig landscapes of fishing and swans. The classification of the Schlei as a fjord is controversial due to its history. According to the common doctrine, it is a glacial channel, but not a fjord. Most of it consists of brackish water. The important Viking settlement of Hedeby was located at the head of the fjord but was later abandoned in favor of the city of Schleswig. A museum has been built on the site,
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.