The Limes Road from Rheinbrohl/Bad Hönningen on the Rhine to Regensburg on the Danube

Thursday, 12 May 2011 - 04:43 pm (CET/MEZ) Berlin | Author/Destination:
Category/Kategorie: General, UNESCO World Heritage
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© Manfred E. Fritsche

© Manfred E. Fritsche

The Upper Germanic-Rhaetian boundary wall (“limes”) – a UNESCO World Heritage Site – runs from Rhineland-Palatinate through Hesse, Baden-Württemberg and into Bavaria.

The German Limes Road – experience Roman history

The German Limes Road is a tourist route along the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Upper Germanic-Rhaetian boundary wall from Rheinbrohl/Hönningen on the river Rhine to Regensburg on the river Danube. Along this route there are a many points of cultural and historical interest relating to Roman history in the Rhineland, the Palatinate, Hesse, Baden-Württemberg and Bavaria.

The Verein Deutsche Limes-Straße (German Limes Road Association) is an association of 83 towns, districts and tourist organizations.

The common goal is to raise public awareness of the Limes as a remarkable and outstanding archaeological monument in Central Europe.

Read more on LimesStrasse.de.


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