Hiking tip: Buffalo hunting in the Spessart

A new species inhabited since some years the German countryside – water Buffalo. You don't need to look any longer to Asia, or to Campania to live the frugal a

Hiking tip: Buffalo hunting in the Spessart

A new species inhabited since some years the German countryside – water Buffalo. You don't need to look any longer to Asia, or to Campania to live the frugal animals Grazing and enjoying the Mud bath. Alone in the South of Hesse, you are in three places and became audience favorites, and now you can encounter them even in the Spessart, if also recommends that the visual hunting binoculars to bring. On a good kilometre length of more than thirty members of the herd got the lower reaches of the crystal clear Würzburg processed. Anyway, not site-appropriate pines were meadows like and moist and the water holes are created.

As an effective public spectacle of the Initiator, the nature Park would like to Spessart, the Whole without this is not understood. In cooperation with the owner of the Buffalo, a sheep farmer in the mountain, Roth rock, it is investigated how large-scale cattle have an impact on Flora and Fauna, therefore, selectively at times, to build, as a still powerful even-toed ungulates, such as bison and aurochs, forests and meadows roamed.

Already obtained, the diversity of species the first successes show up in the senses. Moist and Takes promote, for example, the rare marsh fern, what attracts amphibians, dragonflies and nearly extinct butterflies such as the Great fire moth or a species of large blue butterfly. In addition, the Buffalo project is an insurance policy for the entire Würzburg. Although its exposed to, is the plan to transform the ecologically intact, barely populated valley in a reservoir, still in the discussion.

This would not be lost in the Hinterland of the castle rothenfels am Main. You as a youth hostel, as well as meeting and set-up time site, especially the reform of Catholic quick born of movement, a lot of guests, but also during the day, visitors enjoyed great popularity. Where else can be reconstructed such a well-preserved, and most recently, the ground high and late medieval castle experience? Large parts of the Romanesque walls with a mighty hump blocks can be identified while walking around the outside still. On the hazardous Front to the West it widens to a wall sign from 32 metres in length, surmounted by the mountable donjon from the 12th century. Century.

In the shadow of the castle, the municipality of Roth rock, thrived even, a steep Bank slope of the expansion, liked the set limits. The 1610 is newly built parish Church, high giebelige patrician houses and the up to now used Renaissance town hall series on confined space. Since 1342 the thousand souls of a-place has the rights of a city of today, "the smallest of Bavaria".

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Despite the cramped conditions, there is in Rothenfels plenty of Parking, either in front or in the centre on the banks of the river main. From there it is only a few steps to the towering parish Church ends. Compared to the more than 300 steps, or counting sand stone stairs begin up to the mountain, Roth rock. You want to omit this from the stations of the cross, accompanied the ladder to heaven, is also the top of start. Parking is available at the seewiesen hall or a little below the castle (access across the street To the Walkways and the Parking area in front of the gate serves as permanent guests). Which level you select, it is always the red line marker, which takes care of the wall opening. From the main valley motorway crosses the castle grounds and the entire length of the mountain, Roth rock. (1)

Updated Date: 31 July 2020, 15:20

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