Hiking tip for the weekend: The AAR-valley reservoir is as useful as pleasant

35 years Ago the first sod for the AAR-valley was lock in Bischoffen in Lahn-Dill-Kreis. The acute trigger for the construction of the 90-acre facility is the h

Hiking tip for the weekend: The AAR-valley reservoir is as useful as pleasant

35 years Ago the first sod for the AAR-valley was lock in Bischoffen in Lahn-Dill-Kreis. The acute trigger for the construction of the 90-acre facility is the high water, the Dill and its tributaries in February 1984, the earthquake in Herborn and the surrounding area, as several times before, great damage. was Since the completion of the four million cubic meters of barrel, rear ends of the holding basin in 1992, it has fulfilled its function and prevented further flooding.

not only. Behind the 270-Meter-long dam of the main lake may have sailed, fished, and on a beach Meadow swim. However, not in the by a road embankment separated Forebay. There was created thanks to the 21 differently shaped islets a refuge for Flora and Fauna, which is protected under inclusion of wider riparian strips to almost 50 acres. Even when the water level is being aware of the natural concerns. Meanwhile, the Aartalsee is one of the most important bird refuges in Hessen. A good 60 stationary species and over 150 migrating birds to be observed, including great crested grebe, grey Heron, snipe, fish eagle and Eurasian hobby.

The man is not locked in this Idyll out. Both Seehälften around eight kilometres of riverside paths, the meadows in the middle and woods, to find its continuation. One of the 19 in addition to the 86 km long, Lahn-Dill-mountain-path-scale "extra tours" of attacks even further and offers an unobstructed view of the sun light glistening waters.

Always before the eyes of the St. Mary's Church in lower weidbach. They dominated an unusually massive choir tower from the early 14th century. Century, surmounted hardly added to 1500 long-house. Behind the plain walls and the rich furnishings amazed there's even more: at the end of the 19th century. Century colour-scale cross-ribbed vault and a late Gothic Altar, to flank the three large, fully plastic figures – the mother of God, Jacob and Nicholas – painted panels with depictions of Jesus ' birth and Mary's ascension to heaven is.

directions

The entry panel of the "extra-tour trail" (formerly Hochzeitsweg) is at the large Parking lot between the Hotel-Restaurant "Seehof" and the beach. For Parking moderate) charges (. Additional Parking areas are located on both sides of the Straßendamms. From there, to the left in the view, proximity to the lake through the meadows or from the Beach car Park on the right; the additions meet about in the middle of and lead under the road to the low-weidbach.

the Symbol of the extra-tour, two stylized mountain lines (green), loses something. By contrast, show signs of a cycle route in the old center with its beautifully restored half-timbered houses. It perched dazzling the parish Church of white. (1)

To your climbs the extra tour up a flight of stairs. We do not, however, follow the sweeping loop to the Hinterland, but to take the Option of a shortened entry. He is with two curved lines is provided, only in reverse: white on a green background. Through the school road, past the town hall, remains low weidbach quickly.

Updated Date: 24 July 2020, 13:19

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