The wall tip for Rhein-Main: Not just robbers

If in the General consciousness of the Spessart stands for something, its forest wealth. Historically, that seems only right, after the archbishops of Mainz, as

The wall tip for Rhein-Main: Not just robbers

If in the General consciousness of the Spessart stands for something, its forest wealth. Historically, that seems only right, after the archbishops of Mainz, as the largest owner of hardly any branches, and, if necessary, Jagdfrönern or forestry workers Living on a barren allowed allowed. Finally, the popular notion of Hauff's Spessart fact, robbers the Rest to shape the myth of a primordial landscape.

Or was it different? Far from the clichés of the tops out and poachers in the mountains to find out the Effect of the 1998 justified "Archaeological Spessart-project" (ASP) as a space that was inhabited over thousands of years and changed. So massive, the already to the Neolithic übernutzte soils eroded and in the 18th century. Century due to a number of kilns, and glass lack of wood huts prevailed. It was only when the strong decline in fuel and building material needs, from 1820 to sustainable management is enabled, that grew between the Main, Sinn and Kinzig is one of the forest areas in Germany to test.

More than 100 theme paths

These findings is thanks to the claim of the project is to explore the many places wind-blown traces of human intervention. What is in the archives or in the site of four main and many Volunteers to dig out – including some previously unknown castles and monasteries, is then treated for so-called cultural routes. More than 100 of between four and twenty kilometres long, the themed trails are now. The first was opened 20 years ago under the Motto "driving people and pilgrimage" in Frammersbach. The most important long-distance routes from the East to the West were earlier, from the Kinzig to the main valley.

Because of its days of performance, the local carriers enjoyed a legendary reputation. Where 30 kilometres were regarded as a good average, but they managed to, the main carrier of trade to Antwerp, up to 100. Even today, deep gullies and ravines in the forests visible. In Frammersbach a Museum reminiscent of the carters, another part of stone of the people's culture is devoted to.

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Not only is the rail link due to be recommended, the Frammersbacher ASP way in an extended round of part stone involved. To discover there is also a castle, as well as the auenartige Lohrtal. Of course, the eight-kilometre cultural route can also be used alone use, starting at the Carter Museum, in the street behind the village.

At Start-up in part of stone, we go from the train station – there is also Parking down to the Lohr road (B276), to your right at the town centre, a chestnut-lined square and the late neo-classical Church of Christ (opened). A few steps as it was called back, right on the Lohr, in the stairway, and with the subsequent path up to the partially-restored ruins of the castle Bartenstein.

Updated Date: 12 June 2020, 12:21

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