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Discover Germany and the Swabian Alb

Discover Germany and the Swabian Alb

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Published by Paul Caspers
The Swabian Alb (or Jura) is a treasure trove of natural recreation
and of things to see and do for everyone – untouched countryside,
situated centrally in Europe and in the south of Germany,
easy to reach, full of exciting legends, loveable people and relaxing
peace and quiet. A landscape for you to discover and experience,
full of enchantment and surprises, perfect for exciting holidays
and for recharging your batteries in untouched countryside.
The Swabian Alb (or Jura) is a treasure trove of natural recreation
and of things to see and do for everyone – untouched countryside,
situated centrally in Europe and in the south of Germany,
easy to reach, full of exciting legends, loveable people and relaxing
peace and quiet. A landscape for you to discover and experience,
full of enchantment and surprises, perfect for exciting holidays
and for recharging your batteries in untouched countryside.

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Published by: Paul Caspers on May 08, 2007
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SWABIAN ALB
The keys to the Swabian Alb.
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Experience the holiday routes
Six holiday routes run through the Swabian Alb. Whether you fol-low the Swabian Alb Route, the Hohenstaufen Route, the Hohen-zollern Route, the German Limes Route, the Neckar-Alb RomanRoute or the Upper Swabian Baroque Route – on foot,by bike,on the Alb train or by car – you will everywhere find culture,exciting legends, a diversity of landscapes, informative and inter-esting facts and, above all, loads of fun.
The fascination of hiking
The Swabian Alb is perfect for man’s most natural and healthiestwayofgettingaround:hiking.Germany’slargest ramblersassoci-ation, the
SchwäbischerAlbverein 
,maintains an intensive net-work of paths that are systematically signposted and cover morethan14,000 kilometres.Andmanyplacesofferingaccommoda-tion will also offer you hiking opportunities, whether with orwithout packs. Welcome to the Swabian Alb, an El Dorado forhikers.
Cycling à la carte
Whether with the whole family, with good friends, or on yourown, by simple bike, racing bike or mountain bike – the SwabianAlb is a cyclist’s paradise. While the going is easy on the Albplateau and in the river valleys, the more adventurous canattempt the climb to the top.Surrounded byjuniperscrub,castles,palaces, rivers, woods and friendly hosts: enjoy life, we’ll giveyou tips for tours.
Welcome to the 7 keys to theSwabian Alb
The Swabian Alb (or Jura) is a treasure trove of natural recreationand of things to see and do for everyone – untouched country-side, situated centrally in Europe and in the south of Germany,easy to reach, full of exciting legends, loveable people and relax-ing peace and quiet. A landscape for you to discover and experi-ence, full of enchantment and surprises, perfect for exciting hol-idays and for recharging your batteries in untouched countryside.Information and facts, how to get here from wherever you live,seven keys and much more await you on the following pages:
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The adventure of geology
Anyone who gets to the bottom of the Swabian Alb will find fan-tastic testimony to the most varied epochs of the Earth’s history:fossilized marine crocodiles, ammonites and ichthyosaurs fromthe Lower Jurassic, Middle Jurassic rock strata in the
Tiefer Stollen 
demonstration mine, limestone from the Upper Jurassic epoch,Keuper strata, volcanic vents and meteorite impacts from the Ter-tiary... to name but a few...
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Town and life
Romantically modern towns that have developed organically over thecenturies, with ornately decorated half-timbered houses, magnificentchurches, and old and new universities await you on the Swabian Alb.Far away from the everyday world, enchanted and yet somehow inti-mate. You will quickly feel at home here, and find everything within asmall area: museums, theatres, historic monuments, art and gastronomicdelights, traditional festivals and places to shop. The liveliness of theAlb’s towns is an inspiration.
Country holidays
The completely natural holiday still exists. In the midst of the un-touched Swabian Alb you will again rediscover a holiday feelingreminiscent of the long lost days of childhood: riding on a tractor,helping the farmer in the cow shed, chopping firewood, sniffingmeadow flowers, feeling the cooling water of a stream on your feet,enjoying regional specialities cooked on the farm – all this is possiblewhen you stay on the Swabian Alb.
Top events
From January to December, there’s always something on: tradi-tional festivals, children’s festivals, open-air concerts, summertheatre seasons, Christmas markets, ”Fastnacht” carnival celebra-tions, and, and, and...
Castles and palaces
Scarcely anywhere can match the Swabian Alb for its many cas-tles and palaces. The Swabian Alb is home to two great rulingdynasties who once ruled Europe and Germany – the Staufer(Hohenstaufen) and the Hohenzollerns.
The German Danube
The beautiful, often celebrated Danube rises not far from theSwabian Alb, disappears under the Swabian Alb only to reappearagain a few kilometres further along, then gnaws its way throughthe Alb and meanders dreamily along its flank, an outstandingnatural spectacle.
Contact addresses and helpwith planning
Further contact addresses and brochures about the Swabian Alband its surroundings.
Naturally healthy
The wide open spaces and beauty of the Swabian Alb’s variedlandscapes are sources of health on their own. But they are com-plemented by the inexhaustible healing properties of the ground,water and air: thermal and mineral baths, spas, and resorts re-nowned for their pure air. From a relaxing short break to a spacure, from traditional remedies to the most modern forms of ther-apy – let yourself be spoiled back to health.
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