German Limes Road

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Official signpost of the German Limes Road

The German Limes Road is a tourist route for motorists. It follows the course of the UNESCO - World Heritage Limes Germanicus of Bad Hönningen on the Rhine to Regensburg on the Danube , touching 60 important Roman monuments and archaeological trails and hiking trails. On the route there are many interesting cultural and historical stations in Roman history in the Rhineland , Hesse , Baden-Württemberg and Bavaria .

The Deutsche Limes-Straße has existed since 1995 .

Course of the route

From the Rhine near Bad Hönningen, the 700 km route first leads through the Westerwald , Taunus and Wetterau . South of Hanau it crosses the Main , which it follows with a dangling through Aschaffenburg to Miltenberg . In the second part the Odenwald , the Hohenlohe Plain , the Swabian-Franconian Forest , the Swabian Alb and the Altmühltal are passed until the destination in Regensburg on the Danube is reached.

More Limes trails

German Limes Cycle Route

Course of the Limes cycle path

The German Limes Cycle Path is a signposted long -distance cycle path that follows the Limes for over 800 km. The route runs from the beginning of the Limes near Rheinbrohl to Regensburg on the Danube.

Hiking trails

The German Limes Hiking Trail follows the Limes for 734.7 km. It is made up of various individual Limes hiking trails:


The German Limes Road Association in Aalen is responsible for the German Limes Road and the Limes Cycle Route . The association is an amalgamation of 83 places, districts and tourism communities. The common goal is to raise public awareness of the Limes as a remarkable and outstanding archaeological monument in Central Europe.

See also

Individual evidence

  1. Brochure: Deutsche Limes-Strasse 6.4 MB

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