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Cologne Elisabethpfad

Thursday, April 11th, 2019

From the Cologne Cathedral, the Elisabethpfad on a medieval pilgrimage route Beselich leads to the Elisabeth Church in Marburg, December 20, 2011. Two of the most important medieval pilgrimage sites in Europe connects the Cologne Elisabethpfad: the three kings shrine in the Cathedral of Cologne and the tomb of Saint Elizabeth in the Elisabeth Church in Marburg. On the historic road of 1489, the Cologne Elisabethpfad today combines both places as part of the German Pilgrim’s route network. Starting point of the Cologne Elisabethpfads is the Roncalli square in front of the Cologne Cathedral. The Deutzer bridge takes over after Deutz, where to visit DOM Heribert shrine in the Deutz. Through the Royal forestry then walk in the direction of Overath.

A further important Wallfahrsort achieved by the Cologne Elisabethpfad, Maria Linden is on the Mucher plateau. Later the Elisabethpfad Drabenderhohe, where two medieval highways intersect happens: the brother road and the Zeithstrasse. Through the Westerwald of Elisabethpfad passes then to Castle Crottorf past after Freudenberg, a small town in the Siegerland, which with its historic timber-framed core is one of a building monument of international stature. Reach the Kolner Elisabethpfad victories, then passes the lower Castle to the Nikolai Church. The Molley, Nikolai Church is the only Romanesque Hall Hexagon North of the Alps and is adorned by the Golden Crown, the symbol of the city in South Westphalia. The upper Castle in victories enjoyed not only a beautiful view on the city, but can admire some originals in the winning country Museum at the birthplace of the Baroque painter Peter Paul Rubens. The Hermitage in Niederdielfen controls Elisabethpfad the Wasserburg Hainchen, crosses the red hair comb and then reached the upper Hessian Lahn-Dill – Bergland. Ewersbach once an important stopover on the pilgrimage goes it up on the Bottenhorn plateau.

The Elisabethpfad pilgrims finally achieved the Dautphetal Marburg, Hesse’s cradle. He runs through the picturesque upper city with the Gothic town hall and many picturesque half-timbered buildings Elisabethpfad down to the Lahn Valley to the Elisabeth Church, which was built in 1235 as the first purely Gothic church in Germany over the grave of St. Elizabeth of Thuringia. Today, even the bones of the last German President, Paul von Hindenburg rest in the Church. The entire tour and the individual stages of the Kolner Elisabethpfads under in small reports presented. The routes are drawn in an interactive map and as GPS data in the form of so-called GPX tracks are downloaded from the Internet free of charge. The walking Atlas Germany is an editorial offering that focuses specifically on the needs of trip tourists, hikers and day guests. Through the combination of useful facts about attractions with specific proposals for tours, explore the sights on foot, the excursion guide has become an indispensable source of information on the Internet. Who wants to do something in the region in the short term, is a very finely structured and practical planning guide in the walking Atlas Germany. The GPS Walking Atlas Germany is a product of the walking Atlas Verlag GmbH with seat in Beselich in Limburg. The company was founded in April 2010, nationwide to day-trippers and hikers, and independent information for tours to sights and attractions. Currently there is the GPS Hiking Atlas for the hiking areas of Sauerland, Westerwald and Taunus, Oberhessen, Bergisches Land.