Drachenschlucht / Landgrafenschlucht, Eisenach

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Canyon · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
A canyon that been a destination spot since the Middle Ages, Drachenschlucht / Landgrafenschlucht is a gorge and series of hiking trails that cut through the forest. The nature area is part of a protected park that offers tranquil walks alongside rugged terrain. Royals once used the grounds as a hunting area, but now the animal life has returned. A castle and hunting lodge dating from the 18th century are still standing and open to visitors. Bring plenty of water and a snack with you for the hike; apart from one restaurant, you won't find any other facilities with water or food. Using our world travel planner, Eisenach attractions like Drachenschlucht / Landgrafenschlucht can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Special and beautiful place, which is recommended to visit. However, it is quite heavily crowded even outside of the tourist season and in odd hours. I would definitely try to avoid visiting in...  more »
  • Do not waste your time. Crowded and not nearly as majestic as the pictures would make you think. There are other far more lovely places in Germany to visit.  more »

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