Germanic Cult Path

Germaans cultuspad

National Park Hiking Trail

Germanic Cult Path in the Hainich National Park

On the Germanic Cult Path (Germanischer Kultpfad) which is about 2 km long, you can discover 8 pre-Christian sanctums. The primeval forest was also part of the Germanic world.

Starting points for the Cult Path are the parking lots “Zollgarten“ near Kammerforst and “Rüspelsweg“ near Flarchheim. The signposting leads the hiker on a gravelled way until turning into a narrow path which directly leads into the Germanic primeval forest. After having walked approx. 200 m through the beech forest, the Hünenteich with its 8 sanctums is waiting for you.

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Contact:

Nationalpark Verwaltung Hainich
Bei der Marktkirche 9
99947 Bad Langensalza

phone (03 61) 5 73 91 40 00
fax (03 61) 5 73 91 40 20

nationalpark.hainich@nnl.thueringen.de
www.nationalpark-hainich.de

Facebook: Nationalpark Hainich

Information:

start: parking lot "Rüpselsweg" or "Zollgarten"
height: 253 m - 325 m above sea level
difficulty: easy
path length: 2 km
suitable for families: yes
mark: mythical tree, the Irminsul-column

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