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*Fränkische Schweiz ([[Franconian Switzerland]]) -- Castle ruins, hiking, canoeing.
 
*Fränkische Schweiz ([[Franconian Switzerland]]) -- Castle ruins, hiking, canoeing.
 
*Fränkisches Weinland ([[Franconian Wineland]]) -- Wine tasting, hiking, biking, and more.
 
*Fränkisches Weinland ([[Franconian Wineland]]) -- Wine tasting, hiking, biking, and more.
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*[[Fichtelgebirge]] is located in the north-east corner of Franconia. It is arranged like a horseshoe around an inner hill-landscape. The highest mountain is the "Schneeberg (Snow Mountain)" with 1053 m above sealevel.
  
 
==Understand==
 
==Understand==

Revision as of 10:31, 2 October 2008

Franconia (Franken) is a region of northern Bavaria, a state of Germany, that was formerly a separate kingdom (a duchy) of the holy roman empire. The history of the area stretches back over a thousand years. Culturally Franconians identify themselves as being different from Bavarians.

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  • Fränkische Schweiz (Franconian Switzerland) -- Castle ruins, hiking, canoeing.
  • Fränkisches Weinland (Franconian Wineland) -- Wine tasting, hiking, biking, and more.
  • Fichtelgebirge is located in the north-east corner of Franconia. It is arranged like a horseshoe around an inner hill-landscape. The highest mountain is the "Schneeberg (Snow Mountain)" with 1053 m above sealevel.

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