loading...
Loading ...

Panoramic photo by Günther Roth EXPERT Taken 13:22, 22/07/2012 - Views loading...

Advertisement

The World > Europe > Germany > Bavaria > Franconia

  • Like / unlike
  • thumbs up
  • thumbs down

Wer den steilen Aufstieg zum Sängerhäuschen nicht scheut, kann Pottenstein von oben bewundern. Noch weiter oben warten die Burg und andere attraktive Aussichtspunkte auf unseren Besuch.

comments powered by Disqus

Nearby images in Franconia

map

A:

by MK-SpooN, 110 meters away

B: Weathervane - Hohe Warte

by Jan Koehn, 110 meters away

Wikipedia:Pottenstein is a town in the district of Bayreuth, in Bavaria, Germany. It is situated 23 k...

Weathervane - Hohe Warte

C: Pottenstein HDR

by Michael Waleczek | frankentracks.de, 140 meters away

I'm new in panoramic photography. This is my first attempt to create a 360° HDR panorama. This photo ...

Pottenstein HDR

D: Pottenstein Rock

by Jan Koehn, 150 meters away

Wikipedia:Pottenstein is a town in the district of Bayreuth, in Bavaria, Germany. It is situated 23 k...

Pottenstein Rock

E: Burg Pottenstein

by Jan Koehn, 360 meters away

Burg Pottenstein

F:

by Günther Roth, 1.9 km away

G:

by MK-SpooN, 2.0 km away

H: Tüchersfeld

by Felix Schott, 4.1 km away

Tüchersfeld

I:

by Günther Roth, 5.1 km away

J: Burg Goessweinstein - armory

by Jan Koehn, 5.5 km away

Burg Goessweinstein - armory

This panorama was taken in Franconia

This is an overview of Franconia

Wikipedia:

Franconia (German: Franken) is a region of Germany comprising the northern parts of the modern state of Bavaria, a small part of southern Thuringia, and a region in northeastern Baden-Württemberg called Heilbronn-Franken. The Bavarian part is made up of the administrative regions of Lower Franconia (Unterfranken), Middle Franconia (Mittelfranken), and Upper Franconia (Oberfranken).

Franconia (like France) is named after the Germanic tribe of the Franks. This tribe played a major role after the breakdown of the Roman Empire and colonised large parts of medieval Europe.

Modern day Franconia comprises only a very tiny and rather remote part of the settlement area of the ancient Franks. In German, Franken is used for both modern day Franconians and the historic Franks, which leads to some confusion. The historic Frankish Empire, Francia, is actually the common precursor of the Low Countries, France and Germany. In 843 the Treaty of Verdun led to the partition of Francia into West Francia (modern day France), Middle Francia (from the Low Countries along the Rhine valley to northern Italy) and East Francia (modern day Germany). Frankreich, the German word for "France", and Frankrijk, the Dutch word for "France"; literally mean "the Frankish Empire".

Share this panorama