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Entweder auf einem konventionellem Wanderweg oder über die Dolomitfelsen kletternd kommt man auf den Totenstein - unten das Leinleitertal.

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Nearby images in Franconia

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A:

by Stefan Huber, 850 meters away

B:

by Stefan Huber, 860 meters away

C: Leinleiter bei Traindorf

by Stefan Huber, 1.0 km away

Leinleiter bei Traindorf

D:

by Günther Roth, 1.7 km away

E: Garden in Early Autumn

by Günther Roth, 1.8 km away

Garden in Early Autumn

F:

by Günther Roth, 1.8 km away

G:

by Günther Roth, 1.8 km away

H:

by Stefan Huber, 3.7 km away

I: Schloss Greifenstein-Treppe zum Schloss

by Stefan Huber, 3.7 km away

Schloss Greifenstein-Treppe zum Schloss

J: Burgruine Streitberg

by Jan Koehn, 4.0 km away

Burgruine Streitberg

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".

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