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Wonderful places in the countryside

Parks & Gardens

Irrgarten Altjeßnitz

Altjeßnitz maze

The Altjeßnitz maze is in a park in the picturesque Mulde floodplain. It is the largest and oldest baroque maze in Germany. Its two-meter-high hornbeam hedges and narrow paths make for an impressive maze.

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Nature parks

Naturpark Unteres Saaletal

Lower Saale Valley Nature Park

The area of the Lower Saale Valley became a protected landscape in 1961 because of its scenic beauty and natural treasures. Thanks to floodplains, variously shaped side valleys and rocky slopes, the area has long offered naturalists and artists stimulation and inspiration. Many protected animal and plant species are at home here and there are various cultural monuments to discover.

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