Hiking Highlight (Segment)
The Fischbeker Heide is a 773 -acre nature conservation and FFH area in southwestern Hamburg in the districts Neugraben-Fischbek and Hausbruch. It includes a heathland and forest landscape, which is including the belonging to the protected area Neugrabener heath after the Lüneburg Heath, the second largest cultural landscape of its kind in Germany. Located on the edge of a ridge, in the south is the highest elevation of Hamburg, the Hasselbrack, at 116 meters. A number of surviving monuments testify to the early settlement of the area. (Wikipedia)Here begins the Heidschnucken long-distance trail.
January 2, 2018
When the broom heath blossoms from mid-August to early September, gigantic purple carpets spread across Hamburg's third-largest nature reserve, the Fischbeker Heide, giving the landscape a grand character. A walk in this season is a special experience for the eyes and ears, because unlike his bigger sister, the Lüneburg Heath, the Hamburg Sanctuary is far from overcrowded. And who brings the right leisure, is rewarded by the discovery of an immense species-rich flora and fauna.
March 2, 2019
Why wander far away when the good is so close.
Directly on the outskirts of Hamburg is an incomparably beautiful piece of earth that we fell in love with straight away. As some have already said, the Heidschnuckenweg begins here. But everything else around it is really nice too. Extensive heathland alternate with beautiful tree-lined corners, valleys and hills with a really wide view of the landscape. It is definitely worth a trip at any time of the year.
October 22, 2020
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