A prominent point about one kilometer north of the village Mützenich is Emperor Charles Bettstatt, not far from the Stelings, from where one of the main roads into the High Fens leads.
Legend has it that when Emperor Charlemagne got lost one day in the hunt, he is said to have pitched his involuntary bed on this quartzite block. With a little imagination you can see notches where a body with head and feet could have been. According to this impression, however, this figure would have been almost three meters tall.
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May 27, 2016
Legend has it that Emperor Charlemagne was lost on a hunting trip from his nearby residence in Aachen in the High Fens and forced to spend the night on this large quartzite rock.
As soon as he refused the cap offered to him by his servant with the words "Cap not", this should have led to the name of the neighboring village.
As I said - this is a legend ...
May 10, 2018
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