Bike Touring Highlight
There are only 2 fortresses of this kind between Hamburg and Cuxhaven. Interesting for adults and children. If you are lucky, you can take part in a guided tour. Then it goes through the former living and service rooms of the well-preserved fortress. In the courtyard of the ring shaped complex there is a café. Bring time and go on a discovery tour. Here we do not experience history from a book, but at the object! That's what makes it exciting
October 3, 2017
This is a richly dilapidated 19th century fortress that was supposed to control access to Hamburg via the Elbe.
Today, an association takes care of the maintenance and expansion of the fortress with seemingly a lot of passion.
After the entrance is paid you come into the courtyard. There you can buy bottled drinks, coffee, tea, cakes and bratwurst on outdoor benches and in the house.
There is lovingly presented everything that is useful. It would be particularly interesting to keep track of how the work on the fortress is progressing.
June 14, 2020
The artillery fort Grauerort was built by Prussia from 1869 to 1879 to protect against enemy ships on the Elbe, but was never used for the purpose of military combat. The fortress is now a popular venue for cultural events. The facility is maintained by a development association and a light railroad runs on the site.
September 15, 2020
The impressive artillery town of Grauerort is located northwest of Stade, near Abbenfleth.
The fortress was built by Prussia from 1869 to 1879 to protect against enemy ships on the Elbe, but was never used for military purposes. The fortress is now a popular venue for cultural events.
June 2, 2021
I have to do this round once a year because I am so fascinated by the Grauer Ort fortress near Stade.
Also wanted to take photos this weekend, unfortunately there was an event for a closed society. That’s why I’ll find out in advance whether there is access for everyone.
August 25, 2021
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