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Vauban-Insel

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Recommended by 57 out of 62 mountain bikers

Cycling may not be permitted at this location.

You will have to dismount and push your bike.

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  • Jarek

    Vauban Island is a military work. The technical term for this construction is "Demi-Lune" and refers to a built in the ditch of a bastion, consisting of two facades outer work. The floor plan is similar to that of the Ravelin, in its plan "crescent-shaped". This gave rise to the colloquial name "Halwer Moon", which is still used by the Saarlouisern for the island today. In 1698, the royal architect Vauban arranged the extension of the original fortress plans of Saarlouis, the construction of the "Contregarde de l'écluse". The product served to protect the lock bridge. Under the rule of Prussia, the fortress was named in honor of the great master builder in 1821, in "Vregregarde Vauban". On Vauban Island are the statues of Marshal Ney and the soldier Lacroix.Source:
    bonjour-saarlouis.de/landkreis-saarlouis-sehensw%C3%BCrdigkeiten-a-z/saarlouis-vauban-insel

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    • February 27, 2017

  • rel4x0r

    So all urban MTBers, trial and BMX riders will find the biggest playground here to let their passion run wild.

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    • August 12, 2021

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Location: Saarland, Germany

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