Züscher Hammer

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Recommended by 85 out of 88 hikers


  • Martin

    largest ironworks of the Hunsrück in the 17th century

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    • March 22, 2017

  • Wahlium

    preindustrial building. Ironworks.
    At the beginning of the 17th century, the largest ironworks of the Hunsrück was built here

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    • August 30, 2017

  • Steffi

    Very interesting and instructive. For that you should definitely take a few minutes.

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    • August 13, 2018

  • Hunsbuckel

    Züsch and the Züscher castle are first documented in 1222; around 1300 the melt and the Pochwerk in the Allbachtal - the Züscher hammer.During the Thirty Years' War castle, village and hammer were destroyed. The reconstruction of village and hammer began. Under the thumb of the Walloon immigrant Joseph Hauzeur emerged at the end of the 17th century, the largest ironworks in Hunsrück. From then on, the Züscher Hammer secured lumberjacks, coalfish, whearing, smelting and forging wages and bread.Due to unprofitable production and unfavorable sales conditions, the work was abandoned in 1852. This ended the iron industry, which lasted about 150 years, at the Züscher Hammer.Opening times (May to October):
    Sundays: visit from 11.00 - 15.00
    The area with water wheel, coal mine and information boards is accessible all year round.
    On 8.9.2019 Day of the open monument with demonstrations and supporting program!Information: zuescher-hammer.de

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    • September 1, 2019

  • Daniel B.

    The Altbach Valley with the Züscher Hammer is a very beautiful section of the premium hiking trail Dollbergschleife. Water, rest areas, footbridges and a historic industrial building in the middle of the green. The place invites you to linger.de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Z%C3%BCscher_Hammer

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    • July 5, 2020

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Location: Züsch, Trier-Saarburg, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany


  • Elevation500 m

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