Before the Danube and the Rhine existed, the Lone was the only outflow in the area and a raging stream that created this valley. When the first humans came here 40,000 years ago, the Danube and Rhine were already there and the lone had shrunk to a little liquid. Animal herds moved down the valley to the plateaus when there were too many mosquitoes in the short hot summers on the water. The hunters only had to stand on the edge at the right moment and throw their spears. Today, the Lone is a barely visible trickle.
April 10, 2017
The "Lonetal" is located in the district of Heidenheim, Baden-Württemberg
- a very beautiful valley with several natural caves (partly freely accessible)
- it is part of the UNESCO World Heritage (UNESCO Global Geopark Swabian Alb)
- The Lone Valley is known among others due to its remarkable excavations (e.g. the "lion man" (human-animal figure))More information at:
June 6, 2020
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