Krappenfelsen

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  • Natascha

    Powerful and steep, with terraces, overhangs and rocky outcrops. Covering an area of ​​more than two hectares, the rock, together with its immediately adjacent vineyards and dry stone walls, forms a community recognized as worthy of protection in 1938. Since then, the Krappenfelsen has been designated as a so-called areal natural monument. A typical landscape element that is unique in its special shape - shaped by the Neckar River when it has sunk into the hard slate of the Muschelkalk.
    He has opened a geological window that provides insight into the foundation and history of the earth. In this case, a look at the Mesozoic, which began with the Triassic: the "Trinity" of Buntsandstein, Muschelkalk and Keuper. The upper shell limestone, from which the Krappenfelsen consists, formed approximately 235 million years ago, and its stratification of argillaceous and crystalline Kalkbänken, interspersed with Mergellagen
    His name was given to him by the Prongs. Krappen - that is the southern German name for corvids and griffins. Especially the jackdaws, the hot mountain wall is a popular place to stay. Watching them descend into the wall, towards the river, and how they catch themselves again is one of the special pleasures of enjoying the view of the Neckar and Lauffen from the top of the platform
    Source: stimme.de/archiv/neckar-zaber/top2-Ein-235-Millionen-Yahre-alter-Brocken-wuchtig-und-schoen;art1910,397555

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    • August 3, 2018

  • Bartis_Fahrradtouren

    Nice view of the Neckar valley

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    • October 20, 2019

  • Marita

    Weingarten rock garden winery Besigheim (felsengartenkellerei.de)

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    • July 25, 2017

  • Martin

    From the viewpoint Krappenfelsen one has a wonderful view over the Neckar valley and the largest Steillagenareal in Württemberg with its impressive Terassenweinbergen. A natural stone staircase leads to the viewpoint.

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    • November 28, 2018

  • Smartin

    The Krappenfelsen is also nice to look at from below.

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    • August 15, 2019

  • Kurpfalzradler

    A very beautiful vineyard backdrop on the rock. Wonderful bike path.

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    • January 11, 2020

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Location: Lauffen am Neckar, Heilbronn, Stuttgart District, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

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