Bike Touring Highlight
The straightening of the Rhine since industrialization, especially in the second half of the 19th century, has led to the drying up of numerous wetlands and wetlands. Many species native to these biotopes are no longer found here today, many are threatened, including frogs, bird species and pond turtles.
The nature reserve Lauterbourg / Réserve biologique communale de Lauterbourg was created in 1998 on an area of approximately 60 hectares with the aim to protect and preserve the habitat of the local flora and fauna. The cycle path leads on the main Rhine embankment through the nature reserve.
August 8, 2018
The river straightening was carried out in Germany between 1817 and 1882. Johann Gottfried Tulla started with it.
The old Rhine forests and meadows are again used today to protect flood and nature conservation. The nature reserve Lauterbourg / Réserve biologique communale de Lauterbourg is a fine example of this.
July 12, 2019
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