Rund um den Totengrund

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  • Kalle & Danny

    As early as 1906, Heide Pastor Wilhelm Bode rescued the ground for the dead from planned construction work and thus sealed the formation of the first nature reserve in Germany. In 1921, the heathland was then protected. Today, the Totengrund is one of the most beautiful and most visited heathlands in the entire Lüneburg Heath.
    Source (lueneburger-heide.de)

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    • August 28, 2017

  • Chelsea on Tour

    Great views of the ground of the dead 🤗

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    • December 31, 2018

  • Aleks

    The place is opposite the rising sun, who wants to take photos of sun rays, which cut directly after sunrise through the still standing in the valley early morning fog, is just right.

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    • September 3, 2017

  • Manuuu

    Why is the reason for the death called the ground of death?Here are the ghosts, whereby "ghosts" is already the keyword for the first theory ...
    The funeral train theory
    True to the old customs, the dead were formerly "hauled" through the Valley of the Dead in a funeral procession. The actual streets should not be used for this transport and so a larger detour had to be taken over the ground of the dead. The ghosts of that time are said to be in the grave today.
    The dead ice block theory
    The peculiar cauldron of the Totengrundes with ancient juniper groves belongs to the flat-wave moraine landscape. Through constant defrosting of a huge, sand-overlaid dead ice block, which existed long after the decline of glaciers, this so-called dry valley seems to have arisen. From the melting of the dead ice block then remained the background of the dead.
    The meteorite theory
    The ground of the dead was created by a violent meteorite impact, which extinguished all life in this area to a (one) blow. Only the "bottom of the dead" remained.
    The dead-ground theory
    Since in the bottom of the dead, as in the rest of the heathland, only a few nutrients were contained in the soil and there was no spring and no brook, neither livestock nor agriculture could be operated in the area of ​​the bottom of the earth. The ground of death was formerly called by the heathen farmers "dead ground". The only plants were juniper and heather. However, people could not live on it.
    Source: lueneburger-heide.de/natur/sehenswuerdigkeit/1074/totengrund-lueneburger-heide.html

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    • July 22, 2018

  • Wanderklaus

    One of the most beautiful, if not the most beautiful valley in the Lüneburg Heath.

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    • August 22, 2017

  • Uwe

    Valley where the beautiful views line up.

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    • August 30, 2017

  • Christiane Stelter

    Beautiful here. We call this page from the Totengrund Märchenwald.

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    • October 4, 2017

  • R🅰️ndn🅾️tiz

    A beautiful dry valley in the heart of the Lüneburg Heath.

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    • July 17, 2018

  • Frank Niemeyer

    A walk around the bottom of the ground gives you a constantly changing view of a landscape that is unparalleled. You should take a break on one of the many benches and take a break and enjoy the wonders of nature.

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    • July 17, 2018

  • Heiko

    Beautiful passage that is easy to hike.

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    • October 15, 2018

  • Chelsea on Tour

    Worth a tour at any time of the year 😊

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    • February 16, 2019

  • Micha

    Mystical! Definitely the circular walk around it!

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    • August 20, 2017

  • Epi-Dog and Friend´s Alaskan Malamute Chinook

    Valley of the 1000 valleys, and heather blossoms

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    • November 13, 2017

  • Jörg R.

    Great view over the valley, the forest and the wind turbines in the background.

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    • June 24, 2018

  • Ralf Warnecke

    A very nice heath valley.

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    • September 8, 2018

  • Manuuu

    Again and again an experience for the eyes at every year and time of day, because you always get new impressions .... you should definitely round the bottom of the ground.

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    • October 1, 2018

  • Wanderklaus

    This trail, which is reminiscent of the famous Heideichter, leads directly past the Totengrund past one of the most beautiful and famous valleys in the Lüneburg Heath.

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    • October 17, 2018

  • dankimas

    Not only Lönsweg, visit the entire Totengrund / Steingrund / Wilsede

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    • December 25, 2018

  • Chelsea on Tour

    The circular walk is totally beautiful, definitely go.

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    • February 16, 2019

  • Epi-Dog and Friend´s Alaskan Malamute Chinook

    The good old ground of death during Heideblüte a very nice place ... With fur noses best in the early morning visit, then everything is still quiet and you can also enjoy and feel ... Alone with the heath ...

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    • November 13, 2017

  • Epi-Dog and Friend´s Alaskan Malamute Chinook

    Once you use the circular route and around the reason just awesome ...

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    • November 13, 2017

  • Lord Richie

    The highlight in the Lüneburg Heath - Echo in the lowlands

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    • July 2, 2018

  • R🅰️ndn🅾️tiz

    Although it is beautiful during flowering, but unfortunately the tourists come by bus and it is like at the fish market. Outside the flower, it is just as beautiful, but much calmer.

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    • July 17, 2018

  • Robinhoo

    The Steingrund is also worth a visit

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    • September 13, 2018


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Location: Bispingen, Heidekreis, Lüneburg Heath, Lower Saxony, Germany

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  • Distance1.04 mi
  • Uphill125 ft
  • Downhill50 ft

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