Bike Touring Highlight
Cycling may not be permitted at this location.
You will have to dismount and push your bike.
The church is of course an eye-catcher and worth a visit. But if there had not been a storm swept across the graveyard next door in 1911, a tree in the church would steal the show today. Here was the famous Birnbaun above the tomb of the Ribbeck family, made famous by the poem by Theodor Fontane about the Lord "von Ribbeck on Ribbeck im Havelland" and his pear tree. The storm dragged him away - a piece of the trunk is kept in the church. His successor from the 1970s was cut because he brought too little income. Maybe the latest pear tree, which was planted in April 2000, will succeed in bringing the original to the water.
April 29, 2019
The former manor of Ribbeck has lost none of its charisma to this day. Everywhere you will find the pear. Whether in Ribbeck Castle with its museum and its exclusive kitchen and the »German Pear Garden«, the church at the entrance of which you can find the stump of the said pear tree or the washhouse with its unique cake creations - around the village you live the story.
A walk through the village is worthwhile! An entertaining tour can be experienced during the scenic tour. Here the past is revived with refreshing humor. Interesting and bizarre experiences on a tour of the village with the headmaster of the Old School Ribbecks.
September 28, 2017
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