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"Rastplatz Bettlersruh" Relikt Reichsautobahn Strecke 46, Fulda-Würzburg

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Recommended by 11 out of 11 hikers


  • SuS🅰️nNe☯️🙏

    In the woods and valleys between Gemünden am Main and Bad Brückenau a piece of European traffic history is hidden: Here the nearly 70 km long "Route 46" between Fulda and Würzburg was to emerge.As forerunner of today's Rhönautobahn A 7, it had a north-south Connection already at the beginning of highway construction an outstanding function.The construction of the subsection Bad Brückenau-Würzburg began in 1937. The first plans for this date back to the year 1933, the beginning of highway construction in Germany. Work on this highway was stopped in 1940 because of World War II. Although this route was abandoned after the war, there are still 47 executed structures, as well as clearly recognizable route areas.Further information as well as dates for guided tours at:
    The way to this planned resting place is not very attractive. Broad, partly coarse gravel and relatively straight through the forest. For historically interested, exciting, as a pure hiking or biking trail less beautiful, as quite unspectacular.

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    • June 2, 2018

  • Concetta Marchetti

    There is not so much to see other than 2 display boards but for those who are interested in history. That would be interesting.

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    • August 31, 2021

  • Elevation470 m