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Travel Insider Tips for Carlsberg
The municipality lies at the north edge of the Palatinate Forest between the Haardt range in the south and the Autobahn A 6 in the north in the Leiningerland at an elevation of 285 m above sea level. Carlsberg belongs to the Verbandsgemeinde of Hettenleidelheim, whose seat is in the like-named municipality.
The outlying centre of Hertlingshausen lies in the northern Palatinate Forest and is crossed by the river Eckbach, which rises in the part of the municipal area known as Kleinfrankreich (“Little France”). Since Carlsberg is a scattered settlement, it is not possible to say where Hertlingshausen ends and the main centre begins.
Things to See in Carlsberg
Eingeschärrtes am neuen Sauhäuschen vom VVH, a kind of communal cookout using a beechwood ember fire, held on the third weekend in March
Liederkranz 1925 e. V. men’s singing club’s Summer Night Festival, held on a weekend in June
Power beim Bauer - last weekend in June
Kermises (church consecration festivals, locally known as the Kerwe) in Carlsberg on the second weekend in July, and in Hertlingshausen on the first weekend in August.
Christmas Market and Advent Exhibition around the community centre, held on the first weekend in Advent
The Naturfreundehaus Rahnenhof (“Nature Lovers’ House”), lying in the woods somewhat west of Hertlingshausen, is known well beyond the region.
[ source: wikipedia ]
More about the History of Carlsberg
In 1754, Carlsberg, originally a dispersed settlement, had its first documentary mention. Count Georg II of Leiningen had a new settlement laid out in a clearing in the early 18th century for Huguenots who had fled persecution, and in 1726 he named it after his son Georg Karl I August Ludwig of Leiningen-Westerburg-Neuleiningen.
Older than Carlsberg itself is its outlying centre of Hertlingshausen. As of 1160 there was an Augustinian convent in Hertlingshausen as a branch of the Höningen Monastery. This had its first documentary mention in 1212 as Hertingeshausen. After a great fire in 1460 and a sacking in 1520, the convent was forsaken. The local lore has it that the village of Hertlingshausen was built out of the convent’s stones in 1585.
After the Second World War, both Carlsberg and Hertlingshausen belonged to the now abolished district of Frankenthal (Landkreis Frankenthal). In the course of administrative reform in Rhineland-Palatinate, Hertlingshausen was amalgamated with Carlsberg on 7 June 1969 and the new, merged municipality was at the same time put in the newly formed district of Bad Dürkheim (Landkreis Bad Dürkheim). In 1972, Carlsberg was grouped into the new Verbandsgemeinde of Hettenleidelheim. Hertlingshausen’s old coat of arms also became Carlsberg’s.
[ source: wikipedia ]
Carlsberg is an Ortsgemeinde – a municipality belonging to a Verbandsgemeinde, a kind of collective municipality – in the Bad Dürkheim district in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.
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