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Lahnau Overview

Lahnau borders in the north on the community of Biebertal, in the east on the community of Heuchelheim (both in Gießen district), and in the south and west on the town of Wetzlar (Wetzlar vacation rentals | Wetzlar travel guide) (Lahn-Dill-Kreis).

Things to See in Lahnau

The Roman Forum von Waldgirmes (Waldgirmes vacation rentals | Waldgirmes travel guide) – owing to a lack of any Roman written record of the place it is still nameless – is Germany's oldest known stone building foundation, and shows that the Romans founded a town in Magna Germania north of the Danube and east of the Rhine. The site was dated by finds of Roman coins showing likenesses of Publius Quinctilius Varus, placing the ruins at about the time of the Battle of the Teutoburg Forest in the year 9, in which Varus lost three legions and his own life.

Heimatmuseum in Waldgirmes (local history)

Buildings

  • Atzbach Church
  • Amtsgericht Atzbach (formerly the Amt courthouse, now a primary school)
  • Backhaus Atzbach ("bakehouse")
  • Dorlar Church
  • Altes Backhaus Dorlar (Dorlar vacation rentals | Dorlar travel guide) (http://www.altesbackhauslahnau.de)
  • Waldgirmes Church

Regular Events

  • Kirmes in Atzbach (Atzbach Fair), in May
  • 2. Advent Atzbacher Adventmarkt
  • LahnLaender, last Sunday in June
  • Kirmes in Waldgirmes (Waldgirmes Fair), first weekend in August

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More about the History of Lahnau

The community of Dorlar (Dorlar vacation rentals | Dorlar travel guide) had itself incorporated into Wetzlar (Wetzlar vacation rentals | Wetzlar travel guide) in 1972. Wetzlar, Gießen, Atzbach, Waldgirmes (Waldgirmes vacation rentals | Waldgirmes travel guide) and 12 other municipalities formed from 1977 to 1979 the city of Lahn. Within Lahn, the constituent communities of Waldgirmes, Dorlar and Atzbach the Stadtbezirk (roughly "borough") of Lahntal. After the city of Lahn was dissolved, the borough became an independent community under the name Lahnau on 1 August 1979

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Lahnau is a community in the Lahn-Dill-Kreis in Hesse, Germany, and lies about midway – about 6 km each way – between the towns of Wetzlar and Gießen.

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