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    Schönbuch

    The Schönbuch is an almost completely wooded area south west of Stuttgart and part of the Southern German Escarpment Landscape (German: "südwestdeutsches Schichtstufenland"). In 1972 the centre zone of the Schönbuch became the first natural park in Baden-Württemberg. A geological trail is located in the natural park Schönbuch at Kirnberg and was created in 1977 to the 500th anniversary of the Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen. Several panels explain the sediments of the Keuper highland (shale, marl and sandstone) and the development of the Kirnbach valley. Today the 156 km² large reserve is referred to as Schönbuch whereas the original, more comprehensive area is usually called Schönbuch-Region.

    The natural park Schönbuch is an important recreational area of the Stuttgart region, also because it is intersected by relatively few roads only.



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The Schönbuch is an almost completely wooded area south west of Stuttgart (Stuttgart vacation rentals | Stuttgart travel guide) and part of the Southern German Escarpment Landscape (German: "südwestdeutsches Schichtstufenland"). In 1972 the centre zone of the Schönbuch became the first natural park in Baden-Württemberg.

A geological trail is located in the natural park Schönbuch at Kirnberg and was created in 1977 to the 500th anniversary of the Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen (Tübingen vacation rentals | Tübingen travel guide). Several panels explain the sediments of the Keuper highland (shale, marl and sandstone) and the development of the Kirnbach valley. Today the 156 km² large reserve is referred to as Schönbuch whereas the original, more comprehensive area is usually called Schönbuch-Region.

The Schönbuch is an almost completely wooded area south west of Stuttgart (Stuttgart vacation rentals | Stuttgart travel guide) and part of the Southern German Escarpment Landscape (German: "südwestdeutsches Schichtstufenland"). In 1972 the centre zone of the Schönbuch became the first natural park in Baden-Württemberg. A geological trail is located in the natural park Schönbuch at Kirnberg and was created in 1977 to the 500th anniversary of the Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen (Tübingen vacation rentals | Tübingen travel guide).

Several panels explain the sediments of the Keuper highland (shale, marl and sandstone) and the development of the Kirnbach valley. Today the 156 km² large reserve is referred to as Schönbuch whereas the original, more comprehensive area is usually called Schönbuch-Region

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More about the History of Schönbuch

Prehistoric and early historic settlements are in the beautiful book, in contrast to other forest areas are not uncommon. The earliest document is a blade made ​​of Jurassic chert that was found at the Devil's Bridge, whose dating to about 10,000 BC, however, remains difficult. Stay of nomads in the Middle Stone Age (8000-5500 BC) is considered certain, however, especially at the beautiful bay Rauf Mr. Berg were found resting places.

In the Neolithic arose in the fertile regions today Schoenbuchrand a peasant culture with fixed abodes, and the central areas of the beautiful book remained untapped. The jungle was impenetrable, seemingly in the Hallstatt period (880-450 BC) to cover the wood requirements apparently cleared more and more and more destroyed by forest grazing. From this period are also about 300 Celtic grave mounds, like the grave mound in Lehbühl at Schlaitdorf. are in the eastern part of the beautiful book, three Celtic square jumps to assign the subsequent La Tene period.

Around 80 AD, the beautiful book was incorporated into the Roman Empire, and many finds from this period suggest a vibrant economy. There were quarries, pottery and agricultural property. After the Romans withdrew, the Alemannic immigrants initially shunned the beautiful book, allowing the forest to reclaim the cleared areas. Only in the sixth Century saw the north of the clearing and settlement starting again. Only the central area between Mr. Berg and Bebenhausen was probably never touched, and later formed the core of the sovereign forest Schönbuch.

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The Schönbuch is an almost completely wooded area south west of Stuttgart and part of the Southern German Escarpment Landscape (German: "südwestdeutsches Schichtstufenland"). In 1972 the centre zone of the Schönbuch became the first natural park in Baden-Württemberg.

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