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Wertheim am Main
Wertheim am Main

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Wertheim

Wertheim’s medieval old town core with traditional half-timbered houses and church spires is on a narrow triangle of land between the confluence of the Main and Tauber Rivers. Wertheim’s castle ruins look down on the old town to complete Wertheim’s romantic panorama. Wertheim (Wertheim vacation rentals | Wertheim travel guide) Village Outlet Shopping Mall is a premier destination in Germany for cheap discount brand-name fashion factory shops.

Many attractions in the historic Old City, the districts and villages such as the Cistercian abbey monastery Bronnbach , about 800 beds in hotels, restaurants and accommodation , leisure facilities like a leisure and indoor swimming pool , several campsites, a forest ropes course, horseback riding and tennis halls and courts, and a hostel place for people from the round.

Elztal

Elztal is a valley with outstanding natural beauty, clean air, and wealth of attractions. It is ideal for all sorts of outdoor sports. Mountain biking is particularly popular. Elztal (Elztal vacation rentals | Elztal travel guide) is part of the largest contiguous mountain bike network in the world covering a distance of approximately 3000 km and consisting of a variety of routes, both for beginners and professionals alike. All routes are colour-coded and signposted.

Highly visible from anywhere in Elztal is Kandel (Kandel vacation rentals | Kandel travel guide) Mountain. In the early Middle Ages Kandel was called Channun, a name stemming from the Indo-German word "scand" meaning visible, sparkling, and then becoming in Celtic "cantos" (white). As the importance of wood supplies declined over centuries, so did Kandel as a source of income for local population. Back in 1923, in times of hyperinflation, local money was printed with the note "Accept me; I am backed by Kandel wood". Today, Kandel is a major tourist spot with occasionally too many cars spoiling the scenery. Throughout the year, sports are popular, skiing in winter, followed by para-gliding, mountaineering, and mountain biking in the remaining three seasons of the year.

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