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The German Limes Road is a hiking and bike route in Germany, approximately following the erstwhile boundary of the Roman Empire.

Saalburg Main Gate (Porta Praetoria)

Understand Edit

It roughly follows the Upper Germanic Limes and Rhaetian Limes (part of the Limes Germanicus) from Rheinbrohl (Neuwied (district)) to Bad Gögging near Regensburg.

Along the route you can see remains of the earthworks created by the Romans as well as a number of modern reconstructions of towers and forts.

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Points of interest on the route Edit

Reconstruction of watch tower, near Sayn
Section of the Limes, near Saalburg

Stay safe Edit

Most of the barbarian Germanic tribes are no longer a risk.

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