Hiking in Upper Franconia, Bavaria (Germany)

posted on 2nd of september, 2013

Good morning,
today I want to give you some general information about Hiking in Upper Franconia, Germany.

For the start it's funny for me, that there's no real translation of the german word "Wandern" in english. I knew the common translations "hiking" and "rambling" out of other contexts. Especially the meaning of to "to ramble on" is surprisingly negative for something as positive like "Wandern". But in other languages it's even worse. I asked once, if there is a good translation for "Wandern" into Italian. First I had to describe what "Wandern" is and then I got the answer: There is no good translation, because nobody in Italy is doing "Wandern". So when I try to explain it to Italians (especially southern Italians) with "I'm walking through the land...

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Posted by Ellmer on September 06, 2013
Greetings from Bayreuth Upper Franconia.

   Richard Wagner conducts Bayreuth   

You are right, Franconia has a lot to offer and more to show and is always worth a visit.
Posted by Annemario on September 05, 2013
Great article and photos, thanks! I have been hiking a lot in the Bavarian Alps but this Franconian Trail is new to me. Looks really beautiful! Have to add it to my travel list. :-)
Posted by Laurasinelle on September 04, 2013
Really beautiful images!

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