Lauterbach, Germany

Lauterbach is a town in the Vogelsbergkreis district of the federal state of Hesse in central Germany. It is a state-recognised health resort on the northern slopes of the Hoher Vogelsberg nature conservation area. The town also boasts two well-known castles Riedesel and Eisenbach and is also known for being the centre of Germany's garden gnome production.

Attractions in Lauterbach include one of the most beautiful rococo churches in this region known as Hesse. Here at the marketplace is the Altes Rathaus (Old Town Hall) with it's facade combining a ground floor of stone arcades and half-timbered upper reaches.

Things to See & Do

* Ankerturm – only remaining tower of the city wall
* Lauterbacher beer
* Schrittsteine – stepping stones
* Hainigturm – tower between Lauterbach and Angersbach

General Information

Cruise Season – March to Dec
Currency – Euro (€) (EUR)
Language – German
Land Area – 102 km²
Population – 13,783 approx.
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Time - GMT/UTC plus one hour
International Country Telephone Code – + 49

Travel Links - The train station Lauterbach Hess North is accessible from the Fulda ICE train station with the Regional Express route Fulda.

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