Visit Edesheim's top attractions in this 1.0 hour itinerary. Ritterstein Nr. 64, "Schanze III", Ritterstein Nr. 241, "Bender-Platz - Friedrich Bender", Schänzelturm and all other sights were never that easy to visit in this well planned 1.0 hour Edesheim itinerary.
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The Schänzel Tower (German: Schänzelturm) is a 13-metre-high viewing tower on the Steigerkopf near Edenkoben in the county of Südliche Weinstraße in the German state of Rhineland-Palatinate. It was built in 1874 and is the highest-located tower in the mountain range of the Palatinate Forest. == Location == The tower is located in the east of the Palatinate Forest, within the nature park itself, on the Steigerkopf (613.6 m above sea level (NHN)), whose summit, including the tower site, belongs to an exclave of the municipality of Gommersheim. == Architecture == The octagonal tower is 13 metres high and was built of hewn bunter sandstone. The body of the structure is in two parts.Read more