The Fairy Tale Route is one of the Germany’s Most Beautiful Scenic Drives. The drive is 600 kilometres (370 mi) long and connects different spots where the Grimm Brothers lived, studied, where they were born and inspiration spots. It takes you from the center of the country to the North Sea.
If you travel with a child or you are a child at heart, get ready for the 600 kilometers long Fairy Tale Route. Known locally as Märchenstraße, this scenic journey starts in Hanau, in the Main-Kinzig-Kreis, in Hesse, and ends in Bremen, the capital of the German federal state Free Hanseatic City of Bremen. The journey offers an exhilarating driving experience, with superb views. It’s an unforgettable road trip. It’s one of Germany's loveliest scenic drives, and it gets its name for its fairy tale-like backdrop.
The roads are winding but asphalted. It was originally established in 1975. You can see the real hometown of Snow White and follow the Pied Piper steps. It is even possible to visit the Alsfeld Red Riding House. Visit countless picturesque towns, palaces and castles. Travel with the entire family whenever possible to enjoy everything that this scenic route has to offer. There are over 60 stops on the Märchenstrasse. This is definitely one road trip that you want to record with lots of photographs.
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