Romeinse route Neckar-Alb-Aare

In de sporen van de oudheid langs oude Romeinse wegen: De Romeinse route Neckar-Alb-Aare

De ca. 400 km lange Romeinse route verloopt langs een weg, die op de Tabula Peutingeriana, een wegenkaart uit de oudheid, is aangegeven: Deze weg verbond de legioensplaats Vindonissa (Windisch) met de nederzetting Grinario (Köngen).

Een ieder die is geïnteresseerd in de Romeinse geschiedenis wordt uitgenodigd voor een fascinerende ontdekkingsreis in de sporen van de oudheid langs oude Romeinse wegen. Vanaf de Neckar via de Zwabische Alp tot aan de Bovenrijn en in het Zwitserse Aargau kunnen aan de hand van de belangrijkste plaatsen van de provincie Boven-Germania, aan de hand van authentieke getuigen en spannende doorkijkjes in het leven van weleer worden opgenomen. Alles wat tijdens archeologische opgravingen langs deze route aan het licht is gekomen, biedt een uitgebreid inzicht in de Romeinse cultuur en het allerdaagse leven. Of het nu gaat om resten van muren, dorpse nederzettingen (Vicus) of steden (Municipium), Romeinse opgravingen, wegen, mijlpalen, thermen, waterreservoirs, verwarmingsinstallaties, grote boerderijen of latrines, mozaïeken, musea, openluchtmusea, kleine sculpturen, olielampen, bureaus, gereedschap van bijl tot pincet of delen van paardentuigen, dit alles prikkelt de fantasie en draagt bij aan de bewustwording van een traditie van een 2.000 jaar oude vestigingsgeschiedenis, aangevuld met evenementen als Romeinse dagen, Romeinse spelen, Romeinse maaltijden en de Römerlauf (hardloopwedstrijd). Ook heeft het unieke cultuurlandschap aan beide kanten van de route het nodige te bieden. Trotse burchten, adellijke kastelen en romantische, ver over de hoogvlakten uitkijkende kerken. In dit landschappelijke paradijs vinden ook fietsers de nodige hellingen en dalen, waarmee conditie, gezondheid en welbehagen weer op een natuurlijk peil kunnen worden gebracht.

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