O Parque Nacional do Vale do Baixo Oder é a primeira várzea a se tornar parque nacional na Alemanha. Situada nas margens alemãs e polonesas do rio Oder, o visitante encontra ao longo dos 60 km de várzeas paisagens impressionantes do Oder e prados floridos.
O Parque Nacional do Vale do Baixo Oder fica no estado alemão mais ao norte do país,Brandemburgo, e abriga diversas espécies animais. Além das espécies particulares de aves protegidas, como a águia-rabalva, a cegonha negra e a felosa-aquática, aqui se tem também a oportunidade rara de observar o castor enquanto constrói diques. A riqueza da fauna é completada por mais de 40 espécies de peixes e 50 espécies diferentes de mamíferos.
Devido à sua importância como área de repouso e hibernação de diversas espécies de aves, o parque nacional atrai visitantes o ano inteiro. Uma experiência muito especial é ver a chegada de mais de 13.000 grous na sua área de repouso no Vale do Oder.
Além da natureza fora de série e do espetáculo dos animais, o parque nacional oferece uma série de outras atrações para os visitantes, como o castelo e abrigo medieval em Stolpe, os históricos celeiros de tabaco perto de Friedrichsthal, o castelo em Zitzen, a fortaleza medieval e a igreja Stephans-Kirche, em Grats, além das igrejas do gótico tardio em Criewen.
Os diversos passeios de barco pelo Oder, no Vale do Baixo Oder, e as excursões de bicicleta ou caminhadas ao longo da paisagem natural do rio são também perfeitos para desfrutar da natureza belíssima da região.
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