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Nagelfluhkette Nature Park

Allgäuer Alpen: Woman hiking in the Nagelfluhkette National Park ©Lookphotos (Andreas Strauß)

The Nagelfluhkette Nature Park is located at the point where the Alps begin, with Lake Constance nearby and remarkable geology shaping the landscape. The cultural landscape of this huge conservation area is impressively diverse.

At the point where the Allgäu meets the Bregenz Forest, a stunning cultural landscape has evolved over the centuries, boasting biodiverse alpine meadows, magnificent mountain peaks, rugged gorges, gushing waterfalls and idyllic towns and villages. Many species of flora and fauna have made the varied habitats their home, including golden eagles, Apollo butterflies and Carline thistle. The local rocks are the star of the show at this cross-border nature park, where river pebbles have been cemented together to give the impression that nails have been hammered deep into the rock.

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