The Fairy-Tale Road Travel Guide

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With a name evocative of magic and adventure, the Fairy-Tale Road (Märchenstrasse) takes its travelers on a path through the land of the Brothers Grimm and a rolling countryside of farmland and forests that inspired tales of sleeping princesses, hungry wolves, and gingerbread houses. Flowing through the heart of western Germany to its North Sea coast, the Märchenstrasse stops along the way at towns and villages where the brothers spent much of their lives two centuries ago.

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The Fairy-Tale Road Hotels

Make hotel reservations in advance if you plan to visit in summer. Though it's one of the less-traveled tourist routes in... read more

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The Fairy-Tale Road Restaurants

In this largely rural area many restaurants serve hot meals only between 11:30 am and 2 pm, and 6 pm and 9 pm. You rarely... read more

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Things To Do in The Fairy-Tale Road

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The Fairy-Tale Road Experiences

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