Why One Cannot Cycle The Roman Road in Bavaria

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It’s the faint line running diagonally through the fields, between the villages of Wielenbach and Raisting.

Image from this informative collection of Via Raetia images from Mittenwald to the Ammersee. (In German, but the photos are nice.)

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3 Responses to Why One Cannot Cycle The Roman Road in Bavaria

  1. paschberg says:

    Obviously the nowdays parcels are no remnants of roman fields

  2. Marcellina says:

    Much of the Via Raetia (and the Via Julia) in Bayern runs southeast-northwest as it approaches Augsburg. I suppose the fields may have been laid out in a similar way…

  3. ellroon says:

    That’s delightful! Amazing what shows up with satellite photos.

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