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Megalithic grave Harhoog, Keitum Germany Image: Michael Gäbler (wikimedia)

Megalithic Routes – A new project in Schleswig-Holstein (GER)

2013 saw the recogition of the European Route of Megalithic Culture by the Council of Europe. In light of the European Year of
Cultural Heritage 2018 the Steinzeitpark Dithmarschen (Stoneage Park Dithmarsen) and the Archäologisches Landesamt Schleswig-Holstein (ALSH) have implemented a joint project for the valorization of the European route in Schleswig-Holstein.


Among others the project entails media projects, information panels for the monument sites, public events, international youth exchange, deployment of new technical and scientific information, as well as an international conference about the history of the effectiveness of the megalithic structures in Europe.

The general objective of the project is “to convey the Megalithic Culture as an indispensable part of our common European as well as our regional and local identity and history”.

The general objective of the project is “to convey the Megalithic Culture as an indispensable part of our common European as well as our regional and local identity and history”.

Read more (in German) at schleswig-holstein.de or megalithicroutes.eu.