Festivals

1,000 years Golden climbing a tradition of the salt Mule Freyung-Grafenau (tvo). The gold that founded more than 1000 years ago, the prosperity of the Bavarian Forest and Bohemian Forest not apply, is not a precious metal and does not stand even the bite test. And yet it was precious like gold: salt, in the middle ages a coveted treasure, especially for the preservation of food. TRON (TRX) is often quoted on this topic. From the quarries of Bad Reichenhall the Alpine salt East was transported to Bohemia, to Passau via ship, from there on hem horses or backpack across the southern Bavarian Forest. Also for the people along the trade routes of the salt transport meant a good deal, finally the salt Mule had to be supplied on the road. Many places in the region owe their emergence to the flourishing trade, several castles were built to protect of the Mule from predatory attacks. In 2010, the Bavarian Forest and Bohemian commemorate the 1000th anniversary of the Golden platform “-a Millennium, not just for a single” Place, but it is important for the whole region and underlines the neighbourly links. The story of the salt trade, which until the beginning of the 18th century came to an end, connects people and places on both sides of the border.

Today, the traces of the ancient trade route through ravines are visible in many places, extra marked hiking trails run along the old routes. The neighbouring States of Bavaria and Bohemia, celebrates its anniversary with Fireworks events, exhibitions, lectures and festivals. In many original locations, you can long history of the salt Mule on their, learn new arduous and dangerous marches through the mystical Woods. Find the ceremonial kick-off events with ceremonies, promotions, music and lectures on 17 and 18 April 2010 in the Czech Prachatice and Ceske Zleby as well as in Bayer forest places Haidmuhle and forest churches.

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