Landschaftsschutzgebiet Grünten, großer Wald, Alpenstraße und Wertachtal

  • Size: Approx. 9.500 hectares
  • Location: Landscape parts of the Grünten area, the Great Forest, the German Alpine Road and the Wertach valley in the municipalities of Burgberg, Hindelang, Rettenberg, Sonthofen, Unterjoch and Wertach, as well as in the municipality-free area of the state forest "Great Forest"..

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The purpose of the protection is to:

Landscape protection areas are legally established areas in which special protection of nature and landscape is required.

  • preserve, develop or restore the performance and functionality of the natural balance or the regenerative capacity and sustainable usability of natural assets, including the protection of habitats and habitats of certain wild animal and plant species,
  • because of the diversity, uniqueness and beauty or the special cultural-historical significance of the landscape or
  • because of their special importance for recreation.

More informations underWebsite of the Landratsamts Oberallgäu.