Last week we started an exciting family storybook vacation in the magical world of the brothers Grimm’s fairy tale road. Appropriately, the first place on the journey and birth place of the Brother’s Grimm started in Hanau in the state of Hesse.
Now the adventure in the magical land of the Brothers Grimm’s fairy tale road continues another 30km (19 miles) to Steinau an der Strasse, where the Brothers Grimm spent their carefree youth.
Where will you find this storybook vacation?
You’ll find in it Germany on the Brother Grimm’s Fairy Tale Road.
Get ready for a journey from Hanau to Bremen to the land of the Brother’s Grimm. In the early 19th century, Wilhelm and Jacob Grimm traveled throughout Germany from town to town where the people in these towns told their stories. The Brothers listened to their stories and then they wrote some of the best beloved fairy tales – Little Red Riding Hood, Rumplestiltskin, The Piped Piper of Hamelin, Hansel and Gretel. Younger kids will enjoy these towns and shady forests along the way. And before you go, you’ll want to read your favorite tales.
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