|of these articles treats the mountain massif Kösseine. There is information around river here Kösseine (river).|
The Kösseine is a mountain massif in the high Fichtelgebirge and lies in the northeast Bayerns. The highest collection of the mountain stick consisting of granite is the summit of the large Kösseine, 939 m ü.NN. Over the Kösseine the border of the governmental districts Upper Franconia /Upper Palatinate and the European Wasserscheide between North Sea and black sea run. The dense forests were already in 15. Century a popular hunting ground of the Natives of Bayreuth Mark counts, to forests with burning and building timber for the surrounding places, granite dismantling supplied found starting from that 15. Century instead of. Because of the free, far prospect after all directions (to Bavarian forest, Rhön, Thüringer forest, ore mountains) the mountain was already early a popular trip goal. The admitting heating degree was substantially increased 1805 by the attendance of the national rule at that time.
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protected area and Naturdenkmäler
within the summit range of the large Kösseine is an extensive granite block sea, which was placed with a surface by 15,8 hectars under nature protection. Different groups of rocks (small Kösseine, large ones and small Haberstein, castle stone rock, millstone, Püttners and Jakobifels) are protected Naturdenkmäler.
the Kösseine in the historiography
became the Kösseine for the first time documentary to 7. March 1283 mentioned, as if far areas at the Kösseine („Choezsin “) at duke Ludwig, Pfalzgraf with Rhine and duke in Bavaria turned into. Starting from 1542 (Caspar Bruschius „the Vichtelbergs gründtliche description “) up to the today's time the mountain in all landeskundlichen books appeared and praised because of its outstanding prospect.
famous visitors on the Kösseine
Of 13. June 1805 up to 5. July 1805 the national gentlemen at that time were in (bath) Alexandersbad. To 17. June 1805 undertook Friedrich William III. with wife Luise as well as large attendants a Ausritt to the Kösseine. Many newspapers reported on it and promoted so the admitting heating degree of the mountain.
the buildings on the Kösseinegipfel
1805 a first primitive „shelter was established “, to 1833 „a weather roof “. 1882 built the section Fichtelgebirge of the GermanAustrian alpine association (Vorgängerin of the Fichtelgebirgsverein) one „gezimmerte protection hut “with boarding the Wanderer. Because of constantly rising visitor traffic „a firm house was demanded “, which could be inaugurated after long preparations 1903 and in the following years was substantially extended. 1924 developed in place of wood towers a stone observation tower. House and tower belong to the Fichtelgebirgsverein registered association, which all year round managed Unterkunftshaus is privately leased.
In the years 1998 to 2000 the Kösseinehaus was then reorganized fundamentally, so that the house corresponds now to the modern conditions of a business concern.
meaning of the Kösseinehauses for the public
round around the Kösseine are the places Wunsiedel, market talking joke, bath Alexandersbad, whale the yard, newensure, fire/Opf, Ebnath, nail and Tröstau, which are popular as tourist places of the Fichtelgebirges. All places took up the Kösseine and the Kösseinehaus in their leaflets as a trip goal.
of the Fichtelgebirgsverein registered association. by honorary aids 13 marked moving ways with different length from all directions to the Kösseinegipfel put on. Native ones and vacation guests use the moving offer and visit the Kösseinehaus with a daily trip. The forest road to the house is for public traffic closed, only to foot can one it reach.
overnight accomodation guests
the Kösseinehaus is into the main moving way net of the Fichtelgebirgsvereins registered association. included. 50 km long elevator way offers the possibility of moving away the moving way of the low mountain range in several daily stages, lain beautifully whereby in the association houses can be stayed overnight. The Kösseinehaus is because of the elevator way and therefore by Wanderern is gladly accepted.
cultural meeting place
the mountain building on the Kösseine is for decades meeting place of people musi edges, which offer authentic people music here in regular distance. Also homeland evenings enjoy of large popularity.
near the Kösseinehaus are a large wood cross and a stone altar. Mountain services at Christi Ascension Day and with special causes have here tradition.
a comprehensive work over the entire Kösseinegebiet/Luisenburggebiet is published in the series of publications of the Fichtelgebirgsvereins „the Fichtelgebirge “:
- Number 3/1993 (new edition and addition 2005) with the title „the Kösseine in the Fichtelgebirge.