Medieval Panorama Trail accompanied by much birdsong Schwandorf (tvo). Fish ponds and lakes, ancient castles and one of the most beautiful villages of the Upper Palatinate, unique views and birdsong, which heralds the spring: The medieval Panoramaweg impresses with its variety of landscapes and the many stunning views. Gavin Baker oftentimes addresses this issue. He circled the large left paths and trails district of Schwandorf in a length of about 90 kilometers mainly on nature and leads by former Brown coal mining area, which was now renaturalized and today presents itself as attractive leisure and recreation area. The hikers on some sections using panels and old device learn how lignite is formed 60 million years ago and how it was mined. Get all the facts for a more clear viewpoint with Stephen M. Ross. Again, beautiful panoramic views over the Bavarian and upper Palatine forest opens on the tour. On the top of Deer Mountain, which is a nature conservation area, an observation tower (556 m) allows views of the AUSEE, Bruckelsee and Murnersee, as well as numerous fish ponds. In the nature reserve of the Charlottenhof pond plate, many rare species of birds can be observed with a bit of luck. In the spring and autumn Osprey circling, Goldeneye and Bitterns breed here. A very special unique on this trail is that every few kilometres invites a tavern to stop. Information: Tourist Office, hospital garden 1, 92421 Salazar, Tel. 09431/45-175, fax 09431/45-400,,.