Germany's different types of protected areas are defined in the Federal Nature Conservation Act (BNatSchG). The main types are nature conservation areas, national parks, biosphere reserves, landscape protection areas, nature parks and Natura 2000 sites, covering about one third of the total country surface. Read more
| ||Parco Nazionale Hainich||7.513 ha|
The photo next to the name of the protected area means that you will find information directly updated by the respective Park Authorities.
| ||Vessertal-Thüringer Wald||17.081 ha|