The Ipf is a mostly treeless mountain (668 metres)with a prehistoric hill fort on its top. The fort is situated on an isolated hill, with a flattened summit surrounded by a stone wall, ditch and large counterscarp (outer bank). The overall diameter is about 180 metres. There are also extensive ramparts traversing the slopes to protect a large enclosed area and entranceway. There is evidence of occupation from the Bronze Age through the Iron Age to the early Celtic La Tene period, a span of almost a thousand years (1200 BC - 300 BC).

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Ipf, Bopfingen, Germany
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Founded: 1200-300 BC
Category: Prehistoric and archaeological sites in Germany
Historical period: Bronze Age (Germany)

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Schildi (18 months ago)
Nice walk, great view. Unfortunately, the access road in snow was not cleared.
K (18 months ago)
Great destination, beautiful hiking trails on the Ipf, not suitable for strollers and wheelchairs. An excursion is definitely worth it. Once at the top, a great view awaits. What, who was that? What should it mean on Sunday 9.1.2021 were signs in the snow that were visible from afar?
Dominik Prestle (2 years ago)
Nice path up the mountain with a great view!
Ole (2 years ago)
Nice area for hiking and a great view.
Frank Sauerborn (3 years ago)
Schönes Wanderziel mit viel Geschichte. Interessantes Umfeld. Für Kinder zum austoben ideal geeignet.
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