Houses of Franconia with high roofs and attics for the storage hops.

houses of franconia and attics of hops

Water supply could not be guaranteed in the past, what lead to ensure a supply of beer instead. Hence the storage of hops in the attics of the houses and the particular trait of the regional architecture in Franconia.

Midday sky through two meeting treetops in spring in Franconia, Germany
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