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If you look closely, you can discover stone scallop shells as waymarkers near numerous medieval cultural monuments. In the Saarpfalz district and the Saarbrücken region, stars and various ornaments made of field stones also invite you to pause. On the one hand, they refer to the significance of the stars in the Middle Ages, on the other hand, they are a poetic reminder of historical path fortifications or covers of the old church towers.

The trail signs are committed to the European network idea: On the one hand, the project links old cultural landscapes across borders in terms of culture and tourism. At the same time, the waymarkers uncover a “starry trail” of the medieval pilgrims of St. James and the building culture from that time. They thus recall the more than 1000-year-old culture of traveling along these special paths.