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"The black forest" Black Forest Things to Do Tip by heitzenrater

Black Forest Things to Do: 29 reviews and 71 photos

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  • The black forest - Black Forest

My friend and i hiked up the mountain, then took the gondula down. It is a nice way to see the montain if you can handle the hike

The Black Forest, or Schwarzwald, is a section of Southwestern Germany that borders on Switzerland on the south, on the Neckar River to the East and on France to the West. The Northern gate to the Black Forest is Pforzheim.

The Black Forest is named for the beautiful mountain landscape with its dense population of pine trees. It is a region of incomparably unspoiled nature with its forests, mountains and meadows.

The Black Forest is known for its half-timber houses many of them 300 years old. The craftsmen of the area are well known around the world for their cuckoo clocks and the Christmas season is never complete without a nutcracker from this region. Castles, vineyards and orchards dot the hillsides.



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  • Updated Jan 31, 2008
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