The Titisee in the Black Forest

3 September 2015 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: General Reading Time:  5 minutes

© Ignaz Wiradi/cc-by-sa-3.0

© Ignaz Wiradi/cc-by-sa-3.0

Titisee is a lake in the southern Black Forest in Baden-Württemberg. It is said it got its name from Roman Emperor Titus. It covers an area of 1.07 km² and has an average depth of 20 m. It owes its creation to the Feldberg glacier, the moraine ploughed up by which in the Pleistocene epoch nowadays forms the lake’s shores.   read more…

Baden-Baden, Germanys “most Russian” town

3 February 2015 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: General, UNESCO World Heritage Reading Time:  7 minutes

© Brenner's Park-Hotel & Spa

© Brenner’s Park-Hotel & Spa

Baden-Baden is a spa town in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. It is located on the western foothills of the Black Forest, on the banks of the Oos River, in the region of Karlsruhe.   read more…

Calw in the Black Forest

7 November 2013 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: General Reading Time:  6 minutes

Market Square © Softeis

Market Square © Softeis

Calw is a town in the middle of Baden-Württemberg in the south of Germany, capital of the district Calw. It is located in the northern Black Forest and is approximately 18 kilometers south of Pforzheim and 33 kilometers west of Stuttgart.   read more…

Schönau in the Black Forest, Germany’s ‘Electricity Rebels’

21 December 2011 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: General, Environment Reading Time:  5 minutes

Bergkirche - Protestant Church © Taxiarchos228

Bergkirche – Protestant Church © Taxiarchos228

Schönau im Schwarzwald is a town in the district of Lörrach in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. It is situated in the Black Forest, on the river Wiese, 35 kilometres (22 mi) northeast of Basel, Switzerland, and 23 kilometres (14 mi) south of Freiburg. Schwarzwald transliterally is defined as “Black Forest” in German.   read more…

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