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Bad Rippoldsau-Schapbach Overview

The Municipality is located in the black forest in the Wolftal valley, 15 km away from Freudenstadt. The Municipality is divided into two villages, Bad Rippoldsau and Schapbach. Bad Rippoldsau has an elevation of 560 meters and Schapbach has an elevation of 410 meters.

Things to See in Bad Rippoldsau-Schapbach

The Catholic pilgrimage church of Bad Rippoldsau, which was built in 1829 by Christoph Arnold, a pupil of Friedrich Weinbrenner.

The baroque church of Schapbach

The Kastelstein, a rock near Bad Rippoldsau.

The Glaswaldsee, a cirque lake which was formed by glaciers during the last ice age

The Burgbachwasserfall, at 32 meters one of the highest free-falling cascades in Germany

NEW! since September 2010 is a wildlife park with bears and wolves! This spot is located btw. the villages of Schapbach and Bad Rippoldsau

Small supermarket with a bakery, butcher shop, 6 restaurants and a bistro.

Leisure trips in the area: Burgbach Wasserfall, Glaswaldsee, Alternativer Wolf andd Bärenpark, Waldkulturhaus

Sports: Lots of hiking trails, Nordic Working lines, mini golf, Heated forest pool, tennis, bowling and fishing.

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More about the History of Bad Rippoldsau-Schapbach

The first historical mention of Bad Rippoldsau was in 1179, of Schapbach in 1220. Until 1974 the two villages were two municipalities, but then they became one. Since the 15th century there has been a spa in Bad Rippoldsau.

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Bad Rippoldsau-Schapbach is a municipality in the district of Freudenstadt in Baden-Württemberg in southern Germany.

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