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Where can one get a great breakfast in the morning?
Are there any cultural highlights, museums?
Ideas for 2-3 activities and daytrips?
Good restaurants for dinner?
Typical tourist activities or places that one should NOT do, as they are not worthwhile doing.
Things can do to make it a fun and memorable evening?
How to get around and find best means of local transportation?"Hi i am planning to travel to Gengebach around 10 September i have some question that may be really helpful 1- what is the condition of climate , should i bring a jacket? 2- I would love to rent a room in a farmhouse, but my concern is how to move around to visit the town at night, is their available transportation in such villages area, or it is better to rent a hotel in the town? actually i am very interested to get the full taste of the black forest in details 3- what is the distance to the Europe Park, is there a bus or train to get there? thanks a lot for who ever will help me !! Haya" (posted 08/11/2014)
Where to find good quality groceries?
Are there any special local events?
Are there any local food specialties one should try out?
What makes this destination special? Why should one spend some time here during vacation?"Hello! My family and I are planning for a day trip to Gengenbach (coming from Strasbourg and heading to Triberg in the evening) and I can't seem to find many things to do for the day. 2 things that I've picked up is visiting old town/Engelgasse and taking the small hike through local vineyards up to Jakobskapelle. Can you recommend any other activities to do here? Unfortunately we can only speak English and not German! Many thanks!" (posted 07/04/2014)
Is there a good local deli or restaurant with lunch menu?
Are there any points of interest or local attractions?
What are good places to go for shopping?
Any sporting activites and recommendations to stay active?
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Travel Insider Tips for Gengenbach
Gengenbach is located on the ede of the Black Forest. The highest point of the town is Mooskopf at 875 meters.
Things to See in Gengenbach
Gengenbach is well known for its traditional Swabian-Alemanic
Fasend), a kind of historically influenced celebration of carnival, where tradition is followed, from wearing costumes with carved wooden masks to clapping with a
Ratsche (a traditional-classic wooden
Traditional, medieval town centre (
Altstadt). The traditional town Gengenbach is the proud owner of the world's biggest advent calendar. The 24 windows of the 18th century town hall represent the 24
windows of an Advent calendar.
Rafting and Transport Museum
Museum Haus Löwenberg
[ source: wikipedia ]
More about the History of Gengenbach
Gengenbach was founded in 1231 around the Benedictine monastery.
[ source: wikipedia ]
Gengenbach is a town in the district of Ortenau, Baden-Württemberg, Germany and a popular tourist destination on the western edge of the Black Forest with about 11,000 inhabitants.
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