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Where can one get a great breakfast in the morning?

"Where in Lörrach can I buy fresh rolls in the morning or get a nice breakfast with coffee?" (posted 09/02/2014)

Fresh rolls you can buy in "Hieber = Edeka," Heizmann (several shops) and REWE in the City near old marketplace I never have breakfast in Lörrach, so I do not know Cheers AL
Answer provided by Albrecht Koenemann on 09/09/2014
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In any bakery
Answer provided by Martin Dr. Zoche on 09/02/2014
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Are there any cultural highlights, museums?

Ideas for 2-3 activities and daytrips?

"what are the most interesting day trips out and around Freiburg? Is there a shopping outlet nearby?" (posted 11/18/2015)

Day trips to Colmar in France (possibly to the Christmas market), to Titisee in the park, according to Rust in the amusement park, on the Feldberg for hiking. In Freiburg I do not know. In Lörrach, there is an outlet store for clothing.
Answer provided by Albrecht Koenemann on 11/19/2015
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I live in Weil am Rhein, 30 minutes south of Freiburg, next to Basel, and there is an outlet. The link hift further http://www.schwarzwald-tourismus.info/entdecken Gruss Karin
Answer provided by Karin Schilling on 11/18/2015
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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?

Where to find good quality groceries?

Are there any special local events?

"Would like to know the schedule for Milka chocolate factory tours and the address…" (posted 08/25/2014)

Hi there are NO Milka Chocolate factory tours possible. There is NO Milka factory tours
Answer provided by Albrecht Koenemann on 08/26/2014
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Are there any local food specialties one should try out?

"Are there any local food specialties in Lörrach one should try out?" (posted 09/02/2014)

Schüffeli you shoulderstand button. It's a special meat preparation cheers Al
Answer provided by Albrecht Koenemann on 09/09/2014
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"Hello. I will be in Lorrach in December and i am very interested in the beers of Germany ( i brew at home). Can you recommend any breweries and then good places that offer good selections of beer. Sorry for my lack of german. Kevin." (posted 10/18/2014)

High Kevin, there are two smaler breweries and one bigger one. The small poppy are main in Lörrach - Brombach Which can be recomended and Hieber. For Hieber you can get more detail in the Edeka Market Hieber. The bigger one is Lasser beer in Walbrunnstreet. kind regards Albrecht
Answer provided by Albrecht Koenemann on 10/21/2014
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Hello Kevin, is drunk with us most of the Tannenzäpfle http://www.rothaus.de/ then there are: http://www.lasser.de/ http://www.hieber.de/html/brauerei. html? t = 0137ecd15f138b3d1968b6f87b1f7ac1 http://www.hausbraeu-muelhaupt.de/ spot in Lörrach, the man can also besaichtigen. No 10km away, in Rheinfelden Switzerland is the world's most popular Feldschlosschen at home. http://www.feldschloesschen.ch/de/00_check_01.php These are known to me;-) good drink! Greetings Karin
Answer provided by Karin Schilling on 10/18/2014
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What makes this destination special? Why should one spend some time here during vacation?

"Why should someone do a vacation in Lörrach? Can you possibly tell me 2-3 popular travel tips for Lörrach, which everyone visiting Lörrach should see? Also let me know 2-3 special insider travel tips for Lörrach that a typical tourist may not know about, but that you can highly recommend. Thanks!" (posted 07/02/2014)

In Lörrach, you can view the old castle ruins. From Lörrach as a base (as opposed to Switzerland), it is cheaper to visit Basel with its old town, the cathedral, and interesting museums and the zoo. From Lörrach, you can also visit the Feldberg, a bird park and zoo (Steinwasen), and a beautiful rose and plant park (Villa Ettenbühl). Here you can view 1,000 flowering roses and walk through a maze. In half an hour, you're in Rust, an amusement park similar to Disneyland
Answer provided by Albrecht Koenemann on 07/02/2014
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Is there a good local deli or restaurant with lunch menu?

Are there any points of interest or local attractions?

"I am bringing a group of 30 Canadian students to Lorrach next June and am wondering if the Milka factory gives tours?" (posted 06/20/2014)

Hello, I have asked the Mondelez [former Milka] factory. They do not give factory tours. But the town of Lörrach gives city tours as far as I know. Kind regards, A.Koenemann
Answer provided by Albrecht Koenemann on 06/23/2014
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"Hi, we are going to visit your area in September. We heard you have a Milka factory nearby. Is it possible to arrange a visit there? Thank you" (posted 07/17/2014)

Hello, no, unfortunately, factory tours at Milka are not possible. You can view the factory from the outside and go into the factory store, but you cannot view the production.
Answer provided by Albrecht Koenemann on 07/19/2014
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Dear Visitor: according to the Milka website, visits are not possible. If you like to ask personally, the phone number of the factory is +49 (7621) 4140th Best regards, Martin
Answer provided by Martin Dr. Zoche on 07/19/2014
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"hello is there a tour inside the Milka factory in lorrach thank you " (posted 06/22/2015)

No, I am sorry, the former Milka factory does not offer factory tours. Now the factory has got another name cheers Al
Answer provided by Albrecht Koenemann on 06/23/2015
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Hi, Unfortunately no :-( Here the answer to my question of Milka: We are delighted that you are not only our products, but also for the production of this interest and therefore asked for the possibility of a tour of the factory We understand. it's exciting to see how the well-known favorite product is made inconspicuous and partly known ingredients an automated production. This provides you with our products of excellent quality, is already started upon arrival of raw materials in our manufacturing facility with controls. During the whole production then both paid attention to a careful handling of the products, as also observed strict hygiene rules and checks. This gentle processing of the raw material to faultless goods is only possible under closed conditions. Only if other than those specially trained and provided with protective clothing employees no one in the close to the merchandise arrives, we can guarantee a hygienic product, as you would expect, and it is also required by law. For this reason, work site visits generally not possible. But if you still want to learn more about your favorite product, you like to look over our website at www.mondelezinternational.de. For your interest, we would like to thank you and wish you finally with our products continued joy and delicious moments!
Answer provided by Karin Schilling on 06/25/2015
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Popular Points of Interest in and near Lörrach

  • Rosenstein Castle
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    Rosenstein Castle

    Rosenstein Castle in the Bad Cannstatt district of Stuttgart, Germany was built between 1822 and 1830 by the court builder Giovanni Salucci (1769–1845) in the classical style for King Wilhelm I.

    The palace stands in Rosenstein Park on a height overlooking the Neckar river valley. Formerly called the Kahlenstein (literally 'bald rock', because it was bare of trees), the hill was renamed Rosenstein ('rose rock'), and a rose garden was planted to the south-east of the palace.

    Today, Schloss Rosenstein houses that part of State Museum of Natural History Stuttgart (SMNS) dealing with extant lifeforms.

  • Rötteln Castle
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    Rötteln Castle

    Rötteln Castle (German: Burg Rötteln), located above the Lörrach suburb of Haagen, lies in the extreme southwest corner of the German state of Baden-Württemberg. The fortification was one of the most powerful in the southwest, and today is the third largest castle ruin in Baden.

    The ruins of the castle are situated on a widely visible forested hill 422 metres (1,385 ft) above sea level. The keep lies on a spur projecting from the steep sided east side of the lower Wiese valley.

  • Rötteln Castle
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    Rötteln Castle

    Rötteln Castle is one of largest, most important and best-preserved castle ruins in southern Baden. Built by the barons of Rötteln in the 13th century, the castle came into the possession of the margraves of Hachberg-Sausenberg in 1316. They then expanded the complex to the size it has today. In 1678 French troops destroyed the castle during the Dutch War of Succession. As a ruins it was the object of monument preservation in the 19th century. Since that time the former fortress has been a popular destination for excursions. A museum provides fascinating insights into the castle's history.

    April to October, daily 10am - 6pm. November to March, Sundays and public holidays 11am - 4pm (depending on weather).

    Admission: Adults 1.50 €, Children under 6 years are free.

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Travel Insider Tips for Lörrach

Lörrach Overvew

Lörrach is a city in southwest Germany, in the valley of the Wiese, close to the French and the Swiss border. It is the capital of the district Lörrach in Baden-Württemberg. The biggest industry is the chocolate factory Milka. The city had a population of 10,794 in 1905, and now 47,707 (2007).

Lörrach is located in the most southern part of the Rhine rift. The depression is created by tectonic movements and the area has a high earthquake risk. Several times at the year Lörrach is afflicted by slight and medial earthquakes. The city is located in a valley of the Quaternary period. Lörrach is surrounded by slopes on two sides. The slopes create the southern part of the Wiesental. The river of the same name (Wiese) flows through the valley.

Things to See in Lörrach

Cubic Sculpture (pink granite Porriño by Ulrich Rückriem)

Lörracher Skulpturenwegs

The pyramid at the castle is still the big pillars of character Stephan Balkenhol Senser on the Square, north of the Old Market Square

East of the Old Market Square is the Neue Marktplatz, where a local market takes place three days of the week

Burghof Lörrach, in 1998 this old city hall was replaced in function as a new cultural and convention center opened.

Burg Rötteln, the city's landmark and one of the largest castles in South Baden-Wurttemburg.

Numerous churches of different denominations (Catholic, Lutheran, & Protestant)

Carnival Lörracher, annual carnival fest of the city

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More about the History of Lörrach

Nearby is the castle of Rötteln on the Wiesental, whose lords became the counts of Hachberg and a residence of the Margraves of Baden; this was destroyed by the troops of Louis XIV in 1678, but was rebuilt in 1867. Lörrach received market rights in 1403, but did not obtain the privileges of a city until 1682.

After the Napoleonic epoch, the town was included in the Grand Duchy of Baden. On 21 September 1848, Gustav Struve made an attempt to start a revolutionary uprising in Lörrach as part of the Revolutions of 1848-49. It failed, and Struve was caught and imprisoned. Still, Lörrach was officially the capital of Germany for a day.

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Lörrach is a city in southwest Germany, in the valley of the Wiese, close to the French and the Swiss border. It is the capital of the district Lörrach in Baden-Württemberg. The biggest industry is the chocolate factory Milka. The city had a population of 10,794 in 1905, and now 47,707 (2007).

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