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Where can one get a great breakfast in the morning?

"Where in Triberg im Schwarzwald can I buy fresh rolls in the morning or get a nice breakfast with coffee?" (posted 09/03/2014)

There is a Tagescafè centrally on the marketplace which is open daily where you can have breakfast, a small or full breakfast. There is also a baker of weekdays fresh bread to the house (apartment) returns. In addition, at the Café Schäfer in the main street except Wednesday.
Answer provided by Monika Maier on 09/03/2014
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in Triberg there are two bakeries from 6 clock in the morning opened
Answer provided by Samuel Kammerer on 09/04/2014
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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?

"Is it possible to get to the Pilgrimage Church and the Triberg Waterfalls without a car? We are staying in Gengenbach and plan to take the train to Triberg. Thanks in advance! Kym" (posted 09/26/2015)

Yes. It runs the "Waterfall Express" directly from the train station, the city up.
Answer provided by Tim Dickmann on 09/28/2015
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Hello, it is possible, it runs from the station a small tourist train passing there and you can get off. From the station to the Sanctuary every hour, the first at 11.00 clock, last one leaves at 16.30 back to the station. One way costs 3 €, a day pass costs € 5 so can the whole day at all stations and austeigen you. A station almost straight walk to the waterfall on.
Answer provided by Monika Maier on 09/27/2015
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Hello, you take the train from Gengenbach to Triberg about 20 minutes. there you can in a bus that is disguised as a bluer train boarding Price 2.50 and can then easily lead to the waterfalls or church Driving
Answer provided by Samuel Kammerer on 09/27/2015
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from Triberg Bahnhof up to the waterfalls, there are about 2-3 km and it goes steeply uphill. The Sanctuary I do not know. it is better to call a taxi !!!!!
Answer provided by Bernd Berberich on 09/27/2015
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"I'm travelling by myself and need a taxi to get from Triberg to Schuttertal in September. I would also like to see the Church of Mary and the grave site of Franz Anton Ketterer thought to be a distant relative of mine. Any suggestions? " (posted 02/25/2016)

Hello, taxi there in Triberg enough the Church can be reached in Triberg walking Schuttertal you need a taxi or train
Answer provided by Samuel Kammerer on 02/26/2016
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I do not live in Triberg and I do not know me from. I can only say one thing, Triberg and Schönwald are only a few kilometers apart. 10 min by car whether from the Ketterer is somewhere a grave, I can not say. the Schuttertal was a few kilometers away and can not be achieved by Triberg from the railroad.
Answer provided by Bernd Berberich on 02/26/2016
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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?

"Why should someone do a vacation in Triberg im Schwarzwald? Can you possibly tell me 2-3 popular travel tips for Triberg im Schwarzwald, which everyone visiting Triberg im Schwarzwald should see? Also let me know 2-3 special insider travel tips for Triberg im Schwarzwald that a typical tourist may not know about, but that you can highly recommend. Thanks!" (posted 09/02/2014)

Triberg lies in the middle (length and width) in the Black Forest and has a stop on the Black Forest Railway. With the cone map (tax) can travel free by train or public bus while exploring the Black Forest without a car. Trips to Titisee, Lake Constance, Strassburg, Baden Baden, Basel, Freiburg, etc. are possible in a short time Triberg has the highest waterfall in Germany, a famous pilgrimage church, the Black Forest Museum, here you get the world's biggest cuckoo clock, endless hiking trails and mountain bike trails. There are a **** star spa complex in the Parkhotel Wehrle against admission for all guests available.
Answer provided by Monika Maier on 09/03/2014
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"We will be going to Triberg tomorrow from Stuttgart, we only have our guest for 48 hours, what should we see as an authentic visit to the Black Forest" (posted 06/20/2015)

Triberg: the highest waterfall in Germany, the Black Forest Museum, the largest and smallest cuckoo clock in the world, the Titisee and Schluchsee + Freiburg or Baden Baden
Answer provided by Monika Maier on 06/21/2015
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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?

"Hello, I'm going to be travelling to the Black Forest in a few weeks, and will be staying in Triberg. Do you happen to know if there's somewhere we can rent bicycles in the area? Many thanks in advance, Gracia Edwards" (posted 03/06/2016)

In Triberg is no bike rental, but in Hornberg you can rent bikes, only 10 and 10 minutes. possibly in Schonach.
Answer provided by Monika Maier on 03/07/2016
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Questions around the weather, different seasons, ...

"We will be visiting Triberg for Christmas, arriving 23 December and departing 26 December. What are the low and high expected temperatures? Are there predictions of snow for Christmas? We are looking forward to attending the Christmas Magic Festival, and will be staying at the ParkHotel Wehrle. Thank you for your time! Gail Parker" (posted 12/18/2016)

It is very difficult to tell what the weather will be on Christmas. At the moment it looks like, unfortunately, there will again be no snow and the temperatures are between +3 and +6 degrees. We all want snow for Christmas but unfortunately there was for years no more. The Parkhotel Wehrle is a very nice hotel in the middle of Triberg and the Christmas magic is a great Veranstalung we like you for sure. I wish you a good stay in Triberg even without snow. Greeting Angelika Hermann Landhaus Valentin
Answer provided by Angelika Hermann on 12/18/2016
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Dear Sirs, according to the current state, there is no "white Christmas". The temperatures will be around Gefrierpubkt. Your inquirer can at any time check the www.wetter.com and www.wetter.de when they enter Triberg. Friendly greetings from the Black Forest Send Hannelore and Hans Paffendorf
Answer provided by Hans Paffendorf on 12/18/2016
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Travel Insider Tips for Triberg im Schwarzwald

Triberg Overview

Black Forest is simply unbeatable! Triberg has what one associates with the Black Forest: A magnificent scenery, deep valleys, crystal clear water and fresh air. Triberg welcomes you with a splendid panorama behind every turn. A wide and versatile range of accommodation offert in all categories within the city, as well as in the two districts, Nußbach and Gremmelsbach, the guests will find what they expect from a fulfilling Black Forest vacation. Here, the presence of Black Forest can be felt at all times: Saunter through the city and feel the vibrant life or enjoy the tranquillity of our districts, Nußbach and Gremmelsbach and you will notice that Triberg is simply special and unique!

The Triberg Waterfalls, a series of short waterfalls in the Gutach River, are among the tallest waterfalls in Germany. With a total vertical drop of 496 feet, the falls stand over 1000 feet shorter than the tallest waterfall in Germany, the Röthbachfall. However, the Triberg Waterfalls are better known and access to them is easier.

Things to See

Other points of interest are:

  • the Black Forest museum (Schwarzwaldmuseum)
  • the pilgrimage church Maria in der tanne (Mary in the Fir), a baroque church dating from the 18th Century
  • the 40 tunnels of the Schwarzwaldbahn (Baden) (Black Forest Railway) around Triberg.

Germany‘s highest waterfalls are the hallmark of Triberg. This spectacle of nature, right in the centre of the city, enjoys a tremendous reputation and ensures visitors from around the world throughout the year. Here, the charm of the Black Forest is particularly noticeable. Pleasant recreation is guaranteed by walks and long hikes through intact forests and open countryside with beautiful views.

Traditional handicrafts and a well-maintained culture have been an integral part of the daily life here for generations and centuries. The Baroque pilgrimage church, Triberg with its impressive genesis is an ecclesiastical jewel of the region. The Black Forest Museum impressively showcases life in earlier times. In addition, Triberg has many unique features: Here, one can find the first „World‘s Largest“ and „World‘s Smallest“ cuckoo clock, German Men‘s parking space and Black Forest Railways which are considered to be the richest tunnel mountain railways of the world. The covenant of marriage can be concluded in the smallest Registry Office in Germany or in the beautifully landscaped Triberg town hall.

If you want to visit the Triberg districts of Nußbach and Gremmelsbach, you just need to walk a little more than 400 meters. For this, you will be rewarded with places such as the Stöcklewald tower which is more than 1,000 meters tall, and a magnificent panorama of the Black Forest and the Swiss Alps at higher altitudes. Often above the clouds and mist. An extensive trail system allows tours to depart directly from the holiday home. This is true for mountain bikers as well. Appealing dining establishments in the outdoor areas invite you to stop and linger.

At the station forecourt, there is the old 50 series steam locomotive Railroad fans will be struck by the magnificent Black Forest Railway around Triberg. Only 20 km in length and with 37 tunnels, it ascends nearly 500 vertical meters. You can enjoy it in a comfortable modern double-deck carriage. The Black Forest Railway departs every hour from the Triberg station. Railroad romantics, however, will prefer a guided tunnel ride on the historic steam locomotive. The visitors receive an insight into the history of railways, while hiking along the Black Forest Railway experience trail from the Triberg station.

Triberg is ideal for many sports: Whether exploring the landscape with mountain bikes or even on foot, whether swimming in the attractive Waldsportbad, forest‘s swimming pool, whether fishing, horse riding, playing tennis, ice skating, alpine skiing or cross-country skiing: In Triberg, each guest will find the outdoors entertaining.

When the nights get longer, Triberg sinks in a sea of ​​ lights. From 25 to 30 December, Christmas Magic transforms Triberg into a veritable wonderland with one million lights. Visitors can expect a great program with a unique Christmas atmosphere. Musical enjoyment can be experienced by the visitors in its finest form at the annual concert of the baroque ensemble of the Vienna Symphony. The Triberg‘s Ham Festival, which is always held in early summer under the slogan „pleasure - fun - market“, offers something for everyone. The undisputed highlight during the 5th season is the move of Triberg‘s devil in the torchlight on „Schmutzigen Dunschdig“. For sure, Homecoming match of Triberg‘s wrestlers in the first Bundesliga will also remain unforgotten.

Explore Triberg - with the Waterfall Express Climb aboard and experience Triberg in a guided City Tour. During the tour with the Waterfall-Express, you will learn all sorts of interesting facts about the city, its sights and its peculiarities. The mini train stops at the main stations of the Waterfall City. Using an inexpensive day pass you can hop on and off as often as you like and explore the area. Discover the Triberg with Waterfall Express and you will find that: Triberg is a unique Black Forest!

Triberg‘s Wooden Town Hall Built in Weinbrenner style, Triberg‘s Town Hall, 57 Main Street, hosts worth seeing Black Forest carvings: The wooden town hall shows impressive scenes from the life in Black Forest and stimulates the viewers in a humorous way to make them smile as well as think. Masterpiece created by Karl Josef Fortwängler in 1926, the so-called „Schnitzer Sepp“ can be visited free of charge during the regular opening hours of City Hall.

With a valid Triberg guest card, you can enjoy many FREE benefits. Your hosts will take great pleasure in keeping your ticket to many such attractive services ready. Ride for free in public buses and regional trains! The valid route network is shown in the adjoining map. But that is not all. With the KONUS+ guest card; you will also receive the free entry to many attractions in and around Triberg, that too for all the fellow travellers. Your hosts or Triberg Tourist information will gladly answer all your questions about KONUS+.

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More about the History of Triberg im Schwarzwald

The name element came from the Black Forest when the town was founded in June 20, 1963. On 1 January 1973, Triberg was incorporated with the separate Nußbach municipality. On 1 October 1974, the larger Triberg once again merged with another neighboring county, this time Gremmelsbach.

Triberg is a small town in the heart of the Black Forest which is famous for its waterfalls. Ride the Black Forest Railway with its breathtaking views and 39 tunnels, or just indulge in one of the many sporting and recreational opportunities that surround you. The Triberg Waterfalls, a series of short waterfalls in the Gutach River, are among the tallest waterfalls in Germany. With a total vertical drop of 496 feet, the falls stand over 1000 feet shorter than the tallest waterfall in Germany, the Röthbachfall. However, the Triberg Waterfalls are better known and access to them is easier.

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