Belchen - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
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Rising 1,414 meters (4,639 ft) above sea level, it is the fourth highest summit of the Black Forest. The border of the municipalities of Münstertal, Schönenberg and Kleines Wiesental meet on the summit dome. The domed, treeless summit has a profile that, seen from the Upper Rhine Plain, is almost symmetrical.
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Fed by melted snow and rain, the river Stübenbächle drops down over 97 meter in several stages here. The biggest single jump is about 60 meter high. Visitors can climb up to the top of the falls thereby having two different views of the falls- from its bottom, and the top.
11.07km from Belchen
Mountain in the Black Forest with an elevation of 1,284 m (4,213 ft) above sea level. Due to the high amount of silver mining, it was previously known as "Erzkasten" meaning "ore box". A part of an old ore mine here has been transformed into a museum. Visitors are shown a wide range of medieval tunnels and shafts from the final stages of when the mine was in operation.
14.08km from Belchen
The Wiese is a river, 57.8 kilometers long, and a right-hand tributary of the Rhine in southwest Germany and northwest Switzerland. From its source in Baden-Württemberg in the Southern Black Forest on the mountain of the Feldberg, it flows for a short distance through the county of Breisgau-Hochschwarzwald and then mainly across Lörrach and through numerous settlements including the county town of Lörrach.
19.19km from Belchen
Tree-covered hill of 456 metres (1,496 ft) located in the area of the city of Freiburg im Breisgau. Fortified structures had been built on the Schlossberg since the 11th century. Remains of some of them are still visible today. The tower located on the hill (Schloßbergturm) offers a unique panoramic view over the whole town and its vicinity.
21.83km from Belchen
A gorge in the Black Forest in southwest Germany. It is a narrow side valley of the deep valley of Höllental, through which the Ravenna stream flows. You can hike through waterfalls, water mills, and a 37-metre-high Ravenna Bridge- the viaduct of the Höllental Railway.
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Germany's third largest state. Most of the major cities of Baden-Württemberg straddle the banks of the Neckar River, which runs downstream (from southwest to the center, then northwest) through the state past Tübingen, Stuttgart, Heilbronn, Heidelberg, and Mannheim.