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This alpine lake is a popular place for a summer swim.
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Titisee-Neustadt, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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All reviews beautiful lake black forest motor boat cuckoo clock souvenir shops pretty lake nice place to visit couple of hours train station nice view town tourists boats boating freiburg paddle scenery
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The lake is calm and normal but it is located very near to many interesting shops that are selling the famous German made cuckoo clocks of all forms, types and sizes!! (Drubba Cuckoo Clocks). Get some as sourvenirs will be very handy!

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a beautiful lake in the Black Forest. When compared to Schluchsee it's much smaller but it has many more options of hotels and restaurants. It's a great place to spend the day, take a walk, have some hot chocolate or eat some traditional...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Mimimeyer
Reviewed November 15, 2018 via mobile

The drive from zurich to black forest region is beautiful and rolling green hills and landscape. The lake is beautiful while the town is very nice to spend about 2 to 3 hour. One can buy cuckoo clock and taste black forest cake. Nice restaurant...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank hfawad
Reviewed November 4, 2018

Titisee is nice place to visit, with the surrounding forest and the lake. Try to take a ride to see the lake and its surroundings...beautiful view.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sam24112013
Reviewed October 19, 2018

It is indeed a good destination if you are looking for a breezy relaxing Sunday to walk about, and enjoy the lakeside view. We enjoyed the black forest greenery and fresh cool air on the long way to the lake. Shops selling souvenirs and the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank AngelBeth0503
Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

And a nice lake. With ferries and smaller water crafts for rent. Restaurants all over here. As well as super touristy cuckoo clock souvenir stores. Bacon. Mugs. Silly german hats everywhere. There is at least 1 store that is a giant cuckoo clock itself. Nice...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Carlito106
Reviewed September 20, 2018 via mobile

Popular, natural Black Forest lake which is about 30k from Freiburg and easily commutable via public transportation. There are a good few options available for walking around the lake and in to the surrounding forest. Pleasant climbs and plenty of viewing spots over looking the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

Given that Titisee is billed as one of the main attractions in Schwarzwald we were somewhat underwhelmed. It’s ok to spend an hour or maybe two with a nice meal. Or maybe we are spoiled by much more beautiful lakes and villages in nearby Switzerland....More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank zurichgrad
Reviewed September 11, 2018 via mobile

We were a group of 8 people , went there as a stop while driving around , it was certainly a wonderful surprise ! The lake was just beautiful ! Quiet and relaxing . We rented a boat and it was a lot of fun...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank noonis2018
Reviewed September 10, 2018

Besides Schluchsee this is one of the most famous places in Schwarzwald, so expectations were high. Now I did a tour around the lake by bike an noticed: not a through road around the small lake, the amount of camp grounds around the lake is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Shaun W
August 1, 2018|
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Response from dimartina1355 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can ,lots of the town focus on the lake,and there is a camping ground at one end as well.
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Josephine C
June 9, 2018|
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Response from Ameixinha | Reviewed this property |
We were going to take the train from Freiburg but a replacement bus was operating. The bus took about 30-45 mins I think, very scenic, but train probably would’ve been more so!
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wobiroy
February 11, 2018|
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Response from Barbara T | Reviewed this property |
I wasn't actually there on a Sunday - I imagine they would be as it's very touristy, in fact most of the shops tend to sell typical tourist 'tack'.
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MdRngr
Maryland
Staying in Freiburg 5 1/2 days in June - Itinerary Check (5 Replies)
Day 1/2. Wednesday. From Colmar to Freiburg. Just having been in Alsace 5 days> Get oriented to Freiburg and visit the usual hotspots in town. Day 1. Train->Hinterzarten->Titisee->Feldberg. Might hike at Feldberg. This is a week link in the itinerary. I might scrap this and go with a Black Forest Tour. Lake Titisee is a bit too touristy for me but it's on the route to Feldberg. Day 2. Train to Triberg where we'll visit the Black Forest Museum, the Waterfall and the Cuckoo...More
February 13, 2018|
Response fromTorsten_Kr|
If yu are visiting Triberg, do the "Schwarzwaldbahnerlebnispfad" hike. Starts at the museum inside Triberg trainstation and is a nice and scenic hike. It consists of two tours, where I feel doing both on the same day is only for the passionate hiker ... And you will mostly walk alone and not bump into very few number of people only.
PuneIndian
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More clarification on BWT (4 Replies)
Does that mean we can travel to Freiburg from Basel and from Freiburg to Lake Titisee, Triberg and all the way back to Basel using the BWT on the same day? Thanks
May 25, 2011|
Response fromRuss|
The BWT allows you to travel the route you have described. You'll see a lot of great scenery on the way. Like altamiro suggests, check the schedules. You can start your travel before 9 am if you do this trip on Sat or Sun. Triberg is rather touristy, and it's a long uphill walk from the train station into town. If you read German, the Black Forest Museum is excellent, but I don't think the rest of the town is worth the time. You might enjoy stopping for an hour or so or a quick meal in...More
Lisa B
Toronto, Canada
On foot: Black Forest from Freiburg (7 Replies)
Hi, my husband and I are planning to be in Freiburg at the end of August for 3 full days. We won't have a car and will likely take a train to see some part of the Black Forest in more depth one of the days (I'm thinking Lake Titisee). What I'm really not sure about is seeing the forest on foot. We'll likely be staying near the central train station or center of town. I can tell from the map that we will be walking distance to the forest, but how much is there to see of the forest directly...More
July 04, 2016|
Response fromjurp|
Schauinsland is well worth the trip. It's relatively easy to get to via public transport - you can take the tram to the end of one of the lines, then pick up a bus that takes you to the base of the cable car. Once at the top, you can hike down, I believe, if you feel like it. We hiked a bit at the top (my daughter was in Freiburg for an exchange year, but had messed up her knee so we couldn't hike as much as we wanted). There's also a viewing tower near the end of the cable car.