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“Small lake is Pretty but the Tourist Trap is Shamefull”
3 of 5 bubbles Review of Lake Titisee

Lake Titisee
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Owner description: This alpine lake is a popular place for a summer swim.
Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
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“Small lake is Pretty but the Tourist Trap is Shamefull”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2012

The lake is pretty and the 25 minute boat ride around the lake was ok. Better lakes are found nearby so I would not recommend this over Bodensee (Constance) but ok for a drive through. We made the mistake of staying a couple of nights. Huge tourist trap.
The restaurants were horrible around the lake, shamefully so. Luckily, trip advisor was right in that the number 1 restaurant JOSTALSTUEBLE was a 15 minute drive and well worth it; excellent dinner. The next night we ate at a German-Italian restaurant right up from the lake and it was horrible. The Cordon Bleu was raw and the rest was a reheated frozen mess.
Shop after shop of horrible black forrest-themed junk, one after another lined the main avenue. I wondered who would by this junk and then all of sudden, several bus loads of foreign tourists unloaded in the parking lot. Titisee must be one of those "planned" stops on the way to the black forrest. I'm a very open and low key traveler, but avoid this place if you care for an authentic experience.

Visited October 2012
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Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
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“Lake Titisee”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2012

if u like lake then u will enjoy the beauty of this lake. It is very near to Freiburg. By road take B31a or by rail you will be able to go there. Even you can take a boat ride on the lake.

Visited July 2012
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Reading Berkshire UK
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“See Lake Titisee”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2012

We arrived by coach so it was not far to walk to the shops and cafes where we had lunch and bought some cards and souvenirs. We then went to the round-the-lake boat trip which took about 25 minutes in super sunny weather.

Visited September 2012
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“A tourista trap”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2012

Way too many people in shops that were just for touristas. Even the beer was not all that good. The shops just had tourist things that I had no interest in.

Visited August 2012
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“Cute village, too touristic to my taste”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2012

I was there just on the way. It's really cute, the lake is very nice, but the village is just a big row of hotels, shops selling you souvenirs, ham, sausages and spirits.

Visited August 2012
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