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Top Choice Waterfall in Triberg

Triberger Wasserfälle

Niagara they ain’t but Germany’s highest waterfalls do exude their own wild romanticism. The Gutach River feeds the seven-tiered falls, which drop a total of 163m and are illuminated until 10pm. A paved trail access…
Top Choice Cafe in Triberg

Café Schäfer

Confectioner Claus Schäfer uses the original 1915 recipe for Black Forest gateau to prepare this sinful treat that layers chocolate cake perfumed with cherry brandy, whipped cream and sour cherries and wraps it all …
Tower in Triberg

Stöcklewaldturm

A steady and attractive 6.5km walk through spruce forest and pastures from Triberg's waterfall brings you to this 1070m-high 19th-century lookout tower, where the 360° views stretch from the Swabian Alps to the snow…
Landmark in Triberg

Eble Uhren–Park

The Guinness World Records–listed world's largest cuckoo clock occupies an entire house, but is mostly a gimmick to lure shoppers inside a large clock shop. Nevertheless, it's interesting to get a glimpse of its sup…
Museum in Triberg

Haus der 1000 Uhren

A glockenspiel bashes out melodies and a cuckoo greets his fans with a hopelessly croaky squawk on the hour at the kitschy House of 1000 Clocks, a wonderland of clocks from traditional to trendy. The latest quartz m…
Cafe in Triberg

Stöcklewaldturm Cafe

The woodsy summit cafe at Stöcklewaldturm is an inviting spot for a beer and snack or, in winter, hot chocolate.
German in Triberg

Parkhotel Wehrle Restaurant

Hemingway once waxed lyrical about the trout he ordered at this venerable restaurant.
Landmark in Triberg

Weltgrösste Kuckucksuhr

A rival to the hotly contested giant-cuckoo-clock crown, the so-called 'world's oldest-largest cuckoo clock' kicked into gear in 1980 and took local clockmaker Joseph Dold three years to build by hand. A Dold family…