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Alpine food (well, almost) with spectacular Alpine view and great hiking trails.

On a clear day the trip up the Belchen is a must, with a stunning view of most of the Alps to the... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2017
Hilary V
Weymouth, United Kingdom
Do not miss it when in the Black Forest - you can see (almost) forever at the top!

We went up the cable car late in the afternoon, in early May, and there was still a bit of snow at... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2017
Marshall B
Ferney-Voltaire, France
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Belchen 1, 79677 Aitern, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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Reviewed 27 July 2017

On a clear day the trip up the Belchen is a must, with a stunning view of most of the Alps to the south. Food at the Belchenhaus near the summit is simple and hearty, just what you need if you are going to hike12...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Hilary V
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We went up the cable car late in the afternoon, in early May, and there was still a bit of snow at the top but not so much that it interfered with a wonderful walk to the top from the cable car station. One would...More

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank Marshall B
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

In the end, were happy in Belchen Seilbahn. For around 40€ (a family ticket), we spent time for sight seeing and skiing around from 12.00-17.00. The last lift is usually at 16.30 but we were lucky so many visitors at the day and they extended...More

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank Gaganawati
Reviewed 27 September 2016

We were staying nearby in Munstertal, so Belchen was only 20 minutes away. Firstly we picked a glorious day warm and clear. The first part was in a cable car but when you reached the summit there were a number of interesting walks all with...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank EastbournePeter1310
Reviewed 25 September 2016

We visited in summer and it was a lovely trip travelling up in the cable car to the top with commanding views for kilometres in all directions. It gave us a really good perspective of the area. Green fields everywhere. Whilst in European terms this...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Yiannaki-and-PP
Reviewed 18 September 2016

You can take the local bus to Belchen, purchase round trip gondola tickets. Enjoy the smooth and scenic ride to the top where there are plenty of vistas for photos, a small gift shop and good restaurant with 360 degree windows for your enjoyment.

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Inquilinus
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Only a 30 minute car journey from Lörrach. Take the cable car to the top and on clear days, enjoy fantastic views across the Rhine valley to the alps in Switzerland. There's a cafe on the top serving huge helpings of real Black Forest gateau,...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Traveller75490
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Drove approx 1 hours plus from Lörrach to Belchen - straight to the cable car 'terminal'. You have the options of walking up the trail (which takes approx 1 hour) or to take the cable car which takes approx 10-15 min. My suggestion, walk up...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank EileenSaw
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

We were told by a friend who lives in Lörrach to drive to Belchen. First of all, it was a beautiful drive through the countryside and towns. Once we arrived, we took the cable car up. (Next time we are going to go earlier to...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank 343gaylem
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

The driving distance from Lörrach to Belchen cable car is about 45Kms, it's not in Lörrach, as shown at Trip Advisor map! Nice cable car ride up to 1414m height mountain. We had a sunny day so the view of the surrounding mountains and the...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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