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Stunning glacial valley

Take the S-Bahn to Baiersbronn station and start the round walk from there (about 10 Km). Walk... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2016
Dieter H
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Open water swimming by the waterfalls

We walked from Kniebis. Beautiful stroll through the woods, then quite a challenging steep downhill... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2016
GDR1959
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Beckenham, United Kingdom
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5 May 2018
“Access to the falls is still closed, as of May 2018.”
30 Jul 2017
“Not a very impressive waterfall!”
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Sankenbachstrasse, Baiersbronn, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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Reviewed 5 May 2018

We had a lovely walk from Kniebis but when we got to the falls we found that the path was closed for safety reasons. We walked down to the lake and back through the woods. There was not much water in the stream below the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 30 July 2017

The way up to Sankenbachsee is a nice, slightly uphill, 75 mins walk. The lake was calm and quiet, Beware that route signage is only in German. We decided to take a different route on way down, (as suggested at Tourist Office; only to get...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 9 January 2017

I was there in wintertime and had to struggle to get there as the way is really badly marked. When i finally got there after an hour of walk i had to see that the way up to the falls had been closed for security...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

Take the S-Bahn to Baiersbronn station and start the round walk from there (about 10 Km). Walk along the right side of the Sankenbach till you reach the lake (lovely in Autumn when trees are turning to their golden colours). Have a picknick at the...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank Dieter H
Reviewed 6 August 2016

We walked from Kniebis. Beautiful stroll through the woods, then quite a challenging steep downhill series of paths down steep wooded glades but all very well signposted. The waterfalls would be disappointing if the weather had been dry for a long spell. We went after...More

Date of experience: August 2016
3  Thank GDR1959
Reviewed 27 March 2016

just to start off by saying that the point where there place is indicated is wrong. Its a 3 to 4 mile hike (not too easy) to get there. The marked point is just where the trail kind of starts. It came as a surprise...More

Date of experience: March 2016
2  Thank JP H
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