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The Klemmbach is a stream that rises in the mountains of the southern Black Forest in south west Germany, and flows west through the towns of Badenweiler, Müllheim, and Neuenburg before emptying into the Rhine. In Müllheim it gave rise to a thriving tannery industry that established itself along its course in the 18th and 19th centuries, with numerous tanneries and associated businesses springing up on its banks. As well as providing an important water resource in the tanning process itself, the Klemmbach was also used to drive mills and flush ...
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The Baden wine trail nestles amongst more than 160 picturesque kilometres (100 miles) along the western edge of the Black Forest. It leads through the most beautiful and significant wine-growing regions of Baden: Ortenau, Breisgau, Kaiserstuhl, Tuniberg, and Markgräflerland - and forms a kind of Viticultural Black Forest that reaches down to the Rhine plain. Baden Wine Trail Gallery The following images were taken on Ascension Day in May, when a long stretch of the Markgräflerland Wine Trail road between Staufen and Müllheim was closed to all...
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Müllheim is a small market town of approximately 12,000 people, located on the B3 road between Freiburg to the north and Basel to the south. The Black Forest rises to the east, and to the west the Rhine plain extends towards the French Vosges Mountains. The town itself can trace its roots back to 758 A.D. when the area was part of the Frankish empire, but remains of a 1st/2nd century A.D. Roman villa have been found where St Martins church now stands. Müllheim was first allowed to hold a market in 1698, and in 1810 the Grand Duke of Baden gr...
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The Five Chateaux Route takes in the five castles of Dagsbourg, Wahlenbourg, Weckmund, Hohlandsbourg, and Pflixbourg, all located in close proximity in the forest at the eastern edge of the Vosges mountains, west of Colmar, in the Alsace region of France. With the exception of Hohlandsbourg, which was actually a fortified building site when Alamanicus visited in 2012, the chateaux are all ruins, so maybe this tour might better be described as the Four Piles of Rubble and a Building Site Route. It is, nevertheless, a scenic tour and comes thorou...
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