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Address: Richtung St Peter, Waldkirch, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany

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Walk Glotterthal to Kandel & back provides an entertaining and enriching day.

Did walk from Glotterthal up to Kandel and back. It was some trip, but the experience is more than worth, showing great variety of landscape, vegetation and views. Kandel is the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 February 2016
Leuven, Belgium
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Yungaburra, Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

You can do a 13km round trip around the mountain, taking in the summit and Kandel Rocks which is a great way to spend 4 hours. The first half is fairly steep, so be prepared to sweat (I was in a t-shirt with a temperature of about 1 degree) but the view at the top is fantastic. The way down... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Lots of wind farms in this area. Very surprising. Not my idea of scenic so if like me you think industrial turbines should not be sited all over forests then go elsewhere which I will do so! The photo does not really show how prominent they are but every hill had some.

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Leuven, Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2016

Did walk from Glotterthal up to Kandel and back. It was some trip, but the experience is more than worth, showing great variety of landscape, vegetation and views. Kandel is the summit by all means :)

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Jerusalem, Israel
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

The weather was grey and the skies overcast but we decided to go on with our plans. From Breitnau via St. Margen, St. Peter and to Waldkirch. High up on beautiful mountain roads. They were narrow, sharp turns, sometimes wet, and the higher we went, the view below was obscured, but the trees in autumn were beautiful and the scenery... More 

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Porto Alegre, RS
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2015

We arrived there in a fantastic car ride inside the black forest. The road is reaaly not very wide with 180 degrees curves. The view from the top is very nice. We went during the summer so there was a lot of people paragliding from the top. There is a large parking area.

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Lewes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2015

6 mile drive uphill from Waldkirch (though you can walk it) lots of walks around the top. Stunning vistas, nice restaurant and hotel up the top. Beautiful scenery, outdoors,

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Ware, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2015

Waldkirch was rather grey and dreary, but with every meter you climbed, the air became clearer and the sky brightened up. We walked right up to the top in thick snow. Every photograph I took is brilliantly bright and perfectly framed.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2014

We drove up to Kandel from St. Peter. Half the adventure was the drive! We didn't get to see any paragliders, but it is a base for them. The views from here were definitely worth the drive up. There are 360 degree views. There were a couple of picnic tables, so if you wanted you could pack a lunch and... More 

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Wickenburg, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2012

The Kandel is one of the highest points of the Black Forest and thus gives you a stupendous view of the surrounding darkly wooded ranges of the Black Forest, but sitting at the western edge of the latter, also across the Rhine Valley far below and to the Vosges mountain range across the Rhine and the national border in France.... More 

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