Lahr (Black Forest)

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Here you will find an overview and information about Lahr in the Black Forest.

The city of Lahr is located in Baden-Württemberg in south-west Germany. It is located in the Ortenau district in the Black Forest region, which is known for its lush forests and natural beauty. Offenburg is about 20 kilometres away.


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Places of interest in Lahr

Stork Tower (Storchenturm): This iconic medieval tower is one of Lahr’s landmarks and offers a panoramic view over the town. The tower is famous for its stork nests, where storks can often be seen.

Ortenau Museum: This museum presents the history and culture of the Ortenau region. A great place to learn more about the local cultural heritage.

Lahrer Rocknacht: If you like live music, don’t miss the annual Lahrer Rocknacht rock festival, which attracts national and international music lovers.

Black Forest: Lahr is the gateway to the picturesque Black Forest and offers opportunities for outdoor activities such as hiking, cycling and nature exploration.

Cuckoo clocks: The Black Forest is famous for its traditional cuckoo clocks. In Lahr and the neighbouring towns you will find shops selling these handmade clocks.

Lahr is the ideal starting point for exploring the natural beauty and cultural heritage of the Black Forest. History, nature and local charm come together here to delight visitors.

Lahr has a large pedestrian zone in the city centre with many shops, cafés and restaurants. It is a larger town with over 50,000 inhabitants.

Close to Lahr is Europa-Park Rust, the largest theme park in Germany: >>> Our article about Europapark Rust