The Black Forest: Places to Explore

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Kaiserstuhl

One of the unusual sights of the Black Forest is the Kaiserstuhl (Emperor’s Chair), a volcanic outcrop clothed in vineyards that produce some of Baden's best wines—reds from the Spätburgunder grape and whites that have an uncanny depth. A third of Baden's wines are produced in this single area, which has the warmest climate in Germany. The especially dry and warm microclimate has given rise to tropical vegetation, including sequoias and a wide variety of orchids.

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