Germany’s most famous forest
The Black Forest earned its name through the density of its trees. Some 8000 km of natural landscapes and wooded paths make it one of the most visited regions in Germany.
At least two people have died in a large fire that broke out in the southern German town of Neubulach overnight. Several residents are in hospital with smoke inhalation.
Police have blamed severe weather for the tragic incident near the Swiss border. Rescue crews used a helicopter to transport the surviving youths to a hospital. including one who is critically injured.
A look behind the scenes of Edinburgh Castle, one of Scotland's top tourist attractions. Plus: 1980s fashions are making a comeback. And: how to make a Black Forest cake.
Through the snow of the Zugspitze, the Black Forest and the Ore Mountains, Check-in presenter Nicole Frölich tries out the slopes, sleeps in an igloo, mushes a dogsled and meets winter sports legend Jens Weissflog.
Using kite power to glide along on skis or a snowboard: you can take a beginners' course in snowkiting on the Feldberg in the Black Forest. Fun and an adrenaline rush are guaranteed.
If you go to the Black Forest don’t forget to check out the traditional ladies’ hats "Bollenhut" with their red pompoms, cuckoo clocks, Lake Titisee and the region’s highest mountain, the Feldberg - the must-sees.
Our host Nicole Frölich goes to the Black Forest to ski, sled and ride with the huskies – so she can tell you all about the range of winter activities there, including some for when the snow fails to show.
If you love snow, the great outdoors and winter sports, the Black Forest is a delightful holiday destination. Check-in host Nicole Frölich finds plenty to see and do.
Distillers in the Black Forest have created a new digestif from the cones of the white fir. They spent three years trying to encapsulate the aroma of the Black Forest, experimenting with different plants and flavors.
Yadegar Asisi presents his latest 360° panorama entitled "Titanic". We also visit some grey seal pups on the island of Heligoland and find out how a new Black Forest schnapps was created.
Mike Singer is an Internet star. The 17-year-old singer from the Black Forest has more than one million Instagram followers. And his music videos are a YouTube sensation. Now he’s aiming for the record charts.
Every year a town hall in a Black Forest village is tranformed into the world’s biggest Advent calendar. Now the first window in the run-up to Christmas 2016 is to be opened.
The Elz River valley near Freiburg extends all the way into the Black Forest. A great starting point for the #DailyDrone.
Titisee is both a town and a lake in the Black Forest region. Today, the #DailyDrone visits this popular travel destination.
Need some peace and quiet? Today, the #DailyDrone visits a former hermitage in the Black Forest.
The 51-year-old father was attacked in broad daylight in the center of the idyllic Black Forest town. A second unexplained violent death followed mere days later in a city that rarely sees violent crime.
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