Let’s take a drive through the Kaiserstuhl! This region in southwestern Germany is known for its gorgeous scenery and plethora of vineyards and wineries. While we were visiting our friends in Freiburg and Staufen, we took a day to jaunt around this lovely area. We mostly just looked around and ate, naturally.
It’s a great place to visit, though, with lots of wineries to visit and delicious food and wine in which to imbibe.
As our visit was quite short, most of our photos are from lunch. Because nommmmmm. But! We did pop into a few villages here and there as well.
Ang enjoyed taking some artsy photos while walking around.
There are a lot of amazing doors in this world.
These shots are from the village of Vogtsburg im Kaiserstuhl, where we tried to eat and lounge, only to find out that the lovely Gasthaus zum Bären was closed for a Ruhetag.
A water fountain, serving up potable water since 1745!
Since we couldn’t eat at Zum Bären for lunch, we drove down some winding roads to another village and another restaurant. First, though, we had to stop a few times to investigate the delicious fruit that brings us that oh-so heavenly beverage.
We eventually made our way to Bahlingen to eat at a place called Landgasthof zum Lamm, a favorite of our friends, Bev and Bruce.
Naturally, we had to try out some local wine while getting into our food zone.
And now, for the noms!
I almost always go for a cordon bleu in this region…
…while Ang tackles a schnitzel.
All four of us sampled those, as well as other treats.
And the potatoes au gratin. Oh my, the potatoes au gratin.
I can still taste them and drool a bit if I think about them long enough.
After sitting around and having a good time chatting amongst ourselves and with the staff, we headed out along the winding roads and made our way to the city of Breisach, where we love to go for some views and coffee.
And cake. Of course, the cake!
Breisach is a very pretty place and we never hesitate to go check it out if it comes up in conversation.
You can see more pictures of Breisach in this older post.
And that’s it! A nice half-day wandering around southwestern Germany. We highly recommend you visit these places, as they always provide plenty of comfort, as well as beautiful things to taste and see.
We definitely need to go back and visit some wineries soon. You should, too! 🙂
Be sure to check out our other Germany posts right here.
A very special and very big thanks to all the fine folks in the Kaiserstuhl, and to our friends for always being wonderful and loving people to hang out with.
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