Black Forest: Lush meadows, wildly romantic valleys, almost endless forests and above all: bubbling streams and springs...We in Alpirsbach have a very special spring for you! The Crow Bath Spring.
Sure, our brewing water from the Black Forest is well known. But anyone who is looking for springing water with a unique composition and profound powers should not miss Krähenbadquelle
This idyllically located drinking fountain is located in the adjacent forest areas of the Alpirsbacher Höhe. Mineral water bubbles there 365 days a year which, according to tradition from the Alpirsbach monks, has healing powers on the mind and body.
healing powers , especially for chronic diseases of the gastrointestinal tract and for complaints in the bladder and kidney region . Skin diseases as well as muscle and joint rheumatism can also be alleviated. You can find out more about the topic of “healing powers” on an information board posted directly at the fountain.
Not only many of our local citizens have been swearing by this springing good for years. You can find more tips for hiking in the Black Forest .
From the city center, the route takes around 45 minutes to the idyllic healing spring at Krähenbad. The path initially leads flat to the Alpirsbach sports field.
From there the last 600m is moderately steep directly to the Krähenbad drinking fountain.
We start our hike at the tourist information center in the center of Alpirsbach. A signpost shows us the way in the direction of the “Bahnhof”.
From the signpost we follow the road, past the glassblowing factory, further along the tracks to the next signpost.
We follow the path past the DRK Alpirsbach until we reach the signs “Sportplatz”.
From there, follow the road for about 500m until the path forks at a parking lot. Alpirsbach's sports field is elevated to the right. However, we keep left and enter a path that is sometimes difficult to follow but is easy to walk on. This takes us along a stream, past the Schweizer Haus, directly to the Krähenbadquelle.
water bubbling there is freely accessible to everyone. So let yourself be guided by the Swabians' mentality (Swabians are very economical, even stingy) and use the free healing water from the Black Forest .
If you don't see anyone there stocking up on fresh water, you're in luck. Enjoy the peace and quiet and let the rippling water take you away.
Our tip: Bring a few empty containers with you. This means you can enjoy our water for a little longer.
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