Rottweil in the Black Forest
Map: Black Forest
Information in brief
- Location: at the eastern edge of the Black Forest, between Stuttgart and Lake Constance
- Autobahn A 81 exit at Rottweil (No. 34)
- 510-750 m above sea level
- 25.000 inhabitants
- Districts: Feckenhausen, Göllsdorf, Hausen ob Rottweil, Neufra, Neukirch, Zepfenhan
Rottweil is located on the Neckar at the eastern edge of the Black Forest. The Rottweil Carnival is one of the oldest of the Swabian-Alemannic 'Fasnet' and is steeped in tradition.
In 2017, the TK Elevator test tower was opened in Rottweil, with Germany's highest publicly accessible viewing platform at a height of 232 meters.