Lörrach lies in south-western Baden-Württemberg, in the midst of the triangle of Germany, France and Switzerland. The city is renowned for its mild climate: compared to the rest of the country its number of hours of sunshine is in the upper third. Its closeness to the neighbouring countries of Switzerland and France gives Lörrach its unique international flair. Plenty of space for varied leisure activities is provided by the foothills of the Black Forest as well as the nearby Titisee and Schluchsee lakes. The city on the Upper Rhine is also famous as one of the manufacturing sites for the well-known chocolate brand with the purple cow as its mascot. The city’s landmark is the ruined castle of Rötteln. From here one has a great view of the city and the surrounding area.
In addition, Lörrach, as an administrative seat, offers its inhabitants a diverse range of recreational, cultural and educational activities. Numerous shopping opportunities and a comprehensive range of restaurants make Lörrach a very popular city with a high degree of living comfort. The location conditions are excellent thanks to its position in the three-country triangle and the infrastructure.