The Kaiserstuhl (literally: "Emperor’s Chair") is a range of hills in the state of Baden-Württemberg in southwest Germany with a maximum height of 556.6 metres (1,826 ft). It is of volcanic origin and located in the southwest of the state.
At the southern tip of the Kaiserstuhl you'll find Germany's hotspot,
the region with the highest average temperatures.
There we found three almond trees flourishing end of march 2013 while the rest of the trees and bushes have no greenery at all.
Winter hasn't finished yet in many parts of Germany, but here we found the very first touch of spring in Germany.