Black Forest

Black Forest© Josef Treyer / Travanto

About the Black Forest

The Black Forest is the highest low mountain range in Germany. It is worldwide famous for the cuckoo-clock, the “Bollerhut” and the Black Forest Cake. The famous holiday region in the south-west of Baden Württemberg reaches from Hochrhein to Kraichgau on an area of 150 kilometers in total. Visitors can expect beautiful landscapes, famous sights and a variety of leisure activities.

The high forests as well as the valleys can be discovered by extensive hiking tours. Climbers can enjoy stunning views from the mountain peaks which transform to a skiing paradise in winter. The skiing season lasts until April. A touristic center in the Black Forest region is the town of Freudenstadt where leafy arbours are bordering the biggest market square in Germany. An interesting local museum can be found in the town house. The palm forest invite visitors for a relaxing walk. The thermal springs in Badenweiler, which were already famous in Roman times, are a popular place for spa tourists today as you can enjoy different health treatments.

The clock-town Furtwangen is home of the German Clock Museum with the largest cuckoo-clock exhibition in the world which is a popular attraction in the Black Forest. During summer, the Titisee Lake is a great place for water sports. The 1.493-meter-high Feldberg offers many hiking opportunities. A very idyllic part of the Black Forest can be discovered the Glottertal with its orchards and vineyards which has once served as location for the famous TV series “Schwarzwaldklinik”. Fun and excitement for the whole family offers the Europa Park in Rust. If you are looking for a wellness holiday, the town of Bad Dürrheim, the highest located brine baths in Europe, will be a good destination. Lovers of winter sports should visit the town of Hinterzarten.

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Black Forest - Titisee© Helmut Ehinger / Travanto

Titisee Lake

The Titisee lake is one of the most popular places of interest in the High Black Forest. The lake is located at the foot of the Feldberg mountain and close to the holiday resort Hinterzarten. The Titisee is a real treasure surrounded by beautiful forests. During the last centuries, the two-kilometer-long and 700-meter-broad natural lake has developed to a popular tourist destination. The same-named town is a good starting point for trips to the different swimming places at the lake. At the bank of the Titisee visitors can lend boats. There are several hiking- and cycling paths that can be used for a tour around the lake.

Places of interest at the Titisee
A must-see for every visitor of the Titisee is the nearby Feldberg, the highest mountain in the Black Forest region and a real hiking paradise. It also includes some parts of the eldest nature reserve in Baden Württemberg. Furthermore, the Höllental (hell valley) with its twisted paths and mystic canyons is worth a visit. During your tour you should not miss to take a look at the picturesque Bisten-waterfalls. A very fascinationg hiking path leads along the Wutachschlucht canyon. This 30-kilometer-long natural spectacle along a river offers fascinating landscapes. A more relaxing way to discover the area is the “Zäpfle Bähnle”. This train will take you from the Titisee to the 1.070-meter-high Fürsatzhöhe. If you are tired of nature, you can visit the town of Titisee-Neustadt with its beautiful cathedral. The 68-meter-high tower overtops the whole town. Worth a visit is also the Benedictine Monastery St. Peter where lots of concerts, markets and workshops are taking place.

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Black Forest Sights

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