sightseeing, BEAUTIFUL NATURAL SIGHTS AND FURTHER highlights
The Black Forest has many things to offer to the visitors. We would like to provide a little overview of the attractions. However, we will be happy to provide further detailed information for your days out. Do not hesitate to ask our knowledgeable staff or visit the Tourist Information in Höchenschwand.
Climatic health resort at an altitude of 1,015 metres above sea level: “Haus des Gastes” event venue; great views as far as the Alps weather permitting; “Tiefenhäusern” high moor; the largest protected woodland in Baden-Württemberg, located in the “Schwarzatal” glen; “Rothaus-Zäpfle” tower with viewing platform (42 metres); indoor tennis courts; Nordic walking trails; mountain bike routes; cross-country skiing centre; winter walks; snowshoe walks; guided walks; hut with barbecue facility.
“Schwarzabruck” hydro-electric power plant (guided tour every Thursday at 2.00 om).
79837 St. Blasien
Climatic health resort with hydrotherapy facilities (Kneipp): third largest domed church in Europe; guided tours through the cathedral and monastery; church concerts; animal enclosure (“Muchenländerweg” lane); district museum; wood sculptures.
Chocolate box Black Forest village: old farmhouses; “Radon Revitalbad“ Spa and Leisure Centre; waterfall; ski centre; ski jumps; paragliding site.
“Hans-Thoma” Museum; “Resenhof” local history museum, Herzogenhorn mountain (1,417 metres above sea level) with the “Krunkelbachhütte” Mountain Inn; cross-country skiing centre; dog sled race; rustic furniture workshop.
One of the most beautiful Black Forest summits (1,415 metres above sea level); cable car; fabulous viewpoint.
Feldberg mountain (1,493 metres above sea level); the highest mountain in the Black Forest; ski and winter sports centre; “Haus der Natur” Visitor Centre; “Feldsee” tarn; chair lifts (all year round).
Climatic health resort; St. Mary’s Church, a popular pilgrimage site; park; impressive woodlands.
Lakeside walks and cycling trails; boat and bicycle hire; boat cruises; water sports; fishing opportunities; tower with viewing platform on “Riesenbühl” hill; campsite.
Natural lake formed in the Ice Age; boat hire and lake cruises; cuckoo clocks; popular destination for days out.
Wood-carving workshops; “Rothaus” Brewery; local history museum; “Hüsli” (filming location of the television series “Schwarzwaldklinik”); natural bathing lake; “Tannenmühle” Hotel with a historic mill and petting zoo; adventure trail lined with wood sculptures.
Castle housing an exhibition dedicated to the local carnival; European Wildlife Research Centre and Natural History Museum managed by Prof. Kalchreuter; collection of animal specimen from across the world.
Outstanding Nature Reserve; beautiful natural scenery; rich and varied fauna and flora; bus transfer service for walkers; detailed information material is available from all.
“Rose Village”; rose gardens with more than 20,000 plants; themed walking trails.
Beautiful town upon River Rhine; bustling pedestrian zone (Kaiserstraße) with excellent shopping facilities; wonderful parish church; riverside promenade; boat trips on River Rhine and River Aare; animal enclosure on “Aarberg” hill.
Old town with picturesque alleys and pedestrian zone; “Stork Tower”; beautiful parish church; guided tours.
79713 Bad Säckingen
Founded 1200 years ago by Saint Fridolin; beautiful town centre with Saint Fridolin’s Cathedral; park featuring the “Trumpet Player’s Statue”; trumpet museum; wonderful old wood bridge across the Rhine; riverside promenade.
Famous awesome dripstone cave.
Steinen im Wiesental
VBird park providing a natural habitat for more than 200 bird species.
Situated close to the village of Oberried/Kirchzarten; home to all indigenous animals.
Day out in the Black Forest foothills (“Markgräfler Land”); remains of Roman baths; spa facilities; interesting “Grand Ducal” park; journey via the town of Staufen in the “Münstertal” valley and along the Baden Wine Road.
Beautiful old town; cathedral; museums; theatre; pedestrian zone; excellent shopping facilities.
Euro-Park in Rust
Award-winning leisure park; the largest and most beautiful leisure park in Germany.