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Skiing in the Black Forest

Where can I spend my ski holidays in the Black Forest? Where can I find the best skiing area of the Black Forest? Where are the best slopes? How much is a ski pass? Are you asking those questions right now, while planning your amazing holidays?

Our vacation rentals if you want to go skiing in the Northern Black Forest

Our vacation rentals if you want to go skiing in the Northern Black Forest: Such questions are asked by our guests when inquiring about our holiday houses in winter in the Black Forest. The size and the great equipment of this accommodation with fireplaces, hot tubs and saunas will convince you to spend your holidays with us. An intriguing question asked by our guests spending their winter holidays is: Where will I find the best ski areas and slopes in the Northern Black Forest? Are there any cross-country ski trails? Where will I find winter hiking paths? Where can I find a ski rental?

Our holidaymakers are amazed when we say:

  • Alpine skiing or cross-country ski trails in the skiing area Black Forest High Road.
  • Cross-country skiing at Schömberg.
  • If you want to go tobogganing, you will find a number of slopes either on meadows or in forests, which are perfect for your children.
  • Winter hiking or snowshoe hiking possible in Seewald.

The skiers among our vacation guests are surprised by the fact that we not only recommend places like: Feldberg, Bernau, Hiterzarten or Hochschwarzwald.

Are you also amazed? We want to show you that our holiday houses offer not only exclusive and child-friendly equipment, but also great possibilities for winter sports in the Black Forest.

Abbilung eines Ferienhauses im Schwarzwald

Find the fitting vaction home in the Black Forest

Inform yourself, get tips and travel ideas for your next vacation in the Black Forest. In each season a great travel destination. Enjoy our special facilities with Sauna, Whirlpool, fireplace and more in our dream-vacation rentals and vacation homes.

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The best ski lifts, skiing regions and ski schools in the Northern Black Forest

Here you will find our winter sport recommendation which are ‘just around the corner’ from your holiday home!

Skiing in Freudenstadt on the ski lift Stockinger

It only takes 10-15 minutes from your vacation rentals in Alpirsbach and Loβburg to get to the ski lift Stockinger in Freudenstadt. This amazing ski slope with the ski lift is located at 800 metres and is open every day till late hours with a possibility of night-time skiing. In case of good skiing conditions, another ski slope with a fun park for snowboarders and freestylers is open. Cross-country skiers will find a large network of trails at Freudenstadt. A mountain hut Lauterbad is a popular apres-ski spot.

Cross-country skiing and downhill skiing in the skiing area Kniebis on the Schwarzwaldhochstraβe

This winter sport paradise is located 12 km further at 950 metres in Kniebis (part of Freudenstadt). The cross-country skiing centre with a snow-covered ski trail is open till 10pm. The trails lead through beautiful routes with a very good view on side valleys of the Schwarzwaldhochstraβe.

For the Alpine skiing enthusiasts there is a lift system as well as ski lifts:

  • A resort with its unique location and a marvellous view over Rhineland to the Vosges mountains and from Schliffhopf up to Hornisgrinde mountain. Ski lifts and slopes are perfect for families with children. Next to the slope you will find a fun slope.
  • The ski lift directly in Kniebis was designed especially for beginners and children.
  • Ski resort Vogelskopf between Ruhestein and Schliffkopf belongs to steeper slopes. Fit and athletic skiers and snowboarders love it!

Right next to the skiing centre in Kniebis there are many possibilities for tobogganing. In case you would like to eat or drink something, we would recommend Kniebishütte (Kniebis hut).

Skiing directly from the Holiday House Enzklösterle and the Country House Seewald

In Seewald there are 25km of tracks prepared for Nordic cross-country skiing and winter hiking. Cross-country skiing trail Kaltenbronn-Musbach is perfect for fit cross-country skiers.

Alpine skiing is possible in Simmersfeld which offers 6 different ski slopes. Skiing lessons are available. In the skiing centre Enzklösterle at 1350 meters you will find the longest alpine ski slope in the Northern Black Forest. It is located 12km from the Country House Seewald and 4 km away from the vacation rental in Enzklösterle. Both prepared slopes, as well as deep-snow downhills are available.

Moreover, you can go night-time skiing till late hours. You will drive 12 minutes to Kaltenbronn at 1000 meters where you will be offered a number of skiing lessons from different skiing clubs such as: Birkenfeld, Nagold, Altensteig and Marxzell. The floodlight system is open till 10pm during the season. Kegelbachstueble is a popular apres-ski spot.

If you would like to do something else: A romantic horse sleigh ride or a torch-lit hike through an enchanted winter forest available in Seewald. Both ice-skating and curling are possible in the ice rink in Baiersbronn.

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Skiing schools – equipment and ski rentals

Skiing lessons for beginners as well as advanced learners are available in the skiing school Frey from Baiersbronn.

Either on ski lifts in Kniebis or Stockinger in Freudenstadt. There are extra snowboard, carving or cross-country skiing lessons.

Ski can be rented in Intersport Glaser in Freudenstadt, at Sport-Frey, Sport Faisst and Sport-Klumpp in Baiersbronn and at Sport Kern in Simmersfeld.

In case you’d love to do snowshoe hiking, you will get snowshoes in the town hall Besenfeld.

Further ski resorts for skiing

• Skilift Vogelskopf, Zuflucht, Kniebis,


Bühlertallift Hundseck,

Skilift Unterstmatt,

Skilift Seibelseckle,

Skilift Ruhestein,

Skilift Alpirsbach.

We are happy to answer all your questions about skiing.