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Holidays for adventurous holidaymakers

The Black Forest is widely renowned and beloved as one of the most beautiful and quiet recreation areas in Germany. In the south of the federal state Baden-Württemberg, you will find a number of small charming places between dense forests. For the most adventurous guests this area offers wonderful possibilities to hike, explore and relax.

Active holidays: Exploring the surroundings on hiking trails and cycling paths.

Hiking in the Black Forest

On the area of 11,100 km2 you will find hills and mountains up to 1,493 metres next to eponymous extended forest landscapes. Feldberg mountain is the highest point of the low mountain ranges which reaches over 160 km length of more, or less hilly regions. Almost 24,000 km of signposted paths give many possibilities of hiking. A lot of them bear a special seal of approval: ‘Wanderbares Deutschland’ (premium trail) of the German Rambler’s Association which provide various possibilities of comfortable paths which are safe and reviewed on a regular basis and which help you explore the region in many different ways. Additionally to individually planned trips, which you can book and for which you can prepare already in advance in your vacation rental, there is a number of hiking packages offered by hotels for fixed prices with accommodation and transfer from one hotel to another.

Bicycle paths and mountain bike trails

Next to the premium and quality hiking paths you will find a number of modern bicycle paths which are perfect not only for mountain bikers but also for bicycle racers or enthusiasts of trips with picturesque panoramas. Either on a racing bike or an e-bike, all the adventurous holiday makers will find what their hearts desire on the routes of the Black Forest. The official tourism website of the region offers such holidaymakers, who would love to spend their active holidays, a number of possibilities to plan their tours through interactive maps and gives a lot of information about the conditions of the walking tours and bicycle paths.

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It does not matter how you imagine your holidays, whether in a hotel or in a holiday house. Whether you are up to hiking and sport or simply strolling in small towns and historical places of the region, you should not forget about the relaxation. The Black Forest offers you, as a tourism region with history and future, excellent accommodations. Exactly on the higher price level you can find a number of absolutely dream properties such as vacation houses or apartments. A holiday house for groups of friends.

For holidaymakers, who travel in a group or with a family, a solution of a holiday house is much better than a hotel.

Comfort in a Bio Holiday House

The modern bio holiday houses and apartments by Biberach at Kinzigtal are a perfect solution for those who want to spend ‘green’ holidays. This is a place which combines both elements of traditional wooden constructions of the Black Forest and the functionality of modern housing. A completely furnished ‘bio house’ with a modern kitchen, the Wi-Fi, LCD TV and a sitting area from wood with a charcoal grill is completely supplied with regenerative energy. This eco vacation apartment with a living area, spread on two floors, offers as much comfort as the house. Both properties are for non-smokers and cost from 80 Euros per night. Food service and a breakfast basket, booked additionally, provide the real and complete comfort during your holidays.

Tradition in a historical Gerberhaus

A little bit more traditional option is our Historical Gerberhaus in Alpirsbach. Built originally in 1783 it outstands from other accommodations, due to its homelike comfort in a classical Black Forest atmosphere. Especially recommended for those who like the typical wooden furnishings. The house is also family-friendly, due to its children-friendly furnishing such as a children travel bed, a high chair or toys. A modern bathroom, a beautiful living and eating area and the neighbourhood of amazing trip destinations such as brewery or monastery church make your stay here an amazing experience.

In all the regions of the Black Forest you will find unique and cosy accommodations for families and groups, who all travel together to explore the neighbourhood. The wooden house Fronwald, the country house Seewald and holiday houses Dieboldsberg are an excellent starting point for walking tours and trips. Further vacation rentals with current feedbacks can be found here.

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Tradition in the Museum Vogtsbauernhof

Next to the green nature, this region steeped in history offers a number of cultural events and activities. The rural, centuries-old tradition of the Black Forest concentrates on rustic and handicraft traditions. These traditions are the most authentic in the open-air museum Vogtsbauernhof in Gutach on the Black Forest motorway. The original Black Forest houses from the 16th century have been reconstructed here. Additionally, traditional Black Forest costumes can also be marvelled at in this wonderful place. Characteristic ‘Bollenhut’ hat and farmers’ clothing are nowadays often presented during regional festivals.

Trips for adventurous holidaymakers in the Black Forest

In Schiltach the Schüttesäge Museum gives you an overview on the history of wood processing in the region. Many mines, such as Oberwolfach or Haslach, offer tours through old tunnels. An amazing experience for all the families is a ride on a historical Black Forest train. Those steam locomotives offer not only a ride through wonderful landscapes along amazing panorama routes, but they also show the charm of a ride on a steam train. Across the region you will find a number of castles and residences such as the Old Castle of the Lords of Schoenau in Wehr (Das Alte Schloss der Herren von Schoenau) or the Castle Baden. A lot of small towns and villages invite you to discover their historical buildings, monuments, old mills and picturesque hotels and parks. Visitors, who are interested, will always find new favourite corners for their vacations in this diversified region.