Freudenstadt and the Nationalpark Black Forest


In Freudenstadt you are by car in 10 minutes from Lossburg and in 20 minutes from Alpirsbach, Enzklösterle and Seewald. Alternatively, you can take the train to the city railway station Freudenstadt and then 5 minutes walk to the market place on foot. For the Black Forest High Road and the Black Forest National Park a car is recommended, but it is also possible with the well-developed transport by bus.

Freudenstadt Marktplatz

The marketplace and the city Freudenstadt

The market place of Freudenstadt is with 219 x 216 meters the biggest rebuilt marketplace in Germany. The plan was modeled after a mill board game. There are the upper and lower market as well as the post office place. Almost everywhere around the market you can find the arcades which invite you to stroll and shop covered.

The fountains and the children playground

Since 1999, there are the great fountains in total 50 on an inclined surface of 45 x 18 meters. Especially in summer, the Marketplace area at the fountains are the place for families visiting with children. Because it is more beautiful than the pool visit when the little ones running through the fountains in nice weather. Then you can relax on the picnic blanket on the grass or on the playground next door. In any case, it is then time for a delicious ice cream in Gelateria Soravia at Marktplatz 15. Or how about a fresh brewed beer at the micro brewery Turmbräu ?

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Museum in the city house

The museum at the town house is located on the marketplace. Here you can discover the history of Freudenstadt and the district. Open: Every day (except Monday) 10:00 to 17:00 and admission is free.

City - and Theme tours

Architecture and tradition of construction, art und culture, night walks and much more - in total more than 20 Theme walkd for each taste in Freudenstadt. You can book that at the Freudenstadt Tourismus tel: 07441 / 864733 or incoming@freudenstadt.de.

Bare Foot Park in Hallwangen

Enjoy a day in the Barefoot Park in Hallwangen. There the enjoyment has two sides: The children love to roam through the park. But some adults will groan at some places and be amazed at how sensitive their feet are.

The park has no specific address. There is parking along the "Silverwood Road".

Parking costs € 3, otherwise the park is admission free.

From there you can reach the Park Barefoot in just minutes. At the entrance you can stow your shoes in small lockers, so you need not carry any unnecessary baggage.

€ 1 should be in store for the locker.

From there it goes through a dirt road for the first water gameplay and climbing frame.

After overcoming some small obstacles to get to a small pond. You have little water "jam" and see what happens when you open the floodgates. In summer, a nice cooling and game opportunity. It continues through ankle-high water point to a Kneipanlage. The other route runs mostly through the forest, where visitors can walk the path that offers for your senses diverse experiences to enjoy. The different stations and play area are interconnected with bark mulch.


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Berghütte Lauterbad

Round hiking trail from Freudenstadt to the mountain hut Lauterbad

It is a nice and relaxing hike to the trendy mountain hut via the path "Hartranftweg" to the Forest lawn and then to the Berghütte Lauterbad in great Panoramic Location. The way back is then via the upper Palm tree way to Freudenstadt in 8 Kilometer and if you want you take a little detour to the Friedrichsturm at the Kienberg. Parking you can in the parking garage at the Market place.

Further hiking recommendations are the premium walks and Gourmet paths

  • Rosespath Freudenstadt (s.u.)
  • Tannenriesen
  • Kniebiser Homepath (s.u.)
  • Kniebiser cloistersteig (Premium path) (s.u.)

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