The land of coocoo clocks: Triberg and Hornberg


Either you drive over the Kinzigtal via Hausach, Gutach to Hornberg / Triberg or Schramberg and Lauterbad. The former is quite feasible by train. The other route makes sense only by car. From Alpirsbach 40 minutes. From Seewald and Enzklösterle 75 minutes. Triberg: parking in the parking garage in the city center, the lake, the Scheffelplatz or at the Adelheid.

Open air theater Hornberg

Every summer is listed the famous Hornberger shooting at the outdoor stage. Performances are usually in June, July and August. There are usually another piece of theater as well as a children's play. If you are at this season there, it is a nice trip idea to go there.

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Event path "Hornberger-Schießen-Pathway"

The phrase: "It goes out as the Hornberger shooting" knows almost everyone in Germany. But what exactly happened? From city center up to the Hornberger castle is told how it could have been. At that time in 1564. There are 14 stops along the way and picnic facilities. On the Schlossberg there is a great view of the city. One sees the viaduct of the Black Forest Railway and the view stretches to the valley of Gutach. There is also the multimedia presentation for "Hornberger shooting". For stroller the way is well suited. For children lead the "little trooper" playing by the way. If you acquire for a small nominal fee on "Kramer carts", in the Tourist Office, at the hotel "Schloss Hornberg" or natural-Café Waidele "Hornberger balls", there are additional ways to play! "Hornberger ball 2 €". The route takes 1.5 hours and starts in the Bahnhofstrasse.

Duravit Design Center

In the great Duravit Design Center, which was designed by the French architect and designer Philippe Starck, you will find the best bathroom design. On 5 floors you will learn everything about the bathroom from the design by Duravit. Questions such as sanitary ware and furniture are manufactured in history from 1817 to the present are shown. About award winning bathroom design and learn about architecture, water and life in the bathroom. In addition, the house-high toilet with viewing platform in 12 m height is another reason for the visit. Wellness and bathroom can here be experienced.

The showrooms can be found around the world in cities such as Shanghai, Paris and Cairo. And in the Black Forest! Opening times: Monday - Friday, 8.00 am - 18.00, Saturday 12:00 to 16:00, admission free. Duravit AG, Werder Straße 36, 78132 Hornberg, Tel. 07833/700.

Hornberger Coocoo clock games

To each half and full hour it makes cuckoo in a cuckoo clock house high in Hornberg-Niederwasser. Height: 10.80 m. Width: 11.50 m, and 21 moving figures. Since 1997 "Widest Cuckoo" in the Guinness Book of Records. free admission. Duravit AG, Werder Straße 36, 78132 Hornberg, Tel. 07833/700.

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Triberger Waterfalls

Germany's highest waterfalls! As a natural spectacle of the waterfall plunging down 163 m the river Gutach down. Panels on flora and fauna will accompany you along the way. The falls are accessible all year round and very worthwhile especially when meltwater. Or even if there is icy in winter.

Opening times: The falls are lit up at night until 22:00 and offer a fascinating sight. Admission from 3 €.

Nature-Experienceparc Triberg

The Nature Discovery Park is a comprehensive income and artwork in nature. Whether you just take a deep breath, enjoy nature or romp with your children and play.

Der Black Forest Railway experience trail

The Black Forest Railway experience trail begins at Triberg Station, has 16 stations and there are two stages: Lower and Upper adventure. In each case the path has 6 km long. Both can be connected. Due to the alpine character of the route for children from 6 years. No stroller is possible. An exhibition at the train station and installations there are the paths start. A small cinema showing short films on the Black Forest Railway.

Triberger Wasserfall
Triberger Weihnachtszauber

Triberg Christmas Event

a great event at Christmas!

further recommendations

  • walkable castle rock in district Gremmelsbach.
  • Hochbarocke Triberger Wallfahrtskirche.
  • Schwarzwald museum:
  • World largest Coocoo clock
  • Triberg is Coocoo clocks Country
  • first worlds largest coocoo clock
  • Cultural monument Reinertonishof, Schönwald.
  • Ski jumping plate, Schonach und Schönwald.
  • Donau river source, Furtwangen.
  • Hexenlochmühle, Furtwangen.
  • German Clock musem, Furtwangen.
  • Home museum Schwarzes Tor, St. Georgen.
  • Art exhibition Grässlin, St. Georgen.
  • German Phonomuseum, St. Georgen,
  • Erlebnispfad "Wie wohnt Wasser", Unterkirnach.


  • Hotel Schöne Aussicht in Niederwasser, nice walk after lunch and dinner to walk to the rock with a nice view
  • Grillschopf in Unterkirnach: something special you can bbq here your meat on your own. takes 20 Minutes from Triberg. Unteres Ackerloch 2, 78089 Unterkirnach