Top 10 Places to Visit in Black Forest

By Admin | Last Updated October 01, 2019

Baden-Baden

Black Forest, Germany

A historic spa town on the edge of Germany’s Black Forest. The hot springs, spas, gardens hotels and a casino makes this small town so strongly appealing. Over the centuries, Baden-Baden has evolved into a charming destination, offering a diverse range of opportunities for both relaxation and excitement. Napoleon III, Queen Victoria to Barrack Obama have all come here.

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Freiburg

Black Forest, Germany

A cheerful university town located at the bottom of Black Forest's forested slopes. Vineyards, half- timbered houses, cobbled streets. An excellent base from where you can explore the southern side of the Black Forest. Hike up through the forests or ride the Schlossbergbahn cable car to reach the lookout tower which offers a beautiful view of the city.

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Heidelberg

Black Forest, Germany

Heidelberg, an old town on the River Neckar, is the epitome of German romanticism. The abode of the country’s oldest university, The University of Heidelberg. Also one of the most popular castle ruins in Germany. Walk through the baroque-style Old Town and see the historic stone bridge, built in the 1780s and the Philosophers’ Walk trail.

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Maulbronn Monastery Complex

Black Forest, Germany

Maulbronn Monastery Complex is a remarkable monastery built by the monks over a period of around 400 years. Maulbronn Monastery Complex is not only a part of the 'Holy and hospitable' UNESCO route but also a particularly fine example of medieval architecture and the most complete and best-preserved monastic complex north of the Alps.

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Triberg Falls

Black Forest, Germany

One of the highest waterfalls in Germany. Located directly on the Black Forest railway line. A basin is formed by deep valleys at the bottom of the falls. Triberg with its waterfalls is a popular tourist destination. Attracts more than half million tourists each year. Offers great hiking trails in fairytale like sceneries. Can be visited all year round.

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Gutach

Black Forest, Germany

The Gutach Valley is formed by the Gutach River. Home of the Bollenhut, the traditional hat of the ladies, topped with pom-poms. Visit the Black Forest Open Air Museum which demonstrates the skill of the local inhabitants in rural housing, agriculture, and arts and crafts. The Gutach village is one of the few places where you can still get to see thatch roofs.

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Staufen

Black Forest, Germany

A small village lying at the western foot of the Black Forest. Dr. Faustus is said to have made his pact with the devil in here. Visit the ancient Gasthaus zum Lowen, where Faust lived in room No. 5 and died. An afternoon spent in Staufen can prove to be the best introduction to the Black Forest.

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Karlsruhe

Black Forest, Germany

A modern city and hub of science and technology. However, Karlsruhe still preserves much of the heritage and nature waiting to be explored. Although the Karlsruhe palace is the most significant site for the city, Karlsruhe has museums, theaters and zoos to suit your holiday. Experience a host of events held in open air.

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Titisee Lake

Black Forest, Germany

This alluring lake is one of the best-known attractions and resort destination in the Black Forest. Enjoy the splendid views over the valley. Take a cruise on the lake, go windsurfing or sailing, or just rent a rowing boat and do your own things. You can also relax in a typical beer garden.

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Schwarzwaldmuseum

Black Forest, Germany

Schwarzwaldmuseum – a treasure house of local history. Clocks, jewelry, clothes to furniture, music boxes and life-size dolls of artisans at work, the museum covers every bit of history. Do not forget to check out their display of instruments. End your trip with a tummy treat at the Museum cafe that serves exquisite cakes.

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