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German clock route

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The German Clock Route is a very well-known holiday route in the beautiful Black Forest. This holiday route runs from the central Black Forest through the southern Black Forest to Baar. It also touches the center of German watchmaking in the beautiful Black Forest. The German Clock Route was opened in 1992 and runs 320 kilometers through the Black Forest.

The sights on the German Clock Route on the subject of clocks

German clock museum

The German Clock Museum is located in Furtwangen. In this museum you can learn a lot about the history of timekeeping devices. A focus of this museum is the craft and of course the industrial Watch production in the beautiful Black Forest. The museum's collection also includes Cuckoo from the 18th century.

The watch industry museum

The clock industry museum is located in Villingen-Schwenningen. The watch industry museum was founded in 1994 on the premises of the Württemberg watch factory in Bürk. In the performances, alarm clocks like those made in Schwenningen in the 1920s are produced on the old machines by volunteer employees.


The cuckoo clocks are of course traditionally made in the beautiful Black Forest. These watches are also known all over the world. The largest cuckoo clock in the world is located in Schonach.

Other sights on the German Clock Route

The Triberg waterfalls

The Triberg waterfalls with a drop of 163 meters are among the highest and of course one of the most famous waterfalls in Germany. These waterfalls are located near Triberg in the beautiful Black Forest.

The German Harmonica Museum

The German Harmonica Museum informs you about the history of the harmonica industry. This museum shows you harmonica and accordions, for example. This museum is located in Trossingen. A special highlight of this museum is the largest playable button accordion in the world.

Baden Black Forest Railway

The Black Forest Railway was built between 1863 and 1873 according to the plans of Robert Gerwig. The route of this train is 150 kilometers long. There are a total of 40 tunnels on the Black Forest Railway.

The beautiful one Titisee

The Titisee is located in the southern Black Forest. This lake covers an area of ​​1,3 square kilometers. It is on average twenty meters deep. The Titisee is also the largest and most natural lake in the entire Black Forest.