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Excursion destinations and sights in the Black Forest

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Observation towers

Lots of steps, beautiful views

Farmhouse in the Vogtsbauernhöfe open-air museum

Museums & culture

Mines, exhibitions ...

Steinwasen Park near Freiburg

Park & ​​Zoo

Amusement parks, animal parks ...

Rötteln Castle

Palaces & castles

and ruins ...


Waterfalls, mountains ...

Thermal baths, baths & lakes

Indoor swimming pools, thermal baths, lakes ...

The Schwarzwald offers a variety of Destinations and sights for every taste. From Amusement parks to adventure pools and museums and historical sites There is something for everyone to discover here. The region is rich in culture and history, which can be experienced in numerous museums. Observation towers offer breathtaking views over the landscape, while parks and zoos are a highlight for nature lovers and families.

The imposing castles and ruins of the Black Forest tell of the region's eventful past. Impressive natural phenomena such as waterfalls and stalactite caves as well as the highest mountain, the Feldberg, attract visitors. Unique cities such as Freiburg, Baden-Baden and Basel impress with their charm and diverse sights.

After an eventful day, thermal baths, pools and lakes invite you to relax. A user-friendly filter function helps you choose the perfect excursion destination. Begin your journey of discovery through the Black Forest and allow yourself to be enchanted by the diversity and beauty of this unique region. The 250 best excursion destinations are waiting to be discovered by you.

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Nonnenmattweiher – An idyllic lake in the Kleiner Wiesental
Herzogenhorn in the Black Forest: Between the performance center and Krunkelbach
Herzogenhorn (1415m)
The Feldsee: the body of water of the Feldberg
The Turmberg near Karlsruhe / Durlach
View from Turmberg
Kirnbergsee – the warm lake in the Black Forest
Tschamber Cave Rheinfelden (Baden)
Stones bird park
Watch tower
Watch tower near Pforzheim
Hayberg Tower
Geigerskopf Tower
View from the Geigerskopf Tower
Todtnau suspension bridge – Blackforestline
Schauinslandbahn Freiburg
Cable car to the Schauinsland
Mundenhof animal enclosure, Freiburg
Glashütte Buhlbach Cultural Park
Soccer Park Ortenau
Lörrach Tri-Country Museum
Ice rink in Offenburg
World of crystals: natural wonders in the mineral museum near Rottweil
"Kleine Kinzig" dam near Alpirsbach
Alpirsbach Monastery – the influential monastery in the past and today
Linachtalsperre near Vöhrenbach
Linachtalsperre in the Black Forest near Vöhrenbach
Miniature World of Smilestones
wrestling festival
Experience the Rhine Falls from Schaffhausen up close
Rhine Falls near Schaffhausen
Reptilium terrarium and desert zoo
Black Forest house of the senses
Bailiwick tower
Vogtei tower in Lossburg
The Freiburg Cathedral of Our Lady
Freiburg Minster
The Casino Baden-Baden - a sight in the Black Forest holiday
Poker at Casino Baden-Baden
Suggental visitor mine
Baden-Baden's local mountain: Mercury
View of Baden-Baden with its local mountain Merkur
Burg Hohenzollern
Burg Hohenzollern
Burgbach waterfall
Burgbach waterfall
Bad Rippoldsau-Schapbach
Birds of prey and owl park
Owl in the park
M10 TrueActive
M10 True Active - LASER MAZE
VRitz - virtual worlds in Schramberg
Simulator in the virtual world
Paracelsus Therme & Sauna Pinea in Bad Liebenzell
Paracelsus thermal baths
Bad Liebenzell
Game reserve in Zell im Wiesental
Deer in the Zell game reserve
Zell im Wiesental
Urenkopf tower near Haslach
Urenkopf tower
Miniature world with Simas cafe
Miniature World Baden-Baden
WildLine suspension bridge
The Wildline near Bad Wildbad
Bad Wildbad
Mönchhof sawmill
Mönchhof sawmill
Ravensburger Spieleland amusement park & ​​holiday village
BRIO water police
Hünersedel Tower
Siblinger Randenturm
Haberer tower
Haberer Tower near Bad Griesbach
Bad Griesbach
Moss storm
Moosturm between Gengenbach and Oppenau
High ridge tower
View from the Hochfirstturm
Schartenberg Tower
Roßkopfturm (Friedrichsturm)
Roßkopfturm near Freiburg im Breisgau
Observation tower tub
Hubenloch observation tower
Büchenbronn observation tower
Devil's Mill Tower
Carl Netter Tower
Mahlberg Tower
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Eichberg Tower
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The Black Forest – more than just Titisee, Freiburg, Feldberg or Schluchsee

Excursions for every taste

There are numerous excursion destinations in the region that offer something for every taste. No matter whether you like hiking, enjoying nature or visiting historical sites, you will find what you are looking for here.

Discover the best excursion destinations and sights

On our website you will find a comprehensive overview of the 250 best excursion destinations in the Black Forest. There you can find out more and plan which places you really want to visit.

The observation towers in the Black Forest

There are many observation towers in the Black Forest that offer a great view of the landscape. From above you can see everything very clearly and enjoy great panoramic views. Sometimes you can even see as far as the Alps and the Vosges when the weather is nice.

Museums & Culture – Immerse yourself in history and traditions

The Black Forest is rich in culture and history, which can be experienced in numerous museums and cultural institutions. Whether traditional craftsmanship, historic buildings or modern art - the variety of museums in the Black Forest leaves nothing to be desired.

Park & ​​Zoo – Experience beautiful flora and fauna

The parks and zoos are an absolute highlight for nature lovers and families with children. Here you can experience exotic and native animals up close, stroll through beautiful gardens and take part in exciting events. There are unique attractions waiting in the amusement park, such as: Steinwasen Park or Tatzmania in the High Black Forest.

Castles & Ruins - Discover the historical treasures of the Black Forest

The imposing castles and ruins of the Black Forest offer insights into the eventful past of the region. Be captivated by the fascinating architecture and the exciting stories of the former rulers.

Sights – waterfalls, highest mountain “Feldberg”, Titisee, Schluchsee…

The Black Forest has so much more to offer: discover impressive natural phenomena such as waterfalls and stalactite caves, visit historical sites. The most worth seeing cases include: Todtnau waterfalls with a fall height of 97 meters as well as the Triberg waterfalls. A trip to the Feldberg should definitely not be missed; at 1493 meters it is the highest mountain in Baden-Württemberg. 

Unique cities – like Freiburg, Baden-Baden, Basel…

Unique cities – such as Freiburg, Baden-Baden, Basel – have their own charm and offer visitors a variety of sights and activities. Freiburg im Breisgau, the “Pearl of the Black Forest”, impresses with its picturesque old town with the imposing Freiburg Cathedral and the winding streets that invite you to stroll and linger. The city is also known for its green surroundings and numerous cycle paths, making it a cyclist's paradise.

Baden-Baden, on the other hand, attracts with its luxurious thermal baths and the famous casino, which has attracted many celebrities. The city is also known for its exclusive shopping and cultural events.

Basel, a city in the border triangle of Germany, France and Switzerland, impresses with its diversity of art and culture. The numerous museums and galleries offer visitors the opportunity to admire works by well-known artists. The old town with its historic buildings and narrow streets invites you to explore.

 Each of these cities has its own charm and is definitely worth a visit for anyone looking for something special.

Thermal baths, pools & lakes - Relax in dreamlike wellness oases

After an eventful day in the Black Forest, the numerous thermal baths, pools and lakes invite you to relax and enjoy. Treat yourself to a break in one of the modern wellness oases or discover the region's picturesque lakes. In any case, a visit to Titisee and Schluchsee should not be missing from any holiday list. With a length of 1,8 kilometers, Lake Titisee is the largest natural lake in the Black Forest.

Filter function - Find the perfect excursion destination for your needs

The user-friendly filter function enables you to filter excursion destinations according to various criteria such as suitability for prams, wheelchair access or indoor and outdoor areas. You are guaranteed to find the right excursion destination in the Black Forest for your individual needs.
Start your journey of discovery through the Black Forest today and be enchanted by the diversity and beauty of this unique region. The 250 best destinations in the Black Forest are just waiting to be discovered by you!

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