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Todtnau suspension bridge – Blackforestline

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Location: Todtnau
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The Blackforestline is a spectacular suspension bridge over the Waterfall near Todtnau, which blends into the landscape of the southern Black Forest. The bridge offers a unique combination of thrill and fascinating technology that captivates both adrenaline junkies and technology enthusiasts.

The Blackforestline: A suspension bridge in a class of its own

The Blackforestline is the new suspension bridge in Todtnau, which leads over the thundering Todtnau waterfall. With a total length of 450 meters and a height of 120 meters above the ground, the bridge offers an unforgettable experience and breathtaking views of the Wiesental.

The construction of the suspension bridge

Supported by a pylon and moorings in the rock, the Blackforestline is a feat of engineering. The bridge was built over a nine-month construction period. Belongs to the operator of the bridge in Todtnau also the Wildline in Bad Wildbad.

Exciting facts about the Blackforestline

The total weight of the bridge is 120 tons, with the pylon weighing 46 tons. The catwalk weighs 55 tons, while the two suspension cables weigh 15,4 tons and the wind cable 3 tons. The bridge has an exact span of 450 meters and a height of 120 meters above the ground. The maximum carrying capacity of the Blackforestline is 1000 people, and the diameter of the suspension cables is 76 millimeters.

The experience on the Blackforestline

Safety on the Blackforestline

The Blackforestline is designed in such a way that it can be safely walked on in wind and weather. The bridge may sway slightly, but this is normal and part of the experience. After a short time you will find your inner balance and be able to enjoy the breathtaking view.

The surroundings of the Blackforestline

The Blackforestline is embedded in the beautiful landscape of the southern Black Forest. There are numerous opportunities for outdoor activities in the area, such as hiking, cycling or skiing. Discover the wide range of leisure activities in the region around Todtnau.

The Blackforestline is an impressive structure that combines nature and technology in a unique way. The suspension bridge in Todtnau offers an unforgettable experience for everyone who is looking for a thrill and wants to experience the beauty of the Black Forest from a new perspective. Let yourself be inspired by the Blackforestline and plan your visit to this spectacular suspension bridge in the southern Black Forest.

Where is the Blackforestline located?

The Blackforestline is located in Todtnau in the southern Black Forest.

How long and high is the Blackforest Line?

The bridge has a total length of 450 meters and a height of 120 meters above ground.

How much does the bridge weigh in total?

The total weight of the bridge is 120 tons.

How many people can enter the Blackforestline at the same time?

The maximum capacity of the Blackforestline is 1000 people.

What special views does the Blackforestline offer?

From the Blackforestline you have breathtaking views of the Wiesental valley and the roaring Todtnauer waterfall.

How thick are the suspension cables of the Blackforestline?

The diameter of the support ropes is 76 millimeters.

Images courtesy of Stefan Asal and Asal Stefan


Todtnau suspension bridge – Blackforestline

Suspension bridge Todtnau GmbH & Co. KG
Except place 38

79674 Todtnau

Opening hours

weekdayOpening hours
Monday08: 00–20: 30 pm
Tuesday08: 00–20: 30 pm
Wednesday08: 00–20: 30 pm
Thursday08: 00–20: 30 pm
Friday08: 00–20: 30 pm
Saturday08: 00–20: 30 pm
Sunday08: 00–20: 30 pm
Opening hours source: Google Places