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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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Mainau Island
Mainau Island
Todtnauer waterfall - one of the most beautiful in all of Germany
Todtnau waterfall with relaxation lounger
High moor on the Hornisgrinde
The Wutach Gorge in the Black Forest
The Wutach Gorge in the Black Forest
St. Blasien dome
Sankt Blasien Monastery
St. Blaise
Feldberg in the Black Forest
Belchen in the Black Forest: A summit with a breathtaking view
Belchen 1414m
Bad Wildbad summer mountain railway
Mountain station of the rack railway
Bad Wildbad
Merkur mountain railway
Funicular to Mercury
Treetop path in Waldkirch
Waldkirch treetop path
Schwarzenbach dam
Triberg Waterfalls – the highest non-Alpine waterfalls
Triberg waterfall
Baroque hill Gersbach
Baroque hill Gersbach
St.Trudpert Monastery
St. Trudpert Monastery
Munster Valley
Schauinsland - Freiburg's local mountain
Schauinsland near Freiburg
Crocus path in Bad Teinach
flowers, crocus, meadow
Bad Teinach - Zavelstein
All Saints' Day waterfalls
All Saints' Day waterfalls
Pilgrimage chapel on the Hörnleberg
Lothar path
Sunset on the Kandel
Baroque church of St. Peter
Baroque church of St. Peter
St.. Peter
witch hole mill
All Saints monastery ruins
All Saints monastery ruins
The Mummelsee in the Black Forest – on the popular Black Forest High Road!
The Mummelsee in the northern Black Forest Image: pixabay.com
Radon revital bath in Menzenschwand
Menzenschwand radon bath
Aqualon thermal baths in Bad Säckingen
Bad Sackingen
Caracalla Therme in Baden Baden
Palais Thermal in Bad Wildbad
View of the building
Bad Wildbad
Solemar in Bad Dürrheim
Bad Durrheim
Mineral thermal baths Bad Teinach
Bad Teinach
Buehlot Bad Buehlertal
Albtherme Waldbronn
Albtherme in Waldbronn
Aquarium in Hufingen
Aquarium in Hufingen
Alpamare Pfaffikon
Source: Alpamare Pfäffikon
Keidel mineral thermal bath in Freiburg
Keidel thermal baths in Freiburg
Siebentäler Therme Bad Herrenalb
Bad herrenalb
Titisee in the Black Forest
Bathing paradise in the Black Forest
Palm oasis in the Black Forest bathing paradise
Swimming in the Windgfällweiher
Schluchtsee near Grafenhausen
Donaueschingen / Pfohren
Panorama bathroom
Panorama bathroom
Friedrichsbad in Baden-Baden
Schluchsee in the southern Black Forest
Laguna water park
Weil am Rhein
Aqua Fun Schluchsee
Balinea thermal baths Bad Bellingen
Bad bellingen
Neubulach mine
Princely Fürstenberg Castle
Kandertal Railway
Beekeeping Museum Münstertal
Munster Valley
Finstergrund visitor mine near Wieden
Finstergrund Wieden visitor mine
Black Forest Ski Museum Hinterzarten
Hinterzarten Ski Museum
hind tenders
Auto Museum Mühlhausen in Alsace
SEA LIFE Constance
Octopus in SEA LIFE
House of Nature - Feldberg
Exhibition in the House of Nature - Feldberg
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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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