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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 ...

Attractions

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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Black Forest Museum Triberg
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Triberg
Klausen farm in Wolfach
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Wolfach
Hornberger - open-air stage
Hornberger - open-air stage
Hornberg
Fool's head Bad Dürrheim
Fool's head Bad Dürrheim
Bad Durrheim
Geiserschmiede Bühlertal
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Buehlertal
Open-air museum ob Eck
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Neuhausen ob Eck
Elztal Museum Waldkirch
Elztal Museum Waldkirch
Waldkirch
Achertalbahn Historic steam trains
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Achern
Nordracher doll museum
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northrach
German Phonomuseum St. Georgen
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Saint George
Wiesentäler Textile Museum
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cell
Albtalbahn from Karlsruhe on the way
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Bad herrenalb
Botanical Garden of the University of Basel
Botanical Garden of the University of Basel
Basel
Segerhof farmhouse museum
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Wembach
Village and clock museum in Gütenbach
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Guttenbach
Schniederlihof farmhouse
Schniederlihof Farmhouse Museum
Hofsgrund
Kirner oil mill
Entrance to the oil mill
Kappel-Grafenhausen
Historic oil mill in the Simonswäldertal
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Simonswald
Otto Erich Döbele Museum
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Schopfheim
3-Seenbahn - on the move with the steam train
Image author Jörg Sauter
Schluchsee
SCHMUCKWELTEN Pforzheim ?? Experience fascination
Gold wall in the jewelry world
Pforzheim
Railway Museum Schramberg
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Schramberg
Kaltenbronn
Aerial view of the Hohlohturm Image: Kaltenbronn Information Center
Gernsbach-Kaltenbronn
Visitor mine ?? Frischglück ?? Neuenbürg
Visitor mine ?? Frischglück ?? Neuenbürg
Neuchâtel
Dominican Museum Rottweil
Dominican Museum Rottweil
Rottweil
Rebenbummler, the museum train on the Kaiserstuhl
Rebenbummler, the museum train on the Kaiserstuhl
endingen
Klausenhof open-air museum
Klausenhof Herrenschried
Herrischried
Fish ladder - passage 309
Photo: Passage309
Gambsheim
Zeller ceramics museum
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Zell am harmersbach
Wenceslas mine for visitors
Wenceslas mine for visitors
Oberwolfach
Museum House Löwenberg, Gengenbach
Gengenbach
Museum in the Ritterhaus Offenburg
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Offenburg
Vehicle Museum Marxzell
Vehicle Museum Marxzell
Marxzell
Hansgrohe AG visitor center
Hansgrohe AG visitor center
Schiltach
The FALLER model building exhibition
Guttenbach
Mineral Museum Neubulach
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Neubulach
Alemanni Museum Vörstetten
Alemanni Museum Vörstetten
Vorstetten
Knock saw Fröhnd
Knock saw Fröhnd
Happy
Model railway center Schluchsee
Model railway center Schluchsee
Schluchsee-Blasiwald
Kandertal Railway
Kandertalbahn steam train
calender
Straubenhof mill
dust mill
Sasbachwalden
Local history museum Klösterle Schönau
Local history museum Klösterle
Schonau
Roman bath ruins Badenweiler
Roman baths in Badenweiler
Badenweiler
Schauinsland museum mine
Mine train
Schauinsland
Hasel stalactite cave
Erdmannshöhle Hazel
hazel
Freiburg Planetarium
Freiburg Planetarium
Freiburg
Vogtsbauernhöfe open-air museum
Farmhouse in the Vogtsbauernhöfe open-air museum
Expert
Transport Museum Gengenbach
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Gengenbach
Unimog Museum Gaggenau
Gaggenau
Simplicissimus House, Renchen
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run
Neuenbürg Castle
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Neuchâtel
Hohengeroldseck Castle
Hohengeroldseck Castle
Seelbach
Rastatt Residential Palace
Rastatt Castle
Rastatt
Maulbronn Monastery
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Maulbronn
Glatt Castle
Glatt Castle
Smooth
Rötteln Castle
Rötteln Castle
Lörrach
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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!

Images courtesy of Stefan Asal - Datacreate Asal, Dieter Wissing, Gebr. FALLER GmbH and Daimler Truck AG, Bernd Hanselmann