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How can you have fun in the Black Forest in winter?

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The arrival of winter is by no means a reason to sit at home and be sad. Winter is a wonderful season and one should not miss the opportunity to enjoy all its advantages.

Although winter is the coldest season, it is filled with magic and the expectation of miracles. For many, however, it overwhelms longing and sadness. Such people want to cover their heads with a blanket and fall asleep only in the spring. And in vain. After all, they have no idea how many ideas for cool winter fun can be implemented in the cold.

The Black Forest is one of those places where you can spend a fun winter holiday. He has prepared not only various opportunities for active recreation, but also the opportunity to completely relax and enjoy the atmosphere of the region. 

And after staying out in the cold during the day, you can sit down in the evening with a cup of hot tea, your favorite games rolled into one play casino online or watch TV.

Active winter holiday in the Black Forest

Germany has more than 500 ski areas scattered across the country. The Black Forest is included in the list of the most popular regions visited by lovers of active skiing not only from Germany, but also from different countries of the world.

First, the Black Forest is visited to get to know the unique beauty of the area. And what could be nicer than picturesque peaks in front of the window and snowdrifts in front of the front door? In order to fully enjoy your vacation, it is better to stay in a cozy hotel with a wonderful view from the window.

Getting to know the beauties of the region and active entertainment can be easily combined in the Black Forest. Feldberg is one of the most popular ski resorts here. 50 kilometers of slopes and 28 ski lifts are available to guests.

Lovers of ski hikes will find long routes in the territory of the resort, and those who are interested in hiking have the necessary paths for this. And on the slopes of There are several ski areas in Feldberg with slopes of varying difficulty levels. Ski races regularly take place on slopes.

The Feldberg area can be reached by train or by car. On the southern slope there are runs with a difference in altitude of 400 m. In the other part there is a children's area with some lifts. Thanks to all these offers, the ski area is ideal for a family holiday.

In addition to skiing, guests can go sledding in the region. The Black Forest has everything you need to make tobogganing fun.

Relaxation for soul and body or when the weather has gotten a bit worse

Even if it's raining, storming or snowing outside, it doesn't stand in the way of the other leisure activities in the Black Forest region. The winter holiday here never ends in boredom. The choice of entertainment is huge and can please both children and adults with different preferences.

Places worth seeing for guests of the Black Forest region include:

  • German Phono Museum: Technology and music fans can visit the German Phonomuseum, where you can see the collection of the St. George Phonoindustrie. This collection depicts the development of mechanical recording and sound reproduction.
  • Lenzkirch watch exhibition: Guests of the region can visit a watch exhibition of a famous watch factory and get acquainted with a unique collection of valuable exhibits. Clocks are displayed in 15 showcases on the upper floor of the Lenzkirch Kurhaus.
  • Indoor swimming pool Schluchsee-Schönenbach with sauna: If you want to swim, you can visit a small indoor pool with a sauna. Schönenbach is 5 km south of the Schluchsee.
  • Playroom in the Kurhaus Titisee: A family holiday with children can be fun even in rainy weather. You can rent a playroom where children can have fun playing and reading books.
  • Technology Museum St. Georgen: You can spend an interesting time in the Black Forest by visiting the Museum for Cars and Technology with an impressive exhibition.
  • visit the cinema: To spend an interesting evening, one can also visit a cinema where the latest bestsellers are shown.
  • Black Forest Ham Museum: A must is the unique museum in the Feldberg Tower, in which you can learn more about the traditional production of Black Forest ham. The museum, which is located on the highest peak of the Black Forest, sends its visitors on a journey through time.
  • ZÄPFLE Home of the Rothaus state brewery: Beer connoisseurs take the opportunity to visit an exhibition on the history of the brewery while on holiday.

Also the The Black Forest has a variety of famous sights which are also worth a visit for guests of the region, especially during the winter holidays. Lichtentaler Allee, Freiburg Minster, Münsterplatz, Triberg waterfalls, Black Forest Open Air Museum, Museum Frieder Burda are just a few of them.

The region also regularly hosts various concerts ranging from jazz to symphonic music. In winter, you can recharge your batteries and let your soul dangle at a Christmas concert.

A treat for the stomach on holiday in the Black Forest

When visiting the Black Forest on a winter holiday, the local cuisine should not be missing. The region is not only known for its hiking routes, but also for a variety of delicious dishes.

Everyone who visits the Black Forest must try the Black Forest ham Black Forest cake, Vespers with Black Forest farmer's bread, the Black Forest hot dog: Landjäger in stick bread, who try fädlesuppe, which are the trademark of the region. To taste all the dishes of the region, there is a large number of cozy cafes and restaurants.

The nine quaint villages that make up the small town of Baiersbronn are known in culinary circles for the impressive number of Michelin stars awarded to three local restaurants. 

These three restaurants result in a total of eight stars: three in the Schwarzwaldstube in the Hotel Traube Tonbach, three in the Bareiss restaurant and two in the Schlossberg restaurant.

Among other well-known restaurants where you can enjoy a delicious dinner after an active holiday on skis or sleds are:

  • Restaurant Klosterstüble in Schoenwald
  • Erbprinz Restaurant in Ettlingen
  • Zirbelstube in Freiburg

The Black Forest is a true relaxation paradise in the winter season. Snow-covered trees and mountains create the atmosphere of a fairy tale. A winter holiday in the region will be remembered by every guest. Active relaxation while skiing, snowboarding or tobogganing, interesting leisure activities on excursions and exhibitions, as well as delicious local cuisine create the necessary atmosphere.

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