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It is not for nothing that the Black Forest is the most popular holiday region in Germany. Probably nowhere else in Germany can vacationers experience such a beautiful and varied landscape with many leisure activities. All the more annoying when a period of bad weather tries to thwart the long-planned vacation. But the Black Forest region has many varied activities for young and old, even in wind and weather.

Mini golf in the black light park

When the rain pelts the rooftops, it might be time for a round of mini golf. The Black light hall in Denzingen is equipped with 18 lanes and, with its black light installations, offers a world full of colours, shapes and light effects. If you want to try something new between minigolf games, you can also try the innovative obstacle billiards. Due to its large hall, the mini golf park is suitable for any weather, is also very child-friendly and can also be entered and used with prams.

card games and co.

Of course, there is nothing wrong with spending a day in the accommodation. With a good board game or card game, time flies by. If the companion or family still wants to do something outside, the inclined vacationer can still relax with a good game of online cards. The most popular professional game of the Germans is this online poker games. The rules are easy to learn, but the game with all its tactical and strategic moments is tough. With online poker you can not only experience the thrill of a real poker tournament, but with a bit of luck you can also rake in sizeable winnings. Many players also enjoy honing their own way of playing. For this purpose, some very good strategy portals are available on the Internet today, in which users exchange information about the best poker strategies.


So-called geocaching is recommended for those who are looking for exactly the opposite in bad weather and want to experience nature in all its intensity. The principle of the game is easy to explain: Some time ago, an unknown player hid a small piece of paper with coordinates in a waterproof container (the geocache). Usually there is also a small gift and a kind of guest book in the container. The aim of the game is to find the "treasure" using its GPS coordinates in the great outdoors - or in other places. If you would like to explore the Black Forest in wind and weather with good rain gear, this game might be just the thing for you. All it takes is a quick Google search the local geocaching game, a smartphone or a GPS receiver.

A day at the thermal baths

If the temperatures are not quite so friendly, a visit to one of the well-known Black Forest thermal baths We recommend. Even the ancient Romans appreciated the region's natural hot water springs. A visit to the Rotherma thermal baths in Gaggenau-Bad Rotenfels or the Friedrichsbad in Baden-Baden will quickly warm up your limbs and soul.

Explore the cities around the Black Forest

Last but not least, the southwest of Baden-Württemberg also has many beautiful cities to offer for sightseeing. The old towns of Offenburg and Tübingen are always worth a visit and the many heritage districts of the country give an idea of ​​the playful splendor of medieval cities. But Baden-Baden, Freiburg im Breisgau and Rottweil also await you with wonderful old buildings from past centuries, many cafés and confectioneries and a varied gastronomy. Reason enough to take a look at these pearls of urban development.

Images courtesy of Stefan Asal - Datacreate Asal and Cassiopeia Therme