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Things to do in the Black Forest Highlands

The Black Forest Highlands offer a wide range of sports, activities and events. The picturesque nature and beautiful landscapes invite you to hike, bike and explore. The variety of skiing and snowboarding opportunities will make the hearts of winter sports enthusiasts beat faster. Historic churches and other attractions await visitors in the quaint towns. Clear lakes add to the magnificent Black Forest panorama.

Amalienruh am Schluchsee im Sommer

Trips in the Black Forest

Days out ideas

Are you familiar with the natural highlights of the Black Forest Highlands? Roaring waterfalls, picturesque hilltops with sweeping views, and deep gorges make the region unique. Whether it is a leisurely cruise on lake Titisee, a challenging hike through the Wutach Gorge, a relaxing afternoon in the Badeparadies or a visit to the Hüsli Museum of Local History - there is something for everyone to discover!

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Where to stay in the Black Forest

You would like to spend an eventful vacation in the Black Forest Highlands and are still looking for suitable accommodation? Whether it's a summer or winter vacation, an outdoor trip or a wellness weekend, you'll always find a place to stay in the region.

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Summer activities

The Black Forest Highlands offer many ways to enjoy your summer. Go for a hike one of our 13 premium trails or test your fitness on the Gipfeltrail mountain bike tour.

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Winter activities

As soon as the first snowflakes start to fall, skis and snowboards are brought out of the basement and strapped to the feet. Soon you'll see people gliding down the slopes or admiring the unique snow-covered landscape. Find out what winter activities the Black Forest Highlands have in store for you here:

Art, culture, concerts and more

Events in the Black Forest

Entertaining events such as concerts, theater or workshops for children or readings for adults take place throughout the whole year. Sports events invite you to participate or watch. The lake night festivals at lake Schluchsee and lake Titisee also offer impressive experiences during your vacation.

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Food & drink

Culinary Highlights

Does the thought of Black Forest gateau, Black Forest ham or cherry schnapps make your mouth water? Then you've come to the right place! Creative chefs serve all kinds of delicious dishes for their guests using fresh, regional ingredients. Visit one of the award-winning restaurants or dine at the Nature Park hosts in the Black Forest Highlands, which are committed to regional and sustainable cuisine.


Traditional Black Forest

Cultural Highlights

Experience authentic Black Forest culture and traditions at events, drinks and food highlights or in one of the many museums the region has to offer.

Exciting exhibitions offer an attractive program for children and adults. Historic glassworks, mills, Black Forest farms, churches and monasteries as well as traditional crafts tell the story of life in the Black Forest Highlands in the 18th and 19th centuries.

Relax in the Black Forest

Wellness & spas

Have a really good time on vacation. The spa hotels in the Black Forest offer a break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Relax, slow down with yoga or beauty treatments, and take advantage of our high-altitude trails for a short hike in the fresh Black Forest air.