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Black Forest Tours, Vacation Packages & Travel Experiences


  • Black Forest, Germany
  • Baden Baden, Germany
  • Freiburg, Germany

The Black Forest is a large forested mountain range in south-west Germany. Its name is derived from the darkly covered evergreen hills. It is 160 kilometres/100 miles long from north to south and 50 kilometres/30 miles wide from west to east. As well as its beauty a visit here can bring to German vacations, it is also offers active travel opportunities for hikers and bikers. 

Black Forest Vacation Highlights

Baden-Baden

The pace is slow and the atmosphere genteel when one visits Baden-Baden, the spa town made famous over time, reaching its most prevalent era in the 19th Century. It is blessed with a mild climate and numerous hot springs, some of which are harnessed in a number of luxury spas. An example of this is the Friedrichsbad in its 170-year-old Roman-style setting. There are also more affordable spas offering therapeutic treatments. Baden-Baden is a good place to use as a centre for exploring the Black Forest on travel to Germany.

Freiburg

Another attractive city, on travel to Germany is Freiburg, considered to be the gateway to the Black Forest. It has a backdrop of rolling hills and a mountain which lies within city limits. The Kaiser-Joseph-Strasse divides the old town into an eastern half, with the Minster, and a western half with the Town Hall and University. There are numerous small streams which flow through the streets of the old town. Some of the highlights include the 13th-century Swabian Gate with its wall paintings and dioramas, and the Rathausplatz with its statue of a Franciscan friar said to have invented gunpowder in 1359. Also, the Gothic St. Martin's Church, with a beautifully restored interior and cloister and the lovely House of the Whale built in 1516 as a residence for Emperor Maximilian.

Black Forest Lakes

Not far from Freiburg is the attractive Lake Titisee formed 10,000 years ago and perfect for swimming, sailing, windsurfing or just strolling along the waterfront. Another picturesque lake is Schluchsee, the largest lake in the Black Forest. Again, water sports of all types and sailing are popular here on German vacations. 

Extend your Stay

Consider an additional stopover to your German vacations at one of Goway's other European destinations. You can choose from  a Paris vacation, a London vacation or an Amsterdam vacation. This can be done stopping over en route to or from Germany.


 

Black Forest

  • Christmas Markets in Three Countries: Basel, Freiburg & Colmar

    FIRST-CLASS | TAILOR-MADE: Celebrate the holidays with a trip to three iconic Christmas markets in three different countries of Western Europe. Heading to Basel, Freiburg, and Colmar, you’ll savour Christmas treats and explore medieval old towns as you get into the holiday spirit in Switzerland, Germany, and France.
    Duration:
    4 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,089
    Trip Type:
    Family Vacations, Rail Travel Ideas, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    Switzerland See Trip Details
  • Black Forest and Alsace Self-Drive: Baden-Baden, Freiburg, Strasbourg & More

    MODERATE | SELF-DRIVE: Buckle up and explore the famous Black Forest on this self-drive tour through Germany. Travelling through western Germany and the Alsace region of France, you’ll see the famous spas of Baden-Baden, the cathedral of Strasbourg, and the castle of Heidelberg while enjoying the region’s stunning natural landscape.
    Duration:
    5 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,066
    Trip Type:
    Family Vacations, Self-Drives, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    Germany See Trip Details
  • The Black Forest & Romantic Germany: Frankfurt, Wurzburg and Munich

    MODERATE | ESCORTED COACH TOUR: See Germany at its most romantic, stepping into the land of iconic castles and fairy tales as you embark on this first-class, shared trip from Frankfurt to Munich. See the university town of Heidelberg, soak in the baths of Baden-Baden, and explore the magical Black Forest before taking to the Alpine Road.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Escorted Coach Touring
    Germany See Trip Details
  • Romantic Germany Self-Drive: Heidelberg, Innsbruck, Black Forest & More

    MODERATE | SELF-DRIVE: This one week Germany self drive tour takes you through the country’s most picturesque regions and cities, including Heidelberg, the Black Forest, the mountains and castles of Bavaria, and lively Munich.
    Duration:
    9 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,478
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives
    Germany See Trip Details
  • Black Forest and Alsace Spotlight

    DELUXE | PRIVATE-GUIDED: Sit back, relax, and explore the famous Black Forest on this private tour through Germany. Travelling through western Germany and the Alsace region of France, you’ll see the famous spas of Baden-Baden, the cathedral of Strasbourg, and the castle of Heidelberg while enjoying the region’s stunning natural landscape.
    Duration:
    5 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 3,416
    Trip Type:
    Private Experiences, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    Germany See Trip Details
  • Romantic Germany: Frankfurt, Heidelberg, Black Forest & More

    DELUXE | PRIVATE-GUIDED: This one week Germany tour takes you through the country’s most picturesque regions and cities, including Heidelberg, the Black Forest, the mountains and castles of Bavaria, and lively Munich.
    Duration:
    9 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 5,012
    Trip Type:
    Private Experiences
    Germany See Trip Details
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