Day Tour of the Black Forest.


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Activity Level



Nature and Wildlife, Hiking and Walking, Food and Wine, Adventure / Active


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.

Maximum travelers: 4



English (fluent), French (fluent), German (fluent)

Discover Germany's most legendary Forest.

Since 30% of Germany is Forest one should take some time to appreciate this natural phenomenon at it's most majestic.
We will drive along the famous Black Forest High Road, voted one of the, "10 most scenic drives" in the whole of Europe.
Our destination is the Forest's prettiest lake, 'The Mummelsee'. Be enchanted by this special spot while taking a gentle walk around the serene shore, meeting a Mermaid and learning the legends.
Feeling fit? Hike 1-2 hrs up to the Hornisgrinde, highest point in the N. Black Forest and enjoy panoramic views of the Forest and the Rhine valley looking across to France.
Or just admire the wide range of cuckoo clocks and local delicacies in the excellent gift shop.
We can have lunch by the lake in an excellent restaurant which also servesBlack Forest Cake! Or drive to a quaint bistro in the Forest's culinary capital, Baiersbronn.
Afterwards we can drive on to Freudenstadt which has the biggest market square in Germany. Or sample the 'highlife' in famous BadenBaden.


Drive to the Mummelsee Lake in the Black Forest, 1 hr from Heidelberg.
Walk around the Lake. Make a short hike up to the Hornisgrinde for a wonderful view of the area. Visit the nearby town of Freudenstadt or enjoy authentic local cuisine in an excellent bistro in Baiersbronn.
Longer tours are also available
- visit the Black Forest Museum or walk along a special path high up in the Forest.
- visit the famous waterfall at Triberg and the largest cuckoo clock in the world.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Your Hotel in Heidelberg, Baden Baden or anywhere else nearby.

End location: Return to your hotel or drop off at destination of your choice.

Duration: 7 hours

During the Winter months it will get dark around 17.30.
In the Summer not until around 21.00


Travel in my own private car - a new luxury VW Touran, which seats 4 adults very comfortably.
Or your hire car if you prefer.
Larger groups(up to 10) can be accomadated in a hired bus (for a €180 surcharge)

What’s Included

Full day's guiding of the Black Forest and transport for the day.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

25 Euros - Lunch.
A Little extra for some famous Black Forest ham, honey or even a Cuckoo clock.

What’s Extra

Lunch in an authentic restaurant featuring local Black Forest cuisine.

A Recent Review of this tour

I enjoyed my day with Henry. He tailored the trip to what I wanted to see and was a pleasant travel companion. He gives tours to many places in the region which gives him broad general knowledge of the whole area.
Michael Kimble

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