Day Tour of the Black Forest.

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Tour Number

Activity Level

213559


Categories

Day Trip / Out of Town, Food and Wine, Hiking and Walking, Nature and Wildlife

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.

Maximum travelers: 6

Language(s)

explanation

German (fluent), French (conversational), English (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 explore some classic Black Forest villages & visit a local winery or two. Or tour the famous & chic resort town BadenBaden

Itinerary

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. Then tour around some authentic local villages like charming Sasbach-Walden. If it suits you, visit a winery & taste wine from the famous Baden region. Alternatively visit the nearby town of Freudenstadt or enjoy authentic local cuisine in an excellent bistro in Baiersbronn.
Longer tours (+ 3 hrs) 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 Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building, Suggested by Guide: Tours can also start in Baden Baden , Strasbourg or any Town nearby.

Duration: 8 hours

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

Transportation

Travel in my own private car - a new luxury VW MultiVan, which seats 6 adult passengers very comfortably.
Or your own hire car if you prefer.

What’s Included

Other: 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

Other: Lunch in an authentic restaurant featuring local Black Forest cuisine.

A Recent Review of this tour

Had a nice day with Henry. Unfortunately the weather didn't cooperate, however he still kept us busy visiting some beautiful sites and towns in the Black Forest. His transportation was very nice and comfortable.
Terry Lively

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  • Tour Number

    Activity Level

    213559


    Categories

    Day Trip / Out of Town, Food and Wine, Hiking and Walking, Nature and Wildlife

    Details

    Kid Friendly: Yes.

    Friendly: Yes.

    Maximum travelers: 6

    Language(s)

    explanation

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

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