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Schwarzwaldmuseum Triberg

  • Living and working in the Black Forest in the old days
  • Historical Black Forest clocks, traditional farmer costumes, craft workshops, large diorama of the Schwarzwaldbahn-railway

Schwarzwälder Freilichtmuseum Vogtsbauernhof

  • Living and working in the Black Forest farmhouses, in sawmills, in barns over the last 400 years

Wasserfälle Triberg

  • Germany’s highest waterfall
  • Spectacular piece of nature
  • Light event in the evenings until 22.00h

Sauschwänzlebahn Blumberg

  • Height to be overpassed Weizen-Buchbergsattel 231m., that is 9,6km through the air and 25km on the railway track
  • Trainride with old wagons

Weltgrösste Kuckucksuhr Schonach

  • World’s largest cuckoo clock, enlarged 60 times, traditional craftswork
  • Inside a Black Forest house


  • Kurhaus, Festspielhaus (music hall), thermal baths, villa quarter
  • The golden age as Europe’s summer capital in the 19th century

Freiburg im Breisgau

  • The minster, the gates Martinstor and Schwabentor, Augustinermuseum
  • The stream of the Freiburger Bächle flows through the whole centre


  • Historical centre with scenic alleys
  • Freshwater wells

Europa Park in Rust

  • Adventurepark for the whole family, rollercoasters and European themed areas
  • Shows and events

Dear Bikers!

Right from our doorstep the motorbike routes start. Apart from giving you our favourite routes , we can also give you Biker-Comfort: a secured garage, workshop, trailer parking and beer garden.

In case of a defect or accident, we offer you a pickup service. Of course we hope you will never have to call us for this service. We wish all bikers a safe arrival without any damage and remember your guardian angel is always a bit ahead of you!

Dear country walkers!

‘Gutacher Tälersteig’ or ‘Gutacher Malerwanderweg’: you simply walk from our doorstep straight into the charmingly rural Gutach valley. All trails have clear signs which will guide you through fields,  the countryside and the hills. More detailed maps on walking trails (for walking and cycling) are available at the reception or tourist information.