The Magic of the Black Forest5 Days – from/to Frankfurt
High Route through the Black Forest
Traditional farms and cuckoo clocks
Day 1 / Friday FrankfurtArrival at Frankfurt airport and transfer to your hotel. The rest of the day is free to explore at your leisure. Frankfurt is the financial and commercial heart of Germany, with a fascinating contrast between the modern and historic parts of the city. Accommodation at the Hotel Mövenpick Frankfurt City****.
Day 2 / Saturday Frankfurt - Heidelberg - Baden- BadenIn the morning you travel to Heidelberg to visit the famous castle, followed by a tour of the historic city center. Idyllically located on the shores of the Neckar River, Heidelberg is Germany’s oldest university town and one of the most popular destinations in the country. Then continue to Baden- Baden, the former summer residence of the European nobility and worldwide known for its thermal baths. Another attraction is the casino, at the foot of the black forest. Accommodation at the Leonardo Royal Hotel Baden Baden****.
Day 3 / Sunday Baden-Baden - High Route through the Black Forest - Vogtsbauernhöfe – FreiburgTravel to Freudenstadt via the high route through the Black Forest, one of the most scenic tourist routes in Germany. This route offers spectacular views of the Rhine valley and the Vosges Mountains in the background. The drive includes stunning landscapes such as Mummel Lake. Visit the fascinating “Vogtsbauernhof” open-air museum, for an overview of the history and culture of the Black Forest. The authentic displays give a wonderful impression of the traditional architecture and economy of Black Forest region. Then continue the tour to lovely Freiburg. Accommodation at the Hotel Novotel Freiburg am Konzerthaus****.
Day 4 / Monday Freiburg - BreitnauIn the morning visit Freiburg, famous for its beautiful church tower. In the afternoon continue to the heart of the Black Forest, where we will have an authentic experience this night: Enjoy a typical Black Forest dinner and overnight in a romantically located fairytale hotel. If you like, take a little walk to the beautiful Ravenna Gorge or see the region’s oldest chapel, both are next to the hotel. Accommodation at the Best Western Hotel Hofgut Sternen***+.
Day 5 / Tuesday Breitnau - Lake Titi – FrankfurtAfter breakfast our first stop is the cuckoo clock visitor center to learn more about these traditional clocks. Next we visit a traditional small farm where you may sample delicious local cheeses and see what life is like in the Black Forest. Around noon we arrive at Lake Titi and then continue to Frankfurt airport.
Guaranteed DeparturesPrices per person in €
Tour dates 2017
|Discount 3rd person in extra bed:||10%|
Prenight/Postnight in Frankfurt
€ 75 in double room, € 145 in single room
Guaranteed departure dates with a minimum of 2 persons!
Prices per person in €
Travel period: Jan 01, 2017 - Mar 31, 2018
Departure dates: daily
No. of participants
This program includes
- Transfer in from Frankfurt airport to your hotel (only on day 1 of the tour)
- Transportation by car, minivan or bus during the entire tour (depending on number of participants)
- English speaking tour guide during the entire tour (driver-guide for groupsof 7 persons or less)
- Accommodation at the hotels described or similar
- Daily buffet breakfast
- Typical Black Forest Dinner
- Visits and excursions as mentioned
- Admission to Heidelberg Castle and the Vogtsbauernhöfe museum
- Visit to a cuckoo clock visitor center
- Visit to a local Black Forest farm with cheese tasting