8 days in Black Forest Itinerary

8 days in Black Forest Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Black Forest travel planner

©
Make it your trip
Drive
1
Freiburg im Breisgau
— 1 night
Drive
2
Gutach im Schwarzwald
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Baiersbronn
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Baden-Baden
— 2 nights
Drive

S M T W T F S
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29

Freiburg im Breisgau

— 1 night

Capital of the Black Forest

In the heart of a major wine-producing region, Freiburg im Breisgau serves as the primary entry point for tours into the scenic Black Forest mountain range.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): stroll around Kurpark Bad Krozingen, admire the natural beauty at Kur- und Schlosspark Badenweiler, walk around Park der Sinne, hit the slopes at Seilbahn Belchen, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Belchen, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Cyriak Kirche. Keep things going the next day: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kirche St. Martin, admire the local landmark of Fischbrunnen, make a trip to Munsterplatz, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Freiburger Münster, and finally stroll the grounds of Alter Friedhof.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Freiburg im Breisgau attractions site.

Zurich, Switzerland to Freiburg im Breisgau is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In February in Freiburg im Breisgau, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to drive to Gutach im Schwarzwald.

Things to do in Freiburg im Breisgau

Historic Sites · Parks · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Gutach im Schwarzwald

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): don't miss a visit to Urenkopfturm, step into the grandiose world of Burgruine Hohengeroldseck, stroll around Stadtpark, make a trip to Storchenturm, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Jakobskapelle - Berglekapelle, and finally examine the collection at Narrenmuseum Niggelturm. Here are some ideas for day two: find something for the whole family at Rodelbahn Gutach, walk around Park mit Allen Sinnen, try for a hole-in-one at Adventuregolf Gutach, then examine the collection at Schuettesaegemuseum, then steep yourself in history at Historische Altstadt, and finally examine the collection at Museum AM Markt.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Gutach im Schwarzwald travel planning tool.

Getting from Freiburg im Breisgau to Gutach im Schwarzwald by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train. Expect a daytime high around 8°C in February, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Baiersbronn.

Things to do in Gutach im Schwarzwald

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Baiersbronn

— 2 nights
Baiersbronn is a municipality in the district of Freudenstadt in Baden-Württemberg in southern Germany. Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): take in the dramatic scenery at Sankenbachwasserfalle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kloster Reichenbach, pause for some serene contemplation at Evangelische Stadtkirche, then take in panoramic vistas at Buchkopfturm Oppenau, then take in panoramic vistas at Lotharpfad, and finally cruise along Schwarzwald Hochstrasse. Keep things going the next day: get great views at Ellbachsee Aussichtsplattform, tour the pleasant surroundings at Geniesserpfad - Peterstaler Schwarzwaldsteig, make a trip to Nationaal park Schwarzwald, examine the collection at Softart Panoptikum, then contemplate the long history of Kloster Kirchberg, and finally explore the historical opulence of Wasserschloss Glatt.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Baiersbronn trip planner.

Traveling by car from Gutach im Schwarzwald to Baiersbronn takes an hour. In February, daytime highs in Baiersbronn are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can drive to Baden-Baden.

Things to do in Baiersbronn

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Baden-Baden

— 2 nights

Belle Époque Europe's Summer Capital

Scenically located at the edge of the Black Forest, Baden-Baden offers scenery, culture, and relaxation in addition to a vibrant nightlife and dining scene, specializing in traditional German dishes.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): walk around Lichtentaler Allee, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Stiftskirche Baden-Baden, head outdoors with Goenneranlage, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Russe, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museum Frieder Burda. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Cistercienserinnen-Abtei Lichtenthal, admire the sheer force of Geroldsau Waterfall, step into the grandiose world of Schloss Favorite, examine the collection at Naturkundemuseum Karlsruhe, then see the interesting displays at State Museum of Baden, and finally explore the world behind art at ZKM | Zentrum fuer Kunst und Medien.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Baden-Baden tour itinerary maker.

You can drive from Baiersbronn to Baden-Baden in an hour. In February in Baden-Baden, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Baden-Baden

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Spas

Side Trips