Cuckoo Clock Villages in the Black Forest
Other places to visit
Pay a visit to:
The famous Black Forest Open-Air Museum “Vogtsbauernhof” in Gutach (approx. 25 km = 15 miles) and gain an insight into the living and working conditions of the Black forest Farmers in the 16th and 17th century.
The Dorotheenhütte in Wolfach (approx. 30 km = 18 miles). This glass blowing workshop (by mouth) with its glass museum and Xmas village is well worth visiting.
The mountain world of the Steinwasen Park near Oberried (approx. 45 km = 30 miles) has two 800 m (2600 feet) long summer toboggan runs, a new bobcart and glacier run and the biggest suspension bridge of the world.
The well know family amusement park Europa Park (approx. 60 km = 40 miles) offers over 60 attractions and may shows for both young and old.
The historical steam engine, the "Sauschwänzlebahn" in Blumberg (approx. 40 km = 25 miles).
Our district town of Villingen-Schwenningen (approx. 25 km = 15 miles), an old town founded by the Zähringers can also be reached by the Black Forest railway.
Freiburg (approx. 80 km = 50 miles), 850 year old university town.
Feldberg (approx. 60 km = 40 miles) with its 1493 m (4898 feet) the highest point in the Black Forest. At the foot of the Feldberg lies the romantic lake of Titisee (approx 35 km = 20 miles).
Lake Constance (approx. 100 km = 60 miles) with the flower island of Mainau, the Birnau Cloister and much more.
The neighbouring countries – France and Switzerland. Strassbourg (F) with its Minster (approx. 90 km = 55 miles) in Alsace Lorraine is well worth a visit. A splendid spectacle is the Rhine waterfall at Schaffhausen (CH), (approx. 80 km = 50 miles).
The German Clock route, a round tour of the Black Forest delving into the history of the Black Forest clocks. Length: 320 km (200 miles).
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