Hiking the Black Forest with a Guide

If you don’t want to worry about reading maps and hiking signs we can set you up with a private guide who takes you on a day hike into The Black Forest. Our hiking guides are experienced locals who know the area like no one else. Many visitors ask if there are any regular scheduled […]


Our trip through the Northern Black Forest continues and the question today is…..what and where the heck is Mummelsee? And no – it’s not a spelling error, this is the lake’s real name. According to a legend, the Mummelsee is inhabited by a Nix and the underwater king of the Mummelsee. The king lives beneath […]

Lakes in the Black Forest

Today is probably not the best day to give a quick overview on some of the lakes in the Black Forest – considering that we are in the middle of fall! The first snow is here and Feldberg is covered in 15 cm of white fluffy snow. But why not start dreaming of hot summer […]

Blackforest Germany Tours Overview

Many people don’t know what The Black Forest is. Many think its an entertainment park like Disneyland or Europa Park. The Romans gave the name to the region while building roads skirting this mountain range next to the Rhine River. The people they encountered here living in this densely forested area were impossible to conquer. […]

Guided Day Tours in The Black Forest Germany

Are you looking for a tour guide? Do you need help organizing a group tour? Black Forest Tours caters to English-speaking visitors planning a trip to the Black Forest and surrounding area of Switzerland and Alsace. Find out how Black Forest Tours can help with your specific travel need. If you don’t see yourself on […]

Alsace Tours

Everyone is talking about Alsace! So why not spend a day over there in France while vacationing in the Black Forest? We show you beautiful medieval villages, some must-see touristy places (if desired),  make you taste the local food – cheeses, pastries, breads, desserts, wines, talk about history, the culture, show you scenic photo stops, […]