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Summer Tour Itineraries ( Just-a-Driver Tours) – April to October

Touring in the winter months instead? From November to April it is winter time in the Black Forest. Click here for an overview of our Winter Tour Itineraries

Tours from Freiburg

3 to 4 hour itineraries: Just-a-Driver Tours from Freiburg (only in off-season, please ask)

  • Waterfall Tour (3 hours). We take you to a picturesque waterfall. There are several fantastic photo stops to give you a good idea of the what the Black Forest has to offer.
  • Hells Valley Tour (4 hours). The driver takes you through historic Hells Valley. Go for a walk in the real-dark Black Forest forest, watch a glass blowing demonstration or visit a clock shop. Then you have plenty of time to enjoy Lake Titisee before we take you on a panoramic drive back to Freiburg.
  • Pretty Town Tour (4 hours) . This tour takes you to a pretty medieval town with time to explore. The best Black Forest Cake can be found on this tour. A scenic drive will take you to some good photo spots and finally to a gorgeous waterfall. Beautiful tour!
  • Outdoor Tour. Only have a few hours? We take you to Lake Titisee where you can do some souvenir shopping. Then we drop you off at a trail head where you can go for a 45 minute hike through the Black Forest. The driver will pick you up at the end of the trail.
  • Scenic Driver Tour. Drive on one of the most picturesque roads of the southern Black Forest with plenty of photo stops. A stop at a beautiful baroque church and an old mill, where you can taste some Black Forest ham, are the highlights before we take you to Lake Titisee.

5 hour itineraries: Just-a-Driver Tours from Freiburg

  • Clock Valley Tour. We take you to the clock area where it is all about clocks. Visit World’s Biggest Cuckoo Clock and Germany’s highest waterfall. The drive to and from the clock area is very scenic and we have a few spots where we stop for picture-taking.
  • Overview Tour. The driver takes you on a scenic drive all the way up to Lake Titisee. We add a stop at a big cuckoo clock to your tour, a walk into the forest, a gorgeous waterfall and some other photo stops.
  • Mountain Coaster & 1 Sight Tour. This is an early morning tour, it starts at 8.30 AM. We take you to a gorgeous waterfall followed by a ride on the longest mountain coaster in Germany (fee)! Alternatively you can also skip the waterfall and we take you to Lake Titisee instead.
  • Picturesque Driving Tour. This tour is all about scenery – not too much activitiy. We only do it when the weather is fine – therefore you will also choose a back-up tour for when the weather conditions are not so great. We take you through the wine area where we stop at a beautiful old mill. A drive on the famous Panorama road offers plenty of good views. High above a resort town we stop so you can enjoy the views before we take you to Lake Titisee. Here you can grab a bite to eat before we take you to a beautiful waterfall and another gorgeous photostop. Not much activity but lots of driving -and lots of beautiful views!

6 hour itineraries: Just-a-Driver Tours from Freiburg

  • Town & Nature Tour. This tour takes you to a pretty medieval town where you have time to explore. Some of the best Black Forest Cake can be found in this town. A scenic drive will take you to a photo spots and finally to a gorgeous waterfall. Beautiful! Next stop is Lake Titisee and finally a large cuckoo clock in the middle of the forest- alternatively you can also go for a hike at the last stop.
  • Happy Tour. Its all about making everyone happy. The kids get to do a toboggan ride. And then the parents get to visit the clock area to shop for the perfect clock. A waterfall is another highlights. Lots of scenery in between. Everyone is happy!
  • Triberg-Titisee Tour. We take you to the famous clock area to shop for a clock. A quick peak at Germany’s highest waterfalls before you take you to the must-see sight in the Black Forest: famous Lake Titisee. Several scenic spots for great pictures.
  • Farmhouse Museum Tour. Your driver takes you to the open-air farmhouse museum. Some of the houses here are more than 400 years old! Next stop is the cuckoo clock area with Germanys highest waterfalls and thousands of clocks. We add some scenic stops for picture-taking.
  • Active Outdoor Tour. Up for a bit of activity? Take a cable car ride up a mountain (fee – weather permitting) and walk up to a sightseeing tower. Then we take you on a absolutely beautiful waterfall where you can go for a walk. You will have plenty of time to enjoy Lake Titisee before we take you to one of the most beautiful ravines in the Black Forest. Following a stream a 45 minute hike takes you through dark woods. The hike goes downhill over wooden bridges and a few stairs. After the walk in the dark forest, watch a glass blowing demonstration or visit a clock shop. Weather permitting you can also take a cable car up a mountain (ticket cost).
  • Scenic Tour plus Cuckoo Clocks. The driver takes you on a drive all the way up to Lake Titisee. We add a stop at a big cuckoo clock to your tour, a peak into the forest, a gorgeous waterfall and some other photo stops. Weather permitting walk up to a sightseeing tower or take a cable car down the mountain before your tour ends. This tour does not take you to the clock area (Triberg).
  • Scenic Tour plus Baroque Church. This tour focusses on some touristy, and some not-so-touristy stops. Stops include a beautiful baroque church, an old mill, a drive on the Panorama Road, time at Lake Titisee, a visit to a waterfall and possibly (time and weather permitting) a cable car ride.
  • Mountain Coaster & 2 Sights Tour. This is an early morning tour, it starts at 8.30 AM. We take you to a gorgeous waterfall followed by a ride on the longest mountain coaster in Germany (fee)! After a boat ride on Lake Titisee (fee) we are heading back to Freiburg

7 hour itineraries: Just-a-Driver Tours from Freiburg

  • Mountain Coaster Tour & hike or cuckoo clocks. This is an early morning tour, it starts at 8.30 AM. We take you to a gorgeous waterfall followed by a ride on the longest mountain coaster in Germany (fee)! After a boat ride on Lake Titisee (fee) we are taking you to a beautiful hiking area where you are going for a 45 minute self-guided hike. If you are not up for a hike we can also take you to a clock shop – shop for a clock or take some pictures inside the forest!
  • The Alsace Tour. Only a few minutes away from the Black Forest the Alsace region in France has a lot to offer: medieval towns, wineries, lots of history, and a mixture of German-French cuisine.
  • Alsace Combo Tour. Spend half a day in Alsace and experience french culture before we take you back to the Black Forest for some scenic views and a waterfall.

8 hour itineraries: Just-a-Driver Tours from Freiburg

  • Cover-It-All -The Highlights Tour. You need time for all the famous highlights: A visit to the open-air farmhouse museum, a castle ruin, the clock area, Germany’s highest waterfall and famous Lake Titisee. Time permitting even more highlights! The driver will show you many scenic spots in between. Option:: we can replace the open-air farmhouse museum stop with a luge ride or a 45 minute easy hike in the dark forest – all weather permitting. Lots of options!
  • All-Day Tour. This tour focusses on some touristy, and some not-so-touristy stops. Stops include a beautiful baroque church, an old mill, Lake Titisee, a sightseeing tower (weather permitting), the clock area with Triberg clock shops and a walk along the waterfall, the World’s Biggest clock and also a castle ruin. On a beautiful day the driver on the Panorama Road offers lots of photo ops. Option: we skip Lake Titisee and add-on a different sight instead (e.g. the farmhouse museum or a luge ride).
  • Tour Freiburg to Baden-Baden, end in Baden-Baden. This tour takes you from Freiburg to Baden-Baden where it ends. Lots of driving but you are rewarded with the Best of the Black Forest: the clock area with Germany’s highest waterfall, a castle ruin, scenic Panorama Road, beautiful High Summit Road, a pretty Black Forest Town and not only one, but two of the most famous lakes in the Black Forest. The additional charge for this tour is 100€.
  • The  (Non-) Touristy Tour. A visit to a beautiful Black Forest town starts off your day. Take a cable car ride up and down a mountain to enjoy the views (all weather permitting). Then a scenic drive takes you to a picture perfect waterfall. Crossing over the highest mountain you arrive at a beautiful glacier lake. Finally you get to see a large cuckoo clock or choose to go for a hike instead. Good combination of non-touristy and touristy things.

9 hour itineraries: Just-a-Driver Tours from Freiburg

  • Rhine Falls & Lake  Constance: This tour is taking you away from the Black Forest for a day. Visit Europe’s Biggest waterfalls – the Rhine Falls – in Switzerland, then take a detour to Lake Constance – the biggest lake in Germany. Great tour on a hot summer day!
  • Rhine Falls & Black Forest Tour: Our driver will take you all the way to Switzerland to visit Europe’s largest waterfall. Passing through the Black Forest you can go for a short hike, enjoy a piece of Black Forest cake by the lake or buy a cuckoo clock.
  • Lake Constance Tour: Nothing to be said – the Isle of Flowers (Mainau) at Lake Constance is a Must-See for any visitor. Spend some time in a medieval town by the lake before taking a boat ride to the Isle of Flowers. Or do you prefer to take a swim in the lake instead?
  • Hohenzollern Castle & Black Forest. Although not in the Black Forest, Castle Hohenzollern is a bucket-list item for many visitors to Germany. We are combining Hohenzollern with 2 stops in the Black Forest (a glacier lake, a large cuckoo clock and short hike). Alternative itineraries for Hohenzollern are a second castle (Lichtenstein). The tour can end in Stuttgart if desired.

Tours from Baden-Baden

  • Around Baden-Baden Tour (8 hours) This tour covers the Black Forest region around Baden-Baden and also parts of the wine area. The driver takes you on to the High Summit Road to explore a beautiful mountain lake. Prior to that we can stop at a typical local farmhouse store so you can have a sandwich to go or some picnic supplies. At the lake you can enjoy some souvenir shopping, a piece of Black Forest cake, take a boat ride or go for a hike. During high season and on weekends your kids will enjoy the mountains coaster ride. Next stop is a beautiful waterfall (short walk). Explore an old monastery ruin before the driver takes you to a castle overlooking the Rhine valley. You will return to Baden-Baden via the famous wineroad called Badische Weinstrasse – passing through many typical villages with timber-framed buildings.
  • Tour Baden-Baden to Freiburg (8 hours). This tour takes you from Baden-Baden to Freiburg where the tour ends. Lots of driving but you are rewarded with the Best of the Black Forest: the clock area with Germany’s highest waterfall, a castle ruin, scenic Panorama Road, beautiful High Summit Road, a pretty Black Forest Town and not only one, but two of the most famous lakes in the Black Forest.

Tours from Zurich

  • Black Forest & Rhinefall tour start/end Zurich (9 hours) We pick you  up in Zurich and bring you back to  Zurich. Please note that there is a lot of driving involved on this tour. You will spend time at Europe’s biggest waterfalls before discovering Lake Titisee. Then we stop at a place where you can taste schnaps and Black Forest cake. Finally a photostop at the largest lake in the Black Forest. Lots of scenery in between! We make sure to take you on some of the most scenic roads – where bustourists can’t go.
  • Black Forest tour & Rhinefall tour start Zurich, end in Freiburg (7 hours). We pick you  up in Zurich and end the tour in Freiburg where you spend the night (or continue on to another destination in Germany). Please note that there is a lot of driving involved on this tour. You will spend time at Europe’s biggest waterfalls before discovering Lake Titisee. From here we take you to a place in the middle of the forest – visit some of the clock shops or go for a walk in the deep forest. The tour ends in Freiburg

Tours from Basel

  • Black Forest tour start/end Basel (8 – 9 hours) Tour Option 1 – We pick you  up in Basel and bring you back to Basel. Explore a medieval Black Forest town where you can enjoy some of the best Black Forest cake in the area Or head up to the castle ruin instead. Next stop is a waterfall. Then walk up to a shightseeing tour before you take a cable car back down the mountain where our driver will pick you up again. Your tour ends in Basel. The additional charge for this tour is 215€.
  • Black Forest tour start/end Basel (8 – 9 hours) Tour Option 2 – We pick you  up in Basel and bring you back to Basel. Explore a medieval Black Forest town where you can enjoy some of the best Black Forest cake in the area. Or head up to the castle ruin instead. Next stop is a waterfall where you can go for a walk or take it easy and enjoy the scenery. Your driver then takes you to Lake Titisee – take a boat ride or shop for souvenirs. From here we take you to a place in the middle of the forest – visit some of the clock shops or go for a walk in the deep forest. The tour ends in Basel.
  • Black Forest tour start Basel, end in Freiburg (7 – 8 hours) – Tour Option 1. We pick you  up in Basel and bring you back to Basel. Explore a medieval Black Forest town where you can enjoy some of the best Black Forest cake in the area Or head up to the castle ruin instead. Next stop is a waterfall. Then walk up to a sightseeing tour before you take a cable car back down the mountain where our driver will pick you up again. Your tour ends in Freiburg You can then hop on the train after exploring Friday and get back to Basel on your own. Or spend the night in Freiburg.
  • Black Forest tour start Basel, end in Freiburg (7 – 8 hours) Tour Option 2. We pick you  up in Basel and bring you back to Basel. Explore a medieval Black Forest town where you can enjoy some of the best Black Forest cake in the area Or head up to the castle ruin instead. Next stop is a waterfall where you can go for a walk or take it easy and enjoy the scenery. Your driver then takes you to Lake Titisee – take a boat ride or shop for souvenirs. From here we take you to a place in the middle of the forest – visit some of the clock shops or go for a walk in the deep forest. Your tour ends in Freiburg You can then hop on the train after exploring Friday and get back to Basel on your own. Or spend the night in Freiburg.