What’s New at Black Forest Tours
Greetings from the Black Forest! Many of you have stayed in touch after visiting me in the Black Forest. I always like to hear how you are doing once you are back in your home country – what did you enjoy most while here? What didn’t you like? Please keep on sending me your feedback […]
Visiting The Black Forest In Winter?
Many people ask me if it is a good idea to visit the Black Forest in winter. Will there be snow? Will it be cold? Is there anything to do during winter? Is it safe driving in winter? The answer if you should or should not visit in winter is easy: it all depends. Official […]
Fall has arrived in the Black Forest
Fall has finally arrived in the Black Forest. The past few days have been absolutely beautiful – picture perfect fall days. Sunny, blue skies and a temperature of 20 C. It seem we are now getting the summer we didn’t really have this year. At night temperatures drop to almost freezing point, but during the […]
Winter in the Black Forest
This morning we took off from Freiburg – cold, but blue skies and promising to get up to 13 Celsius. As we went up into the mountains on the gondola, we got a pleasant surprise – they are covered in snow!
Where is the Black Forest?
Everyone has heard of the Black Forest. Black Forest cake, Black Forest ham, Black Forest cherry schnaps….you can buy most of these products in your country but probably have never paid too many attention to where the product is from. Is there such a thing is the Black Forest? And where is the Black Forest […]
When it comes to wine everyone has heard of Napa Valley. And of course France, Italy, Australia and Chile. But visiting Germany on a wine tour? Interestingly enough we have more and more visitors from overseas acknowledging the excellence of German wines and wanting to discover them on a wine tour. There are 13 wine […]
Getting a Taste of A Real Black Forest Cake
On your list of things to do while visiting the Black Forest should be ‘getting a taste of the real Black Forest cake’. Have you tried a piece yet? Many visitors from other countries are surprised about the variety of Black Forest cake being offered in the Black Forest. Not only do they look differently […]
Find The Perfect Cuckoo Clock Souvenir
If you are a tour operator or travel agent from India we welcome your inquiries with us. We can assist with packaged tours to Germany and the Black Forest, helping with hotel bookings, bus tours, English-speaking tours of Germany and the Black Forest and customized group tours. Please inquire on our website if you have […]
How to be seated in a German restaurant
Have you ever wondered how to behave correctly when entering a restaurant in Germany? Basic German restaurants don’t have a hostess. Therefore – upon entering the place greet the waitress/owner/bar tender (if you see anyone), then proceed to an appropriate table by yourself (‘appropriate’ meaning – don’t choose a table for 6 if you are […]
Upper Rhine Valley – what do you think about it?
You’ve been visiting the Black Forest in Germany, have been to the Alsace region in France and of course you crossed borders into Switzerland. And you did it all in one day, right? In our region it’s possible to do – so why not! The border region of Switzerland, France and Germany is considered to […]