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Black Forest Day Trip

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. Caesar called the area and the people “Germania”. They were so fierce, the Roman Caesars later employed them as body guards. They became the stuff of legends. 2000 years later, The Black Forest defines the mountainous region in the southwestern corner of Germany. Locals generally view the region as North, Central and South because the terrain and weather differ among these 3 areas. Today about 60% of the land is densely forested mountains. The peaks hide castle ruins, with waterfalls in the steep ravines that run down to the valley below – the type of dark forest most often imagined in the Brothers Grimm Fairy Tales. But its not all dark. There is also a lot of open country, particularly in …

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 a bus with 50 other people, hitting every tourist spot whether you like it or not, you have found the right partner. I listen to your wants and needs, then provide options from which you can choose at a pace appropriate for you.  Flexibility – so that you can experience The Black Forest like a local.  Read more about me or get in touch with a specific inquiry. With a focus on incoming travel from abroad I work with an extensive network of local partners to make your visit to the Black Forest memorable. Whether you are looking for a unique travel experience for yourself, or a customized day tour of the Black Forest for your family, or a company …

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, visit some castles, put an focus on  WW1 or WW2 and much more. If you have a specific request about Alsace, please contact us Good to know: Alsace Tours can be booked from April – October. Our Guided Tours and Driver-Only tours last 8 hours and start/end in the Black Forest. Wanting to see both, the Black Forest and Alsace in a day? It is also very easy to combine a Black Forest tour with a taste of Alsace: In the morning we head over to France where a guide shows you one of the famous medieval towns. After we grab a quick bite to eat we head back to the Black Forest for a short visit. You get to see …