Black Forest in 1 Day (by bus & train)

You will spend 2 nights in the Black Forest - in 2 different hotels to experience 2 locations. Hop on a bus to see the top sights in the Black Forest: swim in Lake Titisee, ride a mountain coaster, stop at a waterfall, take a cable car ride. Your tour ends in Freiburg - we take care of the luggage transfer. Finally our self-guided audio tour shows you the highlights of Freiburg so you feel like a local, not a tourist.


Black Forest

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1 day

Black Forest in 1 Day (by bus & train)

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1 day

You will be starting off your tour in a small Black Forest mountain town, a short train ride away from Freiburg. From here you tour by bus to see some of the must-see sights: Lake Titisee, the mountain coaster, a waterfall. We tell you exactly which bus to get on what stop to get off to see the most. You will spend 1 night in the Black Forest and 1 night in Freiburg.

  • We Handle All The Detail
  • luggage transfers Included
  • 2 hotels & breakfast included
  • Tour by train and bus
  • Plenty of time to explore on your own
  • See the main attractions

This package is ideal if you want to see the top sights of the Black Forest by bus: Freiburg, Lake Titisee, the mountain coaster, a hanging bridge, waterfalls and lots of scenery

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Start of your vacation: Lake Titisee area

When arriving in the Black Forest area you will head straight to your hotel to drop off your luggage. Depending on the time of your arrival we recommend exploring Lake Titisee – go for a boat ride or do some shopping. If you prefer to take it slow we show you where to go for a quiet walk in the forest. Or take it easy at the hotel where we treat you to a piece of Black Forest cake and coffee.

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Top Sights of the Black Forest

The next day a bus will take you to some of the top sights: Visit the highest mountain in the Black Forest and climb up the sightseeing tower for a 360 degree view. How about a mountain coaster ride or a walk to the waterfall? Today is all about the must-see sights. You get to choose which ones to see and which ones to skip. Your luggage is being transported to the next hotel so you don’t have to carry around anything during your day.

End of your vacation: Freiburg

What’s great about this tour: you get to end your trip off in the capital of the Black Forest – Freiburg. You have plenty of time to enjoy the sunniest city of Germany. With our self-guided audio tour you will explore Freiburg like a local. The next morning we recommend a visit to the farmer’s market in town before getting on a train to your next destination.

Is it for me?

This is a good vacation package if you want to see the top sights of the Southern Black Forest by bus. It can get busy in summer but these sights are a MUST-SEE



Arrival Day

Arrive by train in Freiburg, the capital of the Black Forest . Here you switch to a train to the Lake Titisee area where your first hotel is located at. 

Accommodation in the Black Forest:

We work with a cozy family-owned hotel in the middle of a small mountain town and also with a conveniently-located hotel at Lake Titisee. Often you have a choice between both hotels


We will provide you with plenty of options on where to grab a bite to eat in the evening

Day 1: All Day Black Forest Tour

Today you have all day to visit  the top sights of the area. There are so many places to visit you might have a difficult time deciding.

We tell you exactly which bus to take to get to the sights. We provide you with a list of sights to see – you get to choose what to see and what to skip.

At the end of the day you will make your way towards Freiburg.

While you are touring we transfer your luggage to your next hotel  so you can relax – you don’t have to worry about carrying bags onto the train or bus.

Accommodation in Freiburg

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We work with several smaller family-owned hotels in Freiburg located in walking distance to the train station. 

Departure Day

You have all morning to explore Freiburg on your own. Store your luggage at the hotel so you don’t have to worry about what time to leave Freiburg.

Then head to the farmer’s market like a local and see for yourself what’s in season. Have lunch  in the old town to taste some of the local specialties. We will equip you with a self-guided tour (included) – all you need is a mobile phone so you can download our touring app – no data plan needed.



Good to Know

  • 2 nights accommodation in 2 different hotels 
  • Double rooms with en-suite bathroom 
  • Breakfast buffet
  • Welcome Package with all info you need to enjoy your stay
  • Free travel on Bus and Train 
  • Self-Guided walking tour of Freiburg
  • Black Forest cake & coffee
  • Luggage transfer between hotels
  • Telephone support during your stay
  • Travel to Lake Titisee
  • Travel from Freiburg
  • Lunches and dinners
  • Entrance fees 
  • Travel insurance. Make sure you have travel insurance covering you against illness, injury, loss or damage to property and cancellations.
  • Personal expenses such as drinks, tips, telephone calls, extra transfers (such as by taxi or when not included in public transport pass).
  • Add-on more days
  • This vacation package is available from June to mid-October.
  • This package is available for 2+ people 
  • Double Rooms. If you are booking a double room there is one double bed with 2 individual mattresses (not 2 twin beds). If you require separate beds we recommend booking 2 separate rooms. In rare cases twin beds are available, please inquire.
  • Single Rooms. If you are traveling by yourself we charge a single room supplement. You will either be provided with a single room. Or with a double room for single use – based on availability.
  • Bathrooms. All rooms have private en-suite bathrooms.
  • Air-Conditioning. Summers can be very warm. Most hotels in Germany do not have air-conditioning. Sometimes hotels can provide a fan for your room. Usually the hotel owners will tell you to sleep with the window open during the night – this is very common in Germany.
  • Elevators. Please note that our hotels most often do not have elevators – you will have to walk a flight of stairs to get to your room. 
  • Mobile Phone Coverage. Please note that the Black Forest is a mountainous area. Often there is no mobile phone coverage when touring the Black Forest. 
  • Wi-Fi in hotels. All of our hotels have wi-fi but sometimes it can be spotty in your room – depending on the location of your room.
  • If you require constant online access we do NOT recommend touring the Black Forest. 

Where you will be touring

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