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 […]
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!
Carnival Season in Germany is coming to an end this week. This past weekend celebrations and carnival parades were held in almost every town in the Black Forest. Like thousands of other people we visited the ‘Schuttige Umzug‘ in the Black Forest town of Elzach which is considered one of the highlights of the Swabian-Alemanic […]
Germany’s biggest Dog Sleddding Race was held in the Black Forest town of Bernau in February 2010. More than 6000 people watched.
If you happen to visit this area in winter keep in mind that we offer several tours. Depending on the weather conditions, we take you snowshoeing, downhill skiing, snowboarding or snow kiting. If you have never down any winter sports, we are happy to book an instructor for you who will teach you the basics. […]
Snowboard season in the Black Forest – Jump on the Rothausbahn and get ready for the longest run in the Black Forest!
You’ve heard about people going skiing in the Alps, Switzerland, Austria, Italy, France and many other places. But skiing in the Black Forest? It is true indeed. With the highest mountain in Germany (outside of the Alps) the Black Forest is the birthplace of skiing in mid-Europe. The first ski club was founded here, in […]
The Black Forest is a year round tourist destination. The average temperature ranges from about 74°F (23°C) in July to 28°F (-2°C) in January, but there have been some years when temperatures have gone below 0°F (-15°C) or above 95°F (35°C). If you are not sure when to come visit, read on. Spring can be […]