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  • Wandern am Feldberg © Hochschwarzwald Tourismus GmbH

    Wandern am Feldberg © Hochschwarzwald Tourismus GmbH

  • Titisee © Heike Budig, Schwarzwald Tourismus

    Titisee © Heike Budig, Schwarzwald Tourismus

  • Blick auf Schluchsee vom Riesenbühlturm © Hochschwarzwald Tourismus GmbH Dand Schultheiss

    Blick auf Schluchsee vom Riesenbühlturm © Hochschwarzwald Tourismus GmbH Dand Schultheiss

  • Feldberg Schäfer © Achim Mende, Schwarzwald Tourismus

    Feldberg Schäfer © Achim Mende, Schwarzwald Tourismus

  • Schluchsee im Herbst © Touristinformation SchluchseeSchwarzwald

    Schluchsee im Herbst © Touristinformation SchluchseeSchwarzwald

Walking in the Black Forest between Schluchsee and Feldberg

Of idyllic lakes and picturesque landscapes


Look forward to a circular hiking tour through the Upper Black Forest – Germany’s warmest region between the North Sea and the Alps. Between the Titisee and Bernau, the region presents its most beautiful sights as e.g. cool glacial lakes, deep valleys and summits with spectacular views.

The hiking region of the Black Forest surely is an impressive area: stunning summits alternate with deep valleys and deep blue mountain lakes and thus turn this region into one of Germany’s most attractive hiking destinations. This hiking tour starts at the Titisee and leads you up to the Feldberg Mountain, which has the highest peak of the entire Black Forest.

You continue your walking holidays through the winter sport village of Todtnauberg until you reach the beautiful high valley Bernau. Before returning to Lake Titisee at the end of this hiking week, you pass through quiet mountain valleys until you arrive at the shores of Lake Schluchsee.
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Duration
8 days/ 7 nights
Travel period
27.04.2024 - 13.10.2024
Anreise: Daily
Bookable from
1 person(s)
Total length of tour
115 km
Characteristics of the tour
Level of difficulty: averageCircular tour (1st and last overnight stay in the same hotel)Partner tour (arranged by another tour operator)
© Robert Michalk Photography © Robert Michalk Photography
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Itinerary

  • Day 1: Individual arrival to Saig
    After your arrival, get into the mood of your upcoming Upper Black Forest hiking tour while taking a walk through the climatic health resort of Saig.
    Overnight stay at Saig
  • Day 2: Saig – Hinterzarten (approx. 16 km, walking time: approx. 4 – 5 hrs, + 350 hm / - 450 hm)
    The first stage of your walking holidays in the Upper Black Forest leads you away from the plateau of Saig right through the calm forest of the nature reserve Rotmeer. After having passed the valley of Bärental, you reach a hiking trail, which leads you steeply uphill. Hiking on one of the most popular hiking trails in the Black Forest called Westweg, you continue through swampy countryside until you arrive at the village Hinterzarten.
    Overnight stay at Hinterzarten
  • Day 3: Hinterzarten – Feldberg (approx. 16 km, walking time: approx. 4 – 5 hrs, + 750 hm / - 250 hm)
    Leaving Hinterzarten behind, you hike to the ice-age glacial lake Feldsee. After you had a pleasant break at this picturesque site you follow a narrow trail up to Seehalde near Präg, which is one of the biggest block dumps in the Southern Black Forest. A quiet mountain inn on top of the Feldberg awaits you for today’s night.
    Overnight stay at Feldberg
  • Day 4: Feldberg – Todtnauberg (approx. 17 km, walking time: approx. 4 – 5 hrs, + 250 m / - 550 m)
    On today’s hiking tour you pass by fragrant flowers and herb meadows up to the summit of the Feldberg. Enjoy this phenomenal view from the Feldberg’s peak after having had a steep but short ascent. The Feldberg is the highest summit you can find in the Black Forest. Keep following the Westweg trail and descent smoothly into the vivacious village of Todtnauberg.
    Overnight stay at Todtnauberg
  • Day 5: Todtnauberg – Bernau im Schwarzwald (approx. 18 km, walking time: approx. 5 – 6 hrs, + 300 hm / - 750 hm)
    The hiking tour continues downhill the southern slope of the Feldberg until you reach Todtnau. Enjoy stunning views over the surrounding area while you ride up the mountain Hasenhorn on a chairlift. From up here you walk alongside the Prägbach creek passing waterfalls until you arrive at the high valley Bernau. This high valley counts to one of the most beautiful ones in the Black Forest due to its spacious forest and meadow landscape.
    Overnight stay at Bernau
  • Day 6: Bernau im Schwarzwald – Schluchsee (approx. 23 km, walking time: approx. 5 hrs, + 650 m / - 600 m)
    The highlight of your hiking holidays is simultaneously the longest stage through the southern area of the Black Forest. Passing a former silver mine, you continue todays hike along the Schluchtensteig trail – another very popular hiking trail in the Black Forest. This trail leads you up until you reach the mountain hut Krummenkreuz. Here, it is worth taking a break. Before you are able to enjoy the spectacular view over Lake Schluchsee, let the beautiful forest landscape once more work its magic. The largest lake in the Black Forest and the health resort Schluchsee are today’s travel destination.
    Overnight stay at Schluchsee
  • Day 7: Schluchsee – Saig (approx. 23 km, walking time: approx. 4 – 5 hrs, + 450 hm / - 450 hm)
    Look forward to your last and calm stage of your walking holidays. Along the shores of the Schluchsee you hike to a small village called Falkenau. One more steep ascent until you have finally reached Titisee – the starting point of your circular hiking tour through the Black Forest.
    Overnight stay at Saig
  • Day 8: Individual departure
    You start your individual journey back home having lots of great and unforgettable memories. Let the most beautiful hiking moments between Schluchsee and Feldberg pass in review. You are more than welcome to extend your hiking holidays through the Upper Black Forest with an additional night in Titisee and thus end your Black Forest vacation even more pleasantly.

Services

Services included

  • 7 x overnight stay in guest houses and country inns with 3* standard, 1 basic inn with shared bathroom on the top of Feldberg mountain
  • 7 x continental breakfast
  • Chairlift ride on Hasenhorn
  • Luggage transfer from accommodation to accommodation (9 am - 6 pm; 1 piece of luggage per person maximum 20 kg)
  • 1 package with maps and information material per room (in English language)
  • Telephone-service-hotline during your walking holidays

Additional services

Please feel free to add the following value-added services to the basic travel package to personalize your circular walking tour between Schluchsee and Feldberg:

  • Additional nights at Saig

Accommodation categories

You will spend the nights in 3-star hotels and beautiful inns.

Further information

Please note that in some cities accommodation taxes, visitor's taxes, etc. apply. Unless otherwise stated, these are not included in the tour price and must be paid locally.

This cycle trip is not recommendable for travellers with mobility impairments.

Arrival & Departure

How to get to the tour

Tips for travelling to the Titisee

Travelling by train:
The journey to Titisee involves changing trains at Freiberg main station. The Höllentalbahn railway will take you to Titisee-Neustadt. Current timetable information and prices can be found at www.bahn.de

Travelling by car:
By car, take the A5 motorway, exit Freiberg-Mitte and follow the B31 to Titisee-Neustadt. Alternatively, you can also reach Titisee-Neustadt via the A81 motorway and the B27. At www.parkopedia.de you will find a good overview of public car parks and multi-storey car parks.

Prices

  • Prices for services included
    incl. luggage transfer
    Dbl
    Sgl
    Price validity: 27.04.2024 to 27.09.2024
    945.00 € per person
    1,190.00 € per person
    Price validity: 28.09.2024 to 13.10.2024
    885.00 € per person
    1,130.00 € per person
  • Prices for additional nights
    Dbl
    Sgl
    Saig
    99.00 €
    119.00 €

As always...

5% Early Bird Discount
on all active holidays

until 29/02/2024 (upon the basic package price)