Destination guide

The charming area of Black Forest awaits your stay

The forests and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Black Forest. Travellers to this romantic city praise the spas, cafes and shopping. Europa-Park and Beyeler Foundation are just a couple of the must-see attractions. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in and around Black Forest

Do you want to find attractions to visit in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Black Forest a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Europa-Park (27.4 mi / 44.1 km)
  • Park mit allen Sinnen (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Alternative Wolf and Bear Park Black Forest (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Freudenstadt Golf Club (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
  • Schloss Staufenberg (19.3 mi / 31.1 km)
  • Golfclub Guetermann Gutach (19.6 mi / 31.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Black Forest

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Black Forest is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Kurtgarten Park (11.9 mi / 19.2 km)
  • Triberg Waterfall (12.4 mi / 19.9 km)
  • Blindensee Lake (13.7 mi / 22 km)
  • All Saints Waterfalls (17 mi / 27.4 km)
  • Mummelsee (21.3 mi / 34.3 km)
  • Kandel (21.4 mi / 34.5 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Black Forest

Fly into Karlsruhe (FKB-Karlsruhe - Baden-Baden), the closest airport, located 34.8 mi (56.1 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Strasbourg (SXB-Strasbourg Intl.), which is 35.9 mi (57.7 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, Schiltach Station, Schiltach Mitte Station and Halbmeil Station are the main stations in the city. You can see more of Black Forest by jumping on the metro at Freudenstadt Stadt S-Bahn, Freudenstadt School Center S-Bahn or Freudenstadt Industrial Estate S-Bahn.

How many holiday rentals are available around Black Forest?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 5,135 holiday lettings around Black Forest. From 263 houses to 55 cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a village property near Black Forest?

Sometimes you just need to stop and sniff the roses. Switch to a slower pace of life and stay in the heart of a quaint and charming village. HomeAway offers 1,513 village holiday rentals here. Open to more ideas? HomeAway has plenty more property options to investigate, including:

  • 1,222 rural holiday accommodation options.
  • 429 mountainside holiday accommodation options.
  • 246 town holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent an apartment near Black Forest?

If you want the space to spread out, relax and maybe even cook up a dinner or two, you're going to love living it up in your very own apartment. You'll be able to choose from 4,322 different options on HomeAway. If you book quick, you could spend as little as £20 a night. Or perhaps you'd rather choose one of the area's other self-catering accommodation options, like:

  • Hotel: 685 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £22 per night.
  • House: 256 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £17 per night.
  • Bed & breakfast: 77 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £30 per night.

Can I stay near Black Forest in a large group?

It can be difficult finding time to catch up with friends and family. A group getaway is a wonderful opportunity to reunite and unwind. If you were hoping to stay together, HomeAway has options to suit. Apartment holiday rentals are the favoured choice for large groups, with 473 available here. Rental accommodation in this area that can cater for large groups include:

  • On the lookout for properties that can house 5 guests? We have 543 that will suit. Prices begin from just £25 per night.
  • Need a holiday property for 6 guests? We have 516 that will suit. You can book one for as little as £33 per night.
  • Seeking out rental properties catering to 8 guests? You'll be glad to hear we have 102 that will fit the bill. You can bag one for as little as £46 a night.

You and all your mates will be well looked after when you plan your Black Forest escape with us!

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals near Black Forest?

Friends are the family we choose for ourselves. Renew the connections with your nearest and dearest and arrange a value-for-money holiday with HomeAway. Brandenberg-Fahl is heaven for bargain hunters. And with 16 HomeAway holiday rentals at an average price of £63 a night, it's not hard to see why. Elsau is another place to consider. We have 68 and the average price is around £76 per night.

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