Where to stay around Black Forest?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 4,377 holiday lettings near Black Forest. From 289 Houses to 93 Cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Black Forest is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Black Forest?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Black Forest. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • France: 205,672 holiday homes
  • Switzerland: 12,868 holiday homes
  • Alsace: 3,741 holiday homes
  • Strasbourg: 513 holiday homes
  • Colmar: 1,015 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Black Forest! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Black Forest?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Black Forest with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Strasbourg: 513 holiday lettings
  • Colmar: 1,015 holiday lettings
  • Basel: 22 holiday lettings
  • Freiburg: 1,047 holiday lettings
  • Baden-Baden: 360 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Black Forest?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Black Forest are:

  • Baden Airpark Airport (FKB): 388 self catering accommodations
  • EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg Airport (BSL): 30 self catering accommodations
  • Strasbourg (XER-Boulevard de Metz Bus Stop): 683 self catering accommodations

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Black Forest?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Black Forest. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Europa-Park: 967 holiday rentals
  • Europe Bridge: 619 holiday rentals
  • Feldberg Ski Resort: 1,940 holiday rentals
  • Strasbourg Cathedral: 666 holiday rentals
  • Basler Muenster: 32 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Black Forest listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

Make holiday rental accommodation or a self catering cottage in the Black Forest, Germany your home away from home

The Black Forest is a stunning region of dramatic highlands and thick forests in the Baden-Wurttemberg state of Germany. The region, made famous for its Black Forest Gateau, cuckoo clocks and cherry schnapps, is one of the most popular places in Germany to come and relax, surrounded by stunning scenery and fully immersed in rich, traditional and exceedingly friendly culture. There are very few places in the world that manage to combine stunning scenery with engrossing customs.

Things to do in the Black Forest, Germany

The Black Forest is one of the most beautiful and well managed forests in the world, and almost all of the self catering Black Forest accommodation is made from wood cut locally, which gives the whole forest a natural, unified and attractive appearance. There are dozens of towns, cities and villages in which to take a cottage in the Black Forest, so you really can get away from it all during a short break to the Black Forest, Germany.

Although the popularity of the Black Forest has dwindled slightly since the heydays of the 1960’s, the appeal has certainly not diminished. Walkers and hikers flock from acrossEuropeto take advantage of idyllic little cottages in the Black Forest, which are perfectly positioned for forays into the woods on foot, on bike or in the saddle. After a long day of hiking, the many spas found scattered throughout the Black Forest, Germany, offer endless hours of relaxation and recuperation.

There are great regions of lakes in the Black Forest, Germany, and if you are hoping to enjoy the area without strapping on your walking boots or picking up you bike, a trip to the lakes of Titisee, Mummelsee and Schluchsee is a great choice. Windsurfing, sailing and scuba diving trips are absolutely excellent on the lakes, and a wonderful way to relax on a short break to the Black Forest, Germany.

The Black Forest is filled with man made marvels too. The UNESCO world heritage site of the Pforzheim Monastery is a genuine treasure, worth investigating from any self catering Black Forest accommodation. There are amazing baroque churches throughout the region, and many of the smaller villages have fantastic little museums commemorate local history and lifestyles.

Places to visit on holiday to the Black Forest, Germany

Baiersbronn is the premier ski resort in the Black Forest, with 9 ski lifts and plenty of skiing for learner and intermediate skiers. The resort is at a low altitude, so snow cover can be variable, and although there is little to excite experienced skiers, there is always a wonderful atmosphere of fun and excitement from Black Forest accommodation in Baiersbronn.

Dachsberg is a charming town in the Black Forest, where traditional cultures still thrive, providing on of the finest places to indulge in the region’s most famous export, the Black Forest Gateau.

Travel to the Black Forest, Germany

There are two airports in the region, but the closest airport to the Black Forest is the small Basel-Mulhouse Airport (BSL). Although small, the airport receives a surprising number of direct flights from the UK, many of which are provided by easyJet. A hire car is always recommended, especially if you are only on a short break to the Black Forest, Germany.

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)

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)