Black Forest Holidays by Rail

I n the south west corner of Germany the Black Forest is famed for its mountains, its stunning scenery, and its … cake! As home to soaring peaks, wooded valleys, and beautiful rivers, the region is a beautiful area to explore throughout the year. In the spring, summer, and autumn, hikers make the most of well-maintained trails whilst the winter snow attracts those who want to ski and snowboard. The Black Forest region is well served by Germany’s rail network, with a plethora of regional railways connecting the mountains and the valleys to nearby towns and cities including Stuttgart.

Our Recommended Hotels in the Black Forest

Freiburg im Breisgau
Novotel am Konzerthaus

The Novotel Freiburg am Konzerthaus is situated next to the city’s major Concert Hall and offers easy access to the historic old town as well as the station, which is just 100 metres away. The hotel also boasts an indoor pool, a spa area, a restaurant and a bar where you can enjoy drinks and snacks in the evening.

Baden Baden
Der Kleine Prinz

Occupying a restored 19th century villa in the centre of Baden-Baden, Der Kleine Prinz hotel is a family-run hotel, designed with Saint-Exupéry’s story of The Little Prince in mind. Air-conditioned guest rooms are individually decorated, with Wi-Fi access, flat-screen TVs and a minibar. Guests can enjoy a generous buffet breakfast in the hotel’s French restaurant as well as a complimentary afternoon tea, with coffee, tea, pastries and cakes.



Baden Baden
Roomers Hotel

Situated in the centre of Baden Baden, close to the Festspielhaus, the Roomers Hotel, Autograph Collection is a luxurious base to explore the Black Forest. The guest rooms have mountain or city views and each features a sound system and a flat-screen TV with Apple TV. All rooms also come with a tablet that can be used to book a restaurant table, a spa treatment, or room service. The hotel also boasts an outdoor pool and a bar with a terrace on the rooftop as well as spa facilities and a gym with views over the Black Forest.

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