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Boats at Lake Titisee

Southern Black Forest

Cuckoo clocks and Black Forest gateau

7 Days / 6 Nights
Medium
Boats at Lake Titisee

Cycle in six stages through one of the most diversified regions in the southwestern part of Germany. The route leads you from Black Forest metropolis Fribourg first by train to High Black Forest and then downhill to Lake Titisee. Along Bähnle cycle path which was a train line in former times you cycle downhill to gorge Wutachschlucht. On your way from Waldshut to Basel you pass some precious palaces. Afterwards you cycle through Markgräflerland, which is also named Tuscany of Germany. At the end you reach the historic old city of Fribourg with famous stream again. 

itinerary at a glance

Follow the Bächle through Freiburg – then cycle through the Southern Black Forest to the Wutach Gorge. Take a break at Lake Titisee and visit the Japanese Garden in Bonndorf. Be sure to sample the wines of Markgräflerland!
Day
01
Arrival in Fribourg

First you cycle through valley Dreisamtal to Kirchzarten. By train via Himmelreich and through narrow valley Höllental up to Hinterzarten (not included). By bike downhill to lake Titisee. Via Lenzkirch you reach Bonndorf.

Before you reach river Rhine today, you should visit 20.000 year-old gorge Wutachschlucht. On your way you have the possibility to go by train Sauschwänzlebahn (facultative, about € 10,-/person). Enjoyable you cycle along river Rhine.

You cycle further on downstream, via Laufenburg to Bad Säckingen, where you'll find Europe's longest wooden, roofed bridge. Have a stop here – there are two very special museums you can visit: The Müllmuseum (garbage museum) and a museum about the famous "Trumpeter from Bad Säckingen". Following the northern bank of the Rhine, you cycle on to Rheinfelden. To shorten the route you can board a train here (not included). Should you decide to continue by bike, a visit to the Roman fort Augusta Raurica is worthwhile.

You follow Rhine bike path via Isteiner Klotz, in former times directly at Rhine and at every time it was fortified. At the boarder of the Southern Black Forest you cycle passing few little spa-villages, which are using the curative water of that region.

Today you cycle along the vineyards of the Markgräfler country, at the right side the Black Forest, left it’s reflection, the Vogesen. Back in Fribourg we recommend to visit the Augistinermueum and at the evening the beer garden.

Day
07
Departure or extension

Route information

Medium

You cycle on signposted routes, on bike paths, silent side roads and along forest tracks. The route proceeds downhill, but some grades in Black Forest have to be managed.

Prices & Dates

Category: hotels, inns, and guest houses of 3***-level

Prices per person in EUR

Services & Information

Further details about this tour

Included

  • Accommodation as already mentioned
  • Breakfast
  • Luggage transfer
  • Detailed travel documents 1x per room (DE, EN, NL, FR, IT, ES)
  • 1 train ride Kirchzarten – Titisee incl. bike
  • GPS-data
  • Service hotline

Optional extras

  • Bike rental, including rental bike insurance

Arrival / Parking / Departure

  • Freiburg train station
  • Zürich, Basel, Strasbourg, Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden or Frankfurt/Main airport
  • Public multi storage car park in Fribourg, costs approx. EUR 20 per day, no reservation possible, to be paid for at the time. Public P+R car park in the outskirts free of charge. No reservation possible

Things to note

  • Train ride Rheinfelden – Basel, costs approx. EUR 8 per person incl. your bike
  • Tourist tax, if due, is not included in the price!
  • Further important information according to the package travel law can be found here!
  • This tour is a partner tour.
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