Arrive early, because Freiburg has a lot to offer. Whether you enjoy a stroll through the historic old town to discover the culture and history of the city, linger in one of the many cafés and cozy pubs, or indulge in the Baden cuisine and hospitality.
Today you cycle first through the beautiful Dreisam valley to Kirchzarten. There you will board the train. You can look forward to a wonderful train ride over the Himmelreich through the narrow Höllental up to Hinterzarten. Afterwards you will cycle downhill to the famous Titisee. Via Lenzkirch you finally cycle to Bonndorf to your hotel.
The Hochrhein is your beautiful destination for today. The highlight of the day is certainly the 20.000 year old Wutach Gorge. The rustic river - the Wutach - accompanies you until Waldshut, where it flows into the High Rhine.
Today, a beautiful cycle path will take you quickly through Laufenburg with its historic old town to the trumpeter town of Bad Säckingen. Stroll through the historic town and marvel at one of the longest covered wooden bridges in Europe. The young Rhine accompanies you further to Rheinfelden, here you can shorten the stage by taking the train the rest of the way to beautiful Basel (not included, approx. EUR 8,- incl. bike). If you decide to continue by bike, a visit to the Roman fort Augusta Raurica is worthwhile. At the end of the stage you can look forward to the old bishop's town of Basel with its closed medieval townscape.
What an experience. Today you will pass the longest bicycle and pedestrian bridge in the world. Look forward to this bridge in the 3-country corner at the bend of the Rhine. In the spa town of Bad Bellingen, the thermal baths will entice you to enjoy an extraordinary refreshment before you leave the Rhine at Neuenburg. You will roll along magnificent bike paths through vineyards, meadows and valleys. A magnificent, colorful landscape, full of nature's fruits and spoiled by the sun, awaits you. Vineyards and orchards line your path.
Today you cycle through the wine villages of the famous Markgräflerland. Enjoy the magnificent views, with the majestic Black Forest on your right and the Vosges Mountains in the distance on your left. Look forward to Freiburg, which is considered the sunniest and warmest city in Germany, visit the worth seeing cathedral, an architectural masterpiece of the Gothic period, and follow the Bächle, the small water channels that run through the old town.
After breakfast, your bike tour through the southern Black Forest comes to an end. We would be happy to extend your stay in this magnificent city.
Prices / Dates
- Overnight stay with breakfast
- Room with shower and toilet
- Luggage transport
- Cycling map with marked route
- Digital route guidance via app
- Tips for preparing your trip
- Tourist information
- 7-day hotline service
Below you will find specific information about the Black Forest round trip. If you have any further questions about this trip, just give us a call: Tel: 06421 - 886890.
Arrival by train
Freiburg is easy to reach by train from many cities. The best way to reach our partner hotels from the train station is a short cab ride. Current timetable information and prices can be found at www.bahn.de.
Parking facilities at the arrival hotel
Some of our partner hotels offer parking facilities for which a fee is charged. Alternatively, you can park in multi-storey parking lots in Freiburg (approx. EUR 20.00 per day) or use the free Park&Ride parking lots on the outskirts of the city, which have good public transport connections. You will receive detailed information about the parking facilities with the detailed travel documents about two weeks before the start of your trip.
Condition of the cycle paths
You will cycle on the signposted Southern Black Forest Cycle Route on mostly quiet country roads and traffic-free cycle paths. Only in parts does the route run on roads with moderate traffic and unpaved paths. The route tends to run downhill; although there are one or two climbs in the Black Forest to contend with. A basic level of fitness is therefore recommended. If you are traveling with children/youth, we recommend this trip only for youngsters with good stamina.
Available rental bikes
If you would like a rental bike for the tour, we will bring it to your starting hotel and pick it up at your destination ourselves. You can choose between ladies' and men's bikes with 27-speed derailleur gears and freewheel. All ladies' bikes have a low step-through and men's bikes are available in various frame sizes. Our women's bikes are suitable for all bike lovers from 150 cm height and the men's bikes from 175 cm. Electric bikes with 8-speed hub gears and freewheel are also available. Simply indicate your bike preference when booking.
Rail journey from Rheinfelden to Basel
If the stage on day 4 is too long for you, you can continue by train from Rheinfelden to Basel. Trains run every 30 minutes; the journey takes about 20 minutes (fare per person incl. bike approx. EUR 8.00).
Extra costs not included in the tour price
Train ride Rheinfelden - Basel in the amount of approx. EUR 8.00 per person including bike. A possible tourism tax is not part of the tour price and therefore has to be paid at the hotel on site.
7 days hotline service
If the bicycle chain is broken, floods make the continuation of the journey impossible or other bad surprises are waiting for you: We are available for you 7 days a week and organize help as soon as possible.
Passport and visa requirements
For EU citizens, there are no special passport or visa requirements and no health formalities to be considered for this trip.
The tour price already includes the statutory insolvency insurance. In addition, we recommend that you take out travel cancellation insurance upon receipt of your travel confirmation in order to protect yourself against financial disadvantages in the event of travel cancellation, interruption of travel, illness or accident.
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