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Black Forest Discovery

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(Tour code: 20BSB)

Experience the beautiful Black Forest

Experience the beautiful Black Forest from the popular resort of lakeside Titisee, set amidst lush green meadows and pine-clad hills. A boat cruise and steam train journey through scented woodlands make for a wonderful holiday.

  • Titisee
  • Tour of the Black Forest
  • Cruise on Lake Schluchsee
  • Journey on the Sauschwänzlebahn
  • Freiburg
  • Time at leisure in Titisee
What’s Included
  • Standard Class Rail
    Journey on the Sauschwänzlebahn
  • 4* Hotel Accommodation
    Breakfast Every Day
    Selected Evening Meals
  • Cruise on Lake Schluchsee

Black Forest Discovery 2020Tour Details

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Day 1 Titisee

London to Titisee

Take the Eurostar to Paris, where you continue to Strasbourg. From here, you transfer by coach to Lake Titisee, and the Maritim Hotel. Located in the south of the Black Forest, popular Lake Titisee is an ancient European lake formed by the Feldberg Glacier.

  • Dinner
Day 2 Triberg Waterfalls
Triberg Waterfalls

Black Forest Panorama

Today you take a coach tour into the heart of the Black Forest. Pay a visit to a cuckoo clock maker, then continue to the town of Triberg im Schwarzwald, where you view the natural spectacle of one of Germany's highest waterfalls. You have some time for lunch in Triberg, before boarding the Hollentalbahn Railway for a journey through some truly breathtaking scenery.

  • Breakfast, Dinner
Day 3 Lake Schluchsee
Lake Schluchsee

Schluchsee cruise

You travel by rail to Schluchsee, a pretty town set on the lake of the same name. Here you enjoy a cruise around the unspoilt shoreline, passing forested beaches and picturesque mountain foothills, before free time to explore the authentic lakeside town.

  • Breakfast
Day 4 Sauschwänzlebahn Steam Railway
Sauschwänzlebahn Steam Railway

The Black Forest by steam

Take a coach to Blumberg, where you have some free time. Perhaps visit the small railway museum, before joining the Sauschwänzlebahn Steam Railway for a journey to Weizen. From here you continue by coach to St Blasien, a small village famous for its church.

  • Breakfast, Dinner
Day 5 Freiburg


Today you take a train to Freiburg, a pretty city at the edge of the Black Forest. You are free to explore Freiburg's main sights, including the Minster of Our Lady, a red sandstone Gothic cathedral.

  • Breakfast
Day 6 Titisee

At leisure in Titisee

Today is at leisure to explore, and is a great opportunity to use your Hochschwarzwald Card for reduced train fares in the surrounding area, and reduced ticket prices to some local attractions.

  • Breakfast, Dinner
Day 7 Eurostar

To London

Today, transfer to Strasbourg for the train to Paris. Board the Eurostar to London St Pancras, where your tour concludes.

  • Breakfast

Departure Times

Provisional departure and return times, where available, can be found together with dates and prices by clicking on the 'Prices & Availability' button. We will write to you around 10 weeks before your departure date with the precise meeting times for your tour group.

What’s included
  • Fully escorted by a UK Tour Manager from start to finish
  • All rail and coach travel throughout your tour
  • 6 nights' hotel accommodation with breakfast and 4 dinners
  • Hochschwarzwald Card for reduced rates on local transport at regional attractions
  • Tour of the Black Forest
  • Cruise on Lake Schluchsee
  • Journey on the Sauschwänzlebahn
  • Visit Freiburg

Enhancing your tour

  • Upgrade to Standard Premier Class on the Eurostar from £85pp

Not Included

  • Cancellation & Travel Insurance is not included in the price of the tour but can be arranged.

Due to the nature of our tours they are generally unsuitable for those with restricted mobility. If you’d like to discuss any particular holiday with us in this respect, then please don’t hesitate to call us.

Luke Simpson
Helen Laverack
Black Forest Discovery

Experience the beautiful Black Forest


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