The Black Forest

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  • Europa Park

    1. Europa Park

    Amusement Park/Water Park

    Covering 160 acres, Europa Park is the continent's largest and busiest amusement park and one of Germany's best-loved attractions. It has a...Read More

    Europa Park
  • 2. Friedrichsbad

    Bath/Hot Spring

    Also known as the Roman-Irish Baths, Friedrichsbad offers a one-of-a-kind spa experience. With 17 stations that take you through warm and hot...Read More

  • 3. Münster Unserer Lieben Frau

    Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    The Münster Unserer Lieben Frau, Freiburg's most famous landmark, towers over the medieval streets. The cathedral took three centuries to build...Read More

  • 4. Neuf-Brisach

    Historic District/Site

    Three miles from Breisach on the French side of the Rhine, this extraordinary example of a fortified town is the last and greatest work by the...Read More

  • 5. Abtei Lichtenthal

    Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    The Lichtentaler Allee ends at this medieval Cistercian abbey surrounded by stout defensive walls. The small royal chapel next to the church...Read More

  • 6. Allerheiligen

    Archaeological Site/Ruins

    The back road from Baiersbronn, via Mitteltal and Obertal, enables you to join the Schwarzwald Hochstrasse at the little village of Ruhestein...Read More

  • 7. Augustinermuseum

    Museum/Gallery

    A visit to Freiburg's cathedral is not really complete without also exploring the Augustinermuseum, in the former Augustinian cloister. Original...Read More

  • 8. Baden-Baden Stadt Museum

    Museum/Gallery

    The city museum traces the unique history of this town back over 2,000 years. ...Read More

  • 9. Badisches Landesmuseum

    Museum/Gallery

    Housed in the Schloss Karlsruhe, this museum has a large number of Greek and Roman antiquities and trophies that Ludwig the Turk brought back...Read More

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  • 10. Brauerei Museum

    Winery/Brewery/Distillery

    The Brauerei was once part of the monastery, and has brewed beer since the Middle Ages. The unusually soft water gives the beer a flavor that...Read More

  • 11. Breisach am Rhine

    Town/Village

    The largest of several towns comprising the Kaiserstuhl region, Breisach am Rhine is a typical German village, with a cathedral atop a hill...Read More

  • 12. Caracalla Therme

    Spa–Sight

    Less of a relaxing "forget-the-outside-world" experience than the neighboring Friedrichsbad, the Caracalla Therme maintains a series of indoor...Read More

  • 13. Casino

    Casino–Sight

    Germany's oldest casino, this testament to 19th-century decadence was the brainchild of Parisian Jacques Bénazet, who persuaded the sleepy little...Read More

  • 14. City History Museum

    Museum/Gallery

    This small museum offers a 4,000-year journey through the history of a typical Rhine river town, from the early settlements through the Middle...Read More

  • 15. Eble Uhren-Park

    Store/Shop/Mall

    Stop by on the hour to see the world's largest cuckoo clock, the size of a house, in action. It is also possible, for a small fee, to step inside...Read More

  • 16. Endingen

    Town/Village

    Officially founded in 1285, this small town in the center of the wine-growing Kaiserstuhl changed hands several times, most notably when it...Read More

  • 17. Fabergé Museum

    Museum/Gallery

    The first museum dedicated to the work of Russian jeweler Carl Peter Fabergé holds up to 700 masterpieces from the private collection of Muscovite...Read More

  • 18. Gasthaus zum Löwen

    Hotel–Sight

    You can visit the ancient Gasthaus zum Löwen, where Faust lived—allegedly in room No. 5—and died. Guests can stay overnight in the room, which...Read More

  • 19. Geldermann Privatsektkellerei

    Winery/Brewery/Distillery

    Few estates in this winemaking town can boast a tour as impressive as this venerable champagne house, which has produced the bubbly elixir for...Read More

  • 20. Geldermann Sektkellerei

    Winery/Brewery/Distillery

    A wine cellar specializing in turning white wine into the sparkling white wine known as Sekt in German, this 600-year-old building with an arched...Read More

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