Clock Tower Overview

Black Forest, famously known as the Schwarzwald in German, is a picture-perfect destination tucked neatly in a region in southwest Germany. These forests are popular for their rolling hills, dense woodlands, and beautiful villages. Spread over more than 6,000 square miles, the Black Forest is an ideal destination to indulge in outdoor activities like skiing, hiking and cycling. 

Do not forget to immerse yourself in beautiful nature while exploring the stunning waterfalls cascading from an unmatched height and scenic viewpoints, promising a breath-taking experience. The region is also famously known for its handicrafts, traditional cuckoo clocks, and the moth-melting Black Forest cake forested with cherries, chocolate, and whip cream. 

When travelling to the Black Forest in Germany, do not miss a chance to indulge in the region's culinary delights, such as snail soup, black forest ham, a thin pizza-like dish called Flammkuchen, and Schwarzwälder Schinken. Whether you are craving relaxation or want to go for an adventure ride, the Black Forest is an ultimate tourist destination. 


• Explore picture-perfect hiking trails winding through cascading waterfalls, ancient forests and tranquil lakes
• Join guided tours on nature to discover the region's diverse flora and fauna, including rare wildlife like lynx and red deer.
• Participate in hands-on cultural workshops displaying traditional crafts like wood carving.
• Indulge in adventure activities like hiking, camping, cycling, running and more! 
• Delve into the mouth-melting foods offered in restaurants and cafes at the Black Forest. 

How To Reach

By Car: The Black Forest is approximately 52 km from the Schwarzwald city centre. Using the B294 route, it will take approximately 1 hour to visit the destination. 

By Bus: Take a bus from Hausach. It will take around 1 hour and 44 minutes to reach your destination. You can easily get a taxi from any corner of the city that will take you to your destination. You can also choose to drive yourself all the way to the Black Forest. For a more budget-friendly option, there are auto rickshaws available in the city that will also drop you at the forest. 

Best Time To Visit

The black forest remains open throughout the year. 

  • Best season: The ideal time to travel to the Black Forest in Germany is during the summer. So, plan your travel between July and August. 
  • The best day of the week: The best day of the week is Saturday and Sunday. Visit the Black Forest on weekends for an exceptional touring experience. 
  • The best time of day: The best time of day is to head to the Black Forest in the early morning between 6:00 and 7:00 AM. You may also visit there in the evening at around 5:00 PM to witness the sunset. 

Other Essential Information

Visitor Tips: 

Here are some visitors tips to travel to the Black Forest: 

1. Wear comfortable and breathable clothing when visiting during the summer months. 

2. Wear sneakers or sports shoes for a visit to the black forest, including a lot of walking and running. 

3. Carry essentials like sunblock, a hat and a scarf to protect your skin from the harsh sun. 

4. Drink plenty of water throughout to remain hydrated. 

5. Keep the environment clean by properly disposing of garbage in the dustbin.

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Point of Interest for Clock Tower
Explore the cascading Triberg Waterfalls

Explore the cascading Triberg Waterfalls

Tucked within the Black Forest is the famous Triberg Waterfalls cascading from around 163 metres, offering a mesmerising sight to every tourist. As the winter arrives, the waterfalls are covered under a thick layer of snow. During the summers, travellers can explore lush green trails, which offer multiple chances to admire the beauty of the Black Forest and the Triberg Waterfalls. This iconic place is not only a natural wonder but also a recreational spot, allowing travellers to go hiking, wildlife spotting and trekking. 

Head to Freiburg im Breisgau

Head to Freiburg im Breisgau

Also called the gateway to the Black Forest, the Freiburg im Breisgau is a popular university city known for its vibrant culture and rich history. It is a picture-perfect town featuring mediaeval architecture, cobblestone streets and tiny cafes grabbing every traveller's attention! Inside the town is a bustling market where you can shop for souvenirs. Herein, you can enjoy cycling on wide pathways amidst the lush greenery and nature. With the blend of rich culture, environmental consciousness, and great history, you may also interact with the locals in the Black Forest.  

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