Hinterzarten is one of the most beautiful and well-known villages in the Upper Black Forest. The climatic health resort is located at an altitude of 850m above sea level and offers its guests the right conditions for a relaxing holiday. Hinterzarten impresses with its beautiful natural landscape with dense forests, wide meadows and a mysterious high moor.
With its good air, a very good, varied sports programme and large range of leisure activities, Hinterzarten is the ideal holiday resort for holidays in the Upper Black Forest.
Find out more information about the region at www.hinterzarten.de
Tips – The most beautiful excursions
Popular excursion destinations such as Lake Titisee, Freiburg, the Feldberg, Switzerland or Alsace are nearby and easy to reach.
The Mathisleweiher near Hinterzarten
A beautiful, hidden forest lake near Hinterzarten.
The High Moor, Hinterzarten
With an area of 70 ha, the Hinterzarten raised bog is the largest bog complex in the Black Forest and is considered one of the best-preserved and most accessible bogs in Central Europe. If you follow the easily accessible and barrier-free circular trail, the nature reserve offers a special insight into the beauty of the flora and fauna of the raised bog. On the wooden footbridge over the moor you will find many information boards about the extraordinary flora and fauna. In spring, the enchanting orchid species and inflorescences of cotton grass are a feast for the eyes!
The Hochmoorloipe (cross-country ski trail, access possible opposite the holiday home)
The Hochmoor cross-country trail starts directly opposite our holiday resort and offers all cross-country skiers a convenient entry into the Hinterzarten trail network.
Easy and sunny tour around the scenic high moor near Hinterzarten. From the start in Hinterzarten, the trail leads along the Höllentalbahn railway in the direction of Titisee. Connection to the neighbouring Titisee and to the Breitnau cross-country trails possible.
The Black Forest Ski Museum, Hinterzarten
Successful athletes such as Georg Thoma as an Olympic champion in the Nordic combined and Christl Cranz as an alpine runner are represented as well as the manufacture of skis and equipment and other departments – colourful accessories of ski fashion, ski films, showcases full of medals, cups and start numbers, in short: from the old wooden ski to the snowboard, an exciting development of winter sports. Winter landscapes painted around 1900 enrich the historic Black Forest courtyard. In 1999, part of the attic was set up as an area for special exhibitions. Since then, the Ski Museum has shown about four presentations a year with works by contemporary artists.
The Ravennaschlucht near Breitnau – (2,8 km)
The Ravenna Gorge is a narrow and steep side valley of the Hell Valley, through which the wild Ravenna stream makes its way via many cascades and waterfalls. The two largest are the large Ravenna Falls with a drop of 16 metres and the small Ravenna Falls with a drop of 6 metres.
Every year, the Christmas market in the Ravenna Gorge puts visitors in a particularly festive mood.
Lake Titisee – (5,5 km)
Many people call the Seestraße in Titisee the most beautiful promenade in the Black Forest. Every year, up to 2 million visitors come here to discover the numerous shops and souvenir shops and stock up on gifts from the Upper Black Forest.
Afterwards, you can relax in the beer gardens and restaurants with a refreshment and a unique view of the famous Titisee. Lake tours can be taken at the landing stages of the two shipping companies or you can explore Lake Titisee on your own in small boats.
Active people and nature lovers can walk around Lake Titisee on a 7.4 km long, varied tour along the shore, up to a hill with a magnificent view of the lake.
The Feldberg in the Black Forest – (20 km)
At 1,493 m, the Feldberg is the highest mountain in the Black Forest, from which a wide panoramic view opens up – in good weather you can even see Mont Blanc. The Feldberg region is also home to Baden-Württemberg’s largest and oldest nature reserve. Many special features await hikers in the unspoilt forests: in the fens on the Feldberg, the vegetation resembles that of the Alps, so that many plant species that are actually only found in the Alps settle here.
In summer, hikers can discover the charming landscape of the Upper Black Forest on numerous hiking trails, for example on the Feldberg-Steig premium hiking trail.
In the cold season, winter sports enthusiasts get their money’s worth: there are 38 lifts on the Feldberg with a total of 63 km of piste.
The Schluchsee – (25 km)
Enjoy the picturesque lakeside landscape of Schluchsee in summer and winter. Tours and hikes that start at the Schluchsee spa of the same name are very popular, because in warm temperatures the lake offers a pleasant way to cool off after the hike. Water sports enthusiasts can enjoy a wide range of activities: sailing, stand up paddling, rowing or canoeing is possible!