Avoid losing your head in the elite company of Baden-Baden’s casino, and then let the town’s elegant spas rejuvenate you.
Germany’s biggest amusement park offers countless rides to keep the kids entertained.
3 The Schwarzwälder Freilichtmuseum
Peep into the region’s rustic past in this open-air museum.
Home to the world’s largest cuckoo clock, and a good place to buy your own piece of timeless Black Forest kitsch.
Ascend the Schauinsland cable car for incredible views over the Black Forest, Rhine Valley and France’s Vosges, then walk or mountain-bike back to Freiburg on fine woodland trails.
Ski, mountain-bike or rattle down a summer bobsleigh track at this all-season resort.
Hike in the deep, dark and attractively lush gorge that tourist brochures dub “Germany’s Grand Canyon”.