Black Forest

Explore Germany’s most legendary forest

Discover this route

Black Forest
  • Germany, Europe
  • 49 km
  • 49 min

This road trip links Baden-Baden to Freiburg through magnificent views of the Black Forest valleys. By many considered the most beautiful holiday regions in Germany this panoramic route can’t be missed!

Home to the cuckoo’s clock, typical wooden houses and irresistible traditional Black Forest cake this road provides a splendid introduction to both the magnificent nature and the abundance of fairytale scenes that can be found in image books. The road takes you through the dense pine forests, pastures and historic towns with plenty of opportunities to get out of the car to explore the scenic surroundings or have a taste of the Black Forest cuisine. This trip includes a stop at one of Germany’s highest waterfalls and the Farmer’s Market in Freiburg.

During this short road trip the mythical stories of this once impermeable forest will undoubtedly speak to your imagination.

Discover your route, make it yours, enjoy the ride.


Explore the world's best driving roads, from the stunning Amalfi Coast to the memory-making Route 66.


Customize your route - and make it perfect by using TripAdvisor ratings to find and book great hotels, restaurants and things to do on the way.


Experience the guided drive of a lifetime. Sync routes instantly to a new TomTom sat nav, or export your Road Trip as a GPX for most other brands.*

Other Routes Nearby

Road trips in Germany

Black Forest - Germany

Best woodland and forest roads / 49 km

Explore Germany’s most legendary forest

Romantic Road - Germany

Best historical roads / 324 km

Visit Germany’s most romantic medieval towns.

Hanseatic Route - Germany

Best historical roads / 1513 km

Discover the most beautiful German Hanseatic cities.

German Alpine Road - Germany

Best mountain roads / 515 km

Drive through an Alpine landscape painting in the south of Germany

German Wine Road - Germany

Best historical roads / 83 km

Historic vineyards in Germany’s largest forest…

Rossfeld Panoramastreet - Germany

Best mountain roads / 55 km

Drive through the Sound of Music!

Harz National Park - Germany

Best woodland and forest roads / 292 km

Explore the rugged nature and ancient legends of the Harz National Park

Rügen Island - Germany

Best coastal roads / 186 km

Discover Germany’s hidden treasure in the Baltic Sea

Wannsee - Germany

Best woodland and forest roads / 85 km

Escape from the hustle-and-bustle of Berlin on trip around the Wannsee.

The Rhine Gorge - Germany

Best historical roads / 146 km

Go on a journey of discovery on the legendary Romantic Rhine Route