The Black Forest is easily one of the most famous regions of Germany. Especially the Cuckoo Clocks and the world famous Black Forest ham are responsible for the regions popularity.
Besides these goods, the Black Forest also has a remarkable landscape to offer. Therefore, it attracts a lot of foreign as well as German tourists. Many of them travel to the Black Forest during winter season: Besides the rustic coziness, a lot of possibilities for any kind of winter sport are given.
The center is certainly the area around the highest Black Forest-Mountain, the Feldberg. 16 lifts and 55km of prepared slopes are waiting for the alpinist – for every level, from beginner to pro. If alpine skiing is not enough for you, you can choose between a wide variety of other snow-related activities: Snowshoeing, for example, or the new trend sport of Snowkiting. There is also a big Snowpark for those who prefer to ride the mountains with only one board under their feet. And if that it is way too much exercise for you, you can also start with the Apres-Ski right away.
Speaking of boards: When you fan of the narrow ones, don’t worry either. The Black Forest has more than 170 tracks for Cross Country skiers prepared. On more than 1200km, you can discover the whole region on your ‘Bretterl’ and explore the stunningly beautiful nature first hand. You should check the snow-conditions before you start your day, of course. But especially in the higher regions, such as around the Feldberg, enough snow is pretty much guaranteed in winter.
To bring some variety into your vacation, the Musuem of Ski of the Black Forest is one of the many cultural possibilities the Black Forest has to offer. It shows the history of skiing, from its beginnings to pro-sport.
A visit to the Black Forest is definitely something you should put on your Bucket List – you will experience a visit that combines winter-sport, relaxation, culinary highlights as well as cultural possibilities.