Arts and Cultural
Black Forest Open Air Museum
Visitors can take a peek at how the region's 16th and 17th century farmers and artists lived through enormous reconstructed farmhouses, baking mills and artisan shops. The museum features hands-on activities for kids, livestock in the stables, and interactive workshop activities.
Freiburg im Breisgau
This famous university town is located in the heart of a major wine growing region, and is a main entry point for visitors looking to explore the Black Forest. The town's main claim-to-fame is the Romanesque and Gothic Freiburg Cathedral in Munsterplatz, which was once the seat of the Catholic archbishop of Freiburg.
German Clock Museum
Black Forest culture is renowned for its fascinating clock making tradition. At this Furtwangen cultural museum, visitors can get up close to the displays of beautifully crafted cuckoo and grandfather clocks, watches and music machines.
Points of Interest
Southwest Germany's stunning wooded mountain range is a sight to behold. Fragrant pine and fir trees dot scenic hillsides, winding rivers cut through inspiring valleys, and miles of trails make the forest ideal for mountain biking, hiking, horseback riding and scenic nature walks. The main tourist destination is the magnificent Feldberg, Germany's second largest mountain.
Lake Constance's impeccably maintained garden island is a beautiful retreat awash in colorful flowers, and exotic plant and tree varieties. Visitors can enjoy an afternoon picnic or a leisure stroll surrounded by beautiful sculptures, fountains, and, at the center, a Baroque palace. A map makes it easy to navigate the many lush pathways.
Women's fashion has never been this good. At Cecil, shoppers can peruse new trends for that perfect blouse, pair of jeans, T-shirt, or accessory.
Haus der Mode
Shoppers will discover an upscale shopping experience featuring the top name brands for men and women including Blue Fire Jeans, Brax, Bugatti and Camel.
Clothes and accessories for men, woman and children at this trendy fashion store are sure to leave shoppers looking their best. Guests will find a variety of seasonal wear and styles at affordable rates.
Sports and Entertainment
Since 1921, the world's oldest music festival features a weekend of masterful classic works by today's best contemporary musicians and composers, and includes world premieres and sound-art installations around town. In the past, Paul Hindemith, Pierre Boulez, Elliott Carter and John Cage have graced the stages.
All styles of Jazz come together in August. At this premier music festival, music lovers can tap their toes to Dixieland, flamenco, jazz vocal, and funk 'n' soul, and enjoy live performances from popular bands like Son Pa Ti, Dixie Six and Hary de Ville's Real Blues Band.
At the Donaueschingen Polo Club, guests can watch Germany's top Mediterranean breeds go head to head for the title of fairest sight-hound of them all. The festival features the Saluki National Specialty for Arabian horses and falconers, the Eukanuba Super Best in Show Challenge and the SummerParty event night featuring refreshing drinks and plenty of dancing.
What's Nearby - Corporate Locations
- Der Neue Kafter GmbH
- Mall GmbH