Winter magic in the Black Forest

Winter in the Black Forest, one of Germany’s most famous and picturesque regions, is a time full of magic and enchantment The Black Forest is transformed into a winter wonderland that makes the Advent and Christmas season with its traditions and events an unforgettable experience for locals and visitors alike.

Christmas markets

There are numerous Christmas markets in Breisgau, with festively decorated stalls, fragrant treats and handcrafted gifts. Particularly noteworthy are:

  • Freiburg Christmas market: One of the most beautiful Christmas markets in the region is located in the old town of Freiburg, surrounded by historic buildings and the impressive backdrop of Freiburg Cathedral. Here, visitors can drink mulled wine, enjoy regional specialties and buy handmade gifts.

  • Breisach Christmas market: There is also a charming Christmas market in the town of Breisach am Rhein, which enchants visitors with its unique ambience and view of the Rhine.

  • Christmas market in Staufen: The historic old town of Staufen offers a small but lovely Christmas market during the festive season, which is known for its romantic atmosphere.

  • Christmas market at Europapark: The Christmas market invites you to a convivial get-together with fragrant mulled wine and all kinds of delicacies. In Winterzauber 2024, the Christmas market is set up at the beginning of the Historic Balthasar Castle Park. Enjoy the wonderful atmosphere. Maybe you’ll even find a Christmas present or two?
  • Christmas market in Strasbourg: The Christmas market in Strasbourg, known as the “Christkindelsmärik”, is one of the oldest and most famous in Europe. It has been taking place since 1570 and transforms the city into a festive wonderland. You will find it on Broglie Square, where it has become an essential part of “Strasbourg Capitale de Noël”.

Ask at reception about our hotel shuttle to the individual Christmas markets.

Winter sports

The Black Forest offers a wide range of winter sports options for all ages and abilities:

  • Skiing and snowboarding: The region has numerous ski areas with well-groomed slopes. Popular ski resorts include Feldberg, Todtnauberg and Hinterzarten. The Feldberg, the highest mountain in the Black Forest, offers challenging descents and breathtaking views.

  • Cross-country skiing: The extensive network of trails in the Black Forest is ideal for cross-country skiers. The cross-country ski trails around Schonach and the Black Forest High Road are particularly well-known.

  • Tobogganing: Many places in the Black Forest offer toboggan runs for families and children. One of the longest and most famous toboggan runs is located in Todtnau.

  • Snowshoeing: Snowshoe hikes are ideal for those who want to enjoy the winter landscape in peace and quiet. Guided tours through the snow-covered forests are a special experience.


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Tickets for Europapark

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Hotel shuttle

Daily transfer to Europapark and back available


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Daily rent

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