Leisure tips

Leisure activities

  • Public bathing beaches on Titisee and Schluchsee lakes (also boating and sailing)
  • "House of Nature" with 3-D display, virtual balloon ride, nature education events, Talking Ranger and Pocket Ranger app (iPhone) with funny short films, directions and opportunities for refreshments
  • High rope course Feldberg
  • Capercaillie-pixie walk, designed by artists, 2,400 child's paces long with great forest playground
  • Germany's longest coaster in Todtnau
  • Mountain bike rides, the bikes for groups will be brought to the youth hostel
  • Magic trail and Mountainbike Funpark in Todtnau
  • Barefoot Park in Muggenbrunn
  • High ropes course in Titisee, five levels of difficulty
  • Rock climbing in Todtnau
  • Glassblowers in Todtnau and Altglashuetten
  • Germany's highest natural waterfall in Todtnau
  • Skiing and sledding fun; see "Extras"
  • Great nature trail in Hinterzarten, close to the Adlerschanze ski centre, where, with a bit of luck, you can watch the ski jumpers even in the summer.
  • Around Schluchsee lake by bike (18 km) (bike rental at the dam)

Hiking - nothing but nature

Landscape and climate - on Feldberg mountain, both are noticeably different. At an altitude of almost 1,500 m, the climate on Feldberg mountain is almost alpine. Many roads are only passable from May to October because of the snow, but lead past unspoilt places and rare plants. Many walks start at the hostel. We can provide hiking maps for the summer and for special winter hiking trails.

  • Seebuck mountain (last stop of the cable railway) and Feldberg Tower (great view), path suitable for pushchairs. (2 hours) Tip: sunrise on Seebuck
  • Feldberg summit, path suitable for baby buggies (3 hours)
  • Herzogenhorn (3 hours)
  • Feldsee lake with Raimartihof inn (4 hours)
  • Premium trail "Feldberg Steig": great summit tour to the Alpine huts (5 hours)
  • "Pocket-ranger" hike: GPS devices from the "House of Nature" will take you to the most important parts of Feldberg mountain and entertain you with small films and interesting facts on flora, fauna and history (4-5 hours).
  • Menzenschwand/Krunkelbachhütte (6 hours)
  • Snowshoeing in deep snow, or out on your own (you can borrow snowshoes and backpack carrying systems in the "House of Nature").
"The House of Nature" also offers guided walks, e.g. the Feldberg guided tour through the "Jungle of Tomorrow" or the "Ranger Hike", during which a Feldberg ranger gives exciting talks about his work (both 3-4 hours) and for children (8-12), the "Junior Ranger badge" (7 hours). Let someone show you the beauty of Feldberg mountain!

Lots to experience


  • Schwarzwaldpark (Black Forest Park) in Löffingen (30 km)
  • Steinwasenpark Oberried (30 km)
  • Vogelpark Steinen bird park (35 km)
  • Tier-Natur-Erlebnispark Mundenhof (animal & nature adventure park) in Freiburg (45 km)
  • Europapark Rust (90 km)
Good mood & wellness:

  • Badeparadies Schwarzwald fun pool in Titisee (14 km)
  • Radon Revital Bad (spa complex) in Menzenschwand (25 km)
  • Solemar Bad Durrheim (spa complex) (40 km)
  • Erlebnisbad Laguna Badeland (fun pool) in Weil am Rhein (50 km)
  • Vita Classica Bad Krotzingen (pool, sauna & spa complex) (50 km)
Explore & discover:

  • Besucherbergwerk Finstergrund (show mine) (25 km)
  • Besucherbergwerk Schauinsland (show mine) (30 km)
  • Wutachschlucht or Gauchachschlucht ravines (30 km)
  • Tropfsteinhöhle Hasel (stalactite caves) (35 km)
  • Freiburg (planetarium) (40 km)
More destinations:

  • Waldshut-Tiengen (35 km)
  • Staufen, Münstertal (45 km)
  • Basel in Switzerland (60 km)
  • Vogtsbauernhöfe (open-air farming museum) (80 km)
  • Colmar in Alsace (90 km)
We would be happy to send you a special flyer with more tips for families.

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