Schluchsee, The Black Forest
Black Forest Rail and Sail
The Schwarzwald Hotel is found in the little town of Gengenbach, surrounded by the rolling hills of the Black Forest. See lush meadows, pine clad hills, rushing rivers and traditional chocolate box villages. This is the land where houses have long sloping roofs and where workshops specialise in intricate carvings and cuckoo clocks. Our tour features 2 included scenic train journeys and a boat trip on Lake Titisee.
Gengenbach • Winery Visit • Black Forest Railway • Lake Titisee Cruise • Pig Tail Steam Railway
Day 1 Channel crossing and overnight near Metz.
Day 2 On through the Alsace before crossing into Germany to arrive at Gengenbach for a 4 night stay.
Day 3 A day to relax and explore. See the River Kinzig and the old town with its half-timbered houses and romantic narrow streets and alleyways. Before dinner we include a tasting at Gengenbach Winery, approximately 5 minutes walk from the hotel.
Day 4 Travel to the old walled town of Villingen and join the Black Forest Railway for a journey including loops, tunnels and a high viaduct. On then for a guided visit to the Black Forest Open Air Museum to find out more about the history and culture of the region.
Day 5 To beautiful Titisee for an included sightseeing cruise on the lake. We then include a trip on the Pig Tail Steam Railway between Blumberg and Weizen. It features many twists and turns and great photo opportunities.
Day 6 Depart Germany and overnight near Metz.
Day 7 Channel crossing and home.
All tours are tailored to your requirements and can be adapted for travel by coach and/or air as you prefer
Schwarzwald Hotel, Gengenbach
A 4 star hotel located close to the River Kinzig, near the town centre. It has a bar, restaurant, terrace and indoor swimming pool. Rooms are well appointed, bright and comfortable.
• 4 star • 59 rooms • Lift
• Indoor swimming pool • Terrace
• Coach parking
Your tour includes:
• Return short Channel ferry crossings
• 1 night half board on the outbound journey
• 4 nights half board in Gengenbach with:
Hot buffet breakfast
3 course dinner with choice from night 2
After dinner tea or coffee at hotel
• Wine Tasting
• Trip on the Black Forest Railway
• Guided visit to the Black Forest Museum
• Trip on the Pig Trail Railway
(not incl. in April)
• Boat cruise on Lake Titisee
• 1 night half board on inbound journey
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