The Black Forest is a true paradise in the south of Germany and offers enchanting scenery for hikers, walkers, cyclists or snow enthusiasts.
The diverse and multifaceted nature, with its evergreen fir forests, wide valleys and picturesque villages, offers a variety of recreational opportunities for our guests at the Köhlerei am See. The winding paths invite you to hike, the Black Forest peaks to take deep breaths, the dense forest to dream. In our accommodation our guests can experience impressive excursions in summer and winter and enjoy a relaxing and at the same time eventful vacation in the hotel with restaurant and sauna.
Experience the beautiful surroundings of the “Feldberger Seenlandschaft Nature Park” during your vacation. In the Dreiseen area in the High Black Forest, between Lake Titisee and Lake Schluchsee, you will find the small Windgfällweiher, on the shore of which our house is located, the Köhlerei am See. The Windgfällweiher offers in the summer months its own lido with SUP rental station. If you prefer to go for a walk, you can stroll along the newly built lakeside path.
In the cold season our hotel near the Feldberg offers the ideal accommodation for all snow lovers. Spend a wonderful ski day on the slopes around the Feldberg or enjoy the wonderful winter impressions of the High Black Forest during a snow hike and afterwards be our guest at a wonderfully cozy dinner in our restaurant. A shuttle service is easily accessible by car from the hotel, so you can start your excursion with light luggage.
All seasons are suitable for a Black Forest holiday. Being close to Feldberg and Schluchsee, our guests will find great sights and activities all year round, no matter if it is spring, summer, autumn or winter. Be our guest and experience a wonderful vacation in the Hochschwarzwald, the High Black Forest, with the wide range of activities on offer.
We have put together some highlights for your Black Forest holidays:
The Hasenhorn toboggan run – fun on the Feldberg for young and old.
The spectacular Hasenhorn toboggan run in Todtnau is weather-independent and can be used all year round. Look forward to a fast ride on the rail-guided toboggans through the Black Forest.
Boating on the Titisee – the largest lake in the Feldberg lake district
Lake Titisee is the most famous lake in the Feldberg region and a real tourist magnet. Here you can take a wonderful stroll along the lake shore, buy a cuckoo clock or two, stop at the numerous cafes and restaurants or take a boat trip on the lake. There are several providers who offer tours or rent small pedal boats and electric boats. The prices here are not quite cheap, but an experience for young and old.
A nature highlight of all Black Forest Holidays – the Triberg Waterfalls
About an hour’s drive from our house are the Triberg Waterfalls. They are the highest waterfalls in Germany and offer a fantastic natural spectacle that must be experienced during a Black Forest vacation. Foaming and roaring, the water of the Gutach falls 163 meters. Especially in winter the waterfalls are worth a visit – because, depending on the weather, you can marvel at wonderfully illuminated frozen water masses.
The Black Forest Bathing Paradise – adventure pool and recreational world
Not far from our hotel, below the Feldberg in Titisee-Neustadt is the Badeparadies Schwarzwald. With its universe of slides, a palm oasis and its own large sauna area, the adventure pool offers everything for a relaxing or action-packed day out. Here you can unwind in the 12 themed saunas or under the real palm trees and enjoy 23 slides.
Thermal and mineral baths in the Black Forest
The region around the Feldberg is known for its many healing springs. Our guests will find a large number of thermal baths in vicinity, where they can relax and recharge their batteries.
If you like to watch the others doing sports with a hot drink in your hand, you can do this for example at the annual ski jumping. This spectacle is definitely worth a visit and takes place not only in winter, but also in summer.
Hüsli Museum of Local History – Folklore Museum
Not far from the hotel of the Köhlerei am See is the Hüsli museum of local history. In this rustic house you can get a good insight into the way of life of the people in the High Black Forest in former centuries. By the way, the Hüsli became world famous through the TV series “Die Schwarzwaldklinik” as the home of Professor Brinkmann.
The Black Forest Open Air Museum Vogtsbauernhof – Life as in the Middle Ages
About an hour’s drive from the hotel past the Triberg waterfalls is the Vogtsbauernhof, which is definitely worth this little trip. The Vogtsbauernhof is the oldest open-air museum in Baden-Württemberg, where you can see the life, living and working of the people in the Black Forest in the last centuries. From the museum to workshops, there is much to experience here.
Glassblowing – an old handicraft at the Feldberg
Glass making has a long tradition in the Black Forest. There are several glassblowers in the region, here you can buy the beautiful products, watch the glassblowers at work or even blow your own glass ball. Add some local culture to your Black Forest Holidays.
Black Forest High Road – panoramic route in Breisgau-Hochschwarzwald
The beautiful panoramic road leads from Baden-Baden at the beginning of the northern Black Forest to Freudenstadt in the middle of the southern Black Forest. The Black Forest High Road is one of the most beautiful panoramic routes in Germany and leads over numerous serpentine roads with magnificent viewpoints all the way up to the Feldberg.
Germany’s southern metropolis – the gate to the Black Forest: Freiburg
The city of Freiburg im Breisgau is located on the western edge of Baden-Württemberg, just outside of the Black Forest. The historic old town with its numerous street cafés and the beautiful Gothic cathedral, located in the heart of the city, is definitely worth a trip.
Europa Park – largest theme park in Baden-Württemberg
Europa Park in Rust is the most visited theme park in the German-speaking region and offers many different attractions for family based Black Forest holidays.
Feldbergbahn – panoramic view to the Alps
The highest peak of the Black Forest is the Feldberg with its 1493 meters. From up here our guests experience a breathtaking panoramic view over the High Black Forest. With the Feldbergbahn you can easily get up there and you can also take a stroller, wheelchair, bicycle or your dog. Once at the top, beautiful hiking trails, a spectacular viewing platform atop the Feldberg Tower, and even a museum honoring Black Forest ham await you.
Schluchsee – the largest lake in the Black Forest
Schluchsee is the largest lake in the southern Black Forest and is very close to our hotel. Here you will find many water sport opportunities, swimming spots and paths for relaxing walks and active hikes. If you only want to walk part of the way on the circular trail, you can take the ferry for the rest.
Black Forest Ski Museum – about the history of skiing
Those who are interested in the history of skiing will find what they are looking for in Hinterzarten close to Feldberg, because this is where the Black Forest Ski Museum is located. The initiator is Georg Thoma, who became Olympic champion in ski jumping in 1960.
Rothaus Brewery – the birthplace of Tannenzäpfle
Not far from our Hotel Köhlerei am See is the Rothaus Brewery, which was founded by the Benedictines in 1791. If you are interested in the local beer during your Black Forest vacation, you should not miss a visit to the Rothaus Brewery, there are always different events and of course the possibility to visit the brewer.