The Black Forest is astonishingly like the countryside you see in fairy tale story books. There are deep forests, winding rivers, rolling hills, pretty villages with genial innkeepers, friendly shopkeepers and cuckoo clock makers. Enjoy the wonderful scenery and great hospitality.
Local departure and an afternoon crossing
to Calais. Continue to your overnight stop
in northern France on a bed and breakfast
Drive to Metz with time for a stroll around the historic centre, before continuing to the Black Forest area of Germany for a three night stay.
Free to relax and enjoy our optional excursion programme.
Join our scenic full day tour, visiting Donaueschingen, the source of the River Danube, from where you will travel to Offenburg by train on the spectacular Schwarzwaldbahn, one of the most scenic railway lines in Europe. There will be plenty of free time for you to discover Offenburg which is surrounded by vineyards and has a beautiful baroque city centre.
A full day excursion visiting beautiful Lake Titisee, the largest lake in the area and a popular resort where you can enjoy a stroll along the shore. Continue to Staufen, a lovely old town surrounded by vineyards, with cobbled
streets and medieval houses. There will also be time to visit delightful Freiburg, one of Germany’s most attractive towns with its impressive Gothic cathedral and quaint shopping streets.
Depart after breakfast for a late afternoon crossing back to the UK and return to your original departure point in the evening.