Villages and cities from A-Z

What would such a fascinating landscape like the holiday region in the south-west of Germany be without its cities and villages! They are strongholds of culture, centres for shopping and business, and the home and workplace of over 3.8 million people. Homey Black Forest-villages, lively cities, relaxing spas – join us and discover its pleasures for yourself.


Murg is situated in the sunny High Rhine valley at the southern fringe of the Southern Black Forest nature reserve. The hamlets of Niederhof, Oberhof and Hänner are basking on the heights of the Hotzenwald – on clear days, they even offer aview of the Alps.



Town, country, river: Nagold offers charming variety. Urban flair against a historical backdrop framed by nature in all its glory: this is Nagold.Attractive shops, little alleys and avariety of restaurants- there is so much to discover on a stroll through the city. Walk up to theHohennagold castle ruinsand you are rewarded with a magnificent view.Historyhas left visibletracesin the city centre: lovingly restored half-timbered houses, the church tower without a nave, the burial mound for a Celtic prince and the Remigius church are witnesses to Nagold's story.For active people, Nagold offersbeautiful hiking and biking tours, ahigh-ropes courseand in the summer the popularwater park.


Neuenburg am Rhein

"The future is clearly on the Rhine"is the motto of this Zähringer-dynasty town of 12,500 inhabitants. Neuenburg is located at the centre of the border triangle of Germany, France and Switzerland, at the foot of the Southern Black Forest and only a kilometre from the River Rhine and the French border.



Rickenbach has a very long history - it was first mentioned in an official document in 1257, when it was called "Rickinbach". The village quickly developed into a focal point of the southwestern Hotzenwald forest. As a state-recognised climatic health resort, Rickenbach is the ideal holiday destination for those seeking peace and quiet and people who love sports.



Seelbach in the Black Forest –historic market village since 1455 and state-approved climatic health resort since 1969 – together with its districts of Wittelbach and Schönberg, offers exactly the right mixfor guests looking for a whiff of history in the mild and healthy Black Forest climate.



With its romantic farms and historical watermills, Simonswald is a typical Black Forest village and is situated on the German Clock Route.



Waldkirch is the gateway to the delightfully scenic ZweiTälerLand region and is situated at the foot of the 1,241-metre-high Kandel.



Waldshut-Tiengen welcomes you! The city is situated where the Southern Black Forest meets the Rhine, directly at the border to Switzerland. Discover the medieval parts of Waldshut and Tiengen from gate to gate, past castles, fountains and churches. It waits to be explored by you. Are you ready?



Wehr, state-registered health resort is always worth a visit – and that not only because it is the home town of the accomplished violinist, Anne-Sophie Mutter. The river Wehra gushes down through the wild romantic rock gorges from the Black Forest mountains: The Wehra valley alone is an experience that nobody should miss.



The rose village of Nöggenschwiel, the only rose village in the Black Forest and part of the township of Weilheim, is known far beyond the borders of Baden-Württemberg and invites you to an intoxicating experience of colours and fragrances in the rose assortment garden and the new rose fragrance garden.


Winden im Elztal

Winden im Elztal nestles between fields, meadows and forests at the heart of the ZweiTälerLand region. Hörnleberg mountain affords fantastic views of the entire Elz valley.


Zell im Wiesental

Welcome to Zell in the Wiese Valley

of the Southern Black Forest Nature Park

Birthplace of Constanze Mozart

Zell im Wiesental (427 m above sea level, 6,105 inhabitants in 6 districts), lies between Basel and Feldberg. Switzerland and France are only about 25 km away.


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