Here you are - in the Northern Black Forest - seen from the North at the gate to the Black Forest. Our very varied landscape is characterized on the one hand by the typical character of firs and pines, the valleys and heights - so as everyone imagines the Black Forest! On the other hand there is the Heckengäu with its cultural landscape, cultivated by our flocks of sheep. Now all that is missing are our beautiful rivers, the small lakes and wild gorges, which give our region its very own character and invite to numerous discoveries in nature. Here our guests are offered recreational opportunities and beautiful and surprising nature.
The valleys like the Enztal, Nagoldtal and Teinachtal but also the Albtal are multifaceted and are considered to be the epitome of real nature experience due to the wild, untouched and natural conditions, the varied flora and fauna. An extensive and well-developed network of hiking and biking trails makes it possible for young and old to experience nature in the Northern Black Forest in a variety of ways. In addition to the "TOP trails", such as the certified premium trails and Black Forest gourmet trails, there are also exciting theme trails and great family adventure trails for a variety of interests. In addition, there are also varied GeoCaching tours and sections of long-distance hiking trails that lead right through the region. The Hiking Hosts in the Northern Black Forest offer everything the hiker's heart desires to start the next tour relaxed and rested. Service and quality are very important to the hosts. In the Northern Black Forest everyone finds his place! In addition to wellness hotels, guesthouses and pensions, guests are also in good hands in private accommodation such as vacation homes, apartments and guest rooms.
Centrally located between the two large cities of Stuttgart and Karlsruhe and nestled between the cities of Pforzheim, Freudenstadt and Baden-Baden, the district of Calw is full of character and charm, also known as the Northern Black Forest. Divided into the river valleys of the Alb, Enz and Nagold, as well as the sun-drenched high plateaus with their healing climate, the area covers about 800 square kilometers. The district comprises 25 towns and communities in which you can find a lot of unspoilt nature, deep green, dense forests, wonderful meadow landscapes, as well as wild and romantic brook rivers, enchanting gems with traditional customs and cultural event highlights in the middle of pure Black Forest air!