Ask ten people what the Black Forest means and you get ten different answers. Some talk about the delicious Black Forest gateau and cuckoo clocks; others love the medieval towns and villages with half-timbered houses... But they all agree on one thing – the Black Forest is just plain romantic.
The Swabian Alb offers plenty of cultural and recreational opportunities, as well as local dishes and spa resorts that refresh and revive. Think of a vacation that might include hiking, visiting a fairy-tale castle, exploring underground caves, and eating classic local dishes. That’s all part of the Swabian Alb experience.
The Palatinate, or Kurpfalz, is perfect for soft adventure: cruising on the Rhine and Neckar Rivers, cycling through asparagus fields, soaking up the culture, enjoying the unspoiled countryside, eating gourmet food.