Popular Lettings in Black Forest
Highlights in Black Forest
- Charming villages
- Fairy-tale forests
- Impressive waterfalls
- Rural environment
- Thermal baths
Most popular in Black Forest
Prices and availability
Types of holiday rentals in Black Forest
Are you looking for cheap rentals in the Black Forest to enjoy a weekend getaway or a multi-day holiday? On Holidu you will always find the best offers for rental accommodation between private individuals. We have thousands of rentals to choose from. Located mainly in the cities of Freiburg, Lenskirch, Triberg, Offenburg and Baden Baden. You will find rentals in the centre of many of these cities, but also in the surroundings, immersed in natural places of incomparable beauty. The most common are those with capacity for 2 and 4 people, perfect for couples and families, but we also have others in which more guests can stay. All of them perfectly equipped and with modern heating systems so that you can enjoy a comfortable stay if you visit the area in winter. In addition, most of them have parking for you to park your car and make excursions in the area without wasting more time than necessary. Don't wait any longer to book your rental in the Black Forest!Magnificent houses in the mountains
The Black Forest houses are an ideal option for families and groups of friends who are looking for a more spacious accommodation that allows them to be in permanent contact with nature. Most of them are white masonry constructions with large balconies and wooden shutters, architectural elements very typical of this area of Central Europe. With a very modern decoration, parquet floors and many with fireplace, so you can warm yourself to the heat of the fire in winter. But in addition, the fact that all the houses in the Black Forest have a garden or terrace and some have a swimming pool also makes them perfect for renting in July and August. Are you thinking of coming with your pet so she can also enjoy nature? On Holidu we have a multitude of houses that allow dogs.Why book a letting in the Black Forest?
The Black Forest is a place where you can stay as long as you want and not get bored. A destination that offers a wide variety of activities and leisure opportunities for tourists who love nature and the countryside. In this sense, there are a number of villages of obligatory visit. For example, Sasbachwalden is considered the most beautiful in all of Germany, but Gengenbach, which seems to be taken from a fairy tale, is not far behind. Seebach, Durbach and Triberg are also extremely interesting. Beyond nature and its charming villages, you can take advantage of all the cities it passes through and get to know them in depth. This is the case of Freiburg, which is located to the south, Freudenstadt, to the north, Karlsruhe, to the northwest, and Basel, also to the south. Without a doubt, a very interesting option is to look for houses in all of them and make a journey by car or train that crosses the entire Black Forest.
Holidays in the Black Forest
The area and how to find your way around
The Black Forest is an impressive mountainous massif dominated by lush forests located in the southwest of Germany, in the state of Baden-Württemberg. One of the most important natural tourist destinations in the whole European continent. Extending from the Trifinio to 160 km north. From Karlsruhe in the north to Basel in the south. Although the most important cities are Freiburg and Freudenstadt, do you already know in which area you want to book your rental in the Black Forest?The best areas to rent a letting in the Black Forest
The Black Forest is currently one of the main green lungs in central Europe. In particular, it encompasses a large number of German cities, the country through which most of its area passes. An impressive mountain range in which, at present, you can find rural holiday rentals of all kinds, both rentals and houses, most of them characterised by high ceilings, by having a large number of rooms and plots with gardens and groves. Undoubtedly, Dreiländereck, Freiburg and Freudenstadt are some of the most suitable enclaves to find them, since they are the cities that are closer to the natural places and that offer more services for the tourist. However, if you want to be in contact with nature all the time, you will also find numerous houses in the small villages that dot this beautiful space.
Types of travellers and activities
The natural landscapes of the Black Forest make up the ideal setting for the practice of a multitude of active tourism activities that will delight nature lovers, leading them to discover truly unique landscapes. In this sense, hiking is one of the favourite activities for those who visit the Black Forest. In fact, the Lakes Route has special importance, which is divided into several stages by its great extension and which aims to know the four most important lakes in the region, which are Feldsee, Mummelsee, Schluchsee and Titisee. The railway lines of the Black Forest Negra and Valle del Infierno are also very suitable for getting to know them. But there are also numerous routes designed for cycling enthusiasts, with the best on the borders with Switzerland and Alsace. Book a house near these places and enjoy truly unforgettable experiences.The Black Forest to travel with your family
For its part, in the southern part of the Black Forest, just between Freiburg and Strasbourg, is a well-known amusement park called Europa Park, which was founded in 1975 and offers, thanks to its water attractions and roller coasters, a magnificent leisure experience for the whole family. In fact, it has the 'Silver Star', that is, the largest steel roller coaster in Europe. Of course, the great variety of excursions that can be made through the area to its fairytale forests will also make the little ones have a great time, playing and running among the trees. Forests full of legends of fairies, witches and mysterious beasts that served as the setting for many of the Grimm brothers' stories. A great opportunity for them to enjoy contact with nature, something that cannot be done so often when living in a big city.The Black Forest for those who want to relax
The Black Forest is also an ideal place to unwind, relax and forget about daily worries. The Romans already discovered the curative and medicinal properties of the waters of this territory and, nowadays, they are one of the main attractions for many tourists. There you will be able to enjoy thermal baths in a very sybarite and exclusive atmosphere and give yourself a beauty treatment to alleviate any type of discomfort. Among the most outstanding places to do so are the Termas de caracalla, in Baden Baden.
Did you know that Martin Heidegger, one of the most prestigious philosophers of the 20th century, was retiring to his Black Forest hut to write his books?
Top 5 Recommendations in the Black Forest
It's worth looking for rentals in Durbach and spending at least one night in this beautiful Black Forest village to watch the sunset from its famous vineyards. In this sense, you can always take the opportunity to have a glass of wine in any of the typical restaurants that can be found there.2. Take a 'weissbier' in Gengenbach
Gengenbach, considered the most beautiful village in Germany, has a multitude of houses, towers and churches of a very unique beauty. However, many know this enclave for being the place where the first wheat beer in history was brewed, which can still be tasted. This traditional recipe is very smooth, has a sweet touch and is quite cloudy. Careful, it's served in half-litre glasses.3. Visit the Gothic Tower of Freiburg
Freiburg is considered the gateway to the Black Forest. Flooded with Erasmus students, the atmosphere of its streets is magnificent. But, if the city has a true emblem, that is the Gothic tower of its cathedral, which reaches 120 metres high.4. Make a route to Todtnau Waterfall
By car, by train or even on foot. The Todtnau Waterfall, besides being spectacular, is tremendously accessible for all types of transport systems, so it will be very easy for you to go and come back in a single morning. If you go in summer, take advantage of the road to refresh yourself in one of the many pools there are.5. Taste the delicious delicacies of the local cuisine
Another attraction of the Black Forest is its cuisine. Not in vain is the German region with the most Michelin stars. Among the most exquisite typical dishes of the region are river trout, smoked pork shoulder, smoked ham and bitter cabbage. All this is always accompanied by a refreshing beer. Although in the Baden area you will also find many wineries where you can taste excellent wines. Among the most outstanding restaurants, we recommend the Der Kleine Prinz in Baden and the Kühler Krug in Freiburg.
FAQ: Frequently asked questions about holiday rentals in the Black Forest
As indicated by its annual average price of £116.03, the Black Forest is not a destination that stands out as being the most expensive or the cheapest in Germany.When are holiday rentals cheaper in the Black Forest?
Those who want to be budget-friendly should visit the Black Forest in November, February, and March which are the months that offer the most discount, with average prices of £105.46, £107.74, and £110.38 per night, respectively, based on data collected in 2019.When does the price of holiday rentals in the Black Forest go up the most?
When you look at renting a holiday letting in the Black Forest, the highest prices are usually seen in the month of August (with an average of £131.69 per night), followed by July (£129.02), and June (£121.03).Is the Black Forest a good location for a last-minute getaway?
It's worthwhile to be proactive in the Black Forest as only 41% of the properties remain available, according to our 2019 data.What time of the year can I find more available holiday rentals?
March, April, and January are, in order of highest to lowest, the months that present the the largest number of accommodations free, with respective average availability figures of 72%, 59% and 56.5%.Which months is it more difficult to find available rentals?
The month with the highest average booked rental figures is July (only 20.5% of properties were available on average in 2019). Followed by August (22.4%), and September (23.5%).Are there many holiday lettings in the Black Forest?
We have 4500 properties for you in the Black Forest, provided by our 30 local and international partners.