Original, full of contrast, relaxing, challenging: the Black Forest makes for a truly unique experience. Challenges and pleasure, nature and culture are found side by side here. The diverse scenery of this tourist region stretches from Pforzheim in the north to the Swiss border to the south. From the Upper Rhine Valley in the west to the Nagold and Neckar river valleys in the east. Its cuisine, wines and beers make this holiday destination one of the “finest gourmet corners of Germany”. It is also a paradise for sporting enthusiasts and bikers as well as being one of Europe’s most varied hiking destinations. There is also plenty for families to discover, so boredom can wait! Those looking to recuperate will find relaxation at its best in the region’s numerous spas and wellness hotels.