Black Forest Discovery

Holiday Highlights

  • Rail via the picturesque Rhine Valley
  • Based in the fashionable lakeside resort of Titisee
  • Unlimited free travel during stay with Konus Travel Card
  • Stopovers in Aachen in both directions
  • 8 days from £3,295 for a family of four (2 adults, 2 children under 11)
  • 8 days from £2,090 for two adults sharing

Titisee is an excellent centre for exploring the Black Forest. It is also a lovely resort in its own right and ideal for a walking holiday with a network of well-marked footpaths. In addition to the normal public transport services, the Wutachtal and Kandertal steam railways are easily reached by regular rail service.


Day 1 - London to Aachen

Depart on Eurostar at lunchtime from London St Pancras to Brussels, then onwards connection to Aachen. Overnight on b&b basis.

Day 2 - Via Rhine Valley to Titisee

Leave Aachen after breakfast and travel via Cologne and the Rhine valley as far as Freiburg. Continue by local train to Titisee in the Black Forest. Stay 5 nights on b&b basis.

Days 3 to 6 - Days at Leisure in Titisee

Free days based in the beautiful lakeside resort of Titisee. Titisee is a perfect base to explore the Black Forest and one of the scenic highlights is undoubtedly Titisee Lake. Since its conversion to a pedestrian zone and waterfront promenade, Seestraße is considered the loveliest street for strolling and shopping in the southern Black Forest. Why not visit Badparedis Shwarzwald where you can enjoy a fun filled day of splashing around this indoor waterpark with 23 slides and it's very own wavepool. Alternatively you can play a round of mini-golf before a visit to Marklin World to view the miniature railway exhibits. Included in your holiday is the Konus travel card giving unlimited travel during your stay on regional trains, bus and tram services. The area covered by the card stretches as far south as Basel and as far north as Karlsruhe.

Day 7 - Return to Aachen

Return by train via Freiburg to Aachen for an overnight stay on b&b basis.

Day 8 - To London

Lunchtime departure from Aachen to Brussels, connecting with Eurostar to London St Pancras.

Price Includes

  • Rail travel to and from Germany in standard class
  • Accommodation in centrally located hotel on b&b basis
  • Konus travel card


From £2,090 for 2 adults sharing

From £3,295 for 2 adults and 2 children (under 11)

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