Near the village of Gutenbach, Hubschental Appartement offers a getaway right in the middle of the forest at the end of the Hübschen Valley. The cottage itself is more than 200 years old but still has wireless internet – all the better the share the fantastic views with those stuck back home.
Located near the village of Badenweiler on the Black Forest’s southwestern edge, Villa Krautin is a grand old Jugendstil dame ready to serve up stunning views and a slice of life from the Downton Abbey age. As well as the usual forest pursuits, the area offers nearby thermal water spas and internet (should a Real Housewives break be needed).
Black Forest Cottage
Accessible by bus from nearby Pforheim, Black Forest Cottage is a rural getaway that doesn’t leave you stranded on the set of a B movie. Modern furniture, a wood-burning stove and massive windows make the place perfect for recharging after a long day out of outdoorsy activities.
Bürchau, in the southwestern Black Forest, is home to the gloriously floral and tastefully bechintzed Holiday Cottage. The place has a generous living area, a wood-burning stove and a small yet perfectly formed kitchen that includes a pizza oven, but WiFi is spotty in bad weather.
Bungalow in Schwarzwald
Enjoy pure nature in the Nagold Valley, a 2-minute walk to the river. If even that is too much strain, simply enjoy the view from the bungalow‘s south-facing balcony. A terrace for breakfast, a hammock for lazy afternoon and a small pool for cooling off after some intense forest exploration.
Appartement im Schwarzwald im Holzhaus
Full of natural light thanks to loads of massive windows, this wooden house is cosy place to spend a week or 50 drinking in all the Black Forest has to offer. The cottage is located near Grafenhausen in the southern part of the Black forest and sleeps two. Bonus: cats on the premises.
Cosy Black Forest Holiday Home
Walk out this home in Triberg‘s garden and straight into the forest for an idyllic stroll. A full kitchen means you can cook up a feast and fuel up for hiking, skiing or hanging out all day at the baths.
Detailreich im Schwarzwald
Located 45 kilometres (28 miles) from Freiburg in Haslach im Kinzigtal, this apartment is perfect for travellers who want to enjoy nature without sequestering themselves in it (or just don’t have a car) and still enjoy loads of walking opportunities. The train station, butcher and several bakers are nearby, as well as loads of cafés for having your daily slice of kuchen.
This adorable little cottage is located in Steinach in the middle of the Black Forest between Offenburg and Freiburg. Thoughtfully laid out with a massive bed, a good-sized kitchen, living room corner and fire pit, this place is a little slice of German holiday heaven, complete with a red slide outside the front door going down the hill.
Chalet Abnona Black Forest
Hidden away on a plateau at the top of Belchen Mountain with a view to the Swiss Alps, Chalet Abnona Black Forest near Weiden is a traditional holiday hideaway. Watch eagles ride thermals and deer prance about from the balcony, or indulge in a bit of forest exploration.