German

Destinations

EUROPA * PARK

Europa Park, Rust – about 45 km away from St. Peter
greatest leisure & fun park of Germany; you take the A5, exit: EUROPA*PARK

Deutsches Uhrenmuseum in Furtwangen:

German clock-museum in Furtwangen; within driving distance of 30 min; you leave St. Peter direction: St. Märgen; you go straight on to the Thurner; here you turn left, direction: Furtwangen

Eugen-Keidel-Bad in Freiburg:

Thermal baths in Freiburg, with a very nice, newly designed sauna area and an outdoor basin; Freiburg / Mooswald; 23 km away from St. Peter

Hexenloch-Mühle:

Ancient water mill (for tourist presentations) in picturesque landscape with Black Forest specialities´shop; about 15 km away from St. Peter; via St. Märgen to St.Märgen / Glashütte

Vogelpark in Steinen im Wiesental:

by car about 1 h away from St. Peter; you leave St. Peter direction: Kirchzarten and reach Steinen via Oberried, Notschrei, Todtnau, Utzenfeld and Schopfheim; area similar to a park in nice landscape, with lots of aviaries, ornithological station, ...

Vogtsbauernhöfe in Gutach im Kinzigtal:

n Gutach / Kinzigtal; within driving distance of 1 h; you leave St. Peter direction: Glottertal; here you take the expressway to Elzach and you reach Gutach via Hausach and Wolfach;

Titisee:

by car, lake Titisee is about 30 min away from St. Peter; your route: St. Peter – St. Märgen – Thurner (where you turn right) - Hinterzarten – Titisee; pleasant footpath around the lake; toll parking lot

Feldsee:

You find Lake Feldsee at the foot of Mount Feldberg in a wild-romantic landscape (protected nature reserve of Southern Black Forest); go by car to Hinterzarten / Rinken; now follow the footpath to the traditional Black Forest restaurant Raimartihof; from there, you´ll easily reach Lake Feldsee; or you go by car (or train) to Feldberg / Bärental and park your car on Bärental parking lot; now you follow the footpath to Lake Feldsee; Both hiking tours take you about 1 h.

Schwarzwald-Panoramastrasse:

The Black Forest Panorama Road is one of the most beautiful roads of Southern Upper Black Forest, leading you from Waldkirch via Glottertal, St. Peter and St. Märgen to Hinterzarten. Experience this route with its very special, incomparable flair !

Mount Feldberg
highest Black Forest mountain (1,500 m); by car 45 min off St. Peter; you reach Mount Feldberg via St. Märgen, Thurner, Hinterzarten and Titisee; lots of nice hiking paths; in winter alpine and cross-country skiing

Hinterzarten:
by car 25 min off St. Peter via St. Märgen and Thurner; famous for its ski jump and Georg Thoma, former winner of several international ski jumping competitions; worth seeing: ski museum and Hinterzarten´s spa gardens; lots of hiking paths direction Titisee, Rinken or Raimartihof (Feldberg)

Mount Kandel
Our village mountain - 1,243 m high; you can reach the top by foot, by car or by bus (departure: 9.45 h); different footpaths with a beautiful panoramic view to the Rhine valley; nice hiking tour downwards: Kandel – Platte – Vorderwillmen – Schmittenbach - St. Peter

Waldkirch:
romantic little town with various shopping possibilities, situated at the foot of Mount Kandel; you reach Waldkirch by car via Glottertal, and Elzach (express road) in about 25 min
Glottertal:
By car 15 min off St. Peter; very famous for its vineyards; best known is the Eichberg cultivation Roter Bur; pleasant footpath from St. Peter to Glottertal via Uhufelsen or via Hornhof, Wuspeneck and Wuspenhof

Freiburg:
By car you reach this university town in 30 min; worth seeing: the cathedral and the lovely old town of Freiburg, lots of different museums, the concert hall, the theatre of Freiburg and its cinemas; there is a beautiful hiking path from St. Peter via Hornhof, Langeckhof, Streckereck, Roßkopf to Schloßberg/Freiburg (4 to 5 h)

Isle of Mainau on Lake Constance
by car about 1.50 h off St. Peter; you take the following route: St. Märgen – Thurner - Kalte Herberge – Urach – Hammereisenbach – Wolterdingen – Donaueschingen and from here the A81 direction Singen / Konstanz; Isle Mainau is very famous for its wonderful huge park areas with countless variations of bushes, trees and millions of flowers (planted according to the seasons); specials: palm house, butterfly house, cultivation of orchids and, of course, the castle of the Isle of Mainau; the isle has got an own landing stage for ships coming from Meersburg, Unteruhldingen and Konstanz; not far away from Unteruhldingen with its pile dwellings you´ll find the famous church of Birnau, constructed by the architect Peter Thumb who also built the church “Peter and Paul” in St. Peter
Meersburg, Lindau and Konstanz are little towns worth seeing for their beautiful architecture

Sauschwänzle Bahn in Blumberg:
ancient Black Forest trains leading you through tunnels in picturesque landscape; you reach Blumberg via St. Märgen – Thurner – Hinterzarten – B31 direction Donaueschingen and Schaffhausen in about 1 h

Triberg:
Highest German water falls; 1 h off St. Peter; your route: St. Peter – St. Märgen - Thurner (where you turn left) – Kalte Herberge – Furtwangen – Triberg

Steinwasen-Zoo and Fun Park:
By car you reach the park in about 30 min via Stegen, Kirchzarten and Oberried; animals, chairlift, summer toboggan run, adventure suspension bridge