healing climate spa town on the Titisee lake in the south Black Forest
The town Titisee-Neustadt on the Titisee lake
Titisee-Neustadt (about 50 km from the
castle hotel Black Forest) is one of the biggest touristic attractions in the south Black
Forest with over 100,000 visitors. It has about 12,000 residents and is composed of the
towns Titisee, Neustadt, Langenordnach, Schwarzenbach and Rudenberg.
The main attraction is the phantasmagoric Titisee lake, which lies about 845 meters above
sea level. It's the biggest nature sea in the south Black Forest with a length of 2 km, a
width of 1 km and a depth of up to 42 meters. The name of Titisee lake supposedly comes
from the roman captain Titus, who seasoned here with his hosts.
The first documentary mentioning of the name Titisee comes from the year 1111. The same
named town was called Vierthaler until 1929. The biggest town is Neustadt. It was founded
in the 13th century as customs office of the princes of Furstenberg. In 1398 it became
municipal laws. Until today, Neustadt has kept his small town character and invites to
saunter, stroll and shopping. The town, the Titisee lake and the rich forest landscape of
the high Black Forest offer numerous possibilities for free time events, in the summer as
well as in the winter.
Free time offer in and around Titisee-Neustadt
Bathing in Titisee and in the swimming pool
Titisee-Neustadt offers a seldom bathing enjoyment. The open air swimming pool and the
beach with yard directly at the sea with warm halls invite to go bathing, swimming, sun
bathing and to relax on warm days. The bathing guest has the choice between the cool
wetness with its crystal clear water or a heated pool. An indoor swimming pool in
Titisee-Neustadt makes it possible to enjoy bathing the whole year round.
Boat trips, sailing, surfing
If you want to dare yourself out on the Titisee lake with the boat, you have different
possibilities. You can participate in a boat trip with one of the four round boat trips,
rent a pedal boat or a rowboat or get in your own boat. Because of water protection, only
boats with electric motors are allowed on the Titisee lake. Of course you can also go
sailing and surfing.
The Titisee lake is a paradise for fishers. In the waters different kinds of fish such as
pikes, pike-perches, lake trouts, rainbow trouts, perches, chubs, common breams, carps,
tenches, roaches, eels, burbot and whitefish. They're all present in superb specimen.
Fishing is possible between May and October from the shore. Basically there's no catching
Walking, hiking, hiking paths
The pedestrian zone "Seestrasse" ("sea street"), which has been
converted into a sea boardwalk in Titisee-Neustadt is deemed as the nicest stroll mile. A
good marked hiking path net of over 100 km length on the clearly defined and bounded-off
unified topographical area Titisee-Neustadt invites to ample hikings in fresh and
healthy air. A walk or hiking on the water course learning path is attractive and
informative at the same time.
Bike tours, bicycle paths trails
Beautiful trips in the near surroundings is also possible from Titisee-Neustadt with the
bicycle and mountain bike. Numerous bike trails guide over hills with magical views,
through deep valleys and narrow gorges, through vast forests and past deep blue seas and
ponds. But because of the overcoming altitude differences, most of the bike trails are
The winter sportsman also comes on his cost in Titisee-Neustadt. The widest
area is taken in on by the Alps and northern sport arts. The ski lifts in the towns Waldau
and Schwarzenbach offer departure possibilities for easy hillsides. Cross-country skiers
can choose between 10 cross-country ski-tracks. Alpine ski courses and cross-country
skiing courses are offered from the ski school Hochschwarzwald (high Black Forest) for
amateur and advancers.
The frozen Titisee, the ice ponds and the nature ice stadium Hermeshof invite to ice
skating or "Eisstockschießen" (curling). You'll find toboggan fun in different
hills and the toboggan course Saig near the Titisee, the highest laid and longest toboggan
course in the south Black Forest. The "Hochfirstschanze", the biggest natural
ski jump of Germany can be found near Titisee-Neustadt.
If you're looking for a romantic winter experience, you should grant yourself a wagon trip
with the horse sled through the winter landscape in the Black Forest.
Road map of
Germany no. 1 airport airports
Street map no. 2
Stuttgart Baden-Baden Karlsruhe Lake Constance Freiburg Germany Baden-Wurttemberg
Road map no. 3
Black Forest distances arrival
Road map no. 4
Freiburg Offenburg Freudenstadt Villingen-Schwenningen Titisee-Neustadt
Road map no. 5
Mid Black Forest arrival parking train station