Hiking Highlight (Segment)
Planned by Schwarzwald Tourismus
The west variant of the Westweg leads you to about 287 kilometers from Pforzheim, the gateway to the Black Forest, to Basel in Switzerland. You cross the highest mountain of all German low mountain ranges, the Feldberg. The route requires sure-footedness and good footwear and you can hike it in twelve stages. On the way, the stage villages Dobel, Forbach, Unterstmatt, Alexander Hill, Hark, Hausach, Wilhelmshöhe (Schonach), Kalte Herberge, Hinterzarten, Wiedener Eck and Kandern invite you to relax and unwind.On the way from north to south through the Black Forest, towering mountains and deep-falling water, wild-romantic forests and breathtaking views await you. Nowhere else in the German low mountain range does it go as far up as in the Black Forest. The 1,493 meter high massif of Feldberg and Seebuck is the highest elevation of all German low mountain ranges. The Westweg leads you as a promising and varied high-altitude hike over this highest landmark and guarantees you an unforgettable hiking experience in the Black Forest.