Wanderers Route

A hiking weekend in fresh air and lush greenery

The Wanderers’ Route is recommended for outdoor enthusiasts and those craving a weekend of physical activity along the Ornamenta programme. It provides plenty of fresh forest air and nature experiences while introducing you to local clubs and communal initiatives. Step into the footsteps of a local wanderer for a day and admire the hidden gems Ornamenta has collected in the dark valleys and sunny hills of the Northern Black Forest.

The Wanderers Route is conceived for people with average fitness. The total active walking time of the route amounts to eight hours with a peak of four hours on its second day. You can gather detailed information on distances and altitudes on Google Maps and online hiking platforms like Komoot. You can also get detailed printed maps which are available at the local tourist information offices. It is beneficial to check the schedule of local trains, subscribe and buy a Deutschland Ticket for convenient and recurring use of public transport as suggested in the route, the Deutschland Ticket is a regional public transport ticket that makes sure you can always hop on board of a train, bus and tram. 

When you embark into the hills, fields and forest of the Northern Black Forest region, make sure to bring sturdy shoes, enough snacks and plenty of water.

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