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Discover actively
or simply enjoy the time?
Why not both!

At about 1,000 meters above sea level, our summers are mild and in winter the landscape is partly covered in deep snow.

Nature lovers and active people will definitely love Schönwald. The fragrance of pine, wildflower meadows, old crafts, idyllic forest paths, gurgling streams with crystal clear water, beautiful hike tours, just about anything your heart desires.

In the afternoon you can have a small walk around our terrace and end the day with a cup of coffee and cake.

Turn the Ochsen into your base camp
for sporting activities and cultural delights

Green in summer…

Golf enthusiasts won’t have to go far. You can play your rounds in our 9-hole family golf course, situated just next to the hotel. There are 8 more places where to play golf, located at about 40 – 90 minutes’ drive from the hotel.

Mountain bikers will be spoiled for choice. Tours range from short ones without great differences in altitude to day trips with extended ascents and descents. The Bergfex portal is a great website where you will find information about tours around Schönwald, up to Donaueschingen, through Zweitälerland and as far as the Alsace.

Hikers will find many tours; into mysterious valleys, towards well-known attractions or huts in the area. Here you can read more about hiking around Schönwald.

Leisure seekers will enjoy the walking and hiking trails with benches, fountains and spectacular views. Equipped with a good guide book, a camera for nature shots or accompanied by your loved one, you can spend a wonderful day surrounded by nature. The air at this high altitude is pollen-free, and people afflicted by hay fever will benefit from this healthy climate.

The Schönwälder’s stimulating climate can boost the immune system and performance capability. Persons suffering from chronic respiratory diseases, general fatigue, allergies, skin diseases, cardiovascular diseases and metabolic disorders, often experience an improvement when they walk and spend time in nature.

 

… white in winter!

There is nothing like snowshoe hiking in winter. Guided hikes take place regularly around Schönwald, Furtwangen and St. Georgen regions.You can rent snowshoes at our hotel (€6.00 p.p./day) or from the Schönwald tourist information office. You can also book the date for when you want to take your group on a snow shoe hike. Click here to read more about it.

Cross-country skiers will love the many, well-prepared tracks. Five routes of varying difficulty lead past Schönwald. You can also get the current snow conditions via telephone by calling:
+49 (0)7722 860 831.

Skiers and snowboarders will find well-groomed slopes both in the vicinity and far away, depending on the weather conditions. In Schönwald itself you will find the Dobel and Rössle ski lifts. The KONUS card allows you to use these and eleven other ski lifts in the region for free. Click here to get an overview of the lifts.

A winter hike through crunching snow followed by a traditional Black Forest Vesper next to the warm tiled stove – what could you ask for more? What feels good in summer also brings fun and relaxation in winter. Hikes may not be quite as long, but you will still find plenty of well-kept tracks all around Schönwald.

And if you feel too cold, head to the Ochsen SPA to warm up.