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    Fairy-Tale Drive Through the Black Forest to Bremen

    Fairy-Tale Drive Through the Black Forest to Bremen
    Starts from

    Basel

    Transportation

    By Car

    Guidance

    Self-Guided

    Activities

    34

    Duration

    4 days

    Length

    773 mi

    Guide details

    Starts from

    Basel

    Transportation

    By Car

    Guidance

    Self-Guided

    Duration

    4 days

    Length

    773 mi

    History and Culture
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    Highlights

    • Step back in time at the Black Forest Open Air Museum.
    • Sleep in a fairy-tale castle.
    • Explore half-timbered villages.
    This one-way four-day route takes you north from Basel to Bremen near the North Sea.
    Starting with a drive through the iconic Black Forest, you'll get a taste of nature, historic daily life, and a famous cake. Then, favourite childhood fairy tales will come to life as you visit beautiful castles, half-timbered villages, and Brothers Grimm sites along the official Fairy Tale Route.
    On this trip, you'll sleep in a luxurious castle hotel, a cosy and comfortable tree house in the woods, and a tall ship from 1906, while enjoying local modern cuisine at top restaurants.
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    This one-way four-day route takes you north from Basel to Bremen near the North Sea.
    Starting with a drive through the iconic Black Forest, you'll get a taste of nature, historic daily life, and a famous cake. Then, favourite childhood fairy tales will come to life as you visit beautiful castles, half-timbered villages, and Brothers Grimm sites along the official Fairy Tale Route.
    On this trip, you'll sleep in a luxurious castle hotel, a cosy and comfortable tree house in the woods, and a tall ship from 1906, while enjoying local modern cuisine at top restaurants.
    Compare different car rental companies conveniently online via the TCS car rental platform. Whether in Switzerland or abroad, whether on holiday or on business trips. With TCS, you remain mobile and flexible and benefit from the best rental car offers, including many advantages and services.
    Book Car Rental Now
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    • Step back in time at the Black Forest Open Air Museum.
    • Sleep in a fairy-tale castle.
    • Explore half-timbered villages.

    Travel itinerary

    Into the Black Forest
    10 Activities

    Day 1

    183 mi1 mi

    Into the Black Forest

    Today, you'll drive from Basel to Tübingen, visit a scenic mountain lake, hike to a beautiful waterfall, see everyday Black Forest life in action, try a slice of the famous Black Forest gâteau, and explore a picturesque university town.
    Cobblestones, Castles, and Fairy Tales
    9 Activities

    Day 2

    321 mi1 mi

    Cobblestones, Castles, and Fairy Tales

    After spending the morning exploring Tübingen's old town, you'll make your way to the Fairy Tale Route. Along the way, you’ll climb a tower to see sweeping views near Herrenberg, explore the grounds of a palace, and enjoy a panoramic view of the Rhine Valley. Then you'll visit the Brüder-Grimm-Haus, tour a fairy-tale village, and sleep in a castle.
    Forest Adventures
    8 Activities

    Day 3

    78 mi1 mi

    Forest Adventures

    On the third day of this trip, you'll immerse yourself in fairy-tale castles, relax in stunning natural landscapes, dine like royalty in a castle, and sleep in a unique tree house in the woods.
    Sleeping Beauty, the Pied Pier, and Wild Wolves
    7 Activities

    Day 4

    191 mi2 mi

    Sleeping Beauty, the Pied Pier, and Wild Wolves

    On the last day of this trip, you'll visit the medieval Sleeping Beauty Castle, learn about and visit wild wolves, explore the storybook town from the Pied Piper, and sleep on a tall ship from 1906 in Bremen near the North Sea.
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