Baden-Württemberg is a state located in the South-West of Germany and is the largest state of Germany after Bavaria and Lower Saxony.
The largest cities in Baden-Württemberg are Mannheim, Karlsruhe, Freiburg and Heidelberg and Stuttgart. Castles and fortresses, high mountains and deep valleys, dense forests and vast meadows characterize the landscape. Partly because of this, this holiday destination is ideal for the sporty traveler.
Lake Constance is a huge freshwater lake. The lake is located in 3 countries: Germany, Switzerland and Austria. With a length of 63 kilometers and a width of 14 kilometers, it is the largest lake in Germany. In the summer months the lake lends itself very well for water recreation. There are several swimming opportunities and it is even possible to dive here. You can also enjoy yourself on land. You can rent bikes and nice walking routes for hikers are available.
The Black Forest is about a 5-hour drive from the Dutch border and is an ideal holiday destination in both summer and winter months. In the summer months the area with a temperatur is 4-5 degrees higher than in other regions in Germany an excellent destination for beautiful walks, mountain bike and cycling tours. In the winter months you can go tobogganing, cross-country skiing, skiing and snowboarding. Especially for the novice skier and snowboarder the Black Forest with its wide slopes and not too steep slopes is a suitable ski area. You can find more information about the summer and winter activities via the Baden-Württemberg traffic office or the local tourist office.