The terrain and forests around Wieden and the area offer an incredible array of opportunities for mountain bikers of all abilities.

Whether you are an experienced downhill enthusiast addicted to thrilling adrenaline generating descents or you want to find a route for your family, the area will have something for you. Around 30 routes are available for you to follow, or alternatively you can just make it up !

Manfred is a very keen mountain biker himself and will be able to offer you advice on route selection according to your abilities.

We can provide you with translations from local publications when you arrive and advise you on the best route for you.

If you prefer road cycling and touring, then testing climbs and gloriously long winding descents can be found for you ! Start from Wieden and enjoy the 17km descent to Staufen, or nip down in the car to the Rhine plain for a more leisurely ride. Many roads down from the hills have cycling lanes to keep you safe and help you avoid the heavier traffic.

The hills around Freiburg have been the training ground for many professional cycling teams so if for more advanced cyclists , this may be the perfect location to test your legs whilst enjoying some glorious scenery.

Cycle hire is available locally and bike shops can offer servicing and spares for all levels of bikes.

If you have a Satmap device, we can lend you a card with the region's maps to make route planning even easier !

If you would like to learn more about mountain biking in The Black Forest, take a look at this link.


Or alternatively for the road cycling enthusiasts this link will give you some ideas and some inspiration.