Visit the most iconic Black Forest Churches on this day trip, we want to explore the influence of the church on everyday life in the Black Forest throughout the centuries.
Black Forest Churches: Freiburger Minster
We will start our Black Forest Church Tour in Freiburg where we will be visiting two magnificent churches: the famous Freiburg Minster and for contrast St. Martin’s, the former church of the Franciscan monks. Both churches date back to the 13th century and have seen much change and turmoil. We will explain the main facts and features of these churches.
Black Forest Churches and Private Chapels
Afterwards, we will enjoy a scenic drive into the Kinzigtal valley where we will have have a three-course lunch at a traditional Black Forest Inn on whose grounds we find the “St. Wendelinus” Chapel, a family chapel unsurpassed in its simplicity and beauty.A Black Forest Church over looking the fields of the farm.
Black Forest Churches and Village Life
After lunch, we head to Haslach, a little town nearby where we will visit the Catholic parish church St. Arbogast. This unobtrusive church reveals a most unexpected beautiful interior with fine neo-classical architecture and decoration. To complete our ecclesiastical experience, our Black Forest day trip finally leads us to the former monastery church St. Peter in Gengenbach where we will take a closer look at how important monasteries have been in the development of settlements in the Black Forest. Your Black Forest tour will then return to Freiburg around 5:30 pm. Black Forest Churches as the center of village life.
This tour is available all year round.
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