Gersbach isn't the only place in this popular region worth seeing; visitors with plenty of time can also take a day trip or two to experience the unique qualities of the surrounding scenery, towns and cities. Journey 16 miles (26 kilometers) northeast to Weil Am Rhein, where you can check out the Laguna Badeland and Vitra Design Museum.
Around 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the north of Gersbach is Freiburg, a regional city where you can visit Old Town Hall (Altes Rathaus), Martinstor Gate and Breisacher Gate. Freiburg Theater, New Town Hall (Neues Rathaus) and Muensterplatz are other popular places worth checking out for those who find themselves with time to spare.
To get a real sense of a place, it's often helpful to revisit the past. Black Forest 's fine old ruins provide a wonderful starting point. Black Forest has been blessed with some wonderful monasteries, guaranteed to delight all visitors regardless of color, culture or creed.
When you are ready to relax, have a go at picnicking or cycling. Follow your passions with one of the guided nature walks, winery tours and city walking tours. There are a number on offer in the Black Forest area.
At the end of your stay in Black Forest, you'll be sure to bid this place a fond "Tschüss" But be comforted by the fact that you'll be heading home with memories and photos that you can enjoy for years to come.