When it comes to getting the best from your travels, it's worth keeping in mind that Herbolzheim is merely the tip of the iceberg; Black Forest has been blessed with an abundance of scenic and cultural delights. If you're looking for other places to check out, you'll find Hausach, 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the west, and Offenburg 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the southwest.
When vacationing in Herbolzheim, why don't you spend a few hours exploring Freiburg. Approximately 16 miles (26 kilometers) away, this regional city is home to Breisacher Gate, Muensterplatz and Freiburg Theater. Freiburg has a lot to offer visitors happy to stay for a day or two. Schwabentor Gate, Schlossberg and Old Town Hall (Altes Rathaus) are some of the other points of interest worth visiting.
To really get an understanding of the present, it's often helpful to step back into earlier times. Black Forest 's rich fortresses provide a wonderful starting point. Head to Black Forest 's theaters, art museums and history museums. These are excellent spots to explore, especially on overcast or inclement days.
Cool off in the region's beautiful waterways by going boating or swimming. If the perfect vacation for you and your family includes being outdoors and rugging up against the cold weather, this region will be a great fit. Cross-country skiing is popular here. Skiing is also available in the area.
When your time is up in Herbolzheim, put the lens cap back on your camera, spend your last of your euros on last-minute souvenirs, and bid Tschüss (farewell) to this unique part of the world.