While it can be a temptation to simply sit back and relax while holidaying in Rottweil, remember, Black Forest 's diverse natural and man-made attractions await. Head 16 miles (26 kilometers) southeast from Rottweil to Alpirsbach, where you can check out the Alpirsbacher Klosterbraeu Brewing World and Alpirsbach Abbey.
If you're staying in Rottweil, why don't you experience Freiburg. Approximately 40 miles (64 kilometers) away, this regional transport and shopping hub is where you can find Black Forest (Schwarzwald), Breisacher Gate and New Town Hall (Neues Rathaus). Schwabentor Gate, Muensterplatz and Freiburg Theater are some more points of interest that should be on every traveler's to-do list.
Stop by Black Forest 's historically significant ruins, it's a good way to familiarize yourself with the region's colorful history. Black Forest is graced with a rich spiritual history; so be sure to check out the area's many monasteries.
With life so busy, the perfect vacation often means making time to breathe deeply. When it's time to kick back, take your lead from the locals and go cycling or wildlife watching. Should you hear the call to adventure, follow the lead of local thrill seekers and spend the day hiking and mountain biking.
You'll be sad to bid "Tschüss" (farewell) to this memorable spot.