Black Forest Self Guided Motorcycle Tour

Where you choose the date and set the pace
Start / Finish in UK

Tour Information

This self guided motorcycle tour to the Black Forest is designed for those who appreciate the finer things in life.

The Black Forest is Germany’s most picturesque regions. Its covered with tall fir trees and spruces.

After the morning crossing you will ride towards your first overnight destination. Your hotel is located in the Champagne region.

Next morning you will continue your journey to the Black Forest. It is one of Europe’s most attractive biking destination. The Black Forest is also referred to as motorcycle touring paradise.

The next three nights you will base yourself in the southern Black Forest. The hotel is one of our biker-friendly hotels and has an excellent restaurant as well as well stocked wine cellar.

From here you can explore Lakes Titisee as well as Schluchsee. Just the places to treat yourself with a slice of Black Forest gateau. You can take a ride to Feldberg the highest mountain in the Black Forest. Visit the historic towns of Freiburg and Baden-Baden.

You may take a day trip to Triberg and the highest waterfall in the Black Forest. Here you can also see the world’s largest cuckoo clock.

In addition you may also opt to visit the open air museum with the Black Forest’s oldest house. While you are there why not pop next door and have an exciting toboggan ride.

The B500 is the most famous biking road in Germany. This road has fantastic surface as well as long sweeping bends. As tempting as it may be just to ride please take your time and stop from time to time to admire the views. There are numerous rest places that offer uninterrupted views of the Black Forest and neighbouring France.

From the Black Forest you will return to the Champagne region before returning to UK.

If this sounds too good to be true, why not join this tour and find out for your self?

Tour Itinerary

Day Event Approx Daily Mileage
Day 1

Depart from Folkestone.
Combination of motorway and non-motorway roads towards the Champagne region of France.

260
Day 2

09.00am start towards the Black Forest region of Germany.
Combination of motorway and non motorway roads.

225
Day 3

Free day.
Optional day ride B500.

80
Day 4

Free day.
Optional day ride to Open Air museum.

100
Day 5

09.00 start towards the Champagne region of France.
Combination of motorway and non motorway roads.

250
Day 6

09.00am start towards Calais.
17.20 crossing to Folkestone.

252

Availability

  • Depart and return when it suits you

Tour Hightlights

  • 3*** and 4**** hotels with leisure facilities
  • Traditional gourmet evening meals
  • Fortified medieval castle
  • Lake Titisee
  • Lake Mummelsee
  • Triberg waterfalls
  • Open air museum
  • B500

Tour Pricing

  • Rider and pillion £645 pp
  • Solo rider sharing twin room £695 pp
  • Solo rider single room £745

Price Includes

  • Return Eurotunnel crossing

  • 5 nights b&b accommodation

  • 5 evening meals

  • Route pack for each day

Price Excludes

  • Hotel parking

  • Petrol

  • Toll charges (vignette)

  • Admission charges

  • Meals other than those specified

Pre-Trip Checklist

  • Make sure the tyres on your bike are going to last the duration of a trip.
  • Make sure that the bike is serviced for the duration of a trip.
  • Puncture repair kit recommended.
  • A good bike chain is also highly recommended.
  • Chain lubricant.
  • Spare bike keys.
  • Spare battery for the alarm fob (if you have an alarm).
  • Spare bulbs (in some countries required by law).
  • Spare fuses (in some countries required by law).
  • Spare spark plugs (in some countries required by law).
  • Some tools.
  • Some extra bike security device (padlock and chain, disc lock).
  • Torch.
  • Valid passport.
  • Valid riding licence.
  • European breakdown cover recommended.
  • Travel insurance.
  • Green card for European travel.
  • Check if your bike insurance covers (Green Card) all the countries will be passing through (e.g. Eastern Europe).
  • Copy of bike insurance policy.
  • Registration document.
  • E111 obtained from the Post Office (this guarantees you equivalent NHS treatment in EC countries only).
  • High viz vest/jacket.
  • Breathalizer.
  • Waterproofs.
  • Spare set of gloves.
  • Enough clothes to last you for a trip.
  • Some swimming gear.
  • Some casual clothes.
  • Some local currency.
  • A major credit card recommended.
  • Mini first aid kit (in some countries required by law).
  • Some basic pain killers and prescription drugs.
  • Note with your driving licence of any allergies in Latin.
  • Pack everything into plastic bags before putting it into the panniers.

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