Allerheiligen Wasserfälle


The 90m-high Allerheiligen Wasserfälle spill in silky threads over several cascades. From here, a short round-trip trail leads over bridges and up steps through the wooded gorge to a ruined Gothic abbey – an evocative sight with its nave open to the sky.

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Nearby Schwarzwaldhochstrasse attractions

1. Ottenhöfen

3.11 MILES

As storybook Black Forest villages go, Ottenhöfen fits the bill nicely with its plethora of lovingly restored watermills (best explored on the 12km…

2. Mummelsee

4.69 MILES

This glacial cirque lake makes a beautiful splash on a vast tract of forest. Lore has it that a king and nymphs dwell in its inky depths – and indeed the…

3. Wildgehege Breitenbrunnen

5.96 MILES

If wildlife encounters rank highly on your wish list, factor in a stop at this game reserve to come eye to eye with stags, roe deer and wild boar.

4. Kniebis

6.88 MILES

Serene and family-friendly, Kniebis backs onto a terrific landscape for all manner of outdoor activities – from hiking and biking to cross-country skiing…

5. Mehliskopf

8.53 MILES

Rising 1007m, Mehliskopf's slopes attract families seeking low-key outdoor adventures. You can whiz downhill year-round on the bob run, picking up speeds…

6. Nationalpark Schwarzwald

9.81 MILES

An outdoor wonderland of heather-speckled moors, glacial cirque lakes, deep valleys, mountains and near-untouched coniferous forest, the Black Forest…

7. Marktplatz

11.12 MILES

Lovers of statistics will delight in ticking off Germany’s biggest square (216m by 219m, for the record), dislocated by a T-junction of heavily trafficked…

8. Stadtkirche

11.17 MILES

In the southwest corner of Marktplatz looms the 17th-century red-sandstone Stadtkirche, with an ornate 12th-century Cluniac-style baptismal font, Gothic…