The Black Forest is full of enticing places to bed down for the night, including middle-of-nowhere farmstays where mooing cows are your wake-up call, sweet 'n' simple guesthouses and boutique spa hotels.

All tourist offices in the region can help you out with finding a Ferienwohnung (holiday home) or Privatzimmer (private room), which often works out cheaper if you're travelling as a family or group.