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"Tag, wie geht's?! So that's most of my German. I am coming from the US. I have a question about transportation. I am arriving in the area Sept 1, and will attend a wedding at the Waldhotel Fehrenbach on the 3rd. I am looking for nearby lodging on Sept 1 and 2...as well as transportation. Will I do fine by using a taxi, or is it smarter to get a rental moped or car? We were advised to stay in Freiburg and rent a car to get around..any advice would be greatly appreciated. Thank you." (posted 04/22/2016)

The Waldhotel Fehrenbach is very lonely between Hinterzarten and the Feldberg. Renting a car would be advisable. However, the hotel also has guest rooms.
Answer provided by Ines Janßen-Wehrle on 04/22/2016
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Promote future generally, the Black Forest ask relate at all to send a request to info@hochschwarzwald.de. Yours sincerely Günter Quick
Answer provided by Günter Schnell on 04/22/2016
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Hello from the station to Fehrenbach is 6 km 200 m above the Fehrenbach is the Restaurant Hotel Engel owned and operated by the family Steiert. These rooms and holiday apartments. A hire car would be recommended, or a taxi from the station in Hinterzarten Many greetings from Feldberg (9 km from Hinterzarten) Udo Beckmann
Answer provided by Udo und Ursula Beckmann on 04/22/2016
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Where to find good quality groceries?

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"Hello, we would like to rent an E- bicycle with extension for a 4-years old kid and E-bicycle for a 10-year-old girl. Can you please advise the relevant business I can rent these from? Many thanks in advance for your help! Nina" (posted 07/22/2014)

Good day, Nina. E-bikes can be rented directly in Hinterzarten in the tourist center. The costs are included on the Black Forest Card (which is included in the price for our apartments). The 4-year-old child will need a booster seat. This would have to be specially procured. The 10-year-old girl can rent her own bike. Greetings from Amselhof Hinterzarten. Fam Köhler
Answer provided by Bodo Köhler on 07/25/2014
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E-bikes (in Germany mopeds) are only usable by adults. A 10-year-old child could likely use a small ladies bike. For a 4-year-old child, there is certainly no bicycles with motosr. Alternatively, a trailer could be attached to the bicycle ridden by an adult. In Hinterzarten, as far as I know, there is no rental shops. There are hotels that hold one or two wheels for their guests. For the region, the company Sport Haus Hirt rents out bikes in Titisee-Neustadt. This is 10 km to Hinterzarten, so no problem. If you have any questions, please feel free to report. Greetings from the Black Forest, Ines Janssen-Wehrle
Answer provided by Ines Janßen-Wehrle on 07/22/2014
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We assume that you mean Kirchzarten. There are 2 shops where you can rent the bikes. These are the company Intersport-Eckmann on Stegenerstrasse and the Wunderle company on the Freiburgerstrasse. Kind regards, E.Rombach
Answer provided by Helga Rombach on 07/23/2014
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    Hinterzarten is a resort village in the Black Forest (German: Schwarzwald), located in the southwest of the state of Baden-Württemberg, Germany. Although Hinterzarten is mostly famous for its ski jumpers, it also has many tourist attractions (see Attractions).

    Ski Jumping in Hinterzarten

    In 1923, after the foundation of the Ski Club Hinterzarten, the Kirchwaldschanze ski jump was built (jumping was discontinued in 1974); and in 1924 the Adlerschanze ski-jump was built. The Adlerschanze remains today after being renovated and rebuilt multiple times.

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Besides the 4-hill ski jumping complex, Hinterzarten also has three ski lifts, a tennis center, a cross-country skiing center, a soccer club, and since 2003 is a member of the Black Forest Nordic Walking club. The Black Forest Ultra Bike Marathon starts here.

Things to See in Hinterzarten

Hiking and bicycle trails abound, and in the winter over 100 km of cross-country ski paths are prepared. One of the most popular hiking trails is the one from Hinterzarten to Titisee. Also, a "nature experience" trail (German: Naturerlebnispfad) was opened in the year 2000.

The Adlerschanze ski jump is one of the Ski jumping Grand Prix Tournament hills. The Tournament reaches the Adlerschanze in early August, and lasts one weekend (two days). About 20,000 people attend the contest.

The Black Forest Ski Museum (started 1997) covers the beginning of skiing and the early techniques and equipment used on the nearby Feldberg (Feldberg vacation rentals | Feldberg travel guide), including videos, old skis, etc. Since 2004 there is also a museum of ancient agricultural engineering, with old farm equipment and machines; the museum is located in a 400 year old farmhouse.

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More about the History of Hinterzarten

Hinterzarten was founded in 1148. In the beginning, Hinterzarten was actually called "Hinter der Straß" (behind the street), and Breitnau to the north was "Vor der Straß" (in front of the street). Between 1708 and 1750 the village's name changed to Hinterzarten, partly because of a small river in the area called Zartenbach.

By 1755 the first postal road to Hinterzarten was built through the Höllental; and in 1887 a railway stretch for tourists was opened. In 1964 Hinterzarten officially became a "climatic healing resort".

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Hinterzarten is a resort village in the Black Forest (German: Schwarzwald), located in the southwest of the state of Baden-Württemberg, Germany. Although Hinterzarten is mostly famous for its ski jumpers, it also has many tourist attractions.

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