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Journey to the hotel Alpenblick in Höchenschwand

Of course, there is a reason for our house being called „Alpenblick“. Here, in the county of Baden-Württemberg at an altitude of around 1015m, a magnificent view onto the Alps is revealed – provided, of course, that the sky is clear.

The mountain air, which is proven to be good for health and the 1848 hours of sun on average – the most in the whole of Germany- provide Höchenschwand with the perfect conditions for a healthy, active spa holiday:

The open location on a slightly south inclined plateau, painted with luscious meadows and woods is perfectly suitable for Nordic walking and cross-country skiing. The nearby lake Schluchsee attracts guests with its variety of watersports and in the border triangle Germany-France-Switzerland you will find culture in its purest form.

By the way: Höchenschwand is the therapeutic climate resort with the highest altitude and is lovingly called the “village beneath the sky” by visitors and residents. Idyllic through and through.

How to get here by car

Many of our guests arrive from Switzerland, as it is a stone´s throw to the Swiss border. Guests coming from Karlsruhe and Stuttgart can reach our hotel within around two and a half hours. From Basel or Zurich our hotel can be reached in as little as one to one and a half hours.

The health resort Höchenschwand is situated between Schluchsee and Waldshut-Tiengen, not far from the Swiss border. Free parking is available at the organic spa hotel Alpenblick Höchenschwand. You can also reserve a space in the underground parking lot for 15 € per day when you book your room.


Border crossing Koblenz/Waldshut. After the customs, turn left and onto the B34. When you reach the hospital in Waldshut turn left onto the B500 in the direction of Freiburg – Häusern – Schluchsee – Titisee-Neustadt. At the entrance of the village Höchenschwand, after the taxi carpark, turn left and follow “Poststrasse” up until the crossing “St.Georg-Strasse”.

Freiburg, Karlsruhe, Stuttgart

Take the A5 to Freiburg Mitte, then the B 31 in direction of Donaueschingen up until Titisee-Neustadt or A 81 Exit Donaueschingen. Then B31 in direction of Freiburg up to Titisee-Neustadt. From here continue onto the B317 and the B500 in direction of Waldshut- Tiengen up to Höchenschwand. Take the first entrance to the village Höchenschwand, then after 150m turn left until the end of the road and left again to “St.Georg-Strasse”.

How to get here by train and bus

Why don´t you let others drive you and start to enjoy the fantastic views on your journey here. You can reach many day trip destinations comfortably and safely by public transport.

KONUS guest card

In your Black forest holiday you have a sensational advantage – you will receive the KONUS guest card and are able to travel by train and bus in the entire area of the Black Forest for free! Just ask for the KONUS guest card upon arrival.


Please drive to the train station Waldshut. From here you can get to Höchenschwand by bus. In Waldshut you will find the bus station opposite the train station. The bus stop “Kurhausplatz” in Höchenschwand is closest to the hotel Alpenblick and is situated opposite the Kurhaus. Cross the road “Hauptstrasse” and on the other side (by the Kurhaus) is where “St.Georg-Strasse” starts. Follow this road for around 300m and you will find our hotel Alpenblick on the right hand side.

Guests from Switzerland can also use the KONUS-card for their home journey. Up until Waldshut (Border crossing Koblenz CH) your journey will be free of charge when using public transport.

Freiburg, Karlsruhe, Stuttgart

From Freiburg you can get the train directly to Schluchsee-Aha. Upon request we can pick you up from the train station in Aha (one stop before Schluchsee) and take you to Höchenschwand with our hotel shuttle bus. Please let the hotel team know by calling +49 (0) 7672 4180 two days before your arrival.