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Radfahrer am Schluchsee im Schwarzwald

Sport in the Black Forest

Challenge the body, clear the mind.

Sport meets holidays

Your sports hotel in the Black Forest

Schluchsee lake is the ideal starting point for sporting activities during your holiday.

Whether it’s hiking, Nordic walking or jogging, biking and e-biking, winter sports activities such as cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and skiing and summer activities such as swimming, sailing, stand up paddling, canoeing and much more – here you will find endless possibilities for outdoor activities.

The Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten also offers 5 outdoor and 3 indoor tennis courts with an attached tennis school for tennis players and the possibility for golfers to play on the nearby “Obere Alp” golf course at special conditions. The extensive guest programme ranging from aqua aerobics in the morning to Bingo or Casino Royale in the evening will get you going in an entertaining way. You can work out on your own at any time to suit your time and requirements in the hotel’s own gym with various cardio and weights machines.

We move you to new goals!

Fit all year round - sport, fitness & relaxation.

  • 5 outdoor & 3 indoor tennis courts and 2 squash courts
  • Daily entertainment programme with aqua aerobics, Zumba, fascia training, Nordic walking, legs, bums and tums, Yoga, guided hikes and much more
  • Activity programmes such as Yoga & Pilates weekends
  • Personal coaching with individual support

Sport in the Black Forest

TENNIS - THE JOY OF MOVEMENT.
The Vier Jahreszeiten am Schluchsee, with its attractive facilities and professional TSI Tennis School International, which carries the DTB and VDT seal of approval, is among the tennis centres in a class of their own. 5 outdoor courts and 3 indoor courts allow you to play and train in all seasons and in all weather conditions. You can get directly from your room to the tennis centre without leaving the hotel through a connecting corridor.

- 5 outdoor courts & 3 indoor courts
- Tennis included – unlimited playing with 5 nights or more
- Various training programmes for children, adults or the whole family
- TSI Tennisschule International / www.tsi-tennis.de
HIKING - indescribably beautiful. step by step.
High peaks, idyllic clearings, fragrant forests and indescribable panoramic views. Combine your stay with hiking in the southern Black Forest and enjoy our offer at a holiday hotel in a class of its own. Schluchsee is one of the most popular hiking destinations. Great trails and routes start around Schluchsee lake or across the southern Black Forest directly at the Vier Jahreszeiten am Schluchsee. Well-marked paths lead around the lake, through wild and romantic gorges, up to charmingly forested heights with fascinating views or to the region’s impressive sights. Our hiking guides invite our guests on varied hikes several times a week – usually with a stop for refreshments.

- 12 hiking routes around Schluchsee lake
- Tours in different levels of difficulty – from easy to difficult
- Regular guided hikes as part of the activity programme
- Hikes suitable for families and prams
FITNESS & PERSONAL COACHING - Work out, until the happiness hormones kick in.
With the right partner for personal success The Vier Jahreszeiten am Schluchsee also focuses on diversity and variety when it comes to fitness. Our sports advisers put together a weekly activity programme. Fitness enthusiasts also have the opportunity to exercise in the cardio and weights room at the wellness hotel in the Black Forest. Equipment such as treadmills, steppers and spinning bikes as well as various high-tech equipment like the WaterRower rowing machine and a treadmill from Woodway are available over more than 70 square metres. All the equipment doesn’t just support training ideally but they also correspond to the latest medical findings in terms of ergonomics and energy consumption.

- 70 m² gym
- Modern equipment for effective training
- WaterRower – joint-gentle rowing machine using water resistance
- Woodway – silent jogging powered by physical strength
- Personal coaching
GOLF - Tee off with a panoramic view.
High mountains, dense forests with tall fir trees and rippling streams meandering downhill. In the middle of this natural landscape you will find many well-kept golf courses in the Black Forest. A special golf experience for beginners and advanced players of all ages.

The Obere Alp golf club is about 20 minutes by car from the hotel. The fantastically beautiful 27-hole golf course is situated on a high plateau on the little used panoramic road between Stühlingen and Bonndorf and offers an unobstructed view of the magnificent Swiss Alps. The current conditions and prices for the green fee and driving range can be obtained from us or directly from the Obere Alp Golf Club, Tel. +49(0)7703/92030, www.golf-oberealp.de.

- 18-hole golf course at Freiburg Golf Club in Kirchzarten
- 18-hole golf course at Hochschwarzwald Golf Club
- 18-hole golf course at Markgräflerland Golf Club in Kandern
- 18-hole golf course in Rickenbach
- 9-hole course in Schönau
CYCLING - Uphill, downhill – to the most beautiful views in the Black Forest.
In the Black Forest, which is alpine in character, every biker will find tours for the family at altitudes between 500 and 1,495 m as well as challenging trails for the sporty rider. This incomparably diverse landscape has developed into a first-class destination for mountain bikers in recent years. Around 80 kilometres of forest and hiking trails open up this mountain range, which at almost 1,500 metres is the highest in Germany. Tour tips around Schluchsee lake

- Seenradweg Hochschwarzwald (67 km, approx. 5.5 hours)
- Große Schluchsee Tour (30 km, approx. 3.5 hours)
- Hüsli-Schlösser-Tour (28 km, approx. 3 hours)
- Schluchsee triathlon cycle route (19 km, approx. 1 hour)
- St. Blasierland-Schluchsee-Tour (39 km, approx. 4 hours)
WINTERSPORTS - Dress up warm and off you go.
When the snow crunches under your feet and the warming sun glistens in the snow, the longed-for winter time has finally arrived and invites you to get active outdoors. The Black Forest is the largest contiguous skiing area north of the Alps and is the destination for numerous winter sports enthusiasts every year. A wide variety of possibilities for skiing, cross-country skiing, tobogganing, winter hiking, snowshoeing or snow-kiting are on offer.

- Largest skiing area north of the Alps
- Feldberg lift network: 38 ski lifts & 63 km of slopes
- 700 km of cross-country skiing trails
- 550 km winter hiking trails
- 12 snowshoe trails
Nature Experience Forestbathing - Nature grounds. Nature gives. Nature heals.
Timeout in our daily life is becoming increasingly rare. However, body, mind and soul need conscious rest periods in order to process the constant input from outside. In everyday life there are often no opportunities to become silent with oneself or to experience silence. Stress reduction by nature experiences - Shinrin-yoku or "forest bathing" is a method for stress reduction coming from Japan, recognized since the beginning of the 1980's and is prescribed there even by physicians as health precaution. We are talking about an extraordinary stay in the forest with all the senses and a conscious experience of nature. In order to achieve this, various techniques are used for targeted deceleration in and with nature.
The positive effect on the human nervous, hormonal and immune systems has been proven in numerous studies. For example, terpenes and essential oils activate the formation of white blood cells, so that after an extensive walk in the woods about 50 percent more of them can be detected in the blood.

The forests of the Upper Black Forest with their unique flora welcome you in their untouched nature. Experience an oasis of silence without traffic, rush, deadline stress and absorb the forest with all your senses. Enjoy a time of relaxation, retreat and recharging your batteries under the guidance of our fitness and relaxation coaches. Where, if not in the Black Forest?

"Forestbathing" is offered regularly in the guest programme. The program is free of charge for guests of the hotel.

Challenge the body, clear the mind.

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Vier Jahreszeiten
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+49 (0) 7656 - 70-0

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