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Black Forest Music School Trips & Tours
With its beautiful lakes and stunning panoramic views, the Black Forest offers many opportunities for music groups. With NST, we’ll combine performances and visits in France and Germany for a memorable two-country concert tour.
Black Forest lies in the south west corner of Germany, with the French and Swiss borders close by, making this a popular destination for those wanting to country-hop too. This is a stunning region to explore. Lush forests, clear deep lakes and rolling hills are iconic of the area, and many performance venues are set in truly idyllic locations, making a school trip to the Black Forest a memorable tour option for your group.
Our sample itinerary provides you with an idea of the visits you can cover during your trip. We can tailor-make an itinerary to support your specific learning outcomes.
|1||Daytime flight from Ireland||Transfer to accommodation & check-in||Local orientation/rehearsal time|
|2||Free time by the Lake & souvenir shopping in Titisee||Concert at Titisee Spa Gardens||Evening BBQ|
|3||Triberg - visit waterfalls||Freiburg - late afternoon concert at Bad Krozingen Spa Gardens||Bad Krozingen Spa Gardens|
|4||Visit the town of Colmer||Transfer to airport for return flight to Ireland|
|Morning||Daytime flight from Ireland|
|Afternoon||Transfer to accommodation & check-in|
|Evening||Local orientation/rehearsal time|
|Morning||Free time by the Lake & souvenir shopping in Titisee|
|Afternoon||Concert at Titisee Spa Gardens|
|Morning||Triberg - visit waterfalls|
|Afternoon||Freiburg - late afternoon concert at Bad Krozingen Spa Gardens|
|Evening||Bad Krozingen Spa Gardens|
|Morning||Visit the town of Colmer|
|Afternoon||Transfer to airport for return flight to Ireland|
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On-tour support includes...
- Services of a See Off Representative at your departure airport
Top performance venues
Groups can perform in the beautiful spa gardens of this picturesque town. This exceptional spa house casino facility offers indoor performance opportunities in the luxurius Weinbrennersaal.
Europa Park Theme Park
In return for free entrance, groups of up to 50 people can perform weekend concerts at this popular theme park.
Concerts take place on the covered stage by the side of Lake Titisee. Indoor performance option also available.
Groups perform outdoors at the entrance to these spectacular waterfalls.
Colmar Town Square
Our groups perform on the covered music pavilion in this busy French town and attract good tourist audiences.
This spa venue has an excellent reputation for its summer concert series. Indoor performance option also available.
Obernai Town Square
The historic market place offers a lovely concert backdrop in this very popular tourist town across the border in French-speaking Alsace.
Bad Säckingen Evangelische Stadtkirche
Groups with a sacred or classical repertoire may perform in this stylish, modern church.
VAL VVF Villages Obernai
Perform for guests at this holiday camp as part of their entertainment programme.
This full day visit takes your group through the scenic Black Forest to the town of Triberg. Students can explore the Town Hall, with its intricate wood carvings, and the Heimatmuseum devoted to the traditions of the Black Forest including costumes, watch and clock-making, cooperage, ceramics and woodcarvings.
Popular with groups, the Cathedral, with its astronomical clock, offers a superb view of the city. Students can visit the picturesque “quartier de la Petite France” and take the tourist train for a tour around the old town.
Europa Park Theme Park
With over 100 attractions, 11 roller coasters and 13 European themed areas, this theme park is a popular choice for our groups!
Nautiland Swimming Centre
This indoor water park in Hagenau is home to 63 metres of toboggan slides, river rapids, water cascades and fountains.
The historic town of Freiburg has become a cultural and historical centre. Situated at the heart of the Black Forest, Freiburg, is rich in history and culture.
Formed by a glacier melt in the Pleistocene era and situated in the dense groves of the Black Forest, this is the perfect setting for free time.
A much underrated destination! There’s a host of interesting venues on offer which usually attract great audiences. Groups can perform against a picturesque, traditional German backdrop, cross the border to give a concert in France or perform at Europapark and receive free entry to the park (a great option for saving money on excursions).
John Kay, Concert Consultant
We offer flights from a variety of departure airports and we’ll work with you to plan your route at the best value possible.
Giving you full support throughout
Before your tour
- Your own dedicated NST contact
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- Free group leader inspection visits
- Risk assessment guidance
- Safety assured, transport, accommodation and visits
Whilst you're away
- Free educational resources
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- Exceptional standards of coaching
- On-tour support from our reps on the ground
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