German Clock Road

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Sign in Lenzkirch

The German Clock Road (German: Deutsche Uhrenstraße) or German Clock Route is a holiday route that runs from the Central Black Forest through the Southern Black Forest to the Baar region and thus links the centres of Black Forest clock manufacturing.

Towns, villages and counties

The towns and villages along the route (in alphabetic order) are: Deißlingen, Eisenbach, Furtwangen, Gütenbach, Hornberg, Königsfeld, Lauterbach, Lenzkirch, Niedereschach, Rottweil, Schönwald, Schonach, Schramberg, Simonswald, St. Georgen, St. Märgen, St. Peter, Titisee-Neustadt, Triberg, Trossingen, Villingen-Schwenningen, Vöhrenbach, Waldkirch

The counties through which the German Clock Road runs are: Schwarzwald-Baar, Breisgau-Hochschwarzwald, Rottweil, Tuttlingen, Emmendingen and Ortenau

Attractions en route

With a clock theme

One of the world's largest cuckoo clocks in Schonach
  • German Clock Museum in Furtwangen with the largest collection of clocks in Germany
  • Museum of Clockmaking in Villingen-Schwenningen which focusses on the history of clock manufacture
  • Largest cuckoo clock in the world in Schonach
  • Gütenbach Village Museum with many clocks by local clockmakers
  • St. Märgen's Abbey Museum, which portrays the development of the Black Forest clock and Black Forest clock dealers abroad
  • ErfinderZeiten Museum in the car and clock world in Schramberg with an emphasis on the Schramberg clock factory of Junghans as well as the development of the Black Forest clock industry in general

Other attractions

Literature

  • Rüdiger Gramsch: Wo die Stunde schlägt. Mit Hansy Vogt unterwegs auf der Deutschen Uhrenstraße. Silberburg Verlag GmbH, Tübingen 2017. ISBN 978-3-8425-2010-3. (Stationen an der Deutschen Uhrenstraße). (in German).

External links

  • Website of the German Clock Road
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