Taking the bus‚ camper or car to the Treetop Walk
HOW TO FIND US
The Treetop Walk at the Sommerberg in Bad Wildbad is easily accessible in the Northern Black Forest, only about 25 kilometres in the south of Pforzheim. It is easy to reach by bus, public transport, car or camper van from all directions.
Getting to the treetop walk by car bus train and co.
Arrival & parking
Arrival by public transport
Taking the train to Treetop Walk in the Black Forest in an environmentally friendly way
Travelling by train to the Treetop Walk Black Forest in Bad Wildbad is particularly environmentally friendly.
You can take the DB mainline trains via Karlsruhe or Stuttgart to Pforzheim and continue with the S6 light rail line, the Enztalbahn, to Bad Wildbad.
You can also use the wide-ranging network of the AVG to continue to Bad Wildbad on the S6 light rail line: Exit at the station Uhlandplatz (Sommerbergbahn), which is in the direct vicinity of the cable car valley station. From here you can take the Sommerbergbahn to the top of Sommerberg. It is only a few minutes’ walk from the top station to the entrance of the Treetop Walk.
Car or coach
Arrival by car or coach
Parking in Bad Wildbad
There are several car parks and garage facilities in Bad Wildbad for those travelling to the Treetop Walk by car or coach.
An overview of the parking spaces available in real time can be found here.
The Sommerberg car park, operated by the town of Bad Wildbad, is located approx. 5 – 10 minutes’ walk from the entrance to the Treetop Walk.
There are 168 parking spaces available here.
75323 Bad Wildbad
Parking hours I Parking fees
|up to 2 hours:||3,00 €|
|up to 3 hours||5,00 €|
|up to 4 hours||6,00 €|
|Maximum daily rate||7,00 €|
|Night tariff (8 p.m.-7 a.m.)||2,00 €|
You will find various parking options in Bad Wildbad. The town has four centrally located parking garages in the town centre, near the Palais Thermal, at the Vital-Therme and at the spa centre.
The car parks are all a maximum of ten minutes’ walk from the Sommerberg cable car. The cable car takes you comfortably up to the Sommerberg within a few minutes.
There is a 2-kilometre walk from Bad Wildbad to the Sommerberg via the “Zickzack-Weg” (Vital Therme entrance). You should calculate about one hour for the hike up. Here you can find more information on the different routes up the Sommerberg.
Further parking facilities can be found in Ladestraße (chargeable), at Bad Wildbad sports ground and at the Marienruhe car park.
You can find two parking spots for electric cars directly in front of the Sommerberg car park. Further information and other charging stations in Bad Wildbad can be found here.
Located directly in front of the Auerhahn restaurant on the Sommerberg there are four parking spaces for the disabled with low barrier access (approx. 200 metres) to the Treetop Walk. You will find further disabled parking spaces in the Peter-Liebig-Weg.
There is a turning area for coaches on the Sommerberg car park for boarding and leaving the bus, but it is not possible to actually park it there.
There is parking for buses in Bad Wildbad at the end of the train station in Ladestraße.
For this purpose, please follow the signposts to the parking garage “Stadtmitte”.
There are drop-off areas for tour groups at the train station (approx. 10 minutes’ walk from the Sommerbergbahn valley station) and in Kernerstraße, across from the entrance to the Palais Thermal (approx. 2 minutes’ walk from the Sommerbergbahn valley station).
Arrival with a camper van
Unfortunately, motorhomes are not allowed on the Sommerberg. Parking is available near the spa resort park. Further information can be found at www.bad-wildbad.de.