The way to the Black Forest main high road (Schwarzwaldhochstraße) and the Black Forest national park takes you through the town of Achern.This lively town, which lies at the foot of the „Hornisgrinde“ (1,164 m) the highest mountain in the northern part of the Black Forest, is a popular location for shopping.,. Strolling through the town, you will be tempted to sit down and relax in several traditional cafés. There is also a wide selection of recreational activities as well as various cultural events throughout the year. 

Attractions
A hiking tour through the fruit plantations of the area (Drei-Kirschen-Weg) • Cherryblossom party (Kirschblütenfest) • Adventure playground • Swimming area at Lake Achern • Outdoor swimming pool • Germany's one and only scythe museum • Town sightseeing tours

Sporting Activities
Mountain bike trails, Nordic-walking paths, Cycling through the Rhine Valley, Mountain accesss ways to the Achern-Hornisgrinde