The Black Forest, a mountain range in south-east Germany, has a lot to offer visitors: Mummelsee Lake, multiple peaks for keen hikers, and low-key outdoor adventures. Fairy tale fans will want to wander the dense woodlands and eerie castles - they're said to have inspired The Brother's Grimm stories Hansel and Gretel and Rapunzel.
It's also a must-visit for keen cyclists. There are multiple routes that can take as long as a week to complete, showcasing everything the region has to offer.
However, it doesn't always have to be such a high-stakes challenge. There are plenty of opportunities for casual cyclists who prefer a gentler pedal.
Here are a few top tips for planning a cycling adventure across the Black Forest, Germany...