This lovely town, full of charme and history is just waiting to be discovered. The picturesque Old Town with the famous “Münster”, the small alleys and historic buildings shows an open and vibrant athmosphere with southern flair.


The shopping city of Freiburg literally has everything that everybody wants. You should not miss out a city strolling through the lively city. Wander through the narrow alleys and discover one-of-a-kind boutiques and cheerful terraces.


Natur, fresh air and a legendary view of Freiburg and into the Rhine valley – the Schauinsland has always been a favourite excursion destination for locals and tourists alike. The Schauinsland gondola lift, at 3,6km the longest circulation cable car system in Germany, takes passengers to the upper station on the mountain, some 750 metres higher.


Luminous green lizards, exotic and graceful orchids and brightly coloured birds – all visible to the sharp eyes of visitors to the Kaiserstuhl and Tuniberg regions, who will witness one marvel after another. This region is Germany’s sunniest and warmest. This climate ensures that the winegrowing thrives here.

Weekly market around the Münster

A stroll across the farmers market is a must for each tourist. Everything from the fields and trees, as well as local varieties of schnapps , sausages and Black Forest cured ham, flowers, ceramics and local honey are on the sale here.

Parks and woodlands

Freiburgs countless green areas and parks and the many lakes are outstandingly suited to relax and enjoy the quiet of nature.

Alemannic carnival celebrations

The Freiburg carnival or “Fasnet” traditionally starts 4 weeks before Carnival Saturday. The Swabian-Alemannic Carnival has a long tradition in Freiburg. A document dating back to 1283 already shows that it was being celebrated then.