Tram line 2 and bus line 21 take you comfortably to the valley station, from where the longest cable car in Germany takes you to Freiburg’s «local mountain» Schauinsland in around 20 minutes. At almost 1,300 meters above sea level, weather permitting, you can enjoy a view of Mont Blanc and the Vosges. Of course, you can also view the city of Freiburg from around 10km away, if the weather conditions permit.
Short walk or walk in the footsteps of history – Freiburg’s local recreation area!
Leave house Münsterplatz to the right, leave house Schusterstrasse to the left. Always go straight on into Konviktstraße / to Münzplatz to the Schlossberggarage and there climb the stairs and the bridge to the Schlossberg.
Walk about 5 minutes
With an area of 38 hectares, Freiburg Mundenhof is the largest animal inclosure in Baden-Württemberg.
Discover the diversity of the animal world – the visit to the Mundenhof is free of charge, only the parking lot costs a daily fee of €10 (as of February 2021).
Lake Constance is Germany’s largest inland body of water, it covers a total of 536 square kilometers and lies in the tri-border region of Germany, Switzerland and Austria.
There are many beautiful places around the lake, such as Konstanz, Überlingen and Meersburg.
The Triberg waterfalls are an impressive natural spectacle at any time of the year, with a height of 136m and seven steps. A visit to the Triberg waterfalls is also an extraordinary experience for children.
Impressive 23 m high and 150 m wide – the Rhine Falls near Schaffhausen is one of the largest and most water-rich waterfalls in Europe.
From different platforms you get breathtaking views of the enormous water masses.
On this hike across the mountain ranges of the Kaiserstuhl, discover the peculiarities of the fauna and flora of the region and enjoy views as far as the Vosges and the Alps while climbing several observation towers!
Refreshing during summer, wildly romantic for winter days
Once built in the 17th century as one of the «forest sanctuaries» and pilgrimage site of the Wiehre community, the St. Valentin forest restaurant is now one of the most popular excursion destinations for all generations.
Of the Zähringer castle, which was first mentioned in a document in the 12th century, only the castle tower from the 13th century remains today.
You can get the keys to the castle tower in the forest restaurant and climb it.
Right on the doorstep of Freiburg and 1248m high, the Schauinsland is one of the most popular excursion destinations for everyone who loves Freiburg.
Europe’s longest circulating cable car takes you up – the Schauinslandbahn.