Discover the highlights of Freiburg’s sights and solve tricky puzzles at the same time. A city tour couldn’t be more exciting! With the «Bächle» Captain’s License you are at the helm and steadily steer towards the «treasure» to be lifted at the end.
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).
Beautifully located in the Dreisamtal, Freiburg’s largest outdoor swimming pool is the city’s most popular holiday destination. More than 3,300 square meters of water, a 50-meter lane and many children’s attractions such as several water slides and family pools await visitors.
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.
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.
The Dreisam – Freiburg’s river, with a length of less than 30 kilometers, actually a rather unspectacular brook in comparison. Its commercial use is limited nowadays – it only feeds the Freiburg Bächle and numerous small hydropower plants, since most of the businesses that traditionally used to use its water are no longer in the city.