Freiburg

Freiburg im Breisgau is an urban area founded in 1120 by Konrad and Duke Bertold III of Zahringen. It’s located in the southwestern area of Germany. It’s history is rich in both the sciences, arts, and religion and boasts a claim of being quite sunny and warm in comparison to other regions of the country.

It is a gateway area to that of the rest of the country and if you’re thinking of travelling to this remarkable town you’re in for the treat of a lifetime!

Freiburg Minster

Freiburg Minster

It’s got the Black Forest to the east and is again, warmer and sunnier allowing for a greater expanse of fun and entertainment. You’ll find it’s population quite rousing reaching over 220,000 people on it’s 60 square miles/153 square kilometers and lies twixt the Rhine and Danube. It’s quite cosmopolitan as you can see by it’s statistics which means there’s an ever present source of excitement, culture, and thrills to keep the traveller in you wide eyed and in wonder.

Much like it’s sister cities and hamlets throughout the country it boasts mineral springs and a wide variety of recreational leisures such as golf, biking, hiking, tennis, and more. Let’s not forget the winter sports!

There’s no visit to this city without notice given to the centerpiece of it called the Freiburg Minster. It’s a Gothic inspired work of architectural design with a history all it’s own. The Minster features such legendary spots as the Munsterplatz where merchants gather and you will too once you see the spectacular goods abounding there.

Freiburg Minster

Freiburg Minster

You have to see Freiburg to believe it. Dismiss the up and down history of woe and warfare, instead let yourself get drawn up into it’s fine growth as a center of what a cosmopolitan and rural region should be.

How about venturing into the fabled Black Forest on hiking expeditions that will thrill the mind and sharpen your senses? There is Feldberg or the Lake Schluchsee where water craft such as water skiing and windsurfing. You can even take cruise tours along the famous rivers and gather in the breathtaking scenery whilst dining on exquisite cuisine and sipping the savory wines.

If you love mountains you’ll enjoy the Schauinsland Peak which you can engage in via a cable car! Just think of the view of the surrounding area as you take in that fresh, crisp mountain air! You can hang out at the summit where the inns will keep you warm and cozy while you go on hikes and enjoy the rush of skiing and snowboarding! You might want to take a romantic walk amongst the trees and trails!

Freiburg in the Black Forest

Freiburg in the Black Forest

Later on if one has a tingle in one’s toes there are several well managed and state of the art discos where the latest tunes keep the dance floors bouncing. Or perhaps you’d like to waltz to the sounds of the works of the classical musicians? You can rest assured there’s a place for you to enjoy the night life at affordable prices, professional management and and best of service.

Since the city is so advanced now you’ll find it’s wired up to the internet so you can text, talk, and send videos and pictures to friends and family from generally every area. The folks there know that your visit must be a safe and memorable one and their friendly nature.

Freiburg has something for every member of the family and is a must visit place when thinking of the travelling of Germany you’ve always dreamed of.

Freiburg, Muenstertown hall

Freiburg, Muenstertown hall

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