Thanks to its extraordinary location in southern Germany, the city of Freiburg is considered the gateway to the Black Forest and one of the top tourist destinations in the Baden-Wurttemberg region. Visitors to Freiburg can look forward to enjoying a relaxing holiday, as the city offers plenty of opportunities to get away from it all and enjoy a well-deserved break.
On the other hand, if you would rather go for a city break, Freiburg offers a vibrant urban environment where it is virtually impossible to be struck by boredom. No matter which kind of holiday you are looking for, you will find it in Freiburg. Freiburg’s geographical location means that the city is blessed with mild weather all year round. In fact, Freiburg is known as the sunniest city in the whole of Germany and boasts an impressive average of 1,740 hours of sunshine every year.
Freiburg was a bustling market town in the Middle Ages and has managed to preserve its traditional charm to this day. All over town, you will come across beautiful examples of Gothic architecture, although the Old Town is by far the most picturesque area of town.