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CyclingYou like to ride a bike? The bikeways around Freiburg are well signposted but an additional cycle map is always recommended. How about a bike ride around the Kaiserstuhl? The total distance is around 80 km from Haus Gisela and can be driven with a little planning without much incline. If that is too much maybe a tour to Breisach at Rhine, which is for the round-trip about 40 km. Bike tours are also possible along the river Rhine, back then perhaps parallel through the Markgraeflerland? Another easy tour with just under 50 km could be along the river Dreisam until Riegel, the river Elz along until Denzlingen, then back to Freiburg. The bike path along the Dreisam is also a good way with a small detour to ride without a lot of car traffic into the inner city. If you do not bring your own bike, my guests can rent bikes at a nearby bike shop.

Ride a Motorcycle

Motorrad fahrenThe Black Forest and the Alsace offer many opportunities to ride a motor bike. First, the legendary Schauinsland hillclimb route with 12 km of switchbacks. Unfortunately applies on weekends and holidays a ban on motorcycles. On other days, you should not miss this treat. Also nice is the driveway through the Glottertal or the small road that leads up to the mount Kandel nearby Waldkirch. A welcome alternative route for the arrival could be the Schwarzwaldhochstrasse starting from Baden-Baden instead of the highway A5.


  • Seepark
    SeeparkAn outdoor garden expo with Japanese garden is only 10 walking minutes away.Around the park by the Lake are many opportunities for fun and sports both indoors and outdoors. For example: swimming pool, squash, tennis courts, mini golf, ice rink, and paddle boats. Next door is a public hall with many events taking place year round. Also there is a beer garden located under chestnut trees which must be visited.
  • Mooswald
    The house is located at the edge of the woods. If children are present they can enjoy a large adventure playground . There is an exercise trail nearby which can also be used for a leisurely walk. From the high point you have a beautiful view of the airport. You can watch planes take off and land. This is a small airport which also caters to gliders and sky divers.
  • Moosweiher
    MoosweiherBesides the possibility of the Seepark, you also have the opportunity to swim in a nearby lake, just minutes away by car and not much longer by bicycle. There is also a mini golf course. The path around the lake is a nice walk.
  • Airport + Trade Fair Facility
    You can reach the airport tower by car in 10 minutes. There you have the opportunity to take sightseeing flights over the city and view the Black
    Forest from the air. Directly next to it is the “Messplatz” of Freiburg and the exhibition halls.
  • Mundenhof
    MundenhofNearby Mundenhof, has an animal park with a petting zoo and aquarium. Entering is free but you have to pay for parking. Therefore it might be a good idea to use a bicyle.
  • KEIDEL Mineral-Thermal Bath
    The bath with its own spa and sauna area offers a good package. Massage and fitness services complete the picture. Restaurant and Bistro care for the physical well-being.
  • Kaiserstuhl
    KaiserstuhlAmong the many wine regions around Freiburg, the Kaiserstuhl volcanic origin is particularly noteworthy. There you will find at wine tastings or during one of the many wine festivals your favorite droplets under the sun-kissed Baden wines.
  • Black Forest
    SchauinslandbahnFreiburg is referred to as the capital of the Black Forest and its weather is predominately warm and sunny. In close proximity to Freiburg are many interesting sights. Just to name a few:

    • At the local mountain Schauinsland is a cable car ride which gives you a wonderful view of the surrounding country side. At the upper cable car station is a mining museum. 10 km away
    • KandelMount Kandel with a launch area for hang gliding and paragliding enthusiasts. 25 km away
    • Titisee has various watersports and activities as well as touring boats. 28 km away
    • Glottertal is known for the TV series “Schwarzwaldklinik”. 15 km away
    • Triberg has Germany’s highest waterfalls (162 meters). 58 km away
    • Schonach directly next to Triberg has on display the world’s largest cuckoo clock.
    • Muenstertal with mining museum. 26 km away


  • Europapark
    Europapark…is one of the most beautiful recreational parks of the world and is located on the ground of a 550 year old castle garden. The park offers shows, amusement rides and different theme settings. 30 km away
  • Alsace
    AlsaceFrom Freiburg you can take a day trip through the picturesque Alsace. You will discover romantic villages and many other sightseeing attractions such as the Haut-Koenigsbourg Castle, the Monkey’s Mountain, the Storkpark and the magnificent city of Strasbourg.
  • Switzerland
    The city of Basel ist just 62 km away. There ist the next big airport. Don’t forget to plan a trip to the Rhine Falls, the largest Falls in Europe. Feel the great power of the rushing water. 90 km away

Freiburg and the vicinity have a lot to offer. If it is just for a weekend or for a lengthy stay. Come and discover the wonder of this area!