1. Germany
  2. Baden-Württemberg
  3. Freiburg

Freiburg: Gässle, Bächle and the Freiburg Minster

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Experience a classic city and minster tour. See the famous Bächle, the contorted Gässle and see Rheinkiesel-mosaics during a walking tour through Freiburg's old town and visit the Gothic Freiburg Minster.
About this activity
Duration 90 minutes
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Wheelchair accessible
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Experience

Highlights
  • Admire the most important and beautiful sights in Freiburg's old town during a walking tour
  • See the bizarre gargoyles, the delicate steeple and the colorful farmers' market on the Minster Square
  • Look forward to the typical small alleys and the Bächle around the minster and see the church's interior
Full description
Explore the picturesque and green city of Freiburg during a wonderful walking tour through the old town. See the famous Freiburger Bächle, the small waterways along the streets and alleys, and the contorted alleys called Gässle, as well as many of the coloful Rheinkiesel-mosaics, which give the city its distinctive atmosphere. Head to the Minster Square with its beautiful community centers and secular buildings and see the traditional farmers' market (in the morning) as well as many cafés and pubs called Beizen.

Start your tour at the town hall square, where your guide will be waiting for you. From the beginning, you will see this square boasts numerous historic buildings. From there, continue across the Kaiser-Joseph-Street, the former grand boulevard of medieval Freiburg and head towards the Freiburg Minster, the cultural center of the historical old town and an exceptional example of medieval Gothic.

Before going inside the minster, discover the bizarrely shaped gargoyles, the delicate steeple and the colorful farmers' market on the Minster Square. After admiring the minster's interior, visit some of the historic sights around the impressive cathedral: the historic department store, the Alte Wache, the Haus zum schönen Eck and many more. Continue along the Konviktstraßen, one of the most beautiful alleys in Freiburg, until you get to the Handwerkerviertel.
Includes
  • Walking tour with a German-speaking guide
  • Visit of the Freiburg Minster
What’s Not Included
  • Museums in Freiburg

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Meeting point

Freiburg Rathausplatz - Entrance tourist information 79098 Freiburg. Your guide will be waiting for you directly in front of the tourist information wearing a local tour operator logo on his clothing.

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Important information
Know before you go
• Please note that it is not possible to visit the Freiburg Minster on Sundays and on holidays due to services
• There is only a short tour on Saturdays at 10:30 (40 - 45 minutes)