Private tour

Freiburg: Old Town Walking Tour

Freiburg: Old Town Walking Tour

From US$ 89.63 per group up to 8

Experience a classic city tour of Freiburg. See the famous Bächle, the contorted Gässle, the gothic cathedral, and the Rheinkiesel mosaics during a walking tour through the old town.

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Duration 1.5 hours
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Live tour guide
German
Wheelchair accessible
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Experience

Highlights
  • Admire the most important and beautiful sights in Freiburg's old town during a walking tour
  • Look forward to the typical small alleys and the Bächle around Freiburg Minster
  • Enjoy the traditional farmers' market around the cathedral square
  • Explore picturesque alleys and historic buildings around the center
Full description

Explore the picturesque city of Freiburg on a walking tour through the old town. See the famous Freiburger Bächle, which are small waterways that run along the streets, and venture into contorted alleys called "Gässle." Take a moment to appreciate the colorful Rheinkiesel mosaics that give the city its distinctive atmosphere.

Start your tour at the historic town hall square with your guide, continue across to the former grand boulevard of medieval Freiburg, and head towards Freiburg Minster. This historic cathedral is the cultural center of the old town and an exceptional example of Gothic architecture.

Have your camera ready for the cathedral's bizarre gargoyles, beautiful steeple, and the colorful farmers' market on the square. Other historic sites on the walking tour include the Alte Wache, a former military post turned wine bar, the Baroque home "Zum Schönen Eck," and many more.

Continue along till you reach Konviktstraßen, one of the most beautiful alleys in Freiburg, especially when laced with wisteria in the summer. Head on over to Handwerkerviertel before finishing your tour at Augustinerplatz.

Includes
  • Walking tour with a German-speaking guide
  • Visit inside Freiburg Minster
Covid-19 precautions
Traveler requirements
  • All participants who are over 12 years old must present either proof of full vaccination or proof of a Covid-19 infection within the last 6 months
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • All participants who are over 12 years old must present their passport, proof of full vaccination, and a negative Covid-19 PCR taken no more than 48 hours before the activity starts
  • All participants must also bring a valid form of ID (e.g. passport, driver's license, identity card, student card, etc)

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