Freiburg im Breisgau is a picturesque university town in Baden-Württemberg, Germany, in the Breisgau region, at the western edge of the southern part of the Black Forest Mountains, where the Danube springs.
The neighboring cities are Colmar (France), the most romantic city in Alsace, Mulhouse (France) and Basel (Switzerland) about 60 km, Straßburg (France) at about 85 km and Zürich (Switzerland) 86 km.
It is considered the warmest city in Germany and one of the most popular destinations in southwestern Germany. The city is bordered by three wine-growing areas: Markgräflerland, Tuninberg and Kaiserstuhl.
Freiburg is famous for the so-called Bachle, the small channels through which the Dreisam river flows through the old town. The Cathedral (Münster) made a Swiss historian say that “the 116m church tower will remain the most beautiful spiral on earth forever” and dominates the entire old center. Every morning, in Münster Platz (Market Square) we find traditional products fairs. Here is also the City Hall (Rathaus), The House of Elders, Erasmus House, Old Town Hall (other Rathaus), Augustiner Museum, University.
Martinsour is where the witches were killed in the Middle Ages, the place being marked by pleasure, and is located right next to McDonalds in the center.
You must then take a stroll up the mountain, at the Schlossberg Fortifications, where you can admire the whole city. 48 km away, up in the mountains, after breathtaking scenery, you will discover the “Donauquelle” (the Danube Spring) in Donaueshingen.