Guided tour

Freiburg: Gässle, Bächle and More City Tour

Activity provider: FREIBURG KULTOUR GmbH

Freiburg: Gässle, Bächle and More City Tour

Activity provider: FREIBURG KULTOUR GmbH
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From US$ 16.09 per person

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.

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Duration 1.5 hours
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Live tour guide
German, English
Wheelchair accessible

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
  • Museums in Freiburg
Covid-19 precautions
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Meet at the entrance to the tourist information office at Rathausplatz. Your guide will be waiting for you directly in front of the tourist information office wearing clothing with the local partner's logo.

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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
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 /5

based on 495 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.6/5
  • Value for money
    4.6/5
  • Service
    4.3/5
  • Organization
    4.3/5

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We learned a lot about the history and the city of Freiburg. It's a pity that the tour didn't also include the interior of the Minster. Our city guide was very competent and talked interestingly and very fluently. It was very pleasant to listen to her and you could always ask questions. I highly recommend this tour.

August 24, 2021

The guide was very competent, friendly, personable, relaxed and attentive to individual requests. In 1.5 hours he took us through the old town. He skilfully incorporated the answers to various questions into his presentation. In between he also involved the audience by asking you questions. We definitely recommend this tour.

February 22, 2020

We had a hard time finding out where and who our gide was ... It was not clear to us that we would take a tour organized by the city of Freiburg. The guide knew nothing about "Get your Guide" ... but let us participate. Everything actually no problem, I think there was also a very, very small explanation on our voucher ..., but in similar cases please write capital and clearly how it works. We are used to the guide wearing a printed T-shirt or being otherwise recognizable. Otherwise it was great! H. Huber

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September 23, 2019

Product ID: 46975