Tailor-made German language holidays > Freiburg
is one of the most attractive cities of Germany. Located
in the South West France and Switerland are nearby. Freiburg
and the Freiburg area are some times called the Toscana
of Germany with the highest number of sunny days. Freiburg
has been University town since 1457 and 10% of the population
of 200 000 are students.
cultural life is broad and of very high standard, the old
town full of historic little streets, pubs and restaurants
for every budget. The cathedral dominates the sky line and
the daily market in the cathedral square sells fresh local
produce and handicrafts.
Freiburg area offers unlimited possibilities for half
day or day trips: Walking, skiing and exploring
picturesque villages in the Black Forest, wine tasting
in the Kaiserstuhl, visits to Basel, Colmar or Straßburg
are just a few exemples.
for a long time has been considered the ecological capital
of Germany. The Fraunhofer Insitute for Solar Energy
Systems is only one of many institutes, which research
alternative forms of energy. Many houses are Passiv houses
or Plus Energy houses and Freiburg-Vauban, the location
of Deutsch in Freiburg is a model for ecological living,
with groups of architects and city planers from all over
the world visiting regularly.
here to see the Freiburg picture gallery