Freiburg sits surrounded by south Germany's verdant Black Forest. A lot of words can describe this university city. They include sunny, eco-friendly, historic, new, and energetic, the latter thanks to its lively student population. The old town is the city's star attraction, with its cobbled streets, gabled abodes, and cafe-lined squares – curiously run-through by petite streams.

    It's also home to the city's best landmarks, like the Gothic Freiburg Minister cathedral with its towering spire, which watches over the bustling Munsterplatz. Cosmopolitan comforts abound in Freiburg, from captivating museums and international restaurants, to fashionable shops, canalside beer gardens, and buzzing nightspots.

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      The best things to do in Freiburg im Breisgau mostly revolve around the medieval town centre that this university city is known for. Located on the southern edge of Germany’s Black Forest, Freiburg's cobblestone squares are lined with late Baroque, Renaissance and Gothic buildings that were carefully reconstructed after World War II. It’s one of Europe’s most sustainable cities thanks...

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