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Breisach and the Minster church of Breisach are the main attractions in the Breisgau area. Therefore, our recommendation is very clear: start your trip by visiting Breisach and the Minster in Breisach. After this, visit the Kaiserstuhl and the Tuniberg, known for their excellent wines. Or visit the UNESCO listed historic Neuf-Brisach, built by field marshal Vauban in neighbouring Alsace.
There are many hidden gems in Breisach, Kaiserstuhl and Tuniberg. Many centre around fauna and flora. The region is among the warmest regions in Germany and also called German Tuscany. During a hiking or biking tour, you can come across: green lizards, bee-eaters, more than 30 wild orchid species… and many more.
Many little wine-producing villages such as Burkheim, Oberbergen and Bötzingen to name a few offer beautiful traditional architecture and invite you to dive into the famous typical German lifestyle.
This really depends, what the purpose of your trip to Breisach is. If you want to enjoy the old town of Breisach and the Breisach Minster a long weekend might suffice. If you really want to discover the area Breisach, Kaiserstuhl and Tuniberg, you should certainly stay for at least a week. During this week you can discover the Breisgau more by hiking and biking through the region.
There are many hotels, holiday apartments and even camping sites throughout the Kaiserstuhl and Tuniberg area. We recommend that you book early as demand outstrips supply.
Breisach, the Kaiserstuhl and the Tuniberg are known for mainly one thing: wine! Breisach itself is home to the Badische Winzerkeller and the Geldermann winery.
Travelling through our region is like reading the labels of the wine bottles of your local wine merchant: Badischer Winzerkeller Breisach, Winzergenossenschaft Oberbergen, Winzergenossenschaft Achkarren, Kaiserstuhl,Winzergenossenschaft Bickensohlen, Winzergenossenschaft Burkheim, Kaiserstuhl and many many more.
Breisach is a quaint little town. Life is slow. The Breisach region is known for hiking and biking. And this is precisely the best way to get around. Local trains run regularly between Breisach and Riegel and between Breisach and Freiburg.
Breisach is called the German Tuscany. Thus, the weather will always be better than the German weather is on average. The summers can be quite hot; during winter the snow- covered mountains of the black forest can be reached by train.
The area around Breisach is called Breisgau and includes the Kaiserstuhl and the Tuniberg. The area is ideal for hiking tours and biking tours. The Breisgau is known for its small wine producing villages. It is also known for the loess, a fine sand-like dust which has settled on the vulcanic rocks over millions of years. This loess guarantees the excellent quality of the local wines.
Breisach is not known for its shopping opportunities. We recommend that you go to Freiburg for a shopping trip. Why not combine this with a Guided City tour in Freiburg? Trains are running every 30 minutes. Please note: parking in Freiburg (Rotteckring, Schlossberg and Concert hall / Railway Station) are quite expensive).
One of the great attractions near Breisach is the Europa-park. Breisach is located just 30 km from Rust, home to the Europa-park. Experience the whole of Europe in one day at Europa-Park, immerse yourself in the floods of Rulantica and discover the unique VR experiences of YULLBES. Europa-park, the home of German built roller coasters.
Breisach offers many annual events such as the bi-annual fish market, the annual flee market and the Breisacher Festspiele. Here, local actors bring popular plays to life; on top of the Minster hill in our own open air arena.
The highlight in the annual calendar in Breisach however, is the celebration of the patron saints of Breisach, Gervasius and Protasius. Always on the third Sunday in June the town of Breisach will be decorated and the relics of the saints are carried in a procession through the town.