Destination guide

Head to the historic city of Freiburg im Breisgau

The area's history and monuments are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Freiburg im Breisgau. Well known for its cafés, shopping and university setting, this romantic city won't disappoint. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in Freiburg im Breisgau

Are you looking for top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Freiburg im Breisgau a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Europa-Park (19.9 mi / 32 km)
  • Schauinsland Cable Car (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Schauinsland (6.2 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Golfclub Guetermann Gutach (10.5 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Feldberg Ski Resort (12.7 mi / 20.4 km)
  • Golfclub Hochschwarzwald (14.5 mi / 23.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Freiburg im Breisgau

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Freiburg im Breisgau is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Schauinsland (6.2 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Kandel (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • Kaiserstuhl (11 mi / 17.6 km)
  • Lake Titisee (15.3 mi / 24.6 km)
  • Hochblauen (16.6 mi / 26.8 km)
  • Blindensee Lake (17.3 mi / 27.9 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Freiburg im Breisgau

The nearest airport is in Mulhouse (MLH-EuroAirport), located 31.1 mi (50 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Basel (BSL-EuroAirport), which is 31.1 mi (50.1 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Freiburg Central Station, Freiburg Breiburg Central Station and Freiburg-Herdern Station are the main stations in the area. It's easy to get around Freiburg im Breisgau by jumping on the metro at Freiburg, Freiburg Hospital S-Bahn or Freiburg Messe/University S-Bahn.

Where to stay near Freiburg?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 964 house rentals near Freiburg. From 900 Condos/Apartments to 22 Houses, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Freiburg for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Freiburg?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Freiburg:

  • Stühlinger: 89 vacation rentals
  • West: 146 vacation rentals
  • Altstadt: 102 vacation rentals
  • Süd: 147 vacation rentals
  • Kappel: 22 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Freiburg?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Freiburg. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Freiburg Breiburg Central Station: 1,864 home rentals
  • Breisacher Gate: 1,883 home rentals
  • Freiburg (QFB-Freiburg Train Station): 1,901 home rentals
  • Freiburg (Breisgau) Central Station: 1,915 home rentals
  • Freiburg-Littenweiler Station: 2,060 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Freiburg listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Freiburg?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 900 Condos/Apartments in Freiburg. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Freiburg include:

  • Houses: 22 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 3 lodging choices
  • Farmhouses: 4 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Freiburg?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 63 vacation homes with pool available in Freiburg.

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