Freiburg (also known as “Freiburg im Breisgau”) has around 230,000 inhabitants and is one Germany’s biggest southern cities. Freiburg is a historical and cultural hub, not to mention being the seat of the regional council. It is often described as the heart of the Black Forest. The city also holds a strong image elsewhere, thanks to its title of “ecological capital” and is internationally known as the “Green City” – due to its picturesque settings and large areas of woodland. Freiburg is famous for its beautiful surroundings – where mountains, hills and vineyards all overlook the city. Even the Schauinsland summit of 1284 meters belongs to the city and can be explored when your bus arrives to Freiburg. The University of Albert Ludwig was founded in 1457 along with countless other institutes for teaching and researching, making Freiburg a city of scientific foundation as well as a hub for industrial companies. Any visitor to Freiburg will always leave with wonderful memories, making the city a valuable visit. Countless tourists travel to Freiburg every year by bus, train or car and all wanting to discover the attractive old town or experience the bustling atmosphere in Muensterplatz (the main square). Tourists who only plan a short break in Freiburg and will soon hop back onto their bus, should definitely visit the ‘Planetarium’ next to the main train station. Any of our bus travelers who are interested in our galaxy should definitely visit this museum. The Freiburg Baechle are also a unique intriguing landmark in Freiburg; they are small water channels that can be seen at the side of most roads and alleys in the old town.