Freiburg and The Black Forest Private Full Day Trip from Colmar (Private)

Highlights

  • Visit the famed city of Freiburg & its marvellous old quarter

  • Revel in the beauty of the Black Forest and its scenic villages

  • Carefully Selected English-Speaking Guides; Local Experts.

Summary

A Full Day Exploring the Best of Freiburg and the Black Forest

Tour info

Duration
8 hours
Group Size
8
Pricing (From)
Adult: (18-99 years)
€590.00
Commentary
Meeting Point
Dropoff location

Why take this tour?

A Picture Perfect Day in Southern Germany

On this private full day guided tour departing from Colmar, cross the nearby border between France and Germany to discover the small city of Freiburg im Breisgau. The town is known for its ancient university, medieval minster (Cathedral), high standard of living and advanced environmental practices. The city, a famous university town, is situated in the heart of a major wine-growing region and is the primary entry point to the scenic beauty of the Black Forest.

Depart from your centrally located hotel in Colmar and head towards the town of Freiburg Germany. Follow your guide on a private tour through the cobblestone streets and reach the historic city center where the town hall is located. Dating back from the middle ages, the town Hall Square is where the statue of Berthold Schwarz is located – a Franciscan Monk who is said to have invented gunpowder circa 1350. This is also one of the squares where the annual Christmas Market takes place. The town is also home to a number of beer gardens and famous breweries such as the feierling brewery. Another attraction to visit is the remaining city gates the only testimony left from the Middle Ages. Close to the tourist office is the Augustiner Museum that dates back to the 13th century.

After some free time for personal discovery and lunch/coffee break, head towards the scenic route of the Black Forest region. The most popular destination of Germany, drive through surprising landscapes with spruce forest in the North, Vines in the central area and lakes and mountain peaks in the south. Along the road, you will admire small quaint villages and breathtaking scenery. This is also the birthplace of the world renowned cuckoo clocks. During the day your guide will make different stops so that you can make the best out of this attractive destination. At the end of this tour you will be transported comfortably back to your hotel in Colmar.

What’s included?

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off in Colmar.

  • Walking Tour in Freiburg

  • Follow the scenic route in the Black Forest

  • English-speaking driver & guide.

  • Travel in recent, comfortable & fully equipped A/C minivan.

  • Bottled water in the minivan.

  • Free WiFi access on board.

  • Personal insurance and expenses.

  • Meals and drinks.

  • Entrance fees to monuments, museums, attractions.

  • Gratuities for the driver/guide.

Things to know

Before you book

  • This product is on request. We will confirm availability within the shortest possible time after we receive your order.

  • Tour is operated in English, other languages on request.

  • Tour requires minimum 2 passengers (adults) to operate.

  • Tour is not recommended for persons with reduced mobility.

  • Tour is not wheelchair accessible.

  • Prices are per minivan (not per person)

  • Currency is in Euros.

Before you go

  • Tour involves some walking, comfortable walking shoes are recommended.

Covid Policy

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • COVID-19 vaccination required for guides

Cancellation Policy

    Up to 48 hours before the beginning of the activity: full refund Less than 48 hours before the beginning of the activity or no-show: no refund

About operator:

Ophorus Tours is both a licensed Tour Operator, member of Atout France and ETOA, and a Transportation company with headquarters in Bordeaux. We operate since 2005 and conduct Walking Tours, Day Trips, Private Tours, Shore Excursions and multi-regional Tours throughout France. 

Our multilingual office staff is made up of France Travel Experts that design unique itineraries for both individuals and groups. Their perfect knowledge of the destination allows them to suggest carefully crafted programs to professionals of the Travel Trade all over the world. 

Our in house team of licensed, multilingual Tour Guides are local Experts that can conduct any type of tours including (but not limited to) Cultural & Historical, Food & Wine, Luxury, Battlefields, Active, Family friendly, Faith-based etc...