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Self-Guided Digital Tour of Breisach

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Breisach Digital Tour Details

Freiburg Kultour proudly presents their self-guided Tour of Breisach for only €5,99. Enjoy this digital tour by scanning the QR-code or using the download links on this webpage. After you have installed the Future History App you are ready to go. Easy to use. You decide about the pace of your tour, your starting time and your break times. No big groups. Just you and your family. You can enjoy and particular interesting stations again and again.

Only 25 km from Freiburg and in view of the black forest and the Vosges mountains we find this pearl in the Upper Rhine Valley. Breisach is a small town located at the Rhine river, which forms the border between Germany and France. It boasts of more than 1650 years of history. Despite being destroyed several times during its history, Breisach has retained much of his historic old town. During your self-guided Breisach Tour you will explore not only the cathedral hill, but also parts of the modern town.

Our Self-Guided Digital Tour of Breisach

These days Breisach is a quaint little town. This is in stark contrast to most of its long history. Located on the „Münsterberg“, a rock on the banks of the Rhine river, Breisach has changed hands many times over. The Upper Rhine Valley has been home to Celts, Romans, Alemanni and French to name a few.

All of them have left their mark on this little town. During your Breisach Tour you will learn about this history and visit the most important sights. From the Münsterberg you will not only enjoy the view over the Vosges mountains, the Alsace, the Kaiserstuhl and the black forest, but also the commentary of your guide. The highlight of the Breisach tour is St. Stephan’s Minster, the catholic parish church of Breisach. Scarred by the many wars, it is the home of wall paintings by Martin Schongauer; the rood screen, beautifully sculpted to separate the clergy from the parishioners is spectacular, so is the altar carved in the 16th century.

 

Autor: Susanne Brall
Speaker: Rosie
Fotos: © Breisach Touristik

Start location

Market square, Breisach (Google Map)

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What to expect

Self-Guided Digital Tour Breisach: in 22 stops you will discover more than 1653 years of history. We recommend that you commence your tour on market square:

  • Market SquareOn the market square you will learn all about the fascinating history of our little town. Today the centre of the town, it was used as a market place as far back as the 14th century. You will at this stop also discover the amazing past of the Spitalkirche and one of the towns most cherished men, Pantaleo Rosmann who was a local priest in Breisach.
  • GutgesellentorAfter you have passed through the Gutgesellentor, once part of the town’s fortification you commmence your climb to Münsterplatz. On your way up you will pass through the Hagenbachturm.
  • MünsterplatzOn Münsterplatz you will not only enjoy the view over the surrounding areas such as the Alsace region of France or the Kaiserstuhl of the Breisgau, but also step into the birthplace of Breisach. Once the location of the Roman fortress “Mons Brisiacus”, it is today the home of our cathedral, the Breisach Münster, and the Rathaus
  • Upper TownThe upper town was till the 18th century the heart of Breisach. Enjoy the Franciscan monastery garden and the Radbrunnenturm, a tower which was built over a well and crucial in supplying water to the people living on the hill.
  • Back to the Rhine riverDescend down from the hill through the Kapftor until you reach the Rheintor. The Rheintor is also the location of the town’s museum. The Fischerhalde was once located on the shores of the river Rhine and is an indication how important the river and the fishing industry once were
  • Old Jewish QuarterContinue your self-guided digital tour through the old Jewish Quarter of Breisach before finishing your visit in Breisach at St. Josephskirche and the old cemetery, not far from the market square.
Our Partners

This Breisach digital tour would not be possible without the support of our partners:

Breisach Touristik

Die Breisach-Touristik ist die offizielle Tourismusstelle der Stadt Breisach am Rhein.

Souvenir Laden Breisach - partner of Tours in Freiburg

Souvenir Laden Breisach – Zwischen Marktplatz und Schiffsanleger.

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FAQ

How soon after payment can I use my digital self-guided tour?

Once you have downloaded the digital self-guided tour on your smartphone you can use it again and again. The QR-code however can only be used once per purchase and expires after three months.

You can pay for your digital self-guided tour with any major credit card such as Visa and Mastercard. Via the Paypal check out you can also pay with your Paypal balance or your current account balance.

Is there an expiration time for the digital tour I buy?

Once you have downloaded the tour on your smartphone you can use it again and again. The QR-code however can only be used once per purchase.

How can I pay for my digital self-guided tour?

You can pay with any major credit card such as Visa, Mastercard, American Express. Via the Paypal check out you can also pay with your Paypal balance or your current account balance.

Are you planning to create more digital self-guided tours?

Yes, we are constantly updating our portfolio of digital self-guided tours. Make sure that you check back on a regular basis, so you don’t miss out on our latest tours.

Can I book guided tours with you?

Yes, you can find all our guided tour in Freiburg and the Upper Rhine area here. For guided tours outside the Upper Rhine  we work with many reliable and experienced partners. Please contact us for more information if you are interested in one of our guided tours.

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