Freiburg city life
Given Freiburg’s long history and traditions, it has become a very desirable tourist destination in the area. Here are some of the main landmarks and tourist attractions:
- Augustiner Museum
- Freiburg Munster (Cathedral)
- Schauinsland (panorama vantage point)
- Colombischlössle Archeological Museum
- German Clock Museum
Being called ‘the greenest city in the world’, there are several parks and green areas in Freiburg for those interested to retreat and have a picnic or to ride their bike:
- Arboretum Freiburg-Günterstal
- Freiburg Botanic Garden
- Moosweiher Park
Freiburg has two soccer teams which play in the national league, as well as an ice hockey team and an entire regional rugby league.
International atmosphere in Freiburg
Freiburg is a diverse city with many immigrant communities and international students. Apart from the official language – German, most of the people living in the city speak English, as well as French. There are significant communities in the city which speak their specific languages such as Italian, Romanian, Turkish, Serbian, Polish and Russian. The local universities attract international students from across the globe, adding to the permanent multitude of cultures already established.
The weather in Freiburg is fairly warm throughout the year, with some frost being observed in winter. The average temperature for January is 2.8°C (37°F) and for July it is 21°C (69.8°F). The amount of precipitation is, on average, of 911.9 mm (35.901 inches)/year.