There is no more central and beautiful place to live in the car-free city of Freiburg.
The Schwarzwälder Hof is located not far from the medieval Schwabentor in the middle of the picturesque and winding alleys of the historic old town and can be reached quickly and easily by public transport as well as by car. The venerable and winding old town hotel is accessible from several small and traffic-calmed streets and alleys. From Herrenstraße it is possible to unload your luggage by car.
O Schwarzwald, o Heimat, wie bist du so schön!
free public transport ticket
The ticket of the Verkehrsverbund Freiburg enables you to discover the Southern Black Forest without any stress.
So that you can discover the unique nature and cultural treasures of the southern Black Forest even without a car, we provide our guests on request a free RVF ticket for local public transport, with which they can explore the surrounding area comfortably and relaxed.
Directly in front of the doors of the Hotel Schwarzwälder Hofs, the famous Freiburger Bächle flows through the medieval old town with its numerous half-timbered houses and historical buildings.
Freiburg Cathedral, Martinstor, Market Square, Augustiner Museum, Schlossberg, the historic Kaufhaus or the Town Hall are only a few minutes’ walk away. In the immediate vicinity of the Schwarzwälder Hof there are numerous shops, galleries and boutiques where you can shop to your heart’s content and far away from crowded shopping centres.
The Hotel Schwarzwälder Hof is the ideal starting point for a relaxing and eventful stay in the beautiful southern Black Forest.
Sustainability is a top priority in Freiburg. This is why the region has a well-developed, comfortable and reliable network of routes that will help you reach the most popular excursion destinations in the shortest possible time.
Whether Schauinsland, Feldberg, Titisee, Schluchsee, Staufen, Breisach, St. Peter, Belchen or Münstertal – with the free RVF ticket for hotel guests you reach your destination comfortably and without additional payment.
We would be pleased to help you with information material and personal advice in designing your personal Freiburg programme.
Freiburg and the surrounding area offer numerous exciting activities for young and old. Whether sport, wellness or fun for the whole family – the enterprising people of Freiburg can fall back on a wide range of leisure activities. Thermal baths invite you to relax and unwind, modern leisure parks such as Steinwasenpark and Europapark Rust attract adventurous families and the surrounding mountains attract mountain bikers and winter sports enthusiasts alike.
The team of the Schwarzwälder Hof is happy to help you plan your leisure activities and excursions so that you can use your valuable free time as carefree and effective as possible. After all, as a long-established host family, we know exactly which locations are worth a visit.
Here is a small selection of possible leisure and excursion activities, compiled by the city of Freiburg im Breisgau.
As a university town, Freiburg im Breisgau is a city of culture.
Whether wine festivals, exhibitions, classical concerts, informative city tours, pompous operas or theatre performances – lovers of culture, art and architecture get their money’s worth here.
If you want to learn more about the history of Freiburg, the Schwarzwälder Hof is the place to be. Finally, centuries ago, the “Haus zum Schöttlin” served as the city’s mint and housed the famous poet and philosopher Johann Georg Jacobi for seven years, whose 200th anniversary of death in 2014 was commemorated at the Black Forest court.
Antique connoisseurs and friends of historical craftsmanship will immediately notice the fascinating and masterfully crafted clavichord figure at the reception desk of the Schwarzwälder Hof, which lines the curved staircase to the upper floor of our hotel. Like the efforts of three generations of the Engler family, it stands for our attachment to the tradition of the house and the courteous Freiburg host culture.
Here is a small selection of current cultural highlights, compiled by the city of Freiburg im Breisgau.
Important information for guests arriving by car.
Despite or because of its first-class location in the middle of the historic city centre, the Hotel Schwarzwälder Hof can be easily reached by car. Thanks to the partnership with the neighbouring Schlossberg garage, our guests can use the centrally located multi-storey car park within a minute’s walk at preferential conditions.