Welcome to Breisach upon Rhine, a town with a long-standing history is situated halfway between Freiburg (Black Forest) and Colmar (Alsace). From both cities you can get to Breisach by public transport easily in less than 1-hour ... More info ›
Welcome to Breisach upon Rhine, a town with a long-standing history is situated halfway between Freiburg (Black Forest) and Colmar (Alsace). From both cities you can get to Breisach by public transport easily in less than 1-hour. The tour includes a local wine drink welcome at the tourist information center, a guided sightseeing tour of the historical town center which is situated around the cathedral St. Stephan and finally, a visit to the famous Geldermann sparkling wine cellar.
The guided tour starts in the Breisach tourist information center with a glass of local wine. Afterwards the guide will take you to Breisach’s historical town center situated around the cathedral St. Stephan. The church is the town's main historical landmark with elements from the Romanesque and Gothic periods. After a short tour inside the cathedral, you will enjoy the marvelous view from the terrace outside, reaching from the Black Forest over the Rhine valley to the Vosges mountains. Among the testimonials of nearly 4,000 years of history, which are part of your visit is the “Radbrunnen” tower, bearing a water well which reaches down to the Rhine river.
The first part of the tour will finish on the cathedral hill. There are some restaurants for lunch in the upper town, more are situated around the market square in the lower town.
At 2:00pm you will start the second part of your Breisach tour with a visit to the famous Geldermann winery which specializes in producing sparkling wine in the same style as Champagne is made. Explore the vaulted cellar which is situated under the cathedral hill and taste a glass of Geldermann "Sekt".