#1 Eating asparagus
The asparagus season in Freiburg begins in late April and ends on St. John’s Day on June 24. Asparagus growers like to call this day the “New Year’s Eve” of asparagus. You now have about seven weeks in which to treat yourself to some typical aspargus from Baden in Freiburg’s restaurants or seasonal wine taverns known asin Freiburg’s restaurants or seasonal wine taverns known as Straussenwirtschaften.
#2 Shopping at the Cathedral farmers market
Meander through the Cathedral farmers market and pick up some specialties and products typical of Freiburg, such as:
• the famous “Lange Rote” bratwurst
• fragrant lilacs
• delicious asparagus
• fresh strawberries and juicy rhubarb
• the characteristic Cathedral farmers market tote bag
• the typical brightly colored Bächle boat
#3 An outing to Seepark
Seepark’s popular green space offers the chance to watch turtles sunning themselves, to play some minigolf, to climb the Seeparkturm observation tower, or just to relax.
#4 Enjoying wild garlic season
Springtime is wild garlic season! Gather the delicious bulbous perennial on your own or treat yourself to it in style at a restaurant. Classic wild garlic pesto, wild garlic butter, and wild garlic salt are not only tasty, but also healthy.
#5 Taking a walk through Dietenbachpark
You can take a walk through nature and really unwind in Dietenbachpark or at one of Freiburg’s other lush green oases.
#6 Enjoying winter in the peaks and spring in the valleys
Skiing in the morning and swimming in the afternoon? Only in Freiburg. It takes just 45 minutes to get between Freiburg and Feldberg – ideal for going right from your skis to taking a cool, refreshing dip or warming up in the sun with a cup of coffee.
#7 Visiting baby animals at the Mundenhof
Children aren’t the only ones who go crazy over adorable baby animals. A trip to the Mundenhof animal and nature adventure park means getting to see nature up close and personal.
#8 Drinking coffee in the spring sun
After an exciting round of sightseeing or shopping, it is definitely time for a leisurely break. Refuel with a delicious cup of coffee at one of the many cafés on Augustinerplatz or at the mobile Kaffee-Kiste café in Wiehre!
#9 Biking out to Tuniberg
Warm spring temps just beckon you to hop on a bike. Get a bike from the rental station and take a beautiful bike ride out to Tuniberg and through the Dreisam valley!
#10 Outing to the Botanical Garden
If you need a break from the city’s hustle and bustle, then an outing to the Botanical Garden is the perfect solution. You will be able to recharge your batteries in this green oasis full of flora in blossom.