Freudenstadt is in a magnificent setting, surrounded by idyllic woodland. Located on a mountain plateau, 700 metres above sea level, the town was founded in 1599 by Duke Friedrich von Württemberg in de Late Renaissance style. Born in Montbéliard, the duke planned to build a new capital here at the centre of his realm.
The famous architect Heinrich Schickhardt was given responsibility for planning and running the project, and he left an impressive monument her: Germany's largest market square with its wonderful arcades walkways. An ideal place to browse, shop or relax at one of the many cafés an restaurants.
Situated on three well-known tourist routes - the Black Forest Valley Route, Black Forest Spa Route an Black Forest Mountain Route, Freudenstadt is an ideal base for discovery tours through the wild, romantic valleys and over mountain passes offering spectacular views and a wealth of attractions. These include numerous museums, castles an palaces that can be visited with or without a guide.
Visit Freudenstadt in the most beautiful part of the Black Forest for a truly memorable hiliday experience.