Freiburg im Breisgau: topics
Itâ€™s worth noting that locals speak special dialect. It wonâ€™t be easy to understand even for those who are fluent in German. In hotels, restaurants and stores staff is usually speaking classic German.
Shoppers will be interested in visiting the city on Christmas Eve, as there are grandiose sales at local shops. It should be noticed that the majority of big stores and shopping centers doesnâ€™t work on weekends; on weekdays working day ends no later than 8:00 pm.
A bike is a common mode of transport in Freiburg; you can rent it at one of the many rental centers. No special documents for rent are necessary; it is enough to leave a certain amount of deposit.
There are special bike lanes close to all major roads and highways making travel even safer. Donâ€™t confuse these lanes with sidewalks for pedestrians, as latter have their special walking areas.
To rent a car you have to provide a passport, a driver's license and a credit card with the desired amount of deposit on the account. Those under 21, as well as those who have less than a year of driving experience may be denied service. In some companies, the minimum age is 25 years.