Clarion Hotel Hirschen
Breisgauer Strasse 47
Phone: (49) 761 8977690
Fax: (49) 761 87994
Breisgauer Strasse 47, Freiburg, DE, 79110
- Phone: (49) 761 8977690
- Fax: (49) 761 87994
Located right next to Carola Springs, this complex includes a modern and pleasant swimming pool, a picnic area, and grounds for basketball, football and volleyball.
The only one of its kind in the region, this museum's superb collection of over 100 classic cars and motorbikes is a knockout. Rolls Royces, Ferraris, Jaguars and Bugattis, from early prototypes to the very latest models designed to compete in legendary races such as the Le Mans 24-hour race and the Paris-Dakar rally are all on display. It has its own shop and occasionally organizes collectors' car exchange fairs. Call ahead for varying dates.
85 acres proud, American course designer Bob Von Hagge's Kempferhof is the second-biggest in France and the seventh-biggest in Europe. Come practice your sport of choice amid lovely natural surroundings. Prices: 350F-500F (EUR 53.36-76.22)/round, 5-round packages 1000F-1500F (EUR 152.45-228.67), hotel and restaurant packages available
Motor sports interest people of all ages, both young and old! Kart Indoor has kept this in mind! This Strasbourg Mecca of go-carting welcomes youngsters from 12 years upwards. But be careful, particularly all you young ladies, you have to be at least 1m 60 tall! If you need comforting after your fright on the track, catering facilities are available! Admission: Fluctuates between 49F (EUR 7.47) and 100F (EUR 15.24) depending on whether you're a student or not and the times!
The expansive park beckons with plenty of trees and lush green grass, but it's really all about the skateboarding. The park's Kunsteisbahn is a popular venue for ice skating, skateboarding and other things of that nature. Make sure that you are bundled up in warm clothing as the weather can get really frosty.
La Hardt swimming pool, located on the eponymous lakefront between Geispolsheim and Illkirch, features a 25-metre pool as well as advanced adult swimming classes (1pm-4pm Thu). The pool's practical hours of operation allow swimmers to come in for a dip outside of usual office hours. The hours vary on holidays. Call ahead for details and hours of operations as they vary weekly.
The Baggersee lake used to be a 'gravière' (gravel pit?), and it stretches over 32 hectares of land. One of the plus points of this lake is that it is situated just next to the Neuhof forest, which means you can go for a little walk if you get tired of swimming. In the summer there are free activities to keep the kids busy whilst the grown ups go and do a variety of other activities: canoeing, climbing, circus, plastic arts, beach games. To make sure that you are safe the swimming area is monitored (as is the car park). There are also showers and bathrooms for you to use.
The Wanderwege Beider Basel is a company that organizes trails and hikes in Basel, since Basel has various trails that lead you to glorious destinations. They provide hikes and nature walks catering to professionals as well as beginners. The company not only guides you to various unexplored spots but also makes you aware of nature and environment conservation. For further details, do visit their website.
Just next door to the La Meinau stadium, Kibitzenau swimming pool is open the year round. Even when the pool is covered, folks come to suntan on the lawn; those interested in more ambitious pursuits will note that the pool is official Olympic size. Wheelchair access available. Prices: entry 18F (EUR 2.74), reduced rate 9F (EUR 1.37)
The blue and gold of the Racing Club de Strasbourg football club play their home matches at the 31,000-seat La Meinau stadium. French first-division champions in 1979 (and runners-up in 1935), twice second-division champions, two-time French Cup winners and 1997 League Cup champions, Strasbourg have recently fallen on harder times, narrowly escaping relegation to the second division more than once in recent years. Things are looking up in the new millennium, though, as a bevy of young talent coalesces around veterans like Teddy Bertin. For the spectator, a top-notch football experience is guaranteed.
At Roc en Stock (Rock in Stock), climbers will appreciate the 1000 square metres and eleven-metre maximal height of the walls available, as well as 160 paths classified as difficulty 3c-8c. Beginners and expert climbers rock it in complete safety here, supervised by professionals. Prices: 42F-60F (EUR 6.40-9.15)/day
Visitors to Laser Quest play a futuristic variety of paintball in which lasers replace the paint. You get less dirty and have just as much fun! Wargames are held in a 500-square-meter labyrinth of tunnels, obstacles, and ramps. Complete darkness--except for the lasers' light--and techno music complete the atmosphere. Prices: 40F-50F (EUR 6.09-7.62)/20 min; Tuesday evenings, groups of 15+ 50F (EUR 7.62)/30 min