Get to Breisach by Rhine River Cruise
Breisach is not near any major airports. The main way visitors get to Breisach is on a Rhine River Cruise. The river cruise industry has made Breisach a standard stop for cruises between Basel and Amsterdam, but passengers do not start or finish voyages here.
Rheintor, Tower on the Rhine
Breisach River Cruise Shore Excursions
Most Rhine River Cruises provide two options for river cruise shore excursions. The most popular option is a bus tour shore excursion through the Black Forest. The route takes you to picturesque view points and through numerous small villages such as Sankt Märgen. This river cruise shore excursion stops at popular tourist centers such as Hofgut Sternen. At Hofgut Sternen you can watch artisans create traditional Black Forest cuckoo clocks. The cuckoo clocks are displayed and sold too. If you find a clock you like, they will ship it home for you.
The second option for a river cruise shore excursion is a bus tours to the quaint historical village of Colmar, France. Visitors who aren’t on a river cruises can coordinate tours of the Black Forest and Colmar through tour operators in Freiburg, Germany.
St Margen, Black Forest
Breisach weather is sunny and warm in the summer, while winters are cloudy and cold. Average highs in the July and August are around 80 F (27 C), while average lows are 60 F (16 C). In December and January average highs are a few degrees above freezing, while lows hover around the freezing mark. Rainfall is slightly higher in the summer months.