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Emmendingen is a city 17 km north of Freiburg, within the Black Forest region in the German state of Baden-Württemberg.


Emmendingen is the capital of the rural district with the same name. It is designed to be a regional center.

Get in[edit]

There is a train station with approx. 4 trains an hour going either in direction Freiburg or Offenburg. The train station is fully accessible for wheelchairs.

In 2010 the new bus station was completed which services bus in the Elztal to Waldkirch, Herbolzheim, Freiburg and into the Kaiserstuhl as well as the western slopes of the Black Forest.

Get around[edit]

Map of Emmendingen

There is a decent public transport system, run by the local power company which servers several inner city lines.

At the tourist information located in the train station you can rent Pedalecs (electric supported bicycles) on daily basis.


The downtown east of the main station has an attractive pedestrian zone with several churches and a little castle.

  • 1 [dead link] Jewish Museum, +49 7641 57 44 44. exhibition on the history of the Jewish community in Emmendingen. The fate of Emmendingen Jews under the Nazi regime is clearly documented. Moreover, the museum displays objects regarding Jewish religious and everyday life. Jewish Museum, Emmendingen (Q15280833) on Wikidata Jewish Museum Emmendingen on Wikipedia
  • 2 Hochburg. Hochburg (Q885079) on Wikidata Hochburg on Wikipedia
  • 3 Eichbergturm. Eichberg Tower (Q1301274) on Wikidata Eichberg Tower on Wikipedia





  • Mehlsack. an old mill north of the city center where several times a week concerts take place.



There's free Wifi in many locations provided by the city

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