The Schauinsland is the closest mountain from Freiburg with an altitude of 1248 metres.
The longest cable-car (3,6 km) in the region leaves from the valley to the peak of Schauinsland. From the cable-car you get a fantastic view over Freiburg and as well the Rhein Valley until the French Vogese. At the top of Schauinsland you will find various attractions for every taste of leisure activities.
The mountain offers a wide range of biking trails and hiking routes. The Black Forest Farmhouse Musem "Schniederlihof" in the village "Hofsgrund"and also the public Silver Mine Museum on the top of the mountain are offering guided tours all season.