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Breisach am Rhein

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Breisach am Rhein
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One of the best wine-growing regions in Germany

Breisgau-Hochschwarzwald, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

Breisach is a town situated along with the Rhine River just 60 kilometers north of Basel in Breisgau-Hochschwarzwald, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.  The world “Breisach” means “breakwater” in Celtic.


Due to the town’s mild climate and fertile soil, it is one of the best wine-growing region in the world. There are many attractions in this city like the eye-catching architecture of The Romanesque St. Stephansmünster cathedra, the museum for municipal history, the paintings of Martin Schongauer and Neuf Brisach, a fortress that was built in 17th century.