Bächleputzer City Tour
Stocky's Bächle walk - with Stocky, the original Bächleputzer!
Friday, 29/09/2023 / 01:30 PM / Betty BBQ Meeting Point
Freiburg has a lot to offer - and the Freiburg "Bächle" are certainly one of the biggest landmarks of the city in Breisgau. They are a world-famous tourist attraction that only exists in this form in the "sunny city" in the southwest. It is indisputable: The Freiburger Bächle belong to Freiburg like the cathedral and the Black Forest, no city tour or travel guide can do without them.
The Freiburger Bächle as a historical irrigation and drainage system - an innovation from and in the Middle Ages - are the workplace of Alain, our real "Bächleputzer", who is affectionately called "Stocky" by the people of Freiburg. As a Bächleputzer, he keeps a daily eye on the many watercourses from the Middle Ages that run through the historic center of the Black Forest metropolis in Baden. The small channels are called "Bächle" in the Alemannic dialect - and Alemannic is also Stocky's mother tongue.
During the Bächle walk with our Stocky, he will take you - mind you in his Alemannic dialect - on a walk through Freiburg's old town along selected Bächle. He gives exclusive insights behind the scenes of the Bächle system and into probably the oldest profession in the city in Breisgau, that of the Bächleputzers.
Stocky is sure to have one or two anecdotes from his everyday work - which sometimes make you smile - as well as from many centuries of Bächle stories in his luggage!
And all this only exclusively in the city tour program of Freiburg's "Living Sight", Black Forest Drag Queen Betty BBQ. Have fun!
Please note the following brief information:-
Informative and interactive (questions allowed!) Bächle walk with the original Bächleputzer Stocky.
- The focus is on the Freiburger Bächle as well as the activities and the profession of the Bächleputzers.
- Guided by Stocky, the original Freiburger Bächleputzer!
- Duration of the tour about 90 minutes
- Participation from 0 years, from 0 to 18 years only in company of a parent/guardian
- Please note our rules for participation in city and pub tours at https://betty-bbq.com/cms/regeln/
- Please note for all city tours our instructions due to the corona virus at https://betty-bbq.com/cms/corona/
- The Freiburger Bächle are subject to regular inspections as well as maintenance and cleaning work, for which the central water supply can be changed or switched off. Therefore, we cannot guarantee that the Bächle will have water on every event date.
- This city tour - in the exclusive as well as in the public execution - is always led only by Stocky.
- We will try to arrange a meeting with Betty BBQ during the Bächleputzer City-Tour, but this is usually not possible due to scheduling conflicts.