Local Renewables Conference




Please note that the Conference will take place in two different cities and countries; Freiburg (Germany) and Basel (Switzerland). As the latter is not an EU Member country, please check with your closest consulate or embassy if you need a visitor visa

Please don't hesitate to contact us at lr2016@iclei.org if you need our support.

How to reach Freiburg


Freiburg, bordering two important French and Swiss cities, can be easily reached from most Northern and Central European cities. For more information on details and bookings, please consult the German Railways website: www.bahn.de (also available in English).


The closest airport to Freiburg is the Euroairport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg. There is a bus service from the airport every hour, arriving at the Freiburg Main Station 

We also reccomended to check other airports:


Participants are encouraged to make their travel arrangements in advance. October is still high season in Freiburg and hotel accommodation is at a premium. We recommend you to call our colleagues from Freiburg Convention Bureau. They will be happy to assist you.

For more information please contact:

Freiburg Wirtschaft Touristik und Messe GmbH & Co. KG

Rathausgasse 33
79098 Freiburg
Tel.: +49 761 3881 1444
Fax: +49 761 3881 1499
E-Mail: groups@fwtm.de

Conference Venue

With its magnificent red façade, the Historisches Kaufhaus, located in the centre of Freiburg’s Old Town, dominates the south side of the Münsterplatz. As a pearl of architecture and of the history of Freiburg, the Historisches Kaufhaus represents one of the most unusual conference sites in the region. 

For more information, visit the Historisches Kaufhaus Website.

Historisches Kaufhaus Freiburg
Münsterplatz 24 
79098 Freiburg im Breisgau


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Conference Secretariat
ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability
European Secretariat

Leopoldring 3
79098 Freiburg

Tel.: +49 (0) 761 – 368 92 0
Fax: +49 (0) 761 – 368 92 19

E-mail: lr2016@iclei.org
Website: www.local-renewables-conference.org


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