|— Comune —|
Comune di Campo di Trens
|Province||South Tyrol (BZ)|
|Frazioni||Egg (Pruno), Elzenbaum, Flans (Flanes), Mauls (Mules), Niederried (Novale Basso), Pfulters (Fuldres), Ritzail (Rizzolo), Sprechenstein (Castelpietra), Stilfes (Stilves), Trens and Valgenäun (Valgenauna)|
|• Mayor||Armin Holzer|
|• Total||95.3 km2 (36.8 sq mi)|
|Population (Nov. 2010)|
|• Density||28/km2 ( 73/sq mi)|
Italian: di Campo Trens
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
As of 30 November 2010, it had a population of 2,668 and an area of 95.3 km². According to the 2011 census, 95.85% of the population speak German, 3.79% Italian and 0.36% Ladin as first language.
Freienfeld is located in the Eisacktal, 24 km north of Brixen and 6 km south of Sterzing along the State road SS 12 where the valley opens up, just before Mauls, reaching the plain of Sterzing. The original core of Trens is situated on an elevated position on the eastern side of the "Trens Summit", while the village has evolved downward up to the state road, beyond this there is the Brenner railway, the Eisack river and the motorway A22. The municipality also includes the villages of Stilfes and Mauls, the first in the plain in front of Trens beyond the river, the second 5 km to the south at the entrance of the homonymous valley.
The municipality of Freienfeld contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) Egg (Pruno), Elzenbaum, Flans (Flanes), Mauls (Mules), Niederried (Novale Basso), Pfulters (Fuldres), Ritzail (Rizzolo), Sprechenstein (Castelpietra), Stilfes (Stilves), Trens and Valgenäun (Valgenauna).
The town was already inhabited in prehistoric times, as shown by archaeological finds at the St. Valentine Church in Valgenäun, as in the Roman period, a milestone of Septimius Severus, dating back to 201 AD, was found in Freienfeld; the tombstone of Aurelia Ruffino and the sacred stone dedicated to the god of light Mithras were found in Mules. In 450 the territory was invaded by Bavarii during their migration southbound. In a document dating from 827, Quartino made a gift of his property, including the villages of Stilfes and Trens to the Church of Innichen, while in 990 Adalbert von Stilfes donated to the Diocese of Brixen the villages of Stilfes, Niederried, Mauls and the valleys nearby.
In 1100 at the Stilfes was entrusted by the Bishop's powers, the administration of the Eisack Valley based at Castle Rafeinstein; in 1200, due to the extinction of the family, the bishop transferred the authority to the Trauston who obtained, as a feud, the Sprechenstein Castle. In 1525, during the period of peasant struggles, the church of Stilfes was sacked several times.
In August 1809 during the Tyrolean Rebellion, in an ambush near "Grassestein", 500 Saxons who fought for the French troops as the Rhine were captured by the Tyroleans, in retaliation the village of Flans was fired.
The reorganization of Commons, made in 1849, led to a reduction of these, from nine to three: Stilfes, Trens and Mauls. On October 18, 1928, by decree, the three municipalities were reunited in a single, the Municipality of Freienfeld.
Nearby the village of Mauls, take place one of the defence of the “Vallo Alpino Littorio in Alto Adige”, a set of bunkers wanted by Benito Mussolini, which formed the Mauls barrage. In the last period of the Second World War, the area was hit by bombing the railway bridge over the river and the ammunition storage at Stilfes.
The emblem of the Municipality of Freienfeld consists of argent equilateral triangle, with the sides curved inward, inscribed in a vert shield. The three vert sectors means the three municipalities: Trens, Stilfes and Mauls, and the white part is the central Municipality of Freienfeld. The emblem was granted in 1968. 
Sanctuary Maria Trens
Trens is also a place of pilgrimage, the church is dedicated to the miraculous image of “Our Lady of the Avalanche”, the ancient wooden statue of the Madonna standing and the Child, dating back to 1470. The church, built in 1498 in late Gothic style, has the Chapel of Our Lady on the left side of the nave and the wall covered by numerous votive offering.
St. Peter Church
The ancient ecclesiastical centre is Stilfes that is still the main church of the village. The church is dedicated to "St. Peter" and is mentioned for the first time in 827. The interior is decorated in the late Baroque style and the frescos are by Christoph Brandstätter. The bell-tower was built in 1568.
St. Oswald Church
The church, dedicated to "St. Oswald", dates back to 1329 and is characterized by an imposing stone bell-tower with a roof spire. Interior frescos are the work of different artists of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.
Welfenstein is a private castle situated north of the village of Mauls. Was built in the thirteenth century nearby the Eisack river in a good position to check the traffic. In 1918 was destroyed by fire, but was rebuilt.
Refeinstein castle is located south of Sterzing, in the municipality of Freienfeld, at the top of a rock opposite side the Sprechenstein Castle. It is one of the oldest castles in South Tyrol built around the twelfth century. 
On the territory of Freienfeld is the Wolf System, a European multinational industry in the field of building systems in the: residential, industrial, commercial and agricultural sectors. The company won, after the 2009 earthquake, one of the contracts and has delivered 500 housing units in L’Aquila. Freienfeld plant employs 200 peoples. 
- All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
- "Volkszählung 2011/Censimento della popolazione 2011". astat info (Provincial Statistics Institute of the Autonomous Province of South Tyrol) (38): 6–7. June 2012. Retrieved 2012-06-14.
- (German) Gemeinde Freienfeld
- (English) Heraldry of the World, Freienfeld
- (German) Gemeinde Freienfeld
- (Italian) (German) Wolf System Italia
- (German) (Italian) Homepage of the municipality
Media related to Freienfeld at Wikimedia Commons