The spa town with its approx. 16.000 inhabitants, is situated at the Ederradweg and it offers you a lot to see and do with its exciting stage productions, jazz, samba and folk concerts as well as the baroque architecture. For those who are interested in the history of the Witch Trials in the 16th and 17th Century, you can go searching for evidence here.
Bad Wildungen does not have its own airport but the spa town is very easy to reach by bus or train from Kassel. Regional trains and bus connections run on an hourly basis and even the A 49 and the main roads 485 and 253, run through the town. For particularly environmentally friendly journeys as well as for those people who are conscious about their speed, there are two long distance bicycle paths: both theEderradweg as well as the Hessische Radweg R5 lead toBad Wildungen.
The flair of this town that was first mentioned in the year 800, can be best experienced if you explore the old town on foot with itstimbered houses and baroque and neo-baroque buildings, to ensure that you don ́t miss one small detail.
Bad Wildungen was the site of the national horticultural show in 2006. As part of this event, a particularly nice sculpture trail wascreated which runs parallel to the Schlossbergweg. For those who love getting out into nature, you need to explore the nearby Helenental with its beautiful waterfalls and the Sondergraben, both have been protected areas of nature since 1986.
In summer there is an Freilichtbühne „open-air theatre“ for theatre performances and in line with the fable trail upon which Bad Wildungen is situated, it is predominantly renditions of fairy tales that take place here. In terms of music, the spa town has a lot to offer, both theatre and cinema programmes as well as musical events are accessible online.
The Altdeutsche Bierstube 1681 has been located at the same spot for over 300 years in the town-centre of Bad Wildungen, it is easy to reach on foot via the Kurparkanlagen “spa garden grounds” and it is open daily from 11am. Dampfbier vom Fass belongs as much to the hearty and cheap specialities of the beer tavern as Sauerbraten from the Rhineland.