Baden-Baden is located in the North-West of Baden-Wuerttemberg. It is most famous for its history as health resort. Already the Romans appreciated the hot springs in the region. Later on great personalities such as Dostojewskij and Tschechow spent their vacation here. The city developed into a modern health resort with casino and racecourses.
Ruins of Roman baths from Roman times have been preserved. The Caracalla thermal bath, on the other hand, has been built according to the roman model. The theatre of Baden-Baden, the art gallery, the monastery church and the new chateau are definitely also worth a visit. Baden-Baden is especially suitable for a short trip, since the sights are all reachable within a short period of time.
The hotels often offer pure luxury, inspired by the times of the Belle Epoche in the 19th century. If you want to spend a relaxing weekend in Baden-Baden, we recommend one of the numerous wellness hotels and their offers ranging from Thalasso to the visit of the baths to massages.
In Baden-Baden you can also stay in more simple hotels as well as holiday apartments or houses, and flats for rent.
We can recommend the fabulous domestic cuisine. Especially the wine of Baden-Baden is internationally renowned and popular. Nearby France also has an influence on the restaurants in Baden-Baden.
Some top chefs have settled down in the city’s restaurants.
Baden-Baden is located at the autobahn A5. The city can easily be reached by train, with the ICE.
Located in Baden-Baden are the SWR and further famous companies, such as L’TUR Tourismus AG and Media Control.
Total population: 54,855 (31th December 2006)
Postal codes: 76530–76534 .