Treat yourself to Baden-Baden
The international spa town of Baden-Baden offers a wealth of sights and attractions. First class art and cultural experiences, unique thermal baths and Germany's most legendary casino are all waiting for you...
Savour unforgettable views of Baden-Baden, the Black Forest and the Vosges mountain range. Soar high into the air and experience the world from a new perspective during a one or two hour flight. In a package that includes a picnic, the traditional champagne baptism and free admission to the casino, a balloon ride over Baden-Baden promises to be a very special experience.
Covering an area of more than 4000m², the Caracalla Spa provides a spacious setting for relaxing and bathing in the hot thermal waters. It includes a bathing area with a wide selection of different pools and a Roman sauna complex than features an outdoor area in the picturesque castle gardens.
The Murgtal is one of the deepest and longest valleys in the Black Forest and offers a variety of landscapes. In its upper section by Baiersbronn it is a typical Black Forest valley, the middle part is a wooded ravine carved through granite with spectacular rapids, while in its flat, lower section the historic old town in Gernsbach is worth a visit.
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In the only museum in Germany dedicated to Carl Peter Fabergé, you will gain a fascinating insight into the life's work of the Russian jeweller and goldsmith.
Over 700 exhibits, including two of the world-famous Fabergé eggs, as well as works from other contemporary master goldsmiths will whisk you away to the 'golden age' of craftsmanship.
Culture at its best! The Festspielhaus with its year-round programme ranks among the top venues for classical musical in Europe. Its architecture is unique and the auditorium now stands where the tracks of the former railway station once lay. From Wagner operas and renowned ballet companies to modern musicals – every concert at the Festspielhaus is a moving experience!
In the Friedrichsbad, visitors have been experiencing the combination of Roman bathing culture and ancient Irish hot-air baths since 1877. Comprising a special, 17-stage sequence of varying temperatures and thermal water sections, the result is a wondrous effect on body and mind.
The world-renowned Iffezheim Racecourse, close to Baden-Baden, with its famous left-handed layout has been staging glamorous horse racing events since 1858. Today, these include the Spring Meeting, the Grand Week at the end of summer and the Sales & Racing Festival in October.
The Baden-Baden Golf Club, one of the oldest in Germany, is situated on the slopes of the nearby Fremersberg. Golfers can enjoy charming natural surrounds and wonderful views while playing the tricky, par 64 course.
The Kurhaus is one of Baden-Baden’s architectural gems. It represents the heart of Baden-Baden and its facade is the town's emblem recognised throughout the world. It houses one of the oldest casinos in Europe which boasts an exceptionally grand interior where the exclusivity and special flair of Baden-Baden can be fully appreciated. Faites vos jeux!
The Frieder Burda Art Museum is located in the wonderful parkland setting of the Lichtentaler Allee adjacent to another art gallery, the Staatliche Kunsthalle. Besides exhibiting modern and contemporary art from Frieder Burda's own collection, special exhibitions regularly take place.
The Schwarzwaldhochstrasse is a popular tourist route that starts in Baden-Baden, which lies at the foot of the Black Forest, and in a short space of time will take you to the heights of the northern Black Forest: the Mummelsee lake and the Hornisgrinde peak (1160m). This is also an excellent area for hiking with an extensive network of trails. For long cycling tours, the Murgtal Valley and the Rhine Valley provide excellent opportunities.
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Germany's oldest tennis club is only a short drive or a 20-minute stroll away from the hotel. Located in the wonderful parkland setting of the Lichtentaler Allee, the club offers 10, well-maintained clay courts.