4 Must-Visit Attractions in Baden-Baden, Germany

Baden-Baden, Germany
Baden-Baden, Germany. Photo by Fabian Wiktor on Unsplash

Baden-Baden is most famous for its historic hot springs, but there is so much to explore in this beautiful city located in the Black Forest of Germany. Here are four attractions you won’t want to miss. 

Caracalla Spa

Unwind and relax at the Caracalla Spa, a haven of thermal baths and wellness. Soak in the healing waters that have attracted visitors for centuries. The grandeur of the spa complex, with its impressive pools, saunas, and spa treatments, guarantees a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Festspielhaus Baden-Baden

The Festspielhaus, Germany’s largest opera and concert house, is a cultural gem. The architecture is a marvel in itself. Make sure to check the world-class performances running during your trip. 

Merkur Mountain

This is a must for nature lovers. Ride the funicular or hike up Merkur Mountain for panoramic views of the town and surrounding Black Forest. The summit also has nice trails, a charming beer garden, and a stunning vantage point so plan to spend a few hours here.

Old Town (Altstadt)

And finally, explore the charming cobbled streets of Baden-Baden’s Old Town. You’ll love the historic architecture, and boutique shops, plus don’t forget to stop by local cafes and restaurants for a taste of Baden-Baden cuisine.