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On the slopes between the Rhine plains and the Black Forest sits a beautiful Spa town which is steeped in history and offers its visitors amazing hospitality.
Baden-Baden has a long tradition of treating its guests like royalty. The art of being pampered here dates back to Roman times. Even Europe's first luxury hotel was etablished on the banks of the river Oos. Nowadays thankfully there are hotels to suit all budgets.
Baden-Baden is also famous for its magnificent casino.
Form morning until night there is always something on offer here. Good theatre, spas, historic relics like the Roman Baths and also the beautiful gardens in the centre of the town. Good restaurants are plentiful here too.
The well kept pedestrian area of the town is a great place to wander around and take a drink in one of the cafes.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Something for everyone - not just the rich and famous
  • Cons:A bit overpriced because of where it is.
  • Last visit to Baden-Baden: May 2008
  • Intro Written Aug 31, 2008
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  • Igraine's Profile Photo
    Jul 21, 2011 at 2:15 AM

    BB is great for a visit. Last time I went was with the gluhwein '10 meeting. I tried to get up to the castle from the Stiftchurch but one couldn't.

  • starship's Profile Photo
    Mar 30, 2011 at 4:44 PM

    Back for another visit---still could use that spa treatment!! LOL!! Would like to try the spas here some day. Hope you are doing well.

  • BruceDunning's Profile Photo
    Oct 14, 2010 at 11:30 AM

    I got here once-and not pics left. YOu show the great sites and beauty of the area. Nice job.

  • toonsarah's Profile Photo
    Feb 22, 2009 at 3:51 AM

    Lovely to see what I missed in not making it here last year ;-) I think I would share your prudishness about the Friedrichsbad though!

  • scottishvisitor's Profile Photo
    Dec 10, 2008 at 9:00 AM

    A very nice place to relax and be pampered in the spa but I too wouldn't want to visit the nude one!

  • HORSCHECK's Profile Photo
    Dec 8, 2008 at 1:44 PM

    Natalie, interesting transportation update. The 205 seems to be the best decision. *winkygrin*

  • Nemorino's Profile Photo
    Oct 15, 2008 at 2:23 PM

    Nice tips on Baden-Baden. Maybe I'll go back for another look sometime, and perhaps even see an opera at the Festival House (=old railway station).

  • Pawtuxet's Profile Photo
    Oct 7, 2008 at 8:20 AM

    Lovely town. Looks like a good place to luxuriate. Frankly I'd rather hang out at a cafe and listen to those street entertainers. Very nice. thank you.

  • globetrott's Profile Photo
    Sep 28, 2008 at 2:08 PM

    nice page,Nathalie, it is a pity I missed Baden-Baden as a daytrip from Karlsruhe ! ;-((

  • Jenniflower's Profile Photo
    Sep 21, 2008 at 12:02 PM

    Oh come on, of course you went into the Friedrichsbad ;) hehe What alovely little town Nat, such character!

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