Top 10 Places at Black Forest Region GermanyApril 25, 2018
Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden Airport (FKB). Here, in the heart of Europe, you will find a world of excitement just a hop, skip and a jump away from the airport: Magnificent countryside, art, culture and lifestyle, sports, exciting recreational fun, relaxing spa facilities and wonderful culinary delights. Take a look and choose your favourite destinations.
casinos, spas and festivals, life is never dull in the Black Forest. Whether taking time to explore the great outdoors or taking a tour of galleries and artisans workshops, you can create an experience based around your interests. Karlsruhe itself gets lots of sunshine and mild temperatures, so you have a better than average chance of good weather when exploring this area.
Staatliche Kunsthalle Karlsruhe
At the Staatliche Kunsthalle Karlsruhe you’ll find an impressive collection of German paintings from the 13th century up until the present along with Rembrandt, Gauguin, and Monet.
Baden – Baden
hot springs, Baden-Baden has for centuries been one of the world’s most popular spa destinations. Visitors flock from far and wide – and have been doing so since Roman times – just to sample this beautiful town’s famous therapeutic waters, accessible at top-notch luxury spas such as the Friedrichsbad with its beautiful 170-year-old Roman-style setting, and at numerous affordable public baths.
Freiburg im Breisgau
The 1,284-meter Schauinsland, a mountain with stunning views across the region, lies within the city’s boundaries, its numerous small streams still flowing through the streets of the old town.
Just steps from the palace, see the early 19th-century market place. In the centre stands the main symbol of Karlsruhe, a brick pyramid that protects Margrave Karl Wilhelm’s crypt. The stone sarcophagus containing the ashes of Karl Wilhelm is still inside the pyramid, but it is not open to the public.
More than 100 attractions and shows and 15 European themed areas await visitors on a site measuring 95 hectares. Whether it’s Scandinavia, Spain, or Switzerland – as of 2017, visitors to Europa-Park will be able to discover 15 European countries in a single day. The various themed areas will entice you with their detailed architecture, authentic vegetation, and customary cuisine. Whilst numerous attractions will get rollercoaster fans’ pulses racing. 13 rollercoasters offer rides which are not for the faint-hearted. Those who like things a bit calmer can expect a vibrant range of entertainment. The park’s five 4* themed hotels make Europa-Park a unique short break destination in the border triangle of Germany, France, and Switzerland.
Karlsruhe’s Baroque palace forms the centre of the city’s fan-like pattern, from which boulevards extend like the spokes of a wheel. Formerly home to the blue-blooded leaders of Karlsruhe, the palace now houses the Badische Landesmuseum, which exhibits regional artefacts – from prehistoric to present times.
For more than 350 years the park and garden “Lichtentaler Allee” has been Baden-Baden’s green and blooming visiting card. Famous throughout the world, overwhelming with its abundance of flowers and trees. Sometimes a rural idyll, sometimes an elegant flower parade but always a constantly changing monument of garden art.
The Black Forest by Car
Probably the most famous – and certainly the most popular – of the region’s many wonderful driving routes is the Black Forest Ridgeway (Schwarzwald-Hochstrasse). This spectacular route follows a crest of hills through magnificent fir forests, with extensive views from Baden-Baden along the Hornisgrinde to the Kniebis plateau at Freudenstadt. The southward continuation of the road runs from Triberg to Waldshut.
“The most beautiful casino in the world” according to Marlene Dietrich and Germany’s oldest casino, rounds off a perfect day in a playful manner and entices international guests to try their luck at the roulette table.
Mercedes Benz Museum
You take a lift to top floor and work you’re way down. There are all types of cars, buses, vans and all types of vehicles you could of imagine.