Practical I Hotels in Baden-Baden
is located 70 kilometres west of Stuttgart, 30 kilometres south,
southwest of Karlsruhe and 40 kilometres northeast of Strasbourg,
Alsace, France. With 51,000 inhabitants in 1986, Baden-Baden covers an
area of 140 square kilometers, including the acquired towns and
The Roman legions of the emperor
Caracella, discovered the springs when they settled there in the 1st
century and called the place,
It was rediscovered by the nobility
of Europe in the 19th century and became the most elegant and
sophisticated play grounds in all of Europe, with splendid spas, a
magnificent palace and the oldest casino in Germany.
In the belle époque the
healing powers of the thermal mineral springs
made Baden-Baden the
elegant summer capital of Europe. Today it is still patronised by an
international clientele who appreciate the quality arts scene and
excellent leisure facilities.
Every year brings a packed programme
new highlights at the opera house, theatre, philharmonic hall and the
city's museums and art galleries. But that is far from all -the annual
festival, the casino, the racecourse, the fine wine and the Black Forest
directly on the city's doorstep also provide virtually unlimited
opportunities for leisure and entertainment...