The name Baden Baden literary means bathing. Baden Baden is a popular spa town located on the thermal springs of Black Forest, Baden Wurttemberg in Germany. Over the years, the spa has enjoyed a reputation of being a popular hangout spot for rich people even though this is not always the case. The town is quite picturesque and very beautiful and is strangely located in the wooded valley. Here, tourists can enjoy themselves fully without sacrificing a fortune as it has much more to offer than you can imagine. The Baden Airpark is located just about 10 kilometers from the city center. It is majorly served by some low-cost carriers like Ryanair and offers low-cost flight services to many destinations in Europe.
Baden Baden town center is quite small and you can easily walk to most of the attractions and places of interest. There are many things to see and do which will keep you exceptionally busy during your vacation in this place. The Casino Spielbank for example is one of the most popular destinations in Baden Baden. This cocktail club comes complete with 11 roulette tales, gilt ceilings, and a baccarat terrace on the outside. Make sure that you also visit the concert hall, drinking hall and art museum. The Frieder Burda Museum boasts of having an awesome collection of many masterworks by German expressionists that are a great attraction to tourists.
Other notable attractions in Baden Baden include the Brahms House, Lichtental Monastery, CastleHohenbaden, Ruins of Roman Baths, and the city museum of Baden Baden. The Faberge Museum is a privately operated museum and a hub of fine gems and jewelry and the Carl Faberge eggs. Once you are done visiting all these places, make sure that you take a walk along River Oos and in the forests and hills surrounding the town.
You can get a booklet at the local tourist office which will guide you on the best walking routes that you should take. Thermal baths are something that you must not miss especially in Romerplatz which is the bathing quarter. Here, you will also be able to see the ruins of the Roman baths and you will be able to take thermal waters at Friedrichsbad and Caracalla.
The Caracalla Therme is a modernized bathing complex and purchasing a ticket will take you to the café, waterfalls, whirlpools, water jets, and several outdoor and indoor pools. This theme spa requires visitors to be in their swimming costumes otherwise you might not be able to go into the pools.
The sauna area is located upstairs and offers wonderful outdoor and indoor saunas, plunge pools, steam rooms, relaxation areas and hot tubs where you can relax comfortably. After you are done exploring the city, you can go for day trips in the Black Forest and nearby cities include Strasbourg, Stuttgart, and Freiburg. Many companies have established car hire depots within Baden Baden and it should be much easier for you to travel to any destination that you want.