Baden-Baden in the Black Forest
Map: Baden-Baden in the Black Forest
Information in brief
- Location: in the north-west Black Forest, 40 km south of Karlsruhe
- Autobahn A 5 exit at Baden-Baden (No. 51)
- 110-1002 m above sea level
- 54.000 inhabitants
- Districts: Balg, Ebersteinburg, Haueneberstein, Lichtental, Neuweier, Oos, Sandweier, Steinbach, Varnhalt
The Romans valued and used the hot springs in Baden-Baden, which became a fashionable spa, the 'Summer Capital of Europe', at the end of the 19th century.
Baden-Baden is still highly regarded by locals and visitors; its thermal baths, culture, the magnificent countryside, the large number of villas of the rich and beautiful, luxury hotels as well as the Kurhaus and the casino exude the atmosphere of an international spa.