Baden-Baden Germany: 2-day Itinerary

Baden-Baden is a beautiful city in Germany located on the banks of the Black Forest.

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How to spend 2 days in Baden-Baden Germany

On this 2-day itinerary in Baden Baden, discover the main attractions of the city.

Day 1 in Baden-Baden

Start the day by visiting the Stiftskirche one of the attractions of the old city center.

Follow to the Ruins of Roman Bath, the 2,000-year-old ruins are one of the oldest and best-kept examples of the country.

Head to Sophienstrasse, a street with a variety of shops, boutiques and shopping galleries until you reach the Kurhaus.

The Kurhaus is a spa resort, casino and conference complex, and the Kurgarten is the cultural center of the city with numerous boutiques, galleries, and cafes.

Trinkhalle from the 19th century is part of the Kurhaus complex.

Head to Stourdza Kapelle (1.863-1.866) built-in white, red and brown sandstone.

Located 750 meters (0.5 miles) from Stourdza Kapelle is the Opera House (Festspielhaus), one of the largest classical music venues in Europe. The building has a unique architecture.

For views of the city and Black Forest head to the ruins of Altes Schloss Hohenbaden.

Things to see

  • Stiftskirche
  • Roman Bath Ruins
  • Sophienstrasse
  • Kurhaus and Kurgarten
  • Trinkhalle
  • Stourdza Kapelle
  • Opera House
  • Altes Schloss Hohenbaden

Day 2 in Baden-Baden

Start the day by visiting Caracalla, a spa located in an area of over 4,000 m². The place is ideal for relaxing and bathing in the thermal waters.

Head to the Paradies, a fountain complex and waterfalls built-in 1.925. The Garden of Roses is a beautiful garden located 2.2 km from Paradies.

The Russian Church is another attraction with its golden dome.

Located 600 meters (0.4 miles) from the Russian Church is the Lichtentaler Allee, a flower-filled park on a waterfront path.

Things to see

  • Caracalla
  • Paradies
  • Rosenneuheitengarten
  • Russian Church
  • Lichtentaler Allee

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Sights in Baden-Baden Germany

1. Altstadt

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The old town of Baden-Baden is the perfect way to start exploring the city. It has many shops and cafés.

The Stiftskirche (Collegiate Church) is located in the old town area.

Marktpl. 15, 76530 

2. Kurhaus

Kurhaus Baden Baden

The Kurhaus Casino Baden-Baden is located in the heart of Baden-Baden.

The Baden-Baden Kurhaus colonnades lead from the Kurhaus to the city centre.

There are more than 20 shops in the Kurhaus colonnades.

Kaiserallee 1, 76530

3. Lichtentaler Allee

Lichtentaler Allee Baden Baden

The Lichtentaler Allee has almost 2,5 of extension. It is a nice place for a walk.

Lichtentaler Allee, 76530

4. Caracalla Therme

Caracalla Baden Baden

The Caracalla Spa in the heart of town offers wellness in paradise.

Römerpl. 1, 76530 

Site: caracalla.de

5. Friedrichsbad

Roman Baths Baden Baden

The Friedrichsbad located in the old town of Baden-Baden is a temple to the art of bathing.

It combines Roman and Irish bathing traditions.

Römerpl. 1, 76530

Site: friedrichsbad.eu

6. Altes Schloss Hohenbaden

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The Hohenbaden Castle was built in 1102.

It offers an amazing view of Baden-Baden and the Black Forest.

Alter Schloßweg 10, 76530

7. Paradies

Paradies Baden Baden

The ornamental garden of Paradies stretches over three streets. It has a central feature of a cascading waterfall.

From the Paradies the view of the town center is beautiful.

Das Paradies, 76530

8. Russian Church

Russian Church

The Russian Church is located 1.3 km from the Stiftskirche. Its golden dome is the hallmark of this church with Byzantine style. It was built between 1880 and 1882.

Lichtentaler Str. 76, 76530

9. Confiserie Café König

The Confiserie Café König is a tradicional confiserie located in the Lichtentaler street.

You will find many types of cakes and handmade chocolates.

Lichtentaler Str. 12, 76530

Site: chocolatier.de

Where to stay in Baden-Baden

1. Radisson Blu Baden-Baden

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The Radisson Blu Baden-Baden is located in the city center.

It has 162 rooms with classic and elegant decor. Each room is equipped with a TV, minibar, safe.

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Lange Str. 47, 76530 

2. Hotel am Sophienpark Baden-Baden

Hotel am Sophienpark Baden-Baden©Hotel am Sophienpark

The Hotel am Sophienpark Baden-Baden is located in the Sophienpark.

Each room includes a TV. Some rooms feature a sitting area to relax.

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Sophienstraße 14, 76530

3. Dorint Maison Messmer Baden-Baden

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The Dorint Maison Messmer Baden-Baden is located close to the Kurhaus.

Each room is equipped with a TV, minibar, and safe.

The hotel has a sauna, a spa, a fitness center, and a swimming pool.

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Werderstraße 1, 76530 

Shopping Streets in Baden-Baden

In Baden-Baden, there are a variety of shops, boutiques, and shopping galleries.

Walk along the fashion streets of Sophienstrasse and Lichtentaler. Or by the Kurhaus colonnade and see the small shops.

The Sophienstrasse is a shopping street with many luxury brands in Baden-Baden.

Stores in Baden-Baden

1. Antora Selection Baden-Baden

The Antora Selection Baden-Baden is located in the elegant Lichtentaler street.

Brands: Valentino, Alberta Ferretti, Michael Kors, Balenciaga, Chloé, Jimmy Choo, Aquazzura.

Lichtentaler Str. 7, 76530

2. Wagener Galerie

Wagener Galeria is a modern mall located in the city center.

Brands: Lascana, Dielmann, Müller, Tommy Hilfiger.

Lange Str. 44, 76530 

Site: wagener.de

Plan your Trip

Baden-Baden has easy train access from various cities in Germany. Famous cities nearby: Frankfurt, Stuttgart, Heidelberg, Mannheim, Freiburg.

Distances

Frankfurt – 175 km (108 miles)

Stuttgart – 110 km (68.3 miles)

Heidelberg – 90.2 km (56 miles)

Mannheim – 106 km (65.7 miles)

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Tourist Information Centre in Baden-Baden

B500, Baden-Baden

Site: www.baden-baden.de

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