Roasarium at Baden Baden
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With the word Baden translating to “to bath/bathe”, Baden-Baden, Germany is considered to be one of the most enchanting cities in all of Germany because of the hot springs of Baden-Baden. It’s unique mix of urban sophistication and rural charm never fail to make its visitors come back over and over again to exprience the best that the city has to offer.

The city is dotted with a panoramic view of the city skyline and verdat green hills, making for a perfect backdrop for any tourist looking forward to a walking tour around the city. Though Baden-Baden is not as famous as other German cities for its drop-dead-beautiful structures or Baroque churches, the city on the other hand, is ahead other cities when it comes to relaxation.

Numerous luxury spas and resorts are found within Baden-Baden, Germany that live up to the expectation of a truly comforting vacation in the city. With 23 hot springs around the city, you’re bound to find one spa that would suit your needs. But one of the most popular spas in the city is the nineteenth-century Friedrichsbad. Dubbed to be the most classiest day spa in Baden-Baden, their basic spa course is made up of 16 steps of a variety of baths, steam and dry rooms, and sprays. How’s that for a spa treatment?

Aside from finding comfort in the city’s extensive spa facilities, there are also numerous opportunities for sports enthusiasts to enjoy the city. Golf and tennis are the most popular sports in the city while other worthy sport to try are horse racing, hiking, mountain climbing, and if you visit Baden-Baden during the winter, you should try your hand at skiing, too. Whether it be summer or winter, visitors will always find something worthwhile and enjoyable to do in Baden-Baden.

If you’ve had enough fill of the spa facilities in Baden-Baden, Germany, you can venture into the culture and arts scene of the city and tour the Sammlung Frieder Burda, where some of Germany’s most important and wide collections of modern art can be found. There are also ruins around the city, such as the Hohenbaden, which dates as far back as 1102 and has been in ruins since the fifteenth century. Though the city is popular for its hot springs, Baden-Baden is still proud of their history and now, of the urban conveniences they have available for everyone to enjoy.

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