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Black Forest and Baden-Baden Day Trip from Frankfurt
"Leave the city of Frankfurt behind and travel to the southwest corner of Germany by luxury coach. You'll head to the northern edge of Germany's Black Forest (Schwarzwald) to discover the sunny region of deep-green woodland that covers the mountains in the state of Baden-Wurttemberg. a chic Black Forest spa town for sightseeing with your expert guide. Visit the famous Belle Epoque Kurhaus Casino one of the oldest and most beautiful gambling houses in Europe. Enjoy a guided tour of the historic casino admire the extravagant interior furnishings and soak in the château-like atmosphere.Your day trip continues with a scenic round-trip tour through the vast deep-green woods of the Black Forest
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Heidelberg and Baden-Baden Tour from Frankfurt
"Leave central Frankfurt and travel south to Heidelberg in the northern Baden-Württemberg region – roughly an hour away. Straddling the River Neckar the romantic city is framed by dense woodlands that seemingly try to hide its star attraction – Heidelberg Castle. Referred to as the 'schloss’ by locals the castle is the epitome of a fairytale fortress with palatial Gothic-Renaissance architecture lavish grounds and heart-stopping views. Head inside and explore the ruins with your guide walking through its large courtyard and along the terrace. Drink in the sweeping views and then admire some of the castle’s artifacts like the wine barrel that is said to be the largest in the world.After your castle tour
From EUR228.00
 
Black Forest and Strasbourg Day Trip from Frankfurt
"Leave the city of Frankfurt behind and travel to the southwest corner of Germany by luxury coach. You'll head to the northern edge of Germany's Black Forest (Schwarzwald) to discover the sunny region of deep-green woodland that covers the mountains in the state of Baden-Wurttemberg. a chic Black Forest spa town for sightseeing with your expert guide. Elegant and sophisticated Baden-Baden offers a delightful townscape of tree-lined avenues grand buildings and boutiques alongside its legendary thermal baths. See the famous Kurhaus Casino before traveling through the dark Black Forest woods to visit Lake Mummelsee.In the afternoon your trip will continue west to the cosmopolitan city of Strasbourg
From EUR185.00

More Off The Beaten Path in Karlsruhe

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Birthplace of Carl Benz, and His Car Park

Carl Benz was born on November 25, 1844 in Mühlburg, now a Western suburb of Karlsruhe. The exact location of his birth had long been unknown but recent research shed light on the secret. Benz was...
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Go to the lakes alongside the Rhine

Not many people know about it, only the people who live alongside the Rhine or in the Karlsruhe area know the lakes.The lakes were built because the cities needed small stones to build up houses, so...
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Durlach

Durlach is a suburb of Karlsruhe with the old time village charm. It was probably founded in the 12th century and was annexed to Karlsruhe in 1938.I enjoyed a lot walking through its narrow lanes and...
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Baden-Baden

Baden-Baden, the famous and fashionable spa, rests in a wooded valley and is atop the extensive underground hot springs that gave the city its name (Baden=Bathe). Roman legions of the emperor...
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Scheibenhardt Palace

The little palace, hardly more than a manor, is located on the southern boundary of the city. It once belonged to the Margraves of Baden-Baden. Margravine Sibylla Augusta - see my rastatt page for...
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Schauburg

If you're a fan of independent movies and strive for watching new films every week or two, then Schauburg is the place for you. With 5 to 8 movies running at the same time, you'll have a wide range to...
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Baischstrasse.

This is a dead end short street with some beautiful Art Deco (Jugendstil) houses. These were built between 1901 and 1903.You can find this street entering a big arch you find into a big building. The...
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Leftovers Of A Lost Little Palace

In 1802/03 a little palace was built in town, the Amalienschlösschen. It was meant for the Prince Karl Ludwig, the son of the reigning Margrave, who died quite young. The palace was then used by his...
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Burgau: Rhine Plain Nature In A Nutshell

Squeezed between river, port, railway and highway, the protected landscape reserve of the Burgau, South of the suburb of Knielingen, contains all the landscape types of the Rhine plain. The dike along...
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The Rhine Floodlands Nature Reserve

The Rhine was originally a river with many branches and dead arms, winding through extended floodlands. In the early 19th century the river was regulated and straightened in order to make it navigable...
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Hafentor - Shortcut Across The Rhine Port

The Hafentor serves as flood gate to close the port area from the Rhine in case of floods. The huge panels of the gate are usually pulled up and allow ships to pass underneath. The Hafentor is quite...
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Rheinhafen - The Rhine Port

Karlsruhe's port in the Western suburbs of the city is a small river port off the Rhine where river vessels load and unload containers and other goods, mostly coal for the power plants. The two huge...
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A complete horses A**E

At the Euromeet 2008 (has it's own member page if you are interested) three groups of VT members were given a tour of the town by some of the VT locals. And what a great job they did too.The starting...
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The University's Collection of Sculptures

The university owns a remarkable collection of sculptures, both pre and post war, which are put up among the buildings and also inside. This is not a museum - the works of art are put up all over the...
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Kriegsstr. 90, Karlsruhe, 76133, de
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Festplatz 2, Karlsruhe, Baden-Wurttemberg, 76137, Germany
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Hans Sachs Str 2-3, Karlsruhe, Baden-Wurttemberg, 76133, Germany
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Douglasstrasse 7, Karlsruhe, Baden-Wurttemberg, 76133, Germany
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Mendelssohnplatz, Karlsruhe, Baden-Wurttemberg, 76131, Germany
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Ettlinger Strasse 23, Karlsruhe, Baden-Wurttemberg, 76137, Germany
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Top Things to Do in Karlsruhe

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Weihnachtsmarkt

After the market in Bretten, we headed to the medieval market in Durlach and this one was a real treat. They sold the usual hot drinks and snacks and they had a live band and people dressed and...
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Palace - Schloss

This large palace was built in 1715 by margrave Karl III Wilheim of Baden Durlach. Since then the city of Karlsruhe has grown around it. It was almost destroyed during the II World War, but soon it...
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Durlach

The narrow streets with their old houses are worth a stroll. Durlach has got the old, romantic lanes Karlsruhe is lacking. Pubs and cafes invite to stay and enjoy a little dolce vita. Durlach was...
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Marktplatz

You will see The Karlsruhe Pyramid in the centre of the market square.This is a pyramid made of red sandstone. It was erected in the years 1823–1825 over the vault of the city's founder, Margrave...
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City Garden and Zoo

Conveniently located opposite the train station, just across the square, the zoo is easy to reach. Karlsruhe's zoo is not one of the big famous ones in this country but still nice to see, especially...
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Prince-Max-Palace

Karlsruhe Palace and the Badisches Landesmuseum (Baden State Museum) is among the most famous museums in Germany. I was fortunate to visit it in August of 2002. It was erected in 1715 by Margrave...
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