World Heritage Day Baden-Baden
Groups in historical costumes strolling through the spa garden, a tea dance with the Baden-Baden Salon Orchestra, eating like the Romans in the Roman bath ruins or discovering Baden-Baden's thermal water springs?
All this and much more awaits you at the World Heritage Day in Baden-Baden.
✓ Free vists & guided tours
✓ Historical costumes and music
✓ Theatre performances and World Heritage films
✓ Royal Photo Service - historic photographer with instant photos.
✓ Philharmonic concert in the evening
Due to illness, the Brahmshaus will be closed on the World Heritage Day.
Yes - the World Heritage Site in Baden-Baden is a wonderful experience even when it rains ☂.
Many of the guided tours, theatres and programmes take place indoors. And if you are in risk of getting wet, we recommend a quick visit to our Tourist Information, where you can buy really nice umbrellas ;-).
Throughout the city centre ❤ !
Seven city quarters and their surrounding landscape are part of the World Heritage Site in Baden-Baden. They are all the stage for the World Heritage Day. In the core and buffer zone, the special features that make up Baden-Baden's contribution to the World Heritage Site of the Important Spa Towns of Europe are still very much in evidence in many places today.
- Old town with spa quarter with the Roman bath ruins, market square, Friedrichsbad, the old steam bath and the collegiate church.
- New spa quarter with spa house and spa garden, casino, Trinkhalle & theatre, the Museum Frieder Burda, Kulturhaus LA8, and the State Art Gallery.
- Gardens, parks and green spaces in Lichtentaler Allee, the Stourdza Chapel on Michaelsberg and the City Museum.
- Suburbs with Brenners Park-Hotel & Spa, the city library and the Festspielhaus.
- Villa areas with Paradise and Palais Biron.
- Medieval monastery with Lichtenthal Abbey.
- Buffer zone with spa landscape
Yes, the World Heritage Festival is free of charge. There are a few activities for which an entrance fee/participation fee is charged. There is a note on the prices in the programme overview.
For the World Heritage Day, we expect many guests in Baden-Baden. Here are a few tips for a relaxed journey.
Travel by public transport
Get from A to B easily, comfortably and environmentally consciously: The Baden-Baden public transport company ensures this every day and also at night with a dense network of routes and frequencies. The operating branch of Stadtwerke Baden-Baden provides a total of 47 buses for this purpose - and as one of the first public transport companies in Baden-Württemberg, it also provides two hybrid buses.
By car to Baden-Baden
The organisers of the World Heritage Day in Baden-Baden are the Ministry of Regional Development and Housing of Baden-Württemberg, the Municipality of Baden-Baden and Baden-Baden Kur & Tourismus GmbH.
The Great Spa Towns of Europe are a group of eleven major European spa towns in Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, France, Germany, Italy and the United Kingdom.
As a European initiative, they were jointly nominated for inclusion on the UNESCO World Heritage List.