wellness and activity holiday in Baden-Baden

Take a stroll along Lichtentaler Allee, marvel at the panoramic views from Merkurberg mountain or soak away the stresses of daily life in one of the thermal pools. It’s not hard to see why Baden-Baden is known as an ‘oasis of peace and relaxation’ and a ‘paradise for nature lovers’. If you’re on the lookout for a destination that can combine wellness and activities, then Baden-Baden is the place for you. As well as a wealth of wellness facilities, the region also offers plenty of outdoor activities, including hiking, mountaineering, cycling, golf, and tennis.

Bathe like the ancient Romans

The famous spa destination of Baden-Baden is known for its healing thermal baths. Relax and unwind just like the ancient Romans in the resort’s thermal waters and experience their healing properties for yourself. One of the most well-known thermal baths in Baden-Baden is Friedrichsbad, which blends Roman bathing culture with Irish bathing tradition. Each of 17 wellness stations has its own unique temperature, helping you to relax both your body and mind while boosting your immune system as well.

A visit to the Caracalla Spa, a 4,000 m² complex containing a wide array of spa pools with a Roman flair, also offers pure relaxation. 

Explore nature at its finest on a selection of hiking routes

Baden-Baden is a lot more than just a spa destination – it’s also ideal for the more active visitor. With 20 circular route hiking trails to choose from, you can discover all of the natural attractions that Baden-Baden has to offer, including Battert Rock, Geroldsau Waterfall, and the town’s three castle ruins. One of the highlights is the 40-kilometres panorama route, which offers countless incredible views of the town and the Black Forest.

And if all that leaves you wanting more, then try one of the longer-distance trails through the vineyards of Central Baden and see for yourself why the Ortenauer Wine Route was named Germany’s most beautiful hiking trail.  

Selected bike routes in the region

With a total of 156 bike routes, Baden-Baden is paradise for any cycling enthusiast. Explore Baden-Baden’s forest, which is home to some 300-kilometres of bike paths, or follow one of the signposted biking routes through the region – from the Rhine valley to the highest points in the Black Forest, you can see it all.

No matter which option you choose, a bike is the ideal way to see all of the natural highlights Baden-Baden and the Black Forest have to offer. 

One of Germany's most beautiful golfing regions

On the lookout for exclusive, natural golf courses with incredible panoramic views? Look no further than the Baden-Alsace region, one of Germany’s finest golfing regions, with a total of nine golf courses where you can work on your swing all year round.

The Radisson Blu Badischer Hof Hotel offers a booking service for tee times at one of the golf courses and storage space for your golf equipment.