The 5th HEPPA/SOLARIS Workshop
Venue - What to do in Baden-Baden
General touristic information about Baden-Baden can be found here
The conference center where our meeting will take place is presented here
The Baden-Baden Museum: Stadtmuseum Baden-Baden
The Museum Frieder Burda: One of Germany's most extensive collections of modern art
The Museum of 19th Century Art &Technology (LA8):
Museum für Kunst und Technik des 19. Jahrhunderts in der Lichtentaler Allee (the museum combines temporary exhibitions on arts and technics of the "long" 19th century, situated in Lichtentaler Allee 8)
The Fabergé Museum
Kurhaus (with casino):
The Kurgarten (spa garden) at the Kurhaus annually hosts Baden-Baden Summer Nights, an outdoor event featuring live classical music concerts.
The Spielbank casino is more than 200 years old and the oldest of its type in Germany. Dostoyevsky have written The Gambler after he lost his money and even his shirt here. The rooms were designed in the style of a French château.
The Roman-Irish Bath
The springs of Baden-Baden have been known for more than 2,000 years, and their composition resembles that of the Roman baths of the 3rd century. The water at the baths of "Caracalla-Therme" spa is rich in sodium chloride, and comes from artesian wells 1,800 metres (5,900 ft) under the Florentiner Mountain.
Old Castle "Hohenbaden", built in 1102, a ruin since the 15th century
New Castle (Neues Schloss), 15th century, former residence of the margraves of Baden and later of the grand dukes of Baden.
The famous Festspielhaus Baden-Baden, the second largest festival hall in Europe
Ruins of Roman baths, ca. 2000 years old, excavated in 1847
Stiftskirche, a church including the tombs of fourteen margraves of Baden
"The Paradise" (Paradies), an Italian style Renaissance garden with lots of trick fountains
Mount Merkur with Merkurbergbahn funicular railway and observation tower
Fremersberg Tower: There is an 18-hole golf course in Fremersberg
Stourdza Chapel on the Michaelsberg, a Romanian chapel with a gilded dome which was erected over the tomb of prince Michel Stourdza's son
The old towns of Heidelberg, Freiburg , Strassburg and Colmar are only about one hour (by car or train) away and are really worth seeing. For train connections see http://www.bahn.de/i/view/DEU/en/index.shtml .