Holiday Inn Express Hotel Strasbourg
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Weather glorious again so took the funicular up to Mercury's Vista. Quite a ride and the view was spectacular. We could see about 15 villages in the valley below from the Mercury Tower. There were also huge samples of the variety of rocks found at Baden Baden, and they dated from 142 million to 750 million years old. After our return trip on the funicular we caught a little open tourist train and learnt some more ...
... the feel of the town - so many beautiful and huge trees giving an all over feeling of green, lots of flowers, a little river running through the town and of course the charm of the historic section. Baden Baden is the home of the thermal spas which were discovered by the Romans and we were lucky enough to stay in a hotel which had its ...
... beams on the ceilings. It also had aircon, which meant we slept comfortably. Spent the afternoon walking around the walls and streets. It's a really pretty village and well worth a stop. Interestingly, there's a bas relief of a town hero on the main gate, thumbing his nose and baring his buttocks at the enemy. Month Python obviously didn't come up with the idea. Tomorrow we leave France and travel into the Mosel region of Germany. It's been ...
Now - A Guest Report from...Joan. She and James took advantage of the spa in Baden-Baden and had this to say:
One of the big attractions in Baden Baden is the Caracalla thermal baths. There is another older spa that is swimsuit optional, but James and I chose the "swimsuit required for most of it". It's the one- called the Caracalla spa. It's like a water park for adults.
We checked in, got our electronic ...
... and it was. By and large we kept to the back roads and saw some beautiful little villages. It was wonderful to get back to Gengenbach, however; it is the pick of the villages in this area and our hotel is superb. The hospitality is second to none - could stay for a week. Had dinner at a little restaurant that was very traditional and loved ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
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