The city’s exceptional variety of events blends sophistication and excitement. The abundance of entertainment includes museums on topics from Rome to television, outdoor operas, romantic Rheingau excursions, golf courses, world-class equestrian events, and designer goods sold from stores that are architectural gems.
The city’s magnificent selection of museums draws international attention to Wiesbaden. Among the 10 venues are the Wiesbaden Town Museum, Museum of Television History and Roman Open Air Museum.
Opening hours and current exhibitions
Opera, Theatre and Concerts
During theatre season, patrons can select among a range of daily productions. Unusual places play host to famous operas. The bowling green in front of the Kurhaus Casino serves as the site of a star-studded annual concert.
Day Trip Destinations
The city of Wiesbaden and its environs, including the soft hills of the Taunus and the romantic Rheingau region, make the heart of each vacationer skip a beat. Go for a ride on Germany’s oldest water-powered cable train: the Nerobergbahn takes guests to the top of Wiesbaden’s Neroberg hill. From here, guests will enjoy the most beautiful views of the city or discover the fabulous Mediterranean flair of the Rheingau region, a world of experiences with magnificent fortresses, fairytale castles, vineyards and the majestically flowing Rhine River at its widest point.
Golf and Sports
The Rheingau region provides great golfing pleasure for all skill levels. Wiesbaden Golf Club, Germany’s oldest course, offers wonderful views of the state capital of Hess. Numerous tennis courts and centres provide ample opportunity for a match. Top-level equine athletes meet yearly over the Pentecost holiday weekend at Schlosspark Biebrich. Wiesbaden also caters to motor sports enthusiasts and fans of the Iron Man competition.
Sports and leisure activities
One of Germany’s most popular shopping destinations, Wiesbaden houses historic buildings serving as storefronts for designer labels and other charming goods. Multi-faceted Hesse never fails to impress with its prestigious Wilhelmstrasse and plethora of quaint side streets.
Wiesbaden Tourist Card
The Wiesbaden Tourist Card lets guests explore the Hessian state capital individually or in groups up to five. Travel for free on Wiesbaden public transport for two consecutive days (fare zone 65) and to Frankfurt Airport (fare zone 5090). Take part in city tours and boat trips, visit swimming and leisure pools, and explore theatre, sports and leisure facilities. Single tickets cost EUR 10,90, and group tickets are EUR 22,90. For more information about the tourist card, contact the hotel.