Lying 70 mi/113 km west of Stuttgart, Baden-Baden is the Black Forest's (and perhaps Germany's) most famous and luxurious spa. It has many fine old-world-style hotels where visitors sometimes spend weeks relaxing and "taking the cure" in the town's famed mineral waters. (Some of the thermal springs have water temperatures of up to 154 F/68 C.)
For a more family-oriented atmosphere, try the large and lively Caracalla Spa (bathing suits worn except in the sauna area). For something more upscale... Subscribe to travel42 to read the full Destination Guide. travel42 offers professionally written guides on more than 5,700 travel destinations and ports-of-call worldwide. Go to travel-42.com to learn more, or call 1.866.566.8136 to subscribe. Copyright (c) 2016 Northstar Travel Media, LLC. travel42.