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Passport / Visa
Germany can be visited visa-free for up to 90 days by citizens of most European countries, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Malaysia, Israel, UAE and most countries in America. If you are unsure whether or not you need to apply for a visa, we recommend contacting the embassy or consulate in your country.…
Best Time to Visit
Summer is the best season to see the Black Forest Region at its best, but it's also quite busy. Spring and autumn still offer acceptable temperatures and beautiful landscapes, but be prepared for some rain. Of course, winter is the ideal time to visit if you're into winter sports. Remember to bring very warm clothes,…
Airport Karlsruhe / Baden-Baden (FKB)
The Baden-Airpark - Airport Karlsruhe / Baden-Baden (FKB) - is situated in the Upper Rhine Valley, approximately 30 kilometres south of Karlsruhe, 10 kilometres from Baden-Baden, Bühl and Rastatt, and in close proximity to the A5 motorway as well as the B36 and B500 main roads. Parking facilities, car rental and taxis are all available…
There are taxi stands at the train station, the palace and many other locations throughout the city. The number for the centralized taxi cab agency is: +49 (0)721 944 144 The Black Forest Region is served by several taxi companies with stands near train stations and at other locations. Taxi Holl www.taxi-holl.de +49 07221 55…
The KONUS Guest Card offers free travel on both trains and buses in over 140 cities and communities of the Black Forest Region. For more information, visit www.blackforest-tourism.com/info/KONUS The KONUS Guest Card is not valid in the city of Karlsruhe. The local transport system is operated by KVV: www.kvv.de/en It needs to be said that…
To find a post office you should look for the yellow "Deutsche Post" sign. You can buy stamps from some kiosks and at post offices. For sending postcards and letters you can use the yellow public mail boxes.
For pharmacies look out for the red "Aphoteke" sign. The usual opening hours are from 9am to 6.30pm. Germany has an alternating after-hours service and the number of the current after-hours pharmacy can be found on every pharmacy door. The same applies to weekend openings.