Location

In the beautiful
Kraichgau

In the well-known spa- and bathing town Bad Rappenau, you will feel the liveliness and atmosphere of a large county seat with over 20.000 inhabitants. At the same time, generous and beautiful green spaces define the town's image.

In our spa town Bad Rappenau, there's fresh air, lots of peace and quiet, and pure nature. Settled between Heilbronn and Heidelberg, Odenwald and Black Forest, you'll find ample vacation for body and soul.

What you'll find nowhere else

Bikini-Art-Museum

On July 5th, 2020 was the grand opening of the BikiniARTmuseum - the first central place worldwide, where all the historic and contemporary knowledge surrounding beach fashion, swimwear and related culture is collected and presented to the public. What's special about this: The collections and art pieces are ensnared by visionary design and accompanied by electrifying orchestrations. Here, powerful emotions and beloved memories will awaken.

 

www.bikiniartmuseum.com

History, wherever you may look

Villa Botsch

Right beside our hotel, all but in our arms, is the time-honoured Villa Botsch.

 

The “Maschinenfabrik und Eisengießerei Gebrüder Botsch” was a machine factory and iron foundry in Bad Rappenau. The company existed from 1865 until 1975. It gained significance primarily in the late 19th and early 20th century through a number of patents for machines and devices for the mechanization of farming businesses. Sowing- and mowing machines made by the brothers Botsch were sold internationally. 

This is how colourful and versatile our home is ...

This you need to see and experience! From gorgeous gardens to exciting moments at the salt mine or the Experimenta.

FOREST-BATHING

FOREST-BATHING

What may sound like no more than a new viral trend to most is far more than that! Forest-Bathing verifiably and sustainably improves our health. An extended visit to the forest strengthens your body, mind and soul, resulting in a long-lasting and pleasant effect. Participating in a Forest-Bath will have you – with professional guidance – performing relaxation- and attention exercises. Movement, conscious silence and inhaling the healing essences of the trees also help with improving your overall well-being.

 

>> Waldbaden

Salt Mine

Salt Mine

The salt mine of Bad Friedrichshall offers an unforgettable experience to explorers old and young during any weather. After riding an elevator for just 30 seconds, you’ll be able to experience the wonders of the 200-million-year-old world of the „white gold“ at a depth of 180 meters.

 

Due to COVID-19 prevention measures, the mine is unfortunately closed for visitors at the moment.

>> Salzbergwerk Bad Friedrichshall

Parks

Parks

Extensive and blossom-rich parks with playgrounds and respite areas, beer gardens and terrace cafes invite you to a „bath in a sea of flowers“. If you’re looking to do something for your well-being, then the barefoot-path, the „Kneipp“ water path, the fitness-parkour, the Nordic-Walking paths, or the brine outside pool make for healthy experiences even during times of COVID-19.

>> Parkanlagen Bad Rappenau

BRINE- AND SAUNA- PARADISE "RAPPSODIE"

BRINE- AND SAUNA- PARADISE "RAPPSODIE"

The RappSoDie is easy to reach via our bathrobe path (for a fee).

A total of six different saunas, two steam baths, and four differently designed inside- and outside pools across two floors invite you to relax. Experience pleasant moments for body, mind and soul.

 

>>RappSoDie

FÜNFMÜHLENTAL („Five-Mill-Valley“)

FÜNFMÜHLENTAL („Five-Mill-Valley“)

The „Fünfmühlental“ begins at the district Zimmerhof, approximately 2 kilometers north-east of the city center of Bad Rappenau, and end at the street Siegelsbach-Gundelsheim. Along this forest-lined valley, you’ll find one of the most stunning biking- and hiking trails in the area. Until after the World War II, this trail was home to five name-giving water mills, named after their respective owners.

>> Fünfmühlental

Experimenta Heilbronn

Experimenta Heilbronn

Approximately 25000m² of indoor space house an unique plethora of knowledge and experiences, including 275 experiment stations, four creative studios, nine laboratories, an observatory and a Science Dome with spectacular science shows. An experience for old and young.

>>Experimenta

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