Germany is one of the easiest countries in the world to get around in when traveling. If business or pleasure takes you there, rest assured that many transportation options provide you choices sure to meet your needs. Visiting Bad-homburg and securing a Sixt rental car gives you ultimate convenience. The city is connected by regional rail and subway to Frankfurt Central Station, providing easy access to the airport and the whole of Germany.
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With a population of just under 60,000, Bad-homburg is an interesting mix of historic village and modern mini-city. Once the seat of the Landraves of Hessen-Homburg and a spa resort for Europe's nobility, the traditions of classic elegance live on. The Landgraves lived at the castle until 1866. Thev Landgraviate came under the control of Prussia. The German Emperors established the castle as their summer residence. Tours of the castle, gardens, and associated museums provide a glimpse into the privileged life of royalty. Bad-homburg's central location allows easy access to Bavaria and Munich while still being close enough to the rest of Germany to make a day trip in any direction manageable.
Elisabethenbrunnen, the Taunus, and Beyond
The "Elisabeth Well" is the source of the mineral water that gave Bad-homburg fame as a spa to the monarchs. The temple built over the spring was designed by Emperor Wilhelm II during WWI. The town lies next to the magnificent forests and hiking vistas of Taunus. A hiking excursion is sure to relax even the most harried traveler.
Bad-homburg a Unique Destination
Also in the Taunus area is Opel Zoo. Home to more than 1,400 animals from more than 200 species, the zoo exhibits seek to replicate the native environment of the animals. With a car hire it's easy to visit the Gothic House. It's a museum displaying pieces relevant to the history of the town and the Landgraviate. The story of the legendary Homburg Hat is retold in the Hat Museum. Rent a car in Bad-homburg and use the wonderful setting as a base for explorations around the country or to simply relax and take in the local wonder.