Bad Kreuznach: a town with charm and character

Bad Kreuznach is not just a beautiful place to live, it is also a great place to work. And it has plenty to offer as a destination for day trips or holidays, as well as a wide range of health, spa and wellness facilities. The following pages contain a portrait of our town along with details of the places of interest and special features that make Bad Kreuznach exceptional.

Pauluskirche und Blick in die Altstadt

Regional centre: Bad Kreuznach facts & figures

Bad Kreuznach is the centre of the Nahe region and the rural district of Bad Kreuznach. The town's major employers are the services sector, retail trade, manufacturing industry and leisure facilities. It is the biggest services and commercial hub between Koblenz, Mainz, Kaiserslautern and Saarbrücken. Administrative centres and numerous schools as well as a large number of healthcare facilities are located here.

Location and climate: mild and sunny in the Rhineland region

With its mild, sunny climate and low rainfall, the Nahe region - and Bad Kreuznach in particular - could well be the envy of the rest of the federal state. In short, positive bioclimatic factors make our weather good for you!

Tour of the town: photo gallery of Bad Kreuznach

There is a lot to see and discover in Bad Kreuznach: buildings and chruches steeped in history, monuments, museums, works of art, and also the beauty of the landscape. We have prepared an overview of the most important sights for you.

History: Bad Kreuznach past and present

People have lived in the area of present-day Bad Kreuznach for thousands of years. There is archaeological evidence of the Stone Age, Celts, Germanic peoples, Romans, Franks; and there are written testimonies about knights, wars, spa treatments, industrialisation and the accompanying changes in living conditions. Come on a journey through the exciting history of our beautiful town.

Bad Münster am Stein-Ebernburg

In 2014, the long-established spa resort Bad Münster am Stein-Ebernburg became part of Bad Kreuznach. A peaceful holiday haven awaits you here set amid a magnificent landscape.

Guided tours: discover Bad Kreuznach

Get to know the most interesting aspects of our town on one of the guided walks offered at regular intervals all year round. Explore and experience the culture, natural surroundings, history and tales of our town: take part in these enjoyable tours of discovery!

Museums: culture for all generations

The face of the region through the ages, important works of art from several centuries, an exciting introduction to the magical world of puppet theatre – Bad Kreuznach's museums provide fascinating insights into the area's history, culture and lots more.

Visitor guide online

Guide in German

Travel and Maps

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Photo Gallery

A walk about town