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Amazing views

The mountain is understandably at the edge of town. But it is relatively easy to get there using... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
karimmaarouf
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Cairo, Egypt
Nice location and views. Excellent walking

6 of us took the 205/204 bus to the bottom of the railway. Trip to the top, a pilsner at the top... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2018
Servicewarrior
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Devizes, United Kingdom
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Merkuriusberg 2, 76530, Baden-Baden, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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All reviews cable car observation tower black forest fun ride funicular ride views are stunning overlooking the valley hot sunny day picnic area hang gliders hiking trails mountain top lovely restaurant photo opportunities degree view nice hike worth the trip
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The mountain is understandably at the edge of town. But it is relatively easy to get there using bus 204 or 205 which run from the main train station or from the center of town. You can take the funiclar train up and down or...More

1  Thank karimmaarouf
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

6 of us took the 205/204 bus to the bottom of the railway. Trip to the top, a pilsner at the top and then a walk back to the station - 4.2km walk on fairly easy and wide tracks in the most part. Other routes...More

1  Thank Servicewarrior
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

We took the Funicular up to the top and enjoyed the spectacular view - perfect day with sunshine, blue skies and nice breeze! We got fabulous photos of paragliders taking off from the mountainside. The tower also offers beautiful panoramic views. Don’t miss this beautiful...More

Thank 4journey
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

This was a great way to view Baden-Baden from a mountain top overlooking the valley. It was my first ever ride in a funicular, and seeing the hang gliders go by at eye level was an extra treat. Great thing to do while waiting for...More

2  Thank deweydecimaldog
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

We walked up from baden baden although there are plenty of buses up to the funicular station, really steep ride up to the top where there is a play area for kids, sunbathing and picnic area, cafe and loads of walks through the forest. We...More

1  Thank DawnBerry
Reviewed 24 August 2018

This site is a must. We bought a kombicart to use as round trip bus from/to Merkur mountain with the round trip train to the mountain top included. We had a breathtaking view from the Merkur Mountain. An adding bonus to our trip was to...More

Thank lou_Dallas
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

You can travel up here on the lovely long funicular or by car or a walk . Excellent views and lots of different walks. There is a wildlife park towards the bottom also. Lovely views and a place you can find space to relax and...More

1  Thank ChrisJaneytravelling
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Accessed by a funicular railway (one of the steepest in Eurpoe apparently), this is a must-do for any visitor to BB. You can get to the start point by car, (there's a large car park) or on the little train that takes you round town,...More

2  Thank howardwarwick
Reviewed 6 July 2018

Merkur Mountain is a highlight of Baden Baden. The funicular ride was great. The view of the area was breathtaking. Good place to chill out and just observe nature.

1  Thank loyalredsoxfan
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

I give 10 points to this place Just great to see it and to have this experience there ! Like it a lot and know that everyone does There is a great time with the relax

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vkn007
16 August 2016|
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Response from mankidcp | Reviewed this property |
Hi I apologise for not getting back to you, earlier I am unsure however I presume it operates through the entire year with exception of Christmas day. I may be wrong.
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Dnyate
12 May 2016|
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Response from giant56 | Reviewed this property |
I would say about 1 hour and 30 minutes and just looked at Google maps and it thinks about the same. It's well sign posted so easy to find.
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TheotherWendy
2 May 2016|
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Response from giant56 | Reviewed this property |
Lots of parking, I was there really off-season so probably busy from May - September.
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