SWR3 New Pop Festival

SWR3 New Pop Festival

Baden-Baden, an international and exclusive thermal spa resort is located at the foothills of the Black Forest in the south-western part of Germany. The “Festspielhaus” – Europe’s second largest opera and concert hall - offers cultural pleasure at the highest level. With its world acclaimed acoustics, the “Festspielhaus” offers over 300 top class events yearly. Annually in September the New Pop Festival of the radio station SWR3 takes place in Baden-Baden. International bands and newcomers can present their songs to a broad audience there.

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Black Forest

Black Forest

With its approximately 11,100 square kilometers the Black Forest, located in the southwest of Germany, is one of the largest holiday regions. More than seven million tourists and millions of daily visitors travel to the region annually. In winter, the Black Forest is transformed into a magical winter wonderland with breathtaking possibilities for numerous winter sports disciplines. The International Ski Federation (FIS) has taken the Hochfirstschanze - Germany´s biggest natural ski jumping hill- in Neustadt again in the World Cup schedule. Winter sport fans can choose from more than 200 ski lifts, 250 kilometers of groomed pistes, twelve jumps, freeride slopes and deep snow slopes. Cross-country skiers will find a modern and large-scale surface trail network from north to south. 17 of 50 Youth Hostels in Baden-Wuerttemberg are located in the Black Forest region.

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Europa-Park

Europa-Park

Europa-Park is the largest theme park in Germany and the second most popular theme park resort in Europe, following Disneyland Paris. It is located in Rust, in south-western Germany between Freiburg and Strasbourg, France. Europa-Park has very high capacity rollercoasters and attractions, meaning the park can accommodate up to approx. 50,000 guests each day. 

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Hockenheimring

Hockenheimring

The  Hockenheimring is a motor racing circuit situated near the town of Hockenheim in Baden-Wuerttemberg. Amongst other motor racing events like the German Touring Car Master and the International German Motorcycle Championships, for example, it biennially hosts the German Formula 1 Grand Prix. But the Hockenheimring Baden-Wuerttemberg also stands for rock music. Rock giants such as Robbie Williams, the Rolling Stones, Michael Jackson, Genesis and many more shake the Ring with their sound.

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Stud Marbach

Stud Marbach

Looking back on almost 500 years of history, Marbach is the oldest German state-run stud, and at the same time the country’s largest education facility for equine professionals. Marbach is home to stallions of the German warm blood, Black Forest heavy horses and pure-bred Arabians. The internationally renowned EU insemination facility is located in Offenhausen. 

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Stuttgart

Stuttgart

Stuttgart is the capital of the state of Baden-Wuerttemberg in Southern Germany and the sixth-largest city in Germany. Stuttgart is known for its rich cultural heritage, in particular its State Theatre (Staatstheater) and State Gallery (Staatsgalerie). The city offers two broadway-style musical theatres. The Schleyerhalle sports arena is regularly used to stage rock and pop concerts with major international stars on European tour. Regular events like the Christmas Market, the Fish Market, the Summer Festival, the Latern Festival and the Vine Village attracts millions of visitors annually.

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Cannstatter Wasen

Cannstatter Wasen

The Cannstatter Wasen is a 35 hectare festival area on the banks of the Neckar river in the part of Stuttgart known as Bad Cannstatt. Each year the Wasen hosts the Cannstatter Volksfest and the Stuttgart Spring Festival, along with other events such as concerts and circuses. Once established in 1818 the Cannstatter Volksfest today is one of Europe’s biggest festivals regarding fairground entertainment. Due to its diverse offers from entertainers, innkeepers and open-air market traders, more than three million people are attracted to come to the festival in Stuttgart every year.

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The Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film

ITFS

The Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film (ITFS) is one of the biggest and most important international festivals for animated film. It has developed into an essential event within the field of animated film in Germany and worldwide. In Stuttgart you can choose between two Youth Hostels: The Youth Hostel Stuttgart International located in walking distance from the city centre and the Youth Hostel Stuttgart Neckarpark located directly inside Stuttgarts Event Zone: Cannstatter Wasen, Mercedes- Benz Arena, Hanns-Martin-Schleyerhalle and Porsche-Arena Stuttgart. 

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