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Lovely view from the Mountain

Merkur mountain is a hill from where you can get great views of baden baden and its surroundings... read more

Reviewed 6 January 2019
Pune, India
hiked up Merkur Mountain

We had a great time hiking out of Baden Baden up the trail to the top of mercer Mountain. there is... read more

Reviewed 28 December 2018
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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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 picnic area mountain top hang gliders walking trails walk up base station degree view worth the trip walked down surrounding countryside
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Reviewed 6 January 2019

Merkur mountain is a hill from where you can get great views of baden baden and its surroundings. There is a funicular /cable car from the base station to the hill. There is a restaurant on the top and also an area from where you...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 28 December 2018

We had a great time hiking out of Baden Baden up the trail to the top of mercer Mountain. there is only one short area that is a little steep, but it traverses the mountain so you get a view of the funicular and have...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank nmcintosh12
Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

The Merkur mountain is a lovely place for walking/ hiking and sights! Cold, wet winter day could not deter the fun lines up! Get good gear and comfortable, water proof shoes/ boots! Really enjoyable area and great for immersing in nature. You can travel around...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MayDog
Reviewed 14 October 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
2  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

Date of experience: September 2018
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

Date of experience: September 2018
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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

Date of experience: September 2018
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

Date of experience: August 2018
2  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

Date of experience: August 2018
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

Date of experience: August 2018
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16 December 2018|
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Response from lou_Dallas | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the late reply. The buses can be found right after you step out of the Baden Baden train station. It will take you to the station of the funicular. You will need to swipe your ticket once to validate for the whole... More
17 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.
12 May 2016|
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.