Southwest Germany, the federal state of Baden-Württemberg, is in the heart of Europe. Bordered by France and Switzerland, it is a cultural crossroads.

World-famous attractions include the scenic Black Forest, the beauty of Lake Constance, the culture and spas of Baden-Baden, the castle and university of Heidelberg and the cars and shopping in Stuttgart.

Southwest Germany is the birthplace of the automobile in 1886, and the home to global brands, including Mercedes- Benz and Porsche both of which that have the world’s best, state-of-the art car museums in Stuttgart. Families love Europa-Park, Germany’s most popular theme park that sports thrilling rides and has quality onsite hotels. And the region boasts 85 Michelin stars, and restaurants offer gourmet food as well as traditional local dishes and wine from awardwinning vineyards. The luxury hotels are legendary as are the more than 50 natural mineral spas and wellness resorts.

85 – The number of Michelin Stars in the region – a record in Germany

50 – natural mineral spas and wellness resorts