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Saarbrücken : Michelin's recommendations


The capital of the Saarland was first mentioned in record books in AD 999, although it dates back to Celtic and Roman times. The Romans built a small town at the intersection of two roads, Metz-Worms and Trier-Strasbourg, and erected a stone bridge that served until medieval times. The industrialisation of the Saarland in the 19 C saw the start of a new economic era. Although WWII left its mark, the city with the silhouette of a baroque princely residence developped into a regional metropolis.

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Tourist attractions Saarbrücken : Things to see and do

  • Ludwigsplatz is bordered by eight palaces of different sizes, forming a perfect illustration of the passage from the Baroque to the Classical style. The church (by Stengel) is one of the most beautiful and uniform Baroque constructions in Germany.

  • St. Johanner Markt Interesting

    St. Johanner Markt

    The old city around the market is the true heart of Saarbrücken. The focal point is the beautiful fountain with its obelisk and cast-iron railing. Life pulses in the winding streets and many bistros.

  • Built by Stengel in the 18C, this church is another Baroque jewel. The four confessionals are precursors of the Louis XVI style. The mirror ceiling represents a rose, the coat of arms of the town of St. Johann.

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Hotels Saarbrücken

  • Mercure Hotel Saarbruecken City Four stars Four stars Four stars Four stars

    Hafenstr. 8 D - 66111 SAARBRUECKEN

    Prix Prices from : 71 €

    The 4-star Mercure Hotel Saarbrücken City is in the heart of this mini metropolis, just a short walk from the banks of the river Saar. All 150 non-smoking rooms have air-conditioning and free WIFI. Plan and host your event for up to 100 guests with u..

  • Motel One Saarbrücken

    Schillerplatz 4 D - 66111 Saarbrücken

    Prix Prices from : 69 €

    Located directly opposite the Saarland State Theatre, this non-smoking design hotel in Saarbrücken offers air-conditioned rooms with a flat-screen TV. Free WiFi is available throughout. Opened in April 2011, the Motel One Saarbrücken offers stylish ..

  • TOP Hotel La Residence

    Faktoreistrasse 2 D - 66111 Saarbrücken

    Located in the heart of Saarbrücken, steps away from the congress hall, this 3-star business hotel offers an award-winning restaurant, lively bar, business centre and excellent spa facilities. The TOP Hotel La Résidence provides bright and spacious ..

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Restaurants Saarbrücken

  • Restaurant Quack in der Villa Weismüller Comfortable restaurant 

    Gersweiler Str. 43a D - 66117 Saarbrücken

    Quack's Breton fish soup is the speciality at Anne and Wolfgang Quack's eponymous restaurant and may soon become your favourite food. There is no excuse to neglect the other regional and international dishes on the menu though, as the lovely light an..

  • GästeHaus Klaus Erfort Very comfortable and pleasant restaurant  Exceptional cuisine, worth a special journey

    Mainzer Str. 95 D - 66121 Saarbrücken

    The floor-to-ceiling windows afford you a glimpse of Klaus Erfort's temple to classic French cuisine even before you enter this wonderful white villa. The food is impeccable and the preparation perfect, right down to the very last detail. To round of..

  • L'Arganier im Handelshof Comfortable restaurant 

    Wilhelm-Heinrich-Str. 17 D - 66111 Saarbrücken

    Annette Krautkremer and Khaid Arabe have found themselves a new culinary home in the lovely, classically modern dining rooms of the venerable Handelshof. The chef has a way with flavours, his delicious French cuisine clearly revealing his Moroccan ro..

  • s' Olivo Quite comfortable restaurant 

    Mainzer Str. 10 D - 66111 Saarbrücken

    As the name suggests, the food at s'Olivo is distinctly Mediterranean in style. The decor is also reminiscent of southern climes, while the open kitchen provides an intriguing glimpse of what is to come.

  • Schlachthof Brasserie Quite comfortable restaurant 

    Straße des 13. Januar 35 D - 66121 Saarbrücken

    Located in the middle of Saarbrücken's Schlachthof or 'slaughterhouse' quarter, meat comes high on the menu at this charming brasserie. Steak lovers will be unable to resist the selection of dry-aged beef from renowned local producer Schwamm. The his..

  • Fuchs Restaurant within a Michelin recommended hotel (or restaurant) 

    Kappenstr. 12 D - 66111 Saarbrücken

  • Jens Jakob - Das Restaurant Comfortable restaurant  A very good restaurant in its category

    Mainzer Str. 10 D - 66111 Saarbrücken

    Despite recent changes at the former Le Noir, Jens Jakob and his team continue to cook simple, classic fare based on top quality ingredients, producing fine food albeit with fewer frills. The restaurant itself is tasteful but pleasantly relaxed. The ..

  • Bonne Table Restaurant within a Michelin recommended hotel (or restaurant) 

    Faktoreistr. 2 D - 66111 Saarbrücken

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