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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 und Ludwigskirche Recommended Recommended

    Ludwigsplatz D - 66117 Saarbrücken

    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 D - 66111 Saarbrücken

    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.

  • St John's Basilica, Saarbrücken Interesting

    St-Johanner Markt D - 66111 Saarbrücken

    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

  • TOP Hotel La Residence Three stars Three stars Three stars

    Faktoreistrasse 2 D - 66111 Saarbrücken

    Prix Prices from : 63 €

    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 ..

  • Hotel Fuchs Three stars Three stars Three stars

    Kappenstraße 12 D - 66111 Saarbrücken

    Prix Prices from : 90 €

    The 3-star Hotel Fuchs offers comfortable accommodation in the heart of Saarbrücken city centre. Free Wi-Fi internet access is available throughout the hotel. All rooms at Hotel Fuchs feature a flat-screen TV and have an en suite bathroom. There is ..

  • Hotel Stadt Hamburg

    Bahnhofstraße 71-73 D - 66111 Saarbrücken

    Only 500 metres from Saarbrücken’s convention centre, main railway station, and old quarter, this modern 3-star hotel in Saarbrücken enjoys a peaceful location in the pedestrian area. The Hotel Stadt Hamburg welcomes you to its spacious, brightly ..

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Restaurants Saarbrücken

  • 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..

  • Le Bouchon Quite comfortable restaurant 

    Am Staden 18 D - 66121 Saarbrücken

    In keeping with the French origin of the owner this charming eatery in a decorative villa is reminiscent of a bistro so typical of France. Traditional and regional food.

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

    Faktoreistr. 2 D - 66111 Saarbrücken

  • s' Olivo Comfortable restaurant 

    Mainzer Str. 10 D - 66111 Saarbrücken

    Enjoy Mediterranean inspired dishes (reduced menu at lunchtime) amid a decor of clean, straight lines and varying shades of cream. The excellent value 'business lunch' even includes parking!

  • 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..

  • 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..

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