Auf zur historischen Brücke in Saarbrücken
Holiday in 2021 is particularly popular in Germany. With a hired car Saarbrücken can be explored extremely flexible. With just under 200,000 inhabitants, Saarbrücken is the largest city in the federal state of Saarland and also the state capital. What is Saarbrücken known for? Characteristic for the metropolis is the unique French charm, which can be experienced practically every day in the historic old town. In addition, attractive sights are distributed throughout the urban area of Saarbrücken, which you can reach optimally with a hired car. The city itself is perfectly integrated into the German rail and road network. The fastest way to get to Saarbrücken is by plane. The clear airport of Saarbrücken is located 15 kilometers from the city, has the IATA code SCN and serves as an international airport. Ideally, you have booked your hired car cheaply on our comparison portal before travelling to Saarbrücken. This way, you can collect the car directly from the car hire agency upon arrival. You could compare all car hire offers on our website transparently and decide on a cheap car hire. Of course, you are free to pick up the hired car at the airport or at any other provider station. Below we list highlights worth seeing in the city of Saarbrücken, which are easy to reach with a hired car.
Drive to the Saarbrücken castle easily with your car
The present castle originated as a Roman fort a good 1,000 years ago. The castle complex, which was destroyed and rebuilt several times, became a Renaissance castle with underground vaults in the 17th century. Since Saarbrücken was often in the center of warlike conflicts, the castle was repeatedly destroyed and then rebuilt in the respective current style. Completely renovated almost 30 years ago, the castle of Saarbrücken shines in a completely new splendor and has since then a very modern, worth seeing central building. You will find the castle in the center of the city, just enter Schlossplatz Saarbrücken in the car hire navi.
Explore highlights of Saarbrücken like the Ludwigschurch
After exploring the castle, you probably want to get to know the metropolis of the present. This works best in the old town. Ideally, you leave your rented car at the castle, because the St. Johanner Markt is only a few minutes' walk away. The pedestrian zone of the old town invites you to take a relaxing stroll. Enjoy the Saarland way of life in the pedestrian zone, stroll through the many alleys with countless stores, bistros, pubs and restaurants. The old town is particularly lively at the weekly market, then numerous Saarbrückers meet for shopping and socializing on the market square.
After all the sight seeing you are probably longing for some relaxation. The perfect location for this is the German-French Garden. If you enter the address Deutschmühlental into your navigation system, the car will take you directly to the parking facilities near the garden. Here you expect in a spacious park landscape. Independent theme gardens, fascinating water games on the Deutschmühlenweiher, cable car, mini-golf course and a multifaceted gastronomic offer. Several times a year, the city of Saarbrücken organizes special events in the Franco-German Garden.
Explore the surroundings of Saarbrücken
Visit the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site at the Völklingen Ironworks and gain a unique insight into the heyday of the Saarland steel industry. The Völklingen Ironworks is the world's only authentic ironworks, which brings you closer to industrial art on a five-kilometre-long course. To visit, enter the address Völklingen Rathausstraße into the car hire navi and experience an unforgettable day in the freely accessible ironworks park.
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