11. August 2019

Tribut to Carl Benz

The traditional event is held in front of Karlsruhe Palace with a procession through the city centre in tribute to Carl Benz, a late resident of Karlsruhe and the inventor of the automobile.

Cars and motorbikes built in 1973 or earlier are permitted.

In the evening, visitors still have the opportunity to enjoy the impressive Schlosslichtspiele at Karlsruhe Palace from 8.30 pm. Everything at free admission!

SPECIAL TIP:

Already on Saturday, the 10th of August 2019, some especially beautiful vintage cars will be presented in the city center of Karlsruhe.

 

Corona Virus

Current information - Corona guide

Karlsruhe continues to open! Shops, restaurants, culture & more - this applies currently!

Due to the current official measures implemented by Baden-Württemberg and the city of Karlsruhe to limit the spreading of COVID-19, public life is currently still facing severe restrictions. Please find out more directly from the shops, organizers or institutions. The information on this website may vary and further information in the link above are only available in German.

You would like to be tested? You can find an overview of all current test sites in the city and district here.

Our tourist information office located on Kaiserstraße 72-74 is open. There is no need for an appointment. The opening hours and more information you can find here.

The city of Karlsruhe provides up-to-date information on the corona crisis at www.corona.karlsruhe.de or by phone +49 721/133-3333.

On a lighter note: if you feel like clearing your mind, go ahead and continue exploring the beautiful aspects of Karlsruhe through our digital offers at www.karlsruhe-tourismus.de/smartathome (only available in German).

Stay healthy, and stay tuned!