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

Important Information

Due to the official measures implemented by the State of Baden-Württemberg and the city of Karlsruhe to limit the spreading of COVID-19, public life is currently facing severe restrictions. Shops, Restaurants, cultural institutions, hotels and events are closed or have been cancelled. Partial openings are possible depending on the local incidence value. Please refer directly to their individual websites for up-to-date information as the information on this website may vary.

Our tourist information office located on Kaiserstraße 72-74 also remains closed until further notice. You have the possibility for Click&Collect. You can also reach us via phone +49 721 602997580 or by mail touristinfo@karlsruhe-tourismus.de.

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!