Senior-friendly service

The “Seniorenfreundliche Zertifikat” is a certificate that shows older people are especially welcome in Karlsruhe, a city for shopping and exploration!

Seniorenfreundlicher Service
Seniorenfreundlicher Service - © City Initiative Karlsruhe

The "Senior-friendly service" is a certificate awarded by the Stadtseniorenrat Karlsruhe e.V. to all companies that are exemplary in fulfilling their obligations to seniors.

Be it for seating in the shop or pricing information in a large, legible font – the "Senior-friendly service" label has become highly valued among seniors within a very brief time.

At approximately 100 certified establishments in the city, seniors know that they will be well taken care of and can shop in confidence.


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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 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 (only available in German).

Stay healthy, and stay tuned!