Your hotel in Bad Vilbel is placed in this business centre just outside of Germany's financial capital of Frankfurt takes its name from its naturally occurring salt springs. Today, it is a developing commercial hub in its own right with a new business park, augmenting the upsurge of finance companies locating in the city in recent years.
What will I discover here?
The city has Neolithic origins, and its salt springs were in use from as early as 817 AD when they were mentioned in an exchange certificate of Emperor Louis the Pious. A variety of old and new wells throughout the city hark back to the city's original identity as a spa city. A modern spa is still an attraction in the city and has recreational facilities including an indoor swimming pool.
Where will I find business life?
Bad Vilbel is a regional centre outside Frankfurt. Traditionally, the major export of the city was the fountains for which it is named, but in recent years banks and finance companies have located here. There are many advantages of this smaller city, including manageable governance structures, inexpensive land and strong infrastructure. The city is also the headquarters of JVC, Kenwood Entertainment and Brother International GmbH. A new business park just outside the city has excellent transport connections to your Bad Vilbel hotel and promotes entrepreneurship through its network and facilities.
What else can I do from my Bad Vilbel hotel?
Your Bad Vilbel hotel gives you access to a varied cultural programme that includes theatre, cabaret, concerts, literature festivals and readings, open-air cinema, museums and galleries. The Old Mill theatre has a packed programme of productions and workshops hosting established names as well as experimental artists. In summer, enjoy an open air cinema complete with surround sound and snacks. Or visit the Burgfestspiel in a medieval moated castle dating from the eleventh century. Sacked during the Napoleonic wars, it is now a sophisticated theatre venue. Museums include the Roman Mosaic Museum and the Fountain and Bath Museum. The latter offers an overview of the 450 year history of mineral springs in Bath Vilbels, covering themes such as geology, technology and logistics. The reconstruction displayed in the Mosaic Museum shows grotesque sea monsters surrounding the sea god Oceanus and is one of the most beautiful Roman mosaics in Germany.