Kaiserslautern – The picturesque town surrounded by nature
Location: Driving distance to France and Luxembourg
Kaiserslautern is located in southwest Germany, within an hour’s drive to France, Luxembourg, and its closest big city, Frankfurt. By car, one can easily reach the city via the A6 and A63 motorways or by train at the Kaiserslautern train station. If traveling by air, visitors have the option of arriving at Frankfurt, Hahn, Luxembourg, Saarbrücken, or Zweibrücken airports.
Business: Information and communications technology
Home to a number of research centres and educational facilities, Kaiserslautern is a major location for national and international businesses. The PRE-Park building hosts a number of the city’s conferences in its primary sectors of information and communications technology, and the region is home to several large corporations, including Adam Opel AG and Freudenberg Vliesstoffe.
Culture: Theatre, music, opera, and football!
The centre for Kaiserslautern culture is none other than the Kammgarn, a historical monument and world-renowned music venue for national and international stars. The city is also home to FC Kaiserslautern, the very popular local football team who have been crowned German champions four times, and the Pfalztheater, a great attraction that puts on a range of plays, operas, ballets, and musical performances.
Activities: Explore this nature lover’s paradise
Surrounded by the Palatinate Forest, Kaiserslautern is a nature paradise. These woodlands are one of the largest forested areas in Central Europe and a must-see for hikers, cyclists, and animal lovers. Also, be sure to explore the charming city centre of Kaiserslautern and do not forget to take part in one of the city’s most exciting events - an FC Kaiserslautern football game!