Top things to do

Top Choice Gallery in Baden

Stiftung Langmatt

This gorgeous little museum is an ensemble of art, architecture and botany, housing a cornucopia of French impressionist art in a stately home surrounded by beautifully landscaped gardens. For your very own déjeuner…
Top Choice International in Baden

Goldener Schlüssel

Near the baths, this cosy eatery with beamed, painted ceilings invites diners to build their own dream menu from a dozen-plus Schneuggereien (small plates akin to Spanish tapas). Choices range from Swiss classics to…
Swiss in Baden

Restaurant Linde

Famed for its enormous pan-fried schnitzels (which many are surprised to find aren't ubiquitous in Switzerland, even in the Germanic part), the dining room of this eponymous hotel doesn't disappoint. That said, as y…
Museum in Baden

Schweizer Kindermuseum

Occupying 20 rooms of a former mansion, this hands-on museum with a focus on educating kids about genealogy and generations past is a fun, free-for-all for inquisitive young minds. Although it's better suited to pre…
Tower in Baden

Stadtturm

This beautifully restored medieval tower is one of Switzerland's most impressive. You can only get inside as part of a city tour, conducted by Info Baden. From 1846 to as recently as 1984, the tower was used as the …
Castle in Baden

Schloss Habsburg

This vertical stone fortress, 13km west of Baden, wouldn't be out of place in Arthurian legend or a Monty Python sketch. Schloss Habsburg was built in 1020 and gave its name to a house that would become one of Europ…
Area in Baden

Altstadt

The Old Town is adorned by a fetching covered timber bridge (Holzbrücke), cobbled lanes and an assortment of step-gabled houses.