The centre of Saarbrücken offers a particularly comprehensive choice of shops. From large department stores with many goods and collections, to traditional family-owned businesses with specialised offers, you will find just what you need.
Saarbrücken is the scene of a wide variety of festivals such as the Max Ophüls Prize filmfestival, or the only Franco-German stagecraft festival, Perspectives.
Mainzer Straße offers award-winning cuisine in the *** GästeHaus Klaus Erfort in addition to fancy food for every taste.
In springtime and summer, the many beer gardens in Saarbrücken invite visitors to enjoy a cool, refreshing drink. There are many places to sit and relax in a friendly atmosphere.
Barbecue - LHS
In addition to hiking, jogging or cycling, barbecuing in the wooded areas and along the Saar in Saarbrücken is a popular leisure activity.
Saarbrücken is a city with a passion for cinema. In addition to the städtisches Filmhaus (city movie house), there are art house cinemas and a further three film theatres.
Discotheques, individual clubs and cocktail bars in addition to a casino provide night owls a wide range of entertainment options.