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Karlsruhe City Guide 🇩🇪

Let's go explore

Karlsruhe is one of the warmest and sunniest cities in Germany, but it is worth exploring in any weather. As the most bicycle-friendly city in Germany, the so-called fan city is perfect for a ride with Voi.

Do you want to explore Karlsruhe on a Voi? Find the best places to go in this city guide, download the Voi app and get scooting!


Hidden gems in the city

In the east of Karlsruhe, you can easily take a Voi to the district Durlach, which is older than Karlsruhe itself. In the old town, you will find many beautiful cafés and small shops. From the Turmberg you have a fantastic view, you can get up with Germany's oldest funicular railway. On your way back to the city center you should make a stop at the creative area Alter Schlachthof, where you will find various art projects and a restaurant.

Most common Voi trips in Karlsruhe

For locals in Karlsruhe
Locals like to hang out in the lively Erbprinzenstraße with its numerous street cafés and little shops. One of them is Der grüne Krebs where you can find unique gifts and all sorts of knick-knacks. If you get hungry, My heart beats vegan offers great sustainable food.

For tourists in Karlsruhe
The castle park is a must for visitors. The castle itself is also worth a visit, from the tower you have a great view. Also, the botanical garden is worth seeing, but here you have to leave your Voi at the entrance.
If the weather doesn't quite play along, you can visit the Natural History Museum or the Centre for Art and Media Technology (ZKM). The latter made Karlsruhe the first German city to be listed in the UNESCO Creative Cities Network's Media Art category.

Voi friendly areas

As the most bicycle-friendly city in Germany, Karlsruhe has many bike lanes that take you comfortably through the city. There are also hundreds of marked cycle routes.

Fun fact about Voi in Karlsruhe

The operational zone of Karlsruhe has two little islands outside of the city - are you up for some island hopping?

Ride like a local

Always ride in bike lanes, follow the local rules and regulations and wear a helmet. During wintertime the weather tends to get chilly, so make sure you bring some gloves.

If you want to learn how to ride Voi like a pro in Karlsruhe, try our digital traffic test and earn free rides here: