Leisure

Mutter und Tochter entspannen - PH888/Shutterstock

Mutter und Tochter entspannen - PH888/Shutterstock

Mutter und Tochter entspannen - PH888/Shutterstock

Mental Health

Strengthening mental health is a key element to tackle the crisis — the City of Saarbrücken launches an initiative with numerous concrete actions and offers to foster resilience among its citizens and the administration.

Shoppingerlebnis in Saarbrücken - R. Christ/ City-Marketing Saarbrücken GmbH

Shoppingerlebnis in Saarbrücken - R. Christ/ City-Marketing Saarbrücken GmbH

Shoppingerlebnis in Saarbrücken - R. Christ/ City-Marketing Saarbrücken GmbH

Shopping

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.

Saarbrücken's culinary sky

Mainzer Straße offers award-winning cuisine in the *** GästeHaus Klaus Erfort in addition to fancy food for every taste. 

Saarbrücken's beer gardens

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 areas

In addition to hiking, jogging or cycling, barbecuing in the wooded areas and along the Saar in Saarbrücken is a popular leisure activity.

Cinemas

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.

Theatre and cabaret

The State Theatre’s largest venue lies right on the bank of the Saar in the city center. The 869-seat auditorium was completely restored and extended in 1988/89.