Information on Rastatt Tourism in easy language

This is the tourism website of the city of Rastatt in easy language.
This site is designed to help everyone understand

Who needs plain language?

Easy language is for people who, for example:

  • do not speak good German
  • cannot read well
  • have a mental disability
  • Have difficulty learning

How does the site work?

The pages are always structured in the same way.
Click on an area below.
You will then see more information about it.

Upper area

At the top you can see the logo of Rastatt.
And important links.

Links are texts or images that can be clicked on.
These take you to new pages.
Or open new areas.

Top navigation bar with font size, sign language, easy language, contrast and languages

Here you can see the logo of Rastatt on the far left.
Click on the logo.
Then you are on the main page of Rastatt.

You can see the links to the right of the logo.

Here you can see information on how to adjust the font size.
Here you can access the easy-to-read and sign language pages.
Here you can adjust the contrast of the page.
Here you can change the language.

Below you will see the logo, the navigation and the search.

Navigation bar with logo, page areas and search magnifier

Click on the logo.
This will take you to the start page.

The website has 5 main sections:

  • Worth seeing and history
  • Guided tours and excursions
  • Shopping and leisure
  • Info and bookings
  • Hotels and camping

Click on an area.
The corresponding menu then opens.
Click on a word in the open menu.
The respective page then opens.

open menu of the "Sights & History" section

Click outside the menu.
Or on the "x".
The menu then closes.

The magnifying glass next to these areas stands for the search.

How does the search work?

Click on the magnifying glass.
A search window opens.

open search window with search field, search button and frequently searched words

Click on "Enter search term here now".
Type in a word.
Click on "Search".
The search then starts.

You will find frequently searched pages under this search.
Click on a word.
The corresponding page will then open directly.

Click on the "x".
The search will then close.

Medium range

Here is the content of the page.
On the right you will usually find additional information on the selected area.
For example, contact information and opening times.

Lower area

Here you can see our social channels.
Click on an icon.
Then you are on our corresponding page.
Next to it you can see the address of our city marketing.
And our tourist information.

Logos of social channels (Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Stage), route planner, contact information for tourist information and opening hours

At the bottom you will see important links:

Logo of Rastatt and names of the links. E.g. "Imprint", "Data protection"
  • Imprint: Here it says: who owns the website.
  • Data protection: How we handle your information.
  • Feedback: You can contact us here.
  • Content: Here is a list of all pages on this website.
  • Accessibility: Here is our declaration on accessibility.
  • Cookies: Here is our cookie tool.

Mobile use

Our website can also be used on cell phones.
Only the navigation is different here.

Search magnifier and three lines with the title "Menu"

You will see 3 dashes on the far right.
These are for navigation.
Click on them.
The menu then opens.

Click on an arrow on the right.
You will then see the sub-items.

Click on "x".
The menu then closes.

What is written on the pages?

Home page

First you will see a picture with a round note.
Click on it.
You will then see more information about it.

Note on current messages on the homepage

Below you will find some boxes with topics.
Click on one.
Then you will be on the corresponding page.
You will also see pictures, videos and events from Rastatt.

Worth seeing and history

Get to know the art and culture of Rastatt here.
Here you will find information about our museums and our history.

Guided tours and excursions

Here you will find everything you need to know about guided tours, tours and excursions in Rastatt.

Shopping and leisure

Here you will find information on events, halls, restaurants and markets in Rastatt.

Info and bookings

Here you will find help if you are planning a trip to Rastatt.

Hotels and camping

Here you will find all our hotels, guest houses and camping sites.

What does our declaration on accessibility say?

Every public body must have a declaration of accessibility.
This declaration states:

How accessible is our website?

Not all of our PDF files are barrier-free.

Where can barriers be reported?

Can you not understand something?
Can you not read something?
Can you not hear something?
Do you find it difficult to use our website?
Then get in touch with us.
We will help you.

You can reach us at:
Rathaus Rastatt
Marktplatz 1
76437 Rastatt
Phone: 072 22 97 20

We then have four weeks to reply.
Answers or do we not help?
Then you can contact the enforcement office.
This is the representative for people with disabilities from the state of Baden-Württemberg:
Simone Fischer.
She helps people with disabilities.

How to contact Ms. Fischer:
Landes-Behindertenbeauftragte Simone Fischer
Else-Josenhans-Straße 6
70173 Stuttgart

Further information can be found at: Disability Officer

You can also contact the representative for the disabled in your district.
For the town of Rastatt, this is the district of Rastatt.

Sign language

Every public body must have videos in sign language.
Sign language is a language with hand signs.
People who cannot hear or speak communicate with hand signs.
The videos help these people to understand the website.
You can find our videos in sign language here: Sign language

Easy language

Every public body must have a page with plain language.
You are currently on this page.
Here you will find the most important content in plain language.
Here you will find the structure of the page in plain language.