| Kronberg im Taunus is a town of 18,000 inhabitants, near Frankfurt, nestling in greenery between 200 and 400 metres altitude on the Altkönig mountain (796 metres). It is a place for rest and holidayswith hugeparks, gardens, forests, and many open air activities: Golf,tennis, luge, skiing, curling. Walking. The spring waters of the valley, called "Kronthaler", are recommended for rheumatism, cough, and fatigue.
On 2 September 1972: Kronberg and Le Lavandou have sealed a twinning agreement which is put into action every year with cultural exchanges and friendship visits. In order to celebrate the 30th anniversary of this rapprochement,there were festivities held in September 2003 in Kronberg, with a gigantic bouillabaisse served to 450 celebrities during the gala evening in the Standthalle