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From Würzburg: Romantic Road and Rothenburg Wine Trip

1. From Würzburg: Romantic Road and Rothenburg Wine Trip

Take a trip down an authentic German holiday route. Sample locally-made wines, and explore local landmarks in the company of a guide in historical costume. Begin your trip outside Würzburg main station. Board your air-conditioned coach, cross the River Main, and head for the vineyards of the Tauber Valley. Cruise past Bad Mergentheim and the wine town of Markelsheim as you enjoy your journey. Alight at Weikersheim to meet your guide in historical costume. Be led through a renaissance castle and park, designed in the style of Versailles. Encounter Röttingen, regarded as Germany's first European city, and Rothenburg ob der Tauber, claimed to be the most romantic city in Germany. Taste 3 different wines from the Markelsheim winegrowers' cooperative. Start with a welcome glass of Secco on the journey out, then enjoy a Müller Thurgau or Silvaner white as you drive along the vineyards in the Tauber Valley, and a glass of red on your way home.

From Frankfurt: Romantic Road to Weikersheim Full-Day Trip

2. From Frankfurt: Romantic Road to Weikersheim Full-Day Trip

After driving through the Spessart, Würzburg will be passed. Then the tour leads to the Tauber Valley, the wine region of the Romantic Road. In Weikersheim, wine-growing has a long tradition and the vintners invite people to a wine tasting. The charming state-approved resort town offers the following highlights: Historic Market Place with Rococo fountain, Gothic parish church and stately buildings, Renaissance castle with magnificent "Rittersaal" (Knights´Hall), Mirror cabinet, and Baroque court garden. On the way back stop at the Residenz in Würzburg, a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1983 and the official starting point of the Romantic Road, Germany`s oldest holiday road.

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