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Romantic Road Ticket Würzburg - Rothenburg o.d.T. with wine

1. Romantic Road Ticket Würzburg - Rothenburg o.d.T. with wine

explore the romantic road`s wine region and pass the wine growing regiosn of franconia, baden and württemberg. after passing the ochsenfurter gau, you get un touch with untouched nature while driving along the vineyards in the tauber valley. in weikersheim you will discover the charmin market square and the renaissance castle with its knight hall and the baroque garden. at lunch time rothenburg ob der tauber will be reached,which is germany`s most romantic town and an architectural jewel of the medieval ages. explore the town for youself and do not miss the most photogenic spots like the plänlein, the klingentor gate with the bastion and walk along the town wall. worth to visit is also the german christmas and the medieval torture and crime museum, where you will get in touch with a historical collection of objects relating to medieval law. typical for the town is the regional franconian kitchen with beer and wine and the snowballs, a sweat speciality of franconia.

Romantic Road to Weikersheim in the Tauber Valley

2. Romantic Road to Weikersheim in the Tauber Valley

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 local wine va be tasted in the restaurants around the market place. 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 residence in würzburg, unesco world heritage site since 1983 and the official starting point of the romantic road, germany`s oldest holiday road.

From Frankfurt: Romantic Road to Rothenburg ob der Tauber

3. From Frankfurt: Romantic Road to Rothenburg ob der Tauber

Explore the German Romantic Road by minibus and visit 3 historic towns. Depart from Frankfurt am Main and head towards Weikersheim to see the city palace and gardens. Next, discover the medieval town of Rothenburg ob der Tauber, and finally, stop in Würzburg on your return journey to Frankfurt. Your road trip begins in the morning near the main train station in Frankfurt. Board an air-conditioned minibus and set out to travel along a stretch of one of Germany's most picturesque routes, the Romantic Road. Your first stop for the day takes you to Weikersheim to see the Weikersheim Palace and Garden situated on the River Tauber. Explore the interior of the palace or spend some time strolling through the 18th-century palace gardens famous for their imaginative statues. Then, hop back aboard the bus and head to Rothenburg ob der Tauber. Wander down cobblestone lanes lined with half-timbered houses, walk along the city walls, or stop by the Medieval Crime Museum.  Rothenburg offers an array of eateries, including everything from traditional inns to classic taverns and refined restaurants. Grab a bite to eat or sip on a glass of Franconian wine before boarding your minibus for the return journey to Frankfurt. Look forward to one last attraction on your Romantic Road tour as you stop in the stately baroque town of Würzburg. Enjoy some free time here and admire the Würzburg Residence, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of Europe's most renowned baroque castles. Your tour of towns along the Romantic Road ends back in Frankfurt am Main. !!! Please book your Tour at least 24 hours / 1 day before you want to get on the bus, otherwise we cannot guarantee that your tour can take place !!!

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