Rothenburg ob der Tauber
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Romantic Road and Rothenburg from Munich

1. Romantic Road and Rothenburg from Munich

This trip down the Romantic Road, a famous 220 mile route linking some of Bavaria's most exquisite architectural gems, will first take you to the Harburg: one of the oldest, largest and best-preserved castle complexes in southern Germany. This perfectly situated castle was first mentioned in documents of the 11th century and, with its surrounding village, retains the feel of the middle ages. Be enchanted by its historic flair and delve deep into its history. After visiting the castle, and pausing for coffee, you will drive on through the wondrous scenery of the Nördlinger Ries – the giant depression left by an ancient meteor in the Swabian landscape. Travelling via Dinkelsbühl, with its towers and spires, you will reach Rothenburg, a perfectly restored mediaeval town. Here you will have time for extensive exploration. Meander through the beautiful streets and alleyways, which are full of the charm of past times. Pick up a treasure or two in the boutiques, or have a meal in an exclusive restaurant. Your return to Munich will take you through the largest hops-growing region in the world, the Hallertau. On this tour you will surely see one of the most beautiful regions of south Germany.

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Day Trip to Rothenburg from Frankfurt

2. Day Trip to Rothenburg from Frankfurt

Take a day trip to one of the best-preserved medieval towns in Germany, Rothenburg ob der Tauber. On this trip you will first travel along the Romantic Road, a route linking many of the prettiest places in Germany, including Rothenburg. Be enchanted by the beautiful core of the historic town on a guided tour. Your informative guide will acquaint you with the history of Rothenburg as you walk around seeing the sights. A visit here is like a trip into the past, with medieval passages and alleyways, the Jakobskirche, the wonderful altarpiece by Tilman Riemenschneider, half-timbered houses, turreted city gates, the mighty town hall from the Renaissance period, and the Kriminalmuseum

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From Nuremberg: Rothenburg ob der Tauber Day Tour in Spanish

3. From Nuremberg: Rothenburg ob der Tauber Day Tour in Spanish

Spend the day wandering the streets of the fairytale town of Rothenburg ob der Tauber, hear fascinating stories, and discover its medieval history. The day begins at the Nuremberg main train station where your local tour guide will meet you. Travel by train for the 1.5-hour journey and enjoy the best landscapes of Bavaria along the way.  Upon arrival in Rothenburg ob der Tauber, your walking tour of this true medieval gem begins. At every step, be amazed by the historic buildings showing the glorious past of the city and hear about the traditions, myths, and beliefs typical of the Middle Ages. Learn how the inhabitants lived and how the city developed from a small castle and its first towers to the final city walls. The tour within Rothenburg ob der Tauber lasts about 2.5 hours. Then enjoy about 1.5 hours of free time for lunch and walking around, according to your taste. The return to Nuremberg will be by train with a time scheduled in advance.

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What people are saying about Rothenburg ob der Tauber

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 156 reviews

One of the best ideas when going to Munich. My boyfriend and I had an amazing time from the beginning to the end. Paul was our guide and I have no words to thank him for making our day so special. Paul is absolutely professional, has lots of historic and curious information about the area. If you go to do this tour, make sure Paul will be your guide, he makes the difference.

Amazing trip with a super guide Paul and driver.paul was amazing gave a lot of information adhered to ckvid restrictions and also entertained us.i will be back on more of your tours which Paul will be doing .danke paul du bist super!!!

Paul was very entertaining he danced he sang told us a lot about history we enjoyed our day quite the entertainer so I would say it’s a good value for your money!!

Rothenburg is amazing! As a frequent traveler, I highly recommend to avail of this tour to visit Rothenburg.

Everything perfect! Wonderful ride! I highly recommend it, it's really worth it!