Tour the German Romantic Route (Romantische StraĂźe) by Bus or Coach

Romantic Road Coach in Germany

Romantic Road Coach (Europabus / Deutsche Touring / EurAide bus) connects Frankfurt and Munich with Rothenburg ob der Tauber along the Romantische Strasse a few times per week during summer. Stops include among others Augsburg, Nördlingen, DinkelsbĂĽhl, Bad Mergentheim, WĂĽrzburg, and Munich. The Romantic Road (Romantische StraĂźe) was founded in 1950 as a tourism promotion project. This … Read more

List of Top Ten Best Christmas Markets to Visit in Germany

Berlin Christmas Market

The list of the top ten best Christmas markets (Weihnachstsmärkte / Christkindlesmarkt) to visit in Germany includes Nuremberg, Dresden, Berlin, Frankfurt, Munich, LĂĽbeck, Leipzig, Rothenburg, Cologne, and Dortmund. A selection of the top ten best Christmas markets (Weihnachtsmärkte) to visit in Germany is not easy. Every town in Germany seems to have a Christmas market … Read more

Visit the St Wolfgangskirche Fortress Church in Rothenburg ob der Tauber

St Wolfgangskirche (Church of St Wolfgang) in Rothenburg ob der Tauber

Visit the St Wolfgangskirche in Rothenburg ob der Tauber to see a medieval fortress church (Wehrkirche) in the Klingen Bastion. The St Wolfgangskirche (Church of St Wolfgang) in Rothenburg ob der Tauber is a Late Gothic fortress church (Wehrkirche) constructed as an integral part of the town defenses. It forms part of the Klingenbastei (Klingen … Read more

Walking on the Free Ramparts and Town Walls of Rothenburg ob der Tauber

Sentry Walk on the Walls of Rothenburg ob der Tauber

Walking on the sentry walk on the walls and ramparts of Rothenburg ob der Tauber is free and a top attraction when visiting the romantic, wall-enclosed medieval town. Romantic Rothenburg ob der Tauber, at the heart of the Romantische StraĂźe tourist route in Germany, is famous for its beautifully preserved picture-perfect medieval old town center … Read more

Visit the Medieval Crime or Torture Museum in Rothenburg ob der Tauber

"Executioner's" Mask in the Medieval Crime Museum in Rothenburg

The torture instruments and shame masks in the Medieval Crime Museum are among the top sights to see in Rothenburg ob der Tauber on the Romantic Road in Germany. The Medieval Crime Museum (Mittelalterliches Kriminalmuseum) in Rothenburg ob der Tauber is most famous for its large collection of historic torture devices and public humiliation masks. … Read more

Visit the St.-Jakobs-Kirche (St James Church) in Rothenburg ob der Tauber

St James Tabernacle

The high Gothic St.-Jakobs-Kirche (Church of St James) in Rothenburg ob der Tauber is full of art including the Holy Blood Altar by Tilman Riemenschneider.  The St.-Jakobs-Kirche (Church of St James) is the largest church in the wall-enclosed medieval city of Rothenburg ob der Tauber in northern Bavaria in Germany. This High Gothic church is … Read more

See the Tilman Riemenschneider Holy Blood Altar in Rothenburg ob der Tauber

Twelve Disciples and Christ in the Holy Blood Altar

The Holy Blood Altar (Heilig-Blut-Altar) by Tilman Riemenschneider in the St-Jakobs-Kirche (St James Church) is a top sight to see in Rothenburg ob der Tauber. Tillman Riemenschneider’s Holy Blood Altar is one of the artistic highlights on the Romantic Road in Germany and also one of the most important medieval artworks in Germany. The monumental … Read more

Travel By Train to Medieval Rothenburg ob der Tauber

Roof-Covered Sentry Walk in Rothenburg ob der Tauber

German Railways (Deutsche Bahn) trains provide reliable cheap train transportation to Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany’s top romantic, wall-encircled medieval town in Bavaria. Rothenburg ob der Tauber, a small wall-enclosed medieval town in northern Bavaria is arguably Germany’s most romantic town. It is a top sightseeing destination and a very popular stop on the Romantic … Read more

Parking and Driving to Rothenburg ob der Tauber in Bavaria

Car in front of the Röderbogen an Markusturm in Rothenburg ob der Tauber

Traveling by car is the easiest way to reach the wall-encircled medieval town Rothenburg ob der Tauber in Bavaria. Driving on German autobahns is fast and mostly free. Driving is the easiest way to travel to the romantic town Rothenburg ob der Tauber in Franken (Franconia) in the northern parts of Bavaria in central Germany. … Read more

Transportation to Rothenburg ob der Tauber in Bavaria

Plönlein in Rothenburg ob der Tauber

Getting to Rothenburg ob der Tauber in Bavaria is easy by car, on public transportation (train), or day-trip bus tours. This wall-enclosed medieval town is a top sight on Germany’s Romantic Road holiday route. Romantic, wall-encircled Rothenburg ob der Tauber is a top sightseeing destination for travelers to Germany. This small medieval village is a … Read more

Visit the Herrgottskirche in Creglingen to See Tilman Riemschneider’s Maria Altar

Detail of the Riemenschneider Altar in the Herrgottskirche in Creglingen

The Virgin Mary Altar (Marienaltar) by Tilman Riemenschneider in the Herrgottskirche in Creglingen is a popular stop on the Romantic Road in Germany. The small Gothic Herrgottskirche in Creglingen near WĂĽrzburg and Rothenburg ob der Tauber is a medieval artistic highlight when traveling along the Romantic Road (Romantische StraĂźe) in Germany. This Lord’s Chapel has … Read more