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"How do you get to Mespelbrunn from Frankfurt using public transportation" (posted 04/07/2016)

by train from the airport Frankfurt / Main to Aschaffenburg Hauptbahnhof, then bus stop B, take bus 40 to Mespelbrunn http://www.appelt-bridge.de/files/busfahrplan_linie_0040_ab-msb.pdf
Answer provided by Hans Kuhlmann on 04/08/2016
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Frankfurt-Aschaffenburg: German railway, intercity express. About 50 minutes. Connection Aschaffenburg -Mespelbrunn: bus nr. 40, about 35 minutes. Price about 21, - € one way per person.
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"We are going to Germany so I want to see Mespelbrunn Castle! Any things to do from there?" (posted 02/16/2016)

dining out in Gasthaus Lamm, Mespelbrunn. Nice trips in the district Miltenberg. Anregungungen under: www.churfranken.de
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Schloss-mespelbrunn.de Our opening times daily continuously 9:00 to 17:00! Price (incl guide.): 5,00 € Adults 4,50 € Groups of 25 people € 2.00 students school classes to 25 children (including 2 supervisors.) Fixed price: 60,00 € groups over 25 people are divided. Duration of the tour about 40 minutes. The castle is open again from 19 March 2016th About the Winter Park and Castle are closed.
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    Mespelbrunn Castle

    Mespelbrunn Castle is a medieval moated castle on the territory of the town of Mespelbrunn, between Frankfurt and Würzburg, built in a remote tributary valley of the Elsava valley, within the Spessart forest. One of the most visited water castles in Germany, it is frequently featured in tourist books.

    The first precursor of Mespelbrunn Castle was a simple house. The owner was Hamann Echter, vizedom of Aschaffenburg, a title which means that he was the representative of the ruler the prince elector archbishop of Mainz Johann II of Nassau at the castle and town of Aschaffenburg. On May 1, 1412, Johann gave the site, a forest clearing next to a lake, to Echter, a knight, who constructed a house without fortifications. It was a reward for Echter's services against the Czechs. The Echter family originates from the Odenwald region. Their name presumably means "der die Acht vollstreckt", the executor of the ostracism. In the 15th century the Spessart was a wild and unexploited virgin forest, used for hideout by bandits and Hussites, who despoiled the regions nearby. Therefore in 1427 Hamann Echter, the son of the first owner, began to rebuild his father's house to a fortified castle with walls, towers, and a moat using the nearby lake.



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Mespelbrunn Overview

Mespelbrunn is a community in the Aschaffenburg (Aschaffenburg vacation rentals | Aschaffenburg travel guide) district in the Regierungsbezirk of Lower Franconia in Bavaria, Germany and a member of the Verwaltungsgemeinschaft (Administrative Community) of Mespelbrunn, whose seat is in Heimbuchenthal.

The community lies in the middle of the Spessart. The community was formed out of the former communities of Hessenthal and Mespelbrunn.

Things to See in Mespelbrunn

Mespelbrunn earns its livelihood above all from tourism, and is known for its charming Mespelbrunn Castle (Wasserschloss Mespelbrunn), expanded beginning in 1551 by the family Echter. In Mespelbrunn and at the moated castle, several scenes of the 1950s German classic film Das Wirtshaus im Spessart were made.

Three-naved pilgrimage church in the outlying centre of Hessenthal

The Gothic pilgrimage chapel (family Echter’s burial ground with a Renaissance tomb for Julius Echter von Mespelbrunn’s parents and siblings)

Divine Grace Chapel with a Late Gothic Pietà as an image of divine grace

Crucifixion Group by Hans Backoffen and a Lamentation of Christ attributed to Tilman Riemenschneider in a wing by Hans Schädel from the 1950s.

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More about the History of Mespelbrunn

The town name is fairly new after its changing in 1938 from Neudorf, a popular city name in Germany.

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Mespelbrunn is a community in the Aschaffenburg district in the Regierungsbezirk of Lower Franconia in Bavaria, Germany and a member of the Verwaltungsgemeinschaft (Administrative Community) of Mespelbrunn, whose seat is in Heimbuchenthal.

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