Follow the Romantic Road in Germany

Categories: Family and Kids, Sightseeing, Cultural and History

Rothenburg, a popular mediaval town along the Romantic Road
Rothenburg, a popular mediaval town along the Romantic Road

[ source: Flickr]

The Romantic Road (German: Romantische Strasse) is the term for a theme route coined by travel agents in the 1950s to describe the stretch of highway in southern Germany (in Bavaria and Baden-Württemberg), between Würzburg (Würzburg vacation rentals | Würzburg travel guide) and Füssen (Füssen vacation rentals | Füssen travel guide). This region of Germany is thought by many international travelers to possess quintessentially German scenery and culture, specifically in towns and cities such as Nördlingen (Nördlingen vacation rentals | Nördlingen travel guide), Dinkelsbühl (Dinkelsbühl vacation rentals | Dinkelsbühl travel guide) and Rothenburg ob der Tauber (Rothenburg ob der Tauber vacation rentals | Rothenburg ob der Tauber travel guide). The Romantic Road is also known for passing by the famous Neuschwanstein Castle.

Along the Romantic Road in Germany

[ source: Wikipedia ]



Find and book quality Germany Vacation Rentals and Holiday Apartments ...

By Vacation Theme: Alpine Villages, Beach Vacations, Farm Vacations, German Castles, Historic Old Towns, Lake Vacations, Metropolitan Cities, Small Villages, Spa Towns, Themeparks, [ + ] more ...

By State: Aargau, Appenzell Ausserrhoden, Appenzell Innerrhoden, Baden-Wurttemberg, Basel-Landschaft, Basel-Stadt, Bavaria, Berlin (region), Bern (Canton), Brandenburg, Bremen (region), Burgenland (Austria), Canton of Jura, Canton of Uri, Carinthia (Austria), Fribourg (Canton), Geneva (Canton), Glarus, Graubünden, Hamburg (region), Hesse, Lower Austria, Lower Saxony, Lucerne (Canton), Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Neuchâtel, Nidwalden, North Rhine-Westphalia, Obwalden, Rhineland-Palatinate, Saarland, Salzburger Land (Austria), Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt, Schaffhausen (Canton), Schleswig-Holstein, Schwyz (Canton), Solothurn, St. Gallen (Canton), Styria (Austria), Thurgau, Thuringia, Ticino, Tyrol (Austria), Upper Austria, Valais, Vaud, Vienna (Austria), Voralberg (Austria), Zug (Canton), Zürich (Canton), [ + ] more ...


Location, Map, and Driving Directions

Location: Würzburg, Germany

[ view larger map ]

Related Links

Interactive Google map of the Romantic Road

www.visitingeu.com/western-europe/germany/2008/10/map-of-romantic-road-in-germany.html


Official web site

www.romantischestrasse.de/?lang=uk






Nearby Destinations Where You Can Find Nice Germany Vacation Rentals

Rothenburg ob der Tauber

Rothenburg ob der Tauber

Located on the “Romantic Road” in Middle Franconia (Bavaria), Rothenburg is famous for its well-preserved medieval buildings and fortifications. Stroll leisurely through cobblestone streets (much of the town is car-free) and enjoy this romantic town's…  [ + ] More Details

Related: Rothenburg ob der Tauber Vacation Rentals


Bamberg

Bamberg

Bamberg, located in Bavaria, sits on the Regnitz River and is one of the few cities in Germany that was not destroyed by World War II bombings. The Old Town of Bamberg is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, primarily because of its authentic medieval…  [ + ] More Details

Related: Bamberg Vacation Rentals


Würzburg

Würzburg

Würzburg is a city in the region of Franconia, which lies in the northern tip of Bavaria. Its population is 131,320 as of 2006. Würzburg is mainly known as an administrative center. The city’s largest employers are the Julius-Maximilians-University…  [ + ] More Details

Related: Würzburg Vacation Rentals


Ansbach

Ansbach

Ansbach or Anspach (originally Onolzbach) is a town steeped in history located in Bavaria, Germany. Its historical center was spared from destruction during World War II allowing today's visitors to enjoy its wonderful baroque buildings.  [ + ] More Details

Related: Ansbach Vacation Rentals


Wildflecken

Wildflecken

Wildflecken is a municipality in the Bad Kissingen district, at the border of northeastern Bavaria and southern Hesse. In 2005, its population was 3,285. Wildflecken is in the picturesque Rhön hills and nature-park.  [ + ] More Details

Related: Wildflecken Vacation Rentals



Feedback, comments, questions?

Bettina Kraft

If you have visited here please share your experiences with our readers on Facebook. Or, if you have other cool trip suggestions and would like to contribute a travel guide here, please drop me an email. We also are encouraging free-lancers, travel guide writers or publishers who have great Germany related content to send us an email and get in touch with us.

Subscribe to the latest Germany travel guide articles in a reader (RSS)

Ask a Local for special travel insider tips!

We make it easy for you to post your travel questions and get them answered by local residents and our property owners in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. This way you get unqiue travel tips, personalized to your needs. Just type in your destination in the search box and go to your desired destination guide. From there look for the "Ask a Local" box, type in your question and submit. Typically you'll get 2-3 responses within less than 24 hours.

Download free eBook: 10 Tips on how to Live Like a German during your Germany Vacation!

Download free eBook: 10 Tips on how to Live Like a German during your Germany Vacation!Register for our free monthly Germany travel newsletter and download as a gift this valuable eBook: "10 Tips on how to Live Like a German during your Germany Vacation" - written by Bettina Kraft, owner of the Live Like a German site.
[ + ] More Details

Add the "Best of Live Like a German" to your web site or blog!

Best of Live Like a German Badge

Get the Best of Live Like a German badge, which shows the latest Germany travel tips, popular vacation packages, special trip plans, and a selection of travel guides. It can be integrated easily into your web site or blog.
[ + ] More Details