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Great day for Schwetzingen Palace

 Schwetzingen Palace - main courtyard (© SSG Photo: Tobias Schwerdt)

Schwetzingen Palace now shines with a new brilliance: after the excessive facade renovation the historic interiors are now open to visitors again. The reopening of the palace museum has been celebrated on Sunday, 11th September 2016. Further information

The Fascination of castles on Heldburg Fortress

 German Castle Museum on Veste Heldburg (Photo: Nürnberger Versicherung)

The German Castle Museum on the Veste Heldburg has been opened on the 8th September 2016. In the unique European exhibition, visitors can now trace to about 1700 square metres the former life on the castle. The exhibition shows, among other things, why castles were built, how they were used and adjusted. Further information

Roadtrip with the caravan

 Roadtrip with the caravan - Dürerhaus Nürnberg

Blogger Tanja Klindworth set off with her caravan to explore the Castle Road. She explored Heidelberg, Rothenburg o.d.T., Nürnberg and Bayreuth, but also treasures like Seßlach or the Altenstein ruins.

Read more about her impressions

Brochure of the Premium Partner Hotels

 Hotel Recommendations for Connoisseurs

With the motto "hotel recommendations for connoisseurs", a brochure of our 17 premium partner hotels has been released. The charming, personally managed houses are introduced on 40 pages, completed by tips for your very personal Castle Road travel.

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Travel packages for individualists

 Heidelberg - View to the Old Bridge and the Old Town

Tailored to the guest's wishes, "Academy Reisen" from Heidelberg offers a wide range of bookable tours along the Castle Road - from two overnight stays up to one week and longer. The journeys can be booked on request and are devised for self-driving guests, that are travelling with the own car or a rented car, which can also be booked if requested. Further information and booking »

Baroque Exhibition in Mannheim



From 11th September 2016 until 19th February 2017, the Reiss-Engelhorn-Museen in Mannheim present the exhibition "Baroque - Nothing but an illusion?". Lush "Rubensweiber", powdered wigs, decadent feasts as well as magnificent monuments - often the baroque period gets related to these cliché-ridden ideas. For the first time the large cultural historical exhibition presents the complexity and contradictions of the Baroque Era. About 300 precious objects from renowned European museums illustrate the fascinating specialties of the Era. Further information