.. is the motto of the Burgenstraße, which leads from Mannheim to Bayreuth and is one of the oldest holiday routes in Germany. About 60 castles and palaces can be admired along the 780-kilometre-long route. In addition, there are plenty of opportunities for an individual and relaxed stroll through the past, whether by car, camper van, bicycle or classic car.

 Schwäbisch Hall - Salters at the Cake and Source Festival
Schwäbisch Hall - Salters at the Cake and Source Festival.

Pentecost at the Castle Road

The Whitsun holidays are marked by colorful events along the Castle Road. Among others, "Der Meistertrunk" in Rothenburg ob der Tauber, the cake and fountain festival in Schwäbisch Hall and the garden days at Eyrichshof Castle invite visitors.

More about Whitsun on the Castle Road in our calendar of events



 Abenberg Castle Museum - View of the exhibition

Abenberg - New Castle Museum "1000 years of castle dreams"

Finally be a knight... In the new Abenberg Castle Museum, this wish comes true: 1000 years of castle dreams come to life in an interactive exhibition. With their own key, guests of all ages can explore the history of the castle and its inhabitants. Immerse yourself in a bygone era, when real knights' tournaments still took place here ...

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 Schlosshotel Molkenkur, Heidelberg - Corner view

Neues Premium Partner Hotel: Schlosshotel Molkenkur

A touch of "Zauberberg" on the Neckar: High above Heidelberg's old town and within walking distance of the castle, the Schlosshotel Molkenkur at the mountain railway station of the same name combines modern 4-star hotel comfort with the nostalgic flair of a listed building. Enjoy the excellent cuisine, the spectacular view and the pleasant feeling of being completely removed from everyday life!

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 Berggasthof Königstuhl - Aerial view

New Premium Partner Hotel: Schlosshotel Hohenstein

The Berggasthof Königstuhl is enthroned at the top of Heidelberg's local mountain. Surrounded by nature, sky and width, the spacious new building with a traditional look at the terminus of the mountain railway awaits you with 62 rooms in an upscale country house style, a mountain parlour with a rustic Swiss stone pine look, a beer garden and more - an ideal starting point for hikes and sightseeing!

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 Caravan brochure

Discover the Castle Road with your motorhome

The Castle Road is ideal for a trip with a motorhome. The "discovery tours along the Castle Road with the camper" brochure guides motorhome enthusiasts to pitches along the Burgenstraße. Detailed information on all pitches makes it easy to plan your tour. Tips on places to stop for refreshments and shopping, leisure activities and even walks with your four-legged travel companion round off the information package.

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 Schlosshotel Hohenstein - General view

New Preium Partner Hotel: Schlosshotel Hohenstein

The Schlosshotel Hohenstein in Ahorn near Coburg now offers discerning Burgenstraße travellers an elegant and comfortable holiday accommodation in Upper Franconia. Surrounded by greenery, the restored 14th century castle enchants with its charm, style, extensive park, fantastic views and exquisite sustainable cuisine - a green Michelin star proves it!

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 Hotel & Restaurant Burg Rabenstein

You will feel completely comfortable ...

Premium Partner Hotels Castle Road

in the Premium Partner Hotels at the Castle Road. What close affinity to the Castle Road they have, what they stand for und what they offer, you will find under www.hotels-burgenstrasse.de 



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