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"Experience a journey through time" is the invitation 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 770-kilometre-long route.

Start of the year at the Castle Road

 Schwäbisch Hall - Hallia Venezia

In the first months of the new year, numerous highlights on the Castle Road offer the opportunity to welcome the new year - musically with the Baroque Festival "Winter in Schwetzingen", colourful with "Hallia Venezia", or even traditional with the Horse Markets in Heilbronn and Öhringen, or the Town Holiday in Kirchberg an der Jagst. Read more here

Caravan brochure 2018

 Caravan brochure

The Castle Road is ideal for caravan trip. The 60-page brochure "discovery tours along the Castle Road with the camper" takes caravaning lovers to caravan-sites along the Castle Road and gives suggestions for rest points and shopping facilities, recreational pleasure as well as even for walks with the four-legged friend. Only available in German language and free of charge. Get here »

"Picturesque Rothenburg" - Scientific conference

A scientific conference on 5 and 6 April will mark the start of the theme years "Pittoreskes Rothenburg" from 2019 to 2021. On these two days, experts from Germany and Great Britain will explain why the city was visited by numerous painters and architects from Great Britain at the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th century. More information

 Roadtrip with the caravan - Dürerhaus Nürnberg

Bloggers tell their travel stories personally, directly and authentically. The Burgenstrasse offers plenty of material for this. An overview of the blogs with experiences and impressions from a visit to the Burgenstrasse can be found here.

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The Castle Road on Television

In the frame of the series "holiday routes in the southwest", a movie about the Castle Road is aired in the German regional television channel "SWR". The series traces the history and meets people, who have something to do with the respective route in many different ways. Historic footage tells the story about how it used to be there. This way modern road movies with nostalgic reviews arise along these holiday routes. More about the movie about the Castle Road (only in German)