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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.

Springtime at the Castle road

 Guttenberg Castle in the Neckar valley

Spring will arrive at the Castle Road and everything will be flourishing and turning green. Right at Easter time there are many opportunities for trips along the Castle Road. Here are some tips for Easter time at the Castle Road

Castle Road with the vintage car

For the first time we have worked out the tours along the Castle Road, which are specially designed for trips with the vintage car. The route suggestions are supplemented by hotel tips and the best parking facilities. In addition, there is the brochure "Selected routes from castle to castle" (only in German). Further information

"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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 Hotel Gotisches Haus in Rothenburg ob der Tauber

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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)