.. 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.

 Hotel Colmberg Castle - Princes' Room

Hotel Colmberg Castle - a new treasure on the Castle Road

The 1000-year-old castle is home to a family-run hotel where lovers of historic walls will find exactly what their heart desires: stylish rooms, an interior varying from historic to modern, a castle kitchen with a variety of game specialities, a light-flooded winter garden, a terrace in the castle courtyard and, last but not least, a magnificent view over the countryside.
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The Castle Road in autumn

 Weinsberg - Weibertreu castle ruins in autumnal light

Autumn on the Castle Road

When the days become shorter again and the leaves turn iridescent, you can experience autumn in its colorful glory. Numerous culinary offers along the Castle Road invite you to enjoy a glass of wine, delicious specialties and conviviality! The new and currently valid regulations invite you again to festivities - whereby safety is always a prerequisite.

You can get an overview in our calendar of events.

 Bayreuth - Grail Bell Piano (Photo: National Archive of the Richard Wagner Foundation)

Bayreuth - Mystical sounds in the Richard Wagner Museum

"Noon - the hour has come": Until the end of September, the Richard Wagner Museum Bayreuth is displaying a historic "Grail Bell Piano" with a great past in the hall of Haus Wahnfried: it can be heard on the oldest recordings of Parsifal from the Bayreuth Festival Theatre in 1927. Its mystical sounds can be heard in the museum every day at 12:00 noon. Further information


 Hotel Schwarzer Bock in Ansbach

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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 


 Caravan brochure

Discover the Castle Road with your motorhome

The Castle Road is ideal for caravan trip. The broschure "discovery tours along the Castle Road with the camper" has now been published. It 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, free of charge. Get here

 Motorhomes in front of the silhouette of Rothenburg ob der Tauber

The Castle Road in blogs

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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