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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. More than 70 castles and palaces can be admired along the 770-kilometre-long route.

Bad Wimpfen

The varied events programme of the Castle Road closes with the scent of gingerbread and festive lights. The Christmas Markets have begun and the Advent season gets you into the right Christmas mood with numerous events! Read more about festive events along the Castle Road

Heidelberg – Exhibition "Unreality"


From the Romantic dream to the imaginary modernity - This exhibition in the Palatine Museum makes a connection between the 19th century and the 20th century in five thematic sections. Works by Caspar David Friedrich, Lovis Corinth, Edvard Munch, Alfred Kubin, Max Ernst, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner and Max Pechstein are presented. Further 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.

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)

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.
Brand new members are the Hotel Rose Bitzfeld, the Alte Vogtei in Wolframs-Eschenbach Spa Hotel Bad Rodach.

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 Mannheim -

With the opening of its spectacular new building, the Kunsthalle Mannheim continues its 100-year history. The heart piece remains the internationally important collection with top works from Édouard Manet to Francis Bacon to William Kentridge and an outstanding focus of sculpture. Further information

Bayreuth - Reopening of the Margravial Opera House

 Bayreuth - Margravial Opera House

The festive reopening of the Margravial Opera House in Bayreuth has taken place on 12th April 2018 after a five-year  renovation period. The reopening of the Margravial Opera House is accompanied by a comprehensive programme of themed tours and other attractions relating to the restoration, art and history of the Opera House. Further information