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Theatre and music under the starry sky

 Kronach - Rosenberg Festspiele Photo: Frank Wonderatsch
Kronach - Rosenberg Festspiele Photo: Frank Wonderatsch.

A  mild summer evening, an impressive historical building as scenery, lively comedies or tragic stories performed under the open sky - each year the numerous open-air theatre at the Castle Road are fascinating the audience. Read more in our calendar of events

500 years of Reformation

 Martin Luther in his 50th year of his life - Lucas Cranach the Elder, Wittenberg, 1533 © German National Museum

This year is marked by the anniversary "500 years of Reformation". The Castle Road leads to places, where Luther himself has worked - for example to Coburg - and to scenes, which are in direct relation with the Reformation. For the anniversary, exhibitions and theatre performances take place, further special guided tours are offered in different places.

More about the Reformation-anniversary on the Castle Road

News from the Premium Partner Hotels

 Hotel Victoria in the Old Town of Nuremberg

You are especially good hands in the Premium Partner Hotels of the Castle Road, which set a clear counterpoint to rush and randomness and link your journey back in time with the comfort of our days very well. You will find news from the Premium Partners - from the 66-year anniversary at Rappenhof in Weinsberg to the "VictoriaChallenge" in Nuremberg here

Wolframs-Eschenbach - New Life in the Old Bailiwick

 Wolframs-Eschenbach - Old Bailiwick (Alte Vogtei)

A legend returned: The old bailiwick in the heart of Wolframs-Eschenbach has reopened. The house of tradition presents itself allround repaired and renovated in new glamour. As it used to be the inn in the former proud ruler's shelter of the German knightly order shall once again become the crucial point of the social life in the region. Further information (only in German)

Travel packages for individualists

 Heidelberg - View to the Old Bridge and the Old Town

Tailored to the guest's wishes, "Academy Reisen" from Heidelberg offers a wide range of bookable tours along the Castle Road - from two overnight stays up to one week and longer. The journeys can be booked on request and are devised for self-driving guests, that are travelling with the own car or a rented car, which can also be booked if requested. Further information and booking »

Caravan brochure 2017

Available for friends of camper van tours is the brochure "discovery tours along the Castle Road with the camper" which contains the caravan parking spaces, refreshment points, leisure and sport activities and also walks with the dog. Only in german language and free of charge.

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Roadtrip with the caravan

 Roadtrip with the caravan - Dürerhaus Nürnberg

Blogger Tanja Klindworth set off with her caravan to explore the Castle Road. She explored Heidelberg, Rothenburg o.d.T., Nürnberg and Bayreuth, but also treasures like Seßlach or the Altenstein ruins.

Read more about her impressions