"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 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.

 Old German Christmas Market in Bad Wimpfen

The glow of lights and the smell of cookies - Advent on the Castle Road

Feel the magic of the Advent season - the towns along the Burgenstrasse get in the mood for Christmas with the glow of lights and the smell of gingerbread. Christmas markets against a unique historical backdrop, Christmas exhibitions, concerts and many other events accompany visitors through the pre-Christmas period. 

You can find an overview of all Christmas events here.

 Restaurant Schwarzer Bock Ansbach © Biohotel Schwarzer Bock Ansbach

"Country Inns Castle Road" on Bavarian Television

In eight episodes, Bavarian Television presents the Franconian part of the Castle Road and its culinary diversity in its series "Country Inns". On the journey from Rothenburg ob der Tauber to Bayreuth, viewers experience castles, palaces and countryside as well as hospitality and culinary delights from home cooking to gourmet cuisine.

All episodes are available in the BR Mediathek.

Strolling from castle to castle - switch off and let the soul dangle

Escape from the routines of everyday life in a special way on the Castle Road. Stay in imposing castles and stylish palaces. Take a deep breath in cosy castle courtyards, enjoy breathtaking views, spend the night in time-honoured walls and stroll between tradition and modernity. Where once the king was a guest, today the guest is king.

Let our tour suggestions inspire you for your next trip along the Castle Road!


Bamberg - Theme year on the 200th anniversary of the death of the poet E.T.A. Hoffmann

Time and again, his literary works contain references to Bamberg, the city where he lived from 1808 to 1813. The artist's life in Bamberg and his works will be the subject of numerous exhibitions and city tours in the theme year 2022. More about the theme year

 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 


 Castle Road in Blogs

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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