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Summer, Holidays, Castle Road

 Exploring underground passages, playing just as they did in the Middle Ages, being out and about with the castle ghost - especially during the summer holidays the castles and palaces as well as the member locations offer a wide range of adventure tours for children. Find out more 


Middle Ages at first hand

 The Cadolzburg Experience (image: Bavarian Palace Department)

The new experience museum at Cadolzburg near Nuremberg invites you to experience the Middle Ages with all senses. How did they reign, sleep and fight 600 years ago? What does a hearth smell like and how did candy taste at the time? This and a lot more can be experienced here under the motto "A castle and its lords. The Cadolzburg experience". Further information

Theatre under the starry sky

 Kronach - Rosenberg Festspiele Photo: Frank Wunderatsch

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

 Open-Air Theatre Schwäbisch Hall -

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

"Hotel Recommendations for Connoisseurs"

 Romantik Hotel Der Adelshof Schwäbisch Hall -

You are in especially good hands in the Premium Partner Hotels of the Castle Road, wich set a clear counterpoint to rush and randomness and link your journey back in time with the comfort of our days very well. The seventeen hotels introduce themselves in the brochure "Hotel Recommendations for Connoisseurs". Order brochures here

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

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 »