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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. About 60 castles and palaces can be admired along the 770-kilometre-long route.

Castle Road with the vintage car

For the first time we have worked out the tours along the Castle Road, which are specially designed for trips with the vintage car. The route suggestions are supplemented by hotel tips and the best parking facilities. In addition, there is the brochure "Selected routes from castle to castle" (only in German). Further information

Theme years "Picturesque Rothenburg"

Rothenburg ob der Tauber, with its location in the landscape and its medieval townscape, which fell out of time, fulfilled all the criteria of the "Pittoresque" at the end of the 19th century. From 2019 to 2021 the theme years "Rothenburg as Landscape Garden" are dedicated to this phenomenon with exhibitions and special offers. Further information and dates

Federal Garden Show Heilbronn 2019

 Federal Garden Show Heilbronn 2019

The Federal Garden Show will take place in Heilbronn from 17th April to 6th October 2019. Garden art at its finest and high-quality urban architecture here will enter into a symbiosis for the first time. The Federal Garden Show Heilbronn attracts visitors with its varied events: Concerts, water shows, dance performances, interactive activities, lectures and programmes for the young guests. 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.

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 Hotel Gotisches Haus in Rothenburg ob der Tauber

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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)