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Rothenburg Spring Awakening Festival

At these series of events from March 25 to April 30 2017, guests will experience cultural highlights, events for families and fascinating exhibitions. The range of services includes the traditional adornment of the Easter fountains as well as the guided tour: "From the lentbeer to the Easter fountain". The spring hiking weeks as well as the "Stadtmosphäre" are some other events that complete the programme. Further information



"Serious cribs" in Bamberg

From 8th to 24th April 2017 the "Bamberger Krippenfreunde" present at Easter a special exhibition, which shows the occurences about the suffering, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Germany's oldest and completely extant way of the cross is situated not far from the Maternkapelle.  Further information

 Neckarbischofsheim - historic train
Neckarbischofsheim - historic train.

Neckarbischofsheim - Easter Tours with a Steam Train

In this year the Krebsbachtalbahn offers on Easter monday a tour with a historic train. On 17th April the train drives from Neckarbischofsheim to Hüffenhardt. Along the route refreshments will be served. On Easter also the light railway of Neckarbischofsheim starts the season. Detailed information



Easter time in Franconian Switzerland

In the Franconian Switzerland, the decorated Easter fountains celebrate the arrival of spring. About 200 fountains have been decorated with lovely arranged Easter decorations. Hundreds of thousands Easter eggs will be used to the joy of the visitors for decorating the fountains. According to the Guinnes Book of Records the "biggest Easter fountain of the world" with exactly 11.108 eggs can be admired in Bieberach not far from Egloffstein. Detailed information (only in German) at www.fraenkische-schweiz.com



23rd Bayreuth Easter Festival

The music festival from 14th to 23rd April 2017 is placed under the motto "Cultural joy for a good purpose". Among the highlights are the concerts of the INTERNATIONALE JUNGE ORCHESTERAKADEMIE, an international representational orchestra with more than 90 musicians from over 30 nations. Tickets

 Forchheim - Easter egg market
Forchheim - Easter egg market.

Forchheim - Passion and Easter

Within the scope of the Easter programme at the Palatine Museum in Forchheim there will be from 7th to 23th April 20167 a special exhibition about Easter traditions in the Franconian Switzerland, among others the crib exhibition "...and the world was released" can be visited at the Marienkapelle in front of the royal palace. Further information (only in German)