- By Kevin
- On Jul 21, 2017
- Travel Tips
Following an old medieval trade route through the foothills of the Bavarian Alps to the former Imperial cities of Rothenburg,Donauw?rth and Dinkelsbühl,the Romantic Road is endlessly scenic and it’s the gateway to many of Bavaria’s top attractions.Following the three day Frankfurt tours to Munich-Romantic Road,Heidelberg,Rothenburg.Both Munich and Frankfurt make good starting point for touring the Romantic Road and there are numerous options for day or multi-day trips.
Starting out from either Munich or Frankfurt,3-,4-and 5-day tours allow plenty of time to discover the medieval gems of the Romantic Road and tour the magnificent Neuschwanstein Castle,as well as visiting nearby sights like the historic town of Heidelberg,Ludwig II’s Linderhof Castle or the Zugspitze,Germany’s highest peak.For the ultimate Romantic Road tour,opt for a 7-day of Romantic Germany from Frankfurt to Munich,which visits UNESCO-listed sites like the Wurzburg Residence,Heidelberg Castle and the Upper Middle Rhine Valley,as well as the nearby Black Forest.
Alternatively,those short on time can take in choice highlights of the Romantic Road like Rothenburg ob der Tauber,Augsburg and Donauworth,on an overnight tour between Munich and Frankfurt.It’s even possible to take in top attractions on a day tour–take a Wurzburg day tour from Frankfurt,or a guided tour of the Romantic Road,Rothenburg and Harburg Castle from either Munich or Frankfurt.
Discover ancient history and scenic beauty in Germany on this 3-day adventure from Frankfurt to Munich.Explore the university town of Heidelberg with your guide and visit Heidelberg Castle.Travel through the Spessart Mountains to Wuerzburg,then onward via the Romantic Road to Rothenburg ob der Tauber.
Admire the mighty ramparts,city gates and town hall,and gain insight into the town’s medieval history.Join an evening city walk in Rothenburg when the crowds have departed.Travel through the pretty towns of Dinkelsbuehl,Noerdlingen and Donauwoerth,then arrive in Munich.
What You Can Expect
Marvel at the scenic Spessart Mountains as your coach travels on to Rothenburg ob der Tauber.See this'Jewel of the Middle Ages',a well preserved medieval city residing above the Tauber River.Soak up the splendor and beauty of the Bavarian countryside at your own pace.This independent multi-day package is a combination of guaranteed scheduled coach services with additional features like transfers,hotel accommodation and sightseeing tours.Please read the itinerary below for full details.
Day 1:Frankfurt-Heidelberg-Frankfurt Start your tour with a regular diversified half-day trip to Heidelberg,the old university town on the banks of the Neckar River.Visit the inner courtyard of Heidelberg Castle before returning to Frankfurt.The rest of the day is free for you to explore on your own.Overnight:InterCity Hotel or similar.
Day 2:Frankfurt-Rothenburg(B)Depart from Frankfurt for a picturesque drive through the Spessart mountains to Wuerzburg,on the banks of the river Main.Continue on the Romantic Road to Rothenburg ob der Tauber,Germany's well-preserved'Jewel of the Middle Ages'with its ramparts,city gates,town hall and Jakobskirche(church)with an altar by the famous wood-carver Tilmann Riemenschneider.Upon arrival in Rothenburg,a taxi will take you to your hotel.In the afternoon or evening please join the city walk with a local guide or the historic Night Watchman in Rothenburg.Overnight:Hotel Spitzweg or similar.
Day 3:Rothenburg-Munich(B)After breakfast,you will have some free time to spend at leisure.Around noon,a taxi will meet you at your hotel and take you to the bus stop.Your coach drives along the Romantic Road passing such picturesque places as Dinkelsbuehl,Noerdlingen and Donauwoerth,with high-gabled houses and cobbled-stone streets.Via the former metropolis of Augsburg,you'll reach Munich,where your tour ends at approximately 6:00pm.