The Tauber Valley


There are various opportunities to explore the Rothenburg region with Frankenhöhe or Tauber valley. For instance, a relaxing bike tour or an exciting hike. A trip by car to one of the lakes with a picnic basket ensures variety.

Just for you, we made sure to put together a selection of popular excursions and local destinations to keep you on your toes.


[Translate to Englisch:] Altmühltal

Altmühltal Nature park

The Altmühltal in Franconia is a "magic cupboard with always new drawers", enthused the travel writer Karl Immermann already in the 19th century...

[Translate to Englisch:] Bierstraße

Beer Street

Eight small private breweries in the area of Neustadt, on the Danube, Aisch-Bad Windsheim, advertise their down-to-earth assortments of tasty beers on the "Bierstrasse". They can be mainly found in the area of the "Franconian Karpfenradweg", the carp bike trails in Franconia.

[Translate to Englisch:] Bocksbeutelstraße

Bocksbeutel street

The "Middle Franconian Bocksbeutel street" runs through the heart of Franconia with a total circuit of almost 50 km in length through the wonderful low mountain range of the Steigerwald and Frankenhöhe nature parks.

[Translate to Englisch:] Burgenstraße - Schwäbischhall

Taubertal Castle Road

On the website Burgenstrasse, you can find a fine collection of castles with wonderful day trip options from Rothenburg. Or you can turn it into a few days and put together your own individual route.

[Translate to Englisch:] Frankenhöhe

Franconian Heights

If you look out the windows of the rooms on the Bel Etage, in the Prinzhotel Rothenburg, whether during a conference, a romantic weekend, or a stop on the way to your skiing holiday, you can discover the breath-taking range known as the Franconian Heights...

[Translate to Englisch:] Hochseilgarten

High ropes course

Recently, Rothenburg even has a climbing forest to offer. Rappelling through the air, as a real act of courage showing your willingness to take risks. Sports events and motivational seminars give team training a dash of adventure.

[Translate to Englisch:] Karpfenmuseum

Carp museum

The old moated castle of the former Zollerian residence and today's district town of Neustadt an der Aisch, towering high out of the wide meadow, is a striking urban complex ...

[Translate to Englisch:] Romantisches Franken

Romantic Franconia

Romantic Franconia, is a holiday region with many inviting offers. Even if you feel at home in the superior rooms of the Prinzhotel, a little trip is worth its weight in gold to collect further impressions.

[Translate to Englisch:] Steigerwald


Sunny vineyards, ancient forests and a land with a thousand ponds. In the Steigerwald, you will find a unique Franconian variety including scenic, cultural and last but not least culinary experiences. An excellent location to combine with your visit to Rothenburg.

[Translate to Englisch:] Europäische Wasserscheide

Water divide

A wonderful hike along the European water divide on the heights of the Franconian nature park. The trails take you 98 km from Ansbach to Schnelldorf in small stages that can be divided up.

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