3 days in Romantic Road Itinerary

3 days in Romantic Road Itinerary

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3 days in Romantic Road Itinerary

Start: Nuremberg
train:  2​h
1
Wurzburg
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
2
Rothenburg
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Fussen
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h
End: Nuremberg

1
night
Wurzburg

Wurzburg ©
Founded in the 10th century, Wurzburg served as the home of powerful prince-bishops for many centuries.
On the 18th (Sat), explore the historical opulence of Würzburg Residence, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Neumunster, admire the landmark architecture of St. Kilian Cathedral, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Marienkapelle, then make a trip to Market Square, and finally step into the grandiose world of Marienburg Fortress.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Wurzburg trip itinerary builder app .

Nuremberg to Wurzburg is an approximately 1.5-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Wurzburg can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Rothenburg.

Things to do in Wurzburg

Historic Sites Museums
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Würzburg Residence ©
Würzburg Residence
Marienburg Fortress ©
Marienburg Fortress
Neumuenster ©
Neumuenster

1
night
Rothenburg

Rothenburg ©
An old imperial city, Rothenburg is the main tourist stop on the scenic Romantic Road of Bavaria.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber, contemplate the long history of Town Walls, then wander the streets of Old Town, then steep yourself in history at Siebers Tower, and finally contemplate the long history of Spital Bastion.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Rothenburg online holiday planner .

You can drive from Wurzburg to Rothenburg in an hour. Another option is to take a train. In May in Rothenburg, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Dinkelsbuhl.

Things to do in Rothenburg

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Town Walls ©
Town Walls
Spital Bastion ©
Spital Bastion

few
hours
Fussen

Fussen ©
Framed by the Alps and set upon a riverbank, the city of Fussen in addition to its historic architecture is the epicenter of Germany’s traditional violin-making industry.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Schloss Neuschwanstein as well as Schloss Hohenschwangau. Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Schloss Hohenschwangau and then explore the historical opulence of Schloss Neuschwanstein.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Fussen online day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Dinkelsbuhl to Fussen takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August, daytime highs in Fussen are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Fussen

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Hohenschwangau
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Schloss Neuschwanstein ©
Schloss Neuschwanstein
Schloss Hohenschwangau ©
Schloss Hohenschwangau