6 days in Romantic Road Itinerary

6 days in Romantic Road Itinerary

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Fly to Frankfurt, Train to Rothenburg
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Rothenburg
— 3 nights
Drive
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Schwangau
— 1 night
Drive
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Nordlingen
— 1 night
Drive to Nuremberg Airport, Fly to Queen Alia International Airport

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Rothenburg

— 3 nights

Medieval Heart of Germany

An old imperial city, Rothenburg is the main tourist stop on the scenic Romantic Road of Bavaria.
Get out of town with these interesting Rothenburg side-trips: Wurzburg (Hofkirche, Würzburg Residence, &more). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Altstadt, examine the collection at Medieval Crime Museum (Mittelalterliches Kriminalmuseum), don't miss a visit to Das Plonlein, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Jacob's Church (St. Jakobskirche).

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Rothenburg online trip maker.

Amman, Jordan to Rothenburg is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Amman in January, expect Rothenburg to be slightly colder, temps between 3°C and -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to drive to Schwangau.

Things to do in Rothenburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Schwangau

— 1 night

Fairy-Tale Village

An ideal holiday escape from fast-paced urban centers, Schwangau allows visitors to hike, cycle, swim, dance, and dine surrounded by a picture-perfect landscape.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Pilgrimage Church of Wies, take in the dramatic scenery at Lechfall, step into the grandiose world of Schloss Neuschwanstein, then steep yourself in history at Altstadt von Fuessen, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Benediktinerkloster St. Mang.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Schwangau online road trip planner.

Drive from Rothenburg to Schwangau in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in January, and nighttime lows around -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can drive to Nordlingen.

Things to do in Schwangau

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Nordlingen

— 1 night
Nördlingen is a town in the Donau-Ries district, in Swabia, Bavaria, Germany, with a population of approximately 19,000. To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Nordlingen trip planner.

You can drive from Schwangau to Nordlingen in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. January in Nordlingen sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -1°C at night. On the 16th (Sat), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Nordlingen

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors