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Frankfurt Super Saver: Neuschwanstein Castle and Rothenburg Day Trip
"Neuschwanstein Castle Tour: (7 hours)Board your coach in central Frankfurt in the morning and travel roughly 262 miles (422 km) south to the enchanting Bavarian town of Füssen located at the southernmost tip of Germany’s Romantic Road.Füssen is home to one of Germany’s star attractions: Neuschwanstein Castle. Perched on a rocky hill this fairy tale palace rises steeply above the village of Hohenschwangau dominating the surrounding plains and Alpine foothills. You’ll understand immediately why Walt Disney used this royal castle as his inspiration for Sleeping Beauty.Bypass the entrance lines and follow your guide on a narrated tour of the castl the shy and troubled King Ludwig II who used the palace as his personal refuge during his turbulent reign. Neuschwanstein is by far the most distinctive of the king’s three Bavarian castles built in classic Neo-Gothic Revival style. Its grandeur is simply breathtaking.After your tour
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Private Tour: Heidelberg Half-Day Trip from Frankfurt
"Meet your expert guide and air-conditioned vehicle outside your centrally located Frankfurt hotel to begin your private 6-hour sightseeing tour of Heidelberg a picturesque town on the banks of River Neckar in southwest Germany. Often described as Germany’s most beautiful city Heidelberg is renowned for its Baroque Old Town pretty Renaissance buildings and haunting castle ruins. Follow in the footsteps of the romantic poets most notably Johann Wolfgang van Goethe and the likes of painter William Turner and fall in love with this beautiful
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Private Tour: Heidelberg Half-Day Trip from Frankfurt
"Meet your expert guide and air-conditioned vehicle outside your centrally located Frankfurt hotel to begin your private 6-hour sightseeing tour of Heidelberg a picturesque town on the banks of River Neckar in southwest Germany. Often described as Germany’s most beautiful city Heidelberg is renowned for its Baroque Old Town pretty Renaissance buildings and haunting castle ruins. Follow in the footsteps of the romantic poets most notably Johann Wolfgang van Goethe and the likes of painter William Turner and fall in love with this beautiful
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More Things to Do in Ochsenfurt

The influence of the River Main

Ochsenfurt grew up around the furt, or ford, over the River Main. It is hard to believe this today, the river is deep enough for large freight barges to easily pass. Though, very recently, a large...
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aaaarrgh
Sep 25, 2013

Tourist Information Centre

You can find a large Tourist Information Centre on Hauptstrasse near the Old Rathaus [NB this is an update, I wasn't able to visit to see whether things have changed since it moved to its new,...
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aaaarrgh
Sep 25, 2013

BULL STATUE'S

As I was walking around Ochsenfurt, I came across a nicely painted statue of a Bull. There was a description about the Bull in German. I wondered if the "Bull" was like the "Buddy Bear's" and were...
balhannah
Jan 02, 2012

HEIMATMUSEUM

Located near the River Main bridge is the Heimatmuseum, a Heritage Museum. The building is from the 13th century, and on the outside are high-water marks from when the River flooded. Lucky there is a...
balhannah
Jan 02, 2012

PALATIUM

The large building in my photo, was built in 1297 and then renovated between 1405 and 1493. It is a shadow of the former Palatine, which once belonged to the Wurzburg Cathedral Chapter.The renaissance...
balhannah
Jan 02, 2012

TOWN GATE'S

I continued walking past the Heitmatmuseum as I had seen an interesting Tower further on.This was a Town Gate, named Taubenturm mit Bollwerk. Located beside the Gate is an information board which I...
balhannah
Jan 01, 2012
 
 
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ST. ANDREAS CHURCH & ST. MICHAEL CHAPEL

As I was walking along the Pfarrgasse, I noticed a nice statue of St. George slaying the Dragon. On looking higher, I found a staircase that led to two Churches that adjoin each other. These were...
balhannah
Jan 01, 2012

HAUPTSTRASSE MIT FACHWERKHAUSZEILE

After I finished watching the Astronomical Clock, I then walked down the Hauptstrasse.I think the whole street was wall to wall of house's & businesses built with Fachwerk.The building's were all...
balhannah
Jan 01, 2012

NEW TOWN HALL

The New Town Hall, "NEW" in 1497!I really liked this building! There is no way you could miss it, unless they change the colour from the bright vermillion it's painted in!At the top, are two pointed...
balhannah
Jan 01, 2012

Michaelskapelle

The Michaelskapelle is to the left side of the St.Andreas' church. It was built in the fourteenth century in Gothic style. On the eardrum of the entry you can see a beautiful relief with the Universal...
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Oct 25, 2007

Stadtpfarrkirche St. Andreas

The parish church of St.Andreas was built among the thirteenth and the fifteenth century. The interior has got three naves with with and red pillars. In the choir you can see the beautiful altar in...
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Cristian_Uluru
Oct 25, 2007

Medieval walls

The city Ochsenfurt is partially surrounded by medieval walls. You can see still today them very well in the north side of the town. At the entrance to the main road there are two towers gataway which...
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Cristian_Uluru
Oct 22, 2007

Ochsenfurt's small museums

There are two small museums that I know of in Ochsenfurt. The Heimatmuseum is a small general town history museum, next to the bridge on Bruckenstrasse. The building is ancient, dating from the 13th...
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aaaarrgh
Jan 01, 2006

Bavarian bells and bulls on the hour

The so-called 'new' Town Hall was built in 1515. It is famous for its clock tower, which creates a fine performance at the top of each hour. A skeleton shakes a tankard while, either side, two local...
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aaaarrgh
Dec 29, 2005

Top Hotels in Ochsenfurt

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Marktbreiter Strasse 265, Ochsenfurt, Germany, 971
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Wuerzenburger Strasse 70, Ochsenfurt, Bavaria, 97199, Germany
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Top 5 Ochsenfurt Writers

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aaaarrgh

"Ochsenfurt ~ historic walled town on the Main"
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balhannah

"OCHSENFURT- ANOTHER GEM OF A TOWN!"
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Cristian_Uluru

"Ochsenfurt: a nice small town"
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lonestar_philomath

"A city on the Main River"
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gubbi1

"Old Ochsenfurt"
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