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Nuremberg and Rothenburg Day Trip from Frankfurt
"Nuremberg Half-Day Trip from Frankfurt: (5 Hours)Meet your guide at the prearranged meeting point in central Frankfurt then travel by luxury coach to the Bavarian city of Nuremberg. A city as aesthetically pleasing as it is historically interesting Nuremberg has a colorful history from the Nuremburg Trials to its fame throughout the ages as a European trade and commerce center.Marvel at the sights of the city’s distinctive red-roofed buildings stretched around the Imperial Nuremberg Castle (Kaiserburg). Stroll around the Old Town with your guide for a glimpse of the original city walls and see the romantic timber-framed houses in the Castle Quarter.Depending on your preference spend the rest of your time independently exploring either majestic Nuremberg Castle or the Germanic National Museum (the entrance fee to your choice of one attraction is included)
From EUR218.00
 
Guided Rothenburg Day Trip from Frankfurt
"Set off on board your luxury air-conditioned coach and head south from Frankfurt to Rothenburg ob der Tabuer in the Franconian region of Germany. Your route follows the banks of the Neckar River and winds along Germany's famous Castle Road before reaching Rothenburg at the end of Germany's also-famous Romantic Road.Perceived to be the best preserved medieval town in the country Rothenburg is truly a visitor's delight! Be sure to bring a camera to capture photos of its charming half-timbered houses and winding cobbled lanes which are encircled by its intact city walls.You'll take a guided Rothenberg walking tour around the center's picturesque lanes passing the Renaissance town hall and the imposing town gates. As you walk your expert guide will point out places of interest and give you an insight into Rothenberg's rich cultural history. Entrance fees to either St Jacob's Church or Rothenberg's Medieval Crime Museum are included
From EUR158.00
 
Private Tour: Rothenburg and Romantic Road Day Trip from Frankfurt
"Start the day with a hotel pickup or meet your private guide in central Frankfurt. Then leave the city by air-conditioned vehicle and travel south to Rothenburg in Germany’s Franconia region. As you relax on the journey chat about the region and take the opportunity to ask any questions you may have. The beauty of having a private guide is that any commentary is tailored to your interests.Your route follows the banks of the Neckar River and winds along Germany's before reaching Rothenburg at the end of Germany's also-famous Romantic Road. Perceived by many to be one of the country’s best-preserved medieval towns Rothenburg is a visitor's delight.Have your camera to hand as you enjoy a walking tour around the cobblestone lanes that weave between the half-timbered houses of the center. See the Renaissance Town Hall the still-intact city walls and the ever-imposing gates as your guide gives insight into Rothenburg’s rich history and culture.After your walking tour finishes make the most of some free time to explore the city at your own pace. Ask your guide to recommend a cafe for lunch (own expense)
From EUR168.00

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Fünfknopfturm

Fünfknopfturm on the western side of the old town got its name because of its five peaks ending in five golden knobs. It is perhaps the prettiest of the five preserved towers and also the youngest,...
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Rinderbacher Torturm

Rinderbacher Torturm, another of the five preserved medieval towers, served as gate tower for the road leaving the town to the east. Like Königsturm it is also fortified towards the outside and open...
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Königsturm

Five towers of the town's medieval fortification are preserved. Königsturm in the south is the largest of them. Due to its position on the hillside it overlooks the whole old town.All those towers...
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Amtshaus

The huge, six-storey half-timbered house was originally part of Heilig-Geist-Spital (hospital of the Holy Spirit). After the independent city of Schwäbisch Gmünd became part of Württemberg in 1802/03...
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Augustinerkirche - Augustine Church

The church of the former Augustine monastery was built in the 15th century and redecorated in the 18th century by town architect Johann Michael Keller. The convent buildings were renewed in 1732 while...
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Prediger

The former Dominican monastery was closed down and secularized in 1802/03. After several other uses and damages to the buildings, the baroque complex was restored and transformed into the cultural...
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Johanniskirche - St John's Church

Johanniskirche is a remarkable example of late Romanesque architecture and sculpture. Note the portals and the figures sitting in the windows and in the frieze. The church once had a gothic choir...
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New Town Hall

The new town hall (left in the photo, now half-hidden behind the festival stage) substituted the Grät as seat of the town administration in the 18th century. It was designed by town architect Johann...
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Grät - Former Town Hall

The large 14th/16th century half-timbered house in the southwestern corner of market square served as town hall until the new baroque town hall was built next to it.In the 19th century the house...
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Marktplatz - Market Square

The long street market is the heart of the town and indicates its planning in times of the Staufer dynasty in the 12th century. The southern end is occupied by the town hall, the northern end by the...
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Bell Tower of Münster Church

The steeples of Münster church collapsed in 1497 and have never been rebuilt. Instead, a separate bell tower has been erected in the northeastern corner of the churchyard, now Münsterplatz....
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Münster Church

The Münster Church of the Holy Cross is a masterpiece of late gothic architecture. The Parler family, father Heinrich and son Peter, are involved with the construction of nave and choir in the 14th...
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Löwenbrunnen (Lion Fountain)

In the centre of the Löwenbrunnen is an ornate fountain column, probably dating from the 16th century. The lion with the town coat-of-arms (unicorn) is central, and the cast-iron fountain bears the...
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Mohren Apotheke (Dispensary)

Rebuilt in 1763 as a simple gabled house in the Baroque style. Rich wall paintings, originally from the year 1765, were re-placed by the current paintings in 1901 and at the end of the 50's.
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