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4 days in Franconia Itinerary
Fly + train: 9h 30min
Rothenburg— 1 night
train + Fly: 15h 45min
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Medieval Heart of Germany
An old imperial city, Rothenburg is the main tourist stop on the scenic Romantic Road of Bavaria.Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Town Walls, wander the streets of Old Town, see the interesting displays at Kriminalmuseum, then stop by Käthe Wohlfahrt - Weihnachtsdorf, then ponder the world of politics at Rothenburg Town Hall (Rathaus), and finally admire the natural beauty at Burggarten. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Evang.-Lutherisches Pfarramt St. Jakob, then explore the historical opulence of Marienburg Fortress, then take in the views from Alte Mainbruecke, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Würzburg Residence.
For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Rothenburg travel guide.
Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Vancouver, Canada to Rothenburg. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 9 hour difference. In June, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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