Wurzburg Private Walking Tour

Cultural & Theme Tours in The Romantic Road

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Meeting point: Congress Centrum / Turmgasse 11 or Meeting Point at hotel possible if central, without extra chargeDuration: 2hEnd location: Any central point in the cityMaximum 35 participants per GuideYou will see:*Marketplace*Residence*Falkenhaus*Marienkapelle*Town Hall*Vierröhrenbrunnen (Fountain)*Marienberg Fortress (optional)*Marienbrücke (St. Mary’s river bridge)*Dom (Cathedral)You will learn about:*History of the city and its role*The importance of the wine region*Marienberg Fortress and the Main River*Balthasar Neumann, a famous German architect of the Baroque era*Tilman Riemenschneider, a famous German sculptor
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Market Square, Wurzburg, Lower Franconia, Franconia, BavariaWe will walk towards the market square where you will see the first two prominent landmarks, the Falkenhaus an inn built in the 18th centurywith a lovely rococo facade. Just north of the marketplace lies the Marienkapele (Mary’s Chapel) with its well preserved gothic architecture and beautiful statues made by famous German sculptor Tilman Riemenschneider. It’s a short walk from there to the town hall and the large baroque fountain, the “Vierröhrenbrunnen”, from this point we will be crossing the old bridge over the main river which is also a great photo opportunity. (Optional on this tour is the Marienberg Fortress across the river, which is accessible by public transport or on foot. It’s about a 20 minute walk up to the fortress if you prefer walking, and from there you will have a spectacular view of the Main river valley and the city. On the way down, crossing the bridge, we’re making our way towards the Residence, a grand baroque city palace. Located under the Residence is the Staatlicher Hofkeller. The old royal court wine cellar that offers some of the best wines of the region, a trade this city is famous for!Duration: 2 hours

What’s included

  • Local Guide who will be with your group only
  • Private guided Tour
  • Possible customizing on tour with your local guide on the spot

What’s not included

  • Gratuities
  • Entry/Admission - Market Square
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