In 1950, the Korean War broke out. US President Harry S. Truman A road as a flagship What the inventors of the Romantic Road had in mind would be called active image cultivation today. When the holiday route between Würzburg and Füssen was officially brought into being in 1950, it was intended to be the flagship of a friendly Germany, a Germany far away from the Hitler terror and the piles of rubble: a route rich in culture and history, with Medieval towns, half-timbered buildings, palaces, castles, gentle hilly landscapes and vineyards, one after another, like pearls on a string. A trip through a country that is open, friendly and closely linked with the history of Europe.
• 2 days
Located in the Bavarian town of Günzburg, LEGOLAND® Deutschland Resort features more than 55 attractions and thousands of models assembled from more than 56 million LEGO® bricks, offering a unique experience for families with kids aged 3-12 years, along with various accommodation options. The park and its nine theme worlds are a paradise for young treasure hunters, pirates, explorers, knights and brave roller-coaster riders. The heart of the park is the MINILAND where visitors can find very detailed recreations of cities and landscapes along with famous Star Wars™ scenes at the LEGO® Star Wars Model Display. Guests can learn about the building material of LEGOLAND® at the LEGO® Factory, which displays the LEGO® brick production.
• 1 day
At home in a structural jewel of the renaissance The »Fugger and Welser Museum« is housed in a building that aims to bring to life the importance of Augsburg’s merchant families in the early 16th century. Prime examples of these illustrious citizens are the Fugger and Welser families, and the focus is on the main players, Jakob Fugger the Rich and Bartholomäus Welser V.Following the renovation of the significant and uniquely preserved fabric of this Renaissance building at 23 Äußeres Pfaffengäßchen, which was built around 1530, the museum has an appropriate home at the heart of Augsburg’s upper town.
• 2 hours
Meetingpoint: At Fuggerei or Meeting Point at hotel possible if central, without extra charge Duration: 2h Maximum 25 participants per GuideYou will learn about: • Augsburg’s golden age in the 16th and 17th century • Understand why the city is landmark for the Lutheran church and Christianity • The rise and fall of an Imperial Roman City. • The architecture of Elias Holl • Berthold Brecht and his “Three Penny Opera.” • Martin Luther being interrogated by the Pope about his beliefs. • Marie-Antoinette and her marriage with Louis the XIV, King of France. • Fuggerei, the oldest social settlement
• 2 hours