Rothenburg ob der Tauber located on the famous Romantic Road, stands as a world-famous relic of the lovely archi- tecture of a bygone era. The silhouette of gate and defense towers conveys the aura of a fairy tale. As you enter through one of the old gates, you will immediately feel secure within the time-honored walls of this romantic place. The town‘s museums also offer exciting journeys through time: the Medieval Crime and Justice Museum exhibits suspenseful legal history. The close-by Imperial City Museum presents a monastery kitchen and a monastery garden with medicinal herbs and the German Christmas Museum tells the story of the tradition-steeped family celebration. Local festivals, theater, and music events as well as a wide range of hospitality offerings guarantee a pleasant, colorful stay
The bus leaves the bus station in Frankfurt (next to the main station) every morning at 8:00 am from areas A and A1 - A3; it returns at 8:30 pm, you have 30 minutes to take pictures at the Residenz in Würzburg. At 10. 10 am we continue to Weikersheim. Here you can explore Weikersheim for 30 minutes. There is the possibility of a special guided tour through the castle and park. At 11:45 am the journey continues to your destination Rothenburg o. d. Tauber which you will reach at 12:20 pm. There you have enough time for individual sightseeing and leisure activities. The bus goes from Frankfurt via Aschaffenburg, Wertheim Village and Würzburg to Bad Mergentheim, then on to Weikersheim to Rothenburg o. d. Tauber. Return to Frankfurt at 16:50. After only another 220 steps, the destination is reached and the reward is breath-taking. From the tower of the town hall can be seen the picturesque Tauber valley and Rothenburg’s medieval old town, in all its glory: the churches, the completely intact town walls, walkable for two kilometres, and the market square that people traverse on their way to the Plönlein, the Crime Museum or the tower walkway. Just beneath the viewing platform, a stork has taken up position on the roof of the town hall. It calmly observes the comings and goings below for a while, before stretching its wings and flying off to its nest on the Markustor.