Franconia and the German Danube Sights

We’ve compiled the best of the best in Franconia and the German Danube - browse our top choices for the top things to see during your stay.

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Passau 9

Bayreuth 7

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Alte Kapelle

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Erected by the Carolingian order in the 9th century, the Old Chapel's dowdy exterior hides joyous rococo treasures within—extravagant...

Altes Rathaus

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The picture-book complex of medieval half-timber buildings, with windows large and small and flowers in tubs, is one of the best-preserved...

Brückturm Museum

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With its tiny windows, weathered tiles, and pink plaster, this 17th-century tower stands at the south end of the Steinerne Brücke. The...

Dampfnudel Uli

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A dampfnudel is a steamed, often sweet but sometimes savory, yeast-dough dumpling that is tasty and filling. The best in Bavaria can...

Dom St. Peter

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Regensburg's transcendent cathedral, modeled on the airy, powerful lines of French Gothic architecture, is something of a rarity this...

Haus Heuport

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The restaurant Haus Heuport, opposite the entrance to the Dom, was once one of the old and grand private ballrooms of the city. The service...

Historisches Museum

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The municipal museum vividly relates the cultural history of Regensburg. It's one of the highlights of the city, both for its unusual...


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This lovely church, in the baroque style from crypt to cupola, stands next to the Alte Kapelle. It has a finely decorated facade designed...


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This oversize square was once the heart of the Jewish ghetto. Hard economic times and superstition led to their eviction by decree in...


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This 12th-century building with a baroque interior was originally the church of a community of nuns, all of them from noble families.