The Romantic Road Travel Guide
Plan Your The Romantic Road Vacation
Of all the tourist routes that crisscross Germany, none rivals the Romantische Strasse, or Romantic Road. The scenery is more pastoral than spectacular, but the route is memorable for the medieval towns, villages, castles, and churches that anchor its 355-km (220-miles) length. Many of these are tucked away beyond low hills, their spires and towers just visible through the greenery.
With a few exceptions, Romantic Road hotels are quiet and rustic, and you'll find high standards of comfort and... read more
During peak season, restaurants along the Romantic Road tend to be crowded, especially in the larger towns. You may want to... read more
Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.
Neuschwanstein: Emerald lakes, the pastoral countryside, and the rugged peaks of the Alps surround what's become the most famous... Read more
King Ludwig II (1845–86), the enigmatic presence indelibly associated with Bavaria, was one of the last rulers of the Wittelsbach... Read more
Tilman Riemenschneider, Germany's master of late-Gothic sculpture (1460–1531), lived an extraordinary life. His skill with wood and... Read more
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