Art and Culture
The towns and municipalities along the Romantic Road offer a huge variety of art and cultural events right through the year. Awaiting the traveller are fascinating architectural monuments that are listed as World Heritage Sites such as the Würzburg Residenz, the ‘Fuggerei’ in Augsburg or the royal castles of Hohenschwangau and Neuschwanstein. Entertaining, multilingual guided tours are highlights for visitors from all over the world. Tourists with a taste for art can also enjoy the numerous museums and galleries and their important art collections and temporary exhibitions. There are famous festivals of classical music, for example in Würzburg and Augsburg, with their atmospheric surroundings. In Rothenburg, thousands of rock fans come together at the ‘Taubertal Open Air’, whose fame goes far beyond the region, and in Würzburg the annual ‘Africa Festival’ is a big attraction for fans of African rhythms.
Every town and city along the Romantic Road can offer cultural highlights that are just waiting to be discovered. Whether it is historical festivals, concerts, Christmas markets, wine festivals, local and public festivals, fairs or markets, there is an event to suit every taste. Discover, experience, enjoy –there is no better place for art and culture than the Romantic Road.