The Middle Ages, live and in colour

Rothenburg o.d.T.

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 …


Rothenburg Tourismus Service
Marktplatz 2
91541 Rothenburg ob der Tauber
Phone +49 (0) 9861 404800
Fax +49 (0) 9861 404529 - 

Our partner in Rothenburg o.d.T.: 
Käthe Wohlfahrt 

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Wine tasting in the ancient ‚cask cellar‘

Wine tasting with the cellar master, who provides a professional and light-hearted commentary.

We have found 5 events for you
26 Nov

26.11.2021 – 23.12.2021

Rothenburg’s traditional ‘Reiterlesmarkt’ Christmas Market

around the Town Hall

03 Jun

03.06.2022 – 06.06.2022

Historical Festival Play 1631 – ‘The Master Draft’

based on a legend from the Thirty Years War Craft and Traders’ Market, ‘Troups at the Ready’, Grand Historical Procession

17 Aug

17.08.2022 – 21.08.2022

Celebration of ‘Wine Village of Rothenburg’

Grüner Markt (near the market square)

02 Sep

02.09.2022 – 04.09.2022

Celebration of Rothenburg as an Imperial City

Historical Festival in the Old Town

25 Nov

25.11.2022 – 23.12.2022

Rothenburg’s traditional ‘Reiterlesmarkt’ Christmas Market

around the Town Hall