Cycling, hiking & golf

Nature and culture hand-in-hand for 500 kilometres

Cycling, hiking & golf

The journey itself is your reward. If you organise your holiday according to this motto, you can sharpen your senses along the Romantic Road and embark on a tour of discovery from the River Main to the Alps.

From Würzburg in the north to Füssen in the south. Imperial towns, castles and abbeys are the traveller’s constant companions on the journey from the Prince-Bishop’s residence on the River Main to the royal castles in the foothills of the Alps. Architecture from many epochs has made the Romantic Road to Germany’s best-known tourist route. Since the launching of the Romantic Road in 1950, innumerable tourists have discovered a heritage preserved for the modern world. In towns and villages along the route, medieval houses, towers and walls, Baroque palaces, Renaissance buildings, castles, monasteries, churches and King Ludwig II’s fairy-tale castle of Neuschwanstein illustrate the wide-ranging term, ‘romanticism’. Besides the picturesque nooks and crannies, as well as the wonderful parks, mighty churches bear witness to the faith that, over the centuries, has given people the strength to create the wealth of architectural gems to be found along the Romantic Road.

The Romantic Road from Würzburg to Füssen

English Cycle Tour Guide

Description of the route from north to south and south to north, length of each stage etc. Order the cycle guide for EUR 17.90 from our onlineshop!

Videos of the Romantic Road

Wonderful moments on the Romantic Road

Experience the Romantic Road from its most romantic side!

For all active holiday makers, who set out to walk or cycle from Würzburg to Wertheim: the first climb is not to be underestimated, particularly in hot weather or with a lot of luggage.

The Würzburg public transport operators are happy to carry both luggage and bicycles. To do so, you need to buy a child’s ticket at the ticket machine. Cyclists are recommended to take the bus from the Würzburg main rail station to Waldbüttelbrunn (number 470). Walkers can get to the Frankenwarte district on the edge of town, specifically the Steinbachtal stop (numbers 3,5,8) by Würzburg public transport. 

Further information is available here.

The magnificent landscapes will tempt visitors to linger and enjoy!