Begin your Romantic Road journey today. We recommend that you to stop at some of the charming towns along the route, like Wertheim or Weikersheim, where you can see the magnificent Renaissance castle and its Versailles-style garden.
Rothenburg ob der Tauber is your highlight today. A free Imperial town, Rothenburg is located in the Tauber Valley, at the intersection of the Romantic Road and the Castle Road. Considered an architectural jewel in the region, it features a completely preserved XIV century medieval town wall, a historical Market Place with a Gothic and Renaissance Town Hall and several churches.
Afterwards, we suggest to first stop at the Market Place of Feuchtwangen, where you can buy the famous and delicious pralines! Continue to the charming town of Dinkelsbühl, lying in the idyllic Wörnitz Valley. This is one of the best-preserved medieval towns in the country. Enjoy a stroll along the walls and through the cobblestoned streets, filled with colored houses full of history.
Head south towards Munich, where you will check into your luxury hotel.
Originally founded as a fortified trade settlement on the bank of the Isar River in the 12th Century, Munich was later granted a monopoly in the salt trade, which was so important in the Middle Ages, thus gradually growing in wealth and importance. In the early 16th century, it became the capital of Bavaria and reached its greatest growth in the 19th Century. Famous for hosting the annual Oktoberfest beer festival, Munich also has a multitude of architectural monuments, excellent historic sights, museums, and shopping.
Note: The total driving time without stops is about 3 hours.