Neuschwanstein Castle (475)
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Romantic Road
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Description

In Germany, the Romantic Road (Romantische Straße), from Würzburg to Füssen, runs about 350 km, the Main to the Alps, Franconia, Upper Bavaria and the Bavarian Swabia.

Important historical waypoints or because of the attractive landscape are Würzburg, Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Dinkelsbühl, Nördlingen, Harburg, Donauwörth, Augsburg, Friedberg and Landsberg am Lech.

Scenic areas are the Tauber Valley, the Ries, the Lechrain and the entire alpine foothills between Landsberg am Lech and Füssen. Attractions include the Würzburg Residence, the medieval townscapes of Rothenburg ob der Tauber and Dinkelsbühl, the Fuggerei in Augsburg, Landsberg am Lech with its historic old town and the Lechwehr, the Wies Church (one of the most famous rococo churches) and the Neuschwanstein Castle built by King Ludwig II. …

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Main Sights

Würzburg, Tauberbischofsheim, Lauda-Königshofen, Bad Mergentheim, Weikersheim, Röttingen, Creglingen, Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Schillingsfürst, Feuchtwangen, Dinkelsbühl, Wallerstein, Nördlingen, Harburg, Donauwörth, Augsbourg, Friedberg, Landsberg am Lech, Hohenfurch, Schongau, Peiting, Rottenbuch, Wildsteig, Steingaden and the Wies Church, Halblech, Schwangau and the castles Neuschwanstein and Hohenschwangau, Füssen

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List of sights
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Fuggerei (278)
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Augsburg
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The Fuggerei is the world’s oldest social housing complex still in use. It is a walled enclave within the city of Augsburg, Bavaria. It takes it name from …

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Harburg (26)
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Harburg
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Harburg (Swabia) is a town in the valley of the Wörnitz and lies on the Romantic Road between Nördlingen and Donauwörth. The word Harburg consists of two …

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Rottenbuch abbey (85)
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Nativity of Mary (Rottenbuch)
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The former Augustinian Canons Church and current Roman Catholic parish church Nativity of Mary is a listed church building in Rottenbuch, in the district …

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Neuschwanstein Castle (160)
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Neuschwanstein Castle
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Neuschwanstein Castle stands above Hohenschwangau close to Füssen in southern Bavaria. The building was constructed in 1869 for the Bavarian King Ludwig II

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Rothenburg ob der Tauber (376) Plönlein
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Rothenburg ob der Tauber
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Rothenburg ob der Tauber is a town in the district of Ansbach, located in the Franconia region of Bavaria, well known for its well-preserved medieval old …

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Wieskirche (19)
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Wieskirche
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The Wies Church (Wieskirche) is a magnificently decorated Sanctuary belonging to the district of Wies in the municipality Steingaden. The full name of the …

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