Excursion destinations Franconia

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Iphofen - one of the destinations in Franconia

Excursion destinations Franconia

Which of the excursion destinations in Franconia are worthwhile for connoisseurs and slow travellers? In this collection of articles about attractions, hikes and pleasure travel destinations there are numerous recommendations for excursion destinations in Bavaria. Pack the backpack in and let's go! Numerous cities from Franconia belong to the most beautiful cities in Bavaria away from the hustle and bustle.

City gate in Karlstadt

Karlstadt am Main

We get to know the city of Karlstadt am Main on a trip with the mobile home through the wine region in Franconia. It is one of the wine towns on the Main where the region's wines are celebrated at wine festivals. Camping in Karlstadt means spending the night on the banks of the Main. From the campsite on ...
Dinkelsbuhl sights

Dinkelsbühl sights in the old town

Discover the sights of Dinkelsbühl in the old town Dinkelsbühl is on the Romantic Road, one of the holiday routes in Germany. It runs from Würzburg via Dinkelsbühl and Rothenburg od Tauber to Füssen. The Dinkelsbühl sights in the old town fit well with the image that visitors get of the places along this route ...
Wine hiking in Franconia - Hiking in the vineyards of Castell in the Franconian wine country

Wine hiking in Franconia - An unforgettable experience

Wine hiking in Franconia through the vineyards in Franconia The Franconian wine-growing region stretches along the Main. There are not only good wines there, the way of life of the people is also shaped by wine. On a wine hike in Franconia you can experience this well on a wine hike through the vineyards. After the hike...
Wine cellar in the Schlosshotel Steinburg, one of the Franconian wine hotels

Wine hotels in Franconia – a selection

If you have never been to Franconia, you should put an overnight stay in one of the wine hotels in Franconia on your travel list. Viticulture has a long history in this region. It is known for its excellent wines, especially its white wines such as Silvaner and Müller-Thurgau. Stay in wine hotels in Franconia ...
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Where excursions in Franconia are worthwhile

Are you looking for places to visit in Franconia? Then you are exactly right here! Franconia is a beautiful region in northern Bavaria that attracts numerous visitors with its varied landscape and cultural treasures. Here you will find a small selection of excursion destinations that you should not miss.



The wine country of Franconia

let's about that Wine country Franconia talk, because true ones await you here sweet treats. The excursion destinations in Franconia in the Franconian wine country are known for the excellent wines. They offer you a variety of wineries and vineyards to visit. The wine region stretches along the Main and its tributaries, where the vines thrive on Franconian shell limestone soil.

In the city of Würzburg, which is also known as the heart of the Franconian wine country, you can visit the well-known Juliusspital, for example. Here you can not only taste the wines, but also take a tour of the historic wine cellar.

Another worthwhile destination is the town of Volkach, which is considered the "gateway to the wine country". Here you will find numerous wine bars and wineries that you can visit. In the vicinity of Volkach you can also discover picturesque vineyards and idyllic places.

And if you want to extend your wine tour a little, I recommend a trip to Iphofen. The city is surrounded by numerous vineyards and offers you an impressive old town that invites you to stroll.

The Franconian Lake District

Another great destination is the Franconian Lake District. Here you can visit numerous lakes, such as the Brombachsee or the Altmühlsee, and enjoy the sun with a refreshing swim in the lake.

Cities in Franconia

Last but not least, I would like to recommend the cities as excursion destinations in Franconia. I can recommend the city of Nuremberg to you. There are not only numerous historical sights, such as the Kaiserburg or Nuremberg's old town, but also a wide range of cultural activities, such as the German National Museum or the Museum of Industrial Culture.

There are countless sights in Bamberg, such as the famous cathedral, the old town hall or the baroque residence. But a walk through the picturesque alleys of the old town is also an absolute highlight.

Another highlight in Franconia is the spa town of Bad Kissingen, known for its healing thermal springs and idyllic location. Here you can not only relax in the numerous wellness facilities, but also walk through the beautiful spa gardens. Bad Kissingen also offers a wide range of cultural activities, such as the Obere Saline Museum or the Kissinger Summer Festival. A visit is definitely worth it!


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Excursion destinations Franconia

Monika Fuchs

Monika Fuchs and Petar Fuchs are the authors and publishers of the Slow Travel and Enjoyment travel blog TravelWorldOnline Traveller. You have been publishing this blog since 2005. TravelWorldOnline has been online since 2001. Your topics are Trips to Savor and wine tourism worldwide and Slow Travel. During her studies, Monika Fuchs spent some time in North America, where she traveled to the USA and Canada - sometimes together with Petar Fuchs - and spent a research year in British Columbia. This strengthened her thirst for knowledge, which she pursued for 6 years Adventure Guide for Rotel Tours and then for 11 years as Study tour guide for Studiosus Reisen tried to breastfeed all over the world. She constantly expanded her travel regions, but curiosity still gnawed at her: “What is beyond the horizon? What else is there to discover in this city? Which people are interesting here? What do you eat in this region?” These are the questions she is now trying to answer as a freelance travel journalist (her articles have appeared in DIE ZEIT, 360° Canada, 360° USA, etc.), among others. travel writer and travel blogger answers in many countries around the world. Petar Fuchs produces the videos on this blog as well as on YouTube. Monika Fuchs from TravelWorldOnline is below Germany's top 50 bloggers in 2021 Other Information about Monika and Petar Fuchs. Recommendations on LinkedIn from tourism experts Further recommendations from cooperation partners and tourism experts Professional experience Monika on LinkedIn