The view from from the old bridge “Alte Mainbrücke” is breath taking and includes Highlights such as the fortress “Marienberg,” the pilgrimage church “Käppele” and the famous vineyards. The Residence Palace is one of Europe’s most renowned baroque castles and it is registered as a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site. The castle was built by Balthasar Neumann and includes a much acclaimed staircase with awe inspiring frescos by the Venetian artist Tiepolo.
From the old bridge “Alte Mainbrücke”, you will enjoy fantastic views of the fortress “Marienberg,” the pilgrimage church “Käppele” and the famous vineyards. Erected from 1473 to 1543 in place of an old Roman bridge. The characteristic statues of the Saints were added around 1730.
Würzburg’s Africa Festival and Mozart Fest are unique in nature and renowned worldwide. But that’s not all. Just look at our events calendar that is brimming with entries. There is so much more to see and do here in Würzburg and the surrounding Franconian Wine Country, the choice will be a difficult one. You will have a hard time choosing!
Würzburg and Wine – the two are inextricably intertwined. Wine in all its varieties rules this town. This is the perfect place to enjoy a great wine, go hiking, take a winery tour and experience our wine culture, indulge in great food, or take leisure walks; come experience what the city and nature have to offer here.
Our version of joie de vivre spells wine festival! For a close-up experience of the people of Franconia, visit one of the many wine festivals in Würzburg and the surrounding Franconian Wine Country.
Or can we recommend a cellar tour and wine tasting? You will not be disappointed. Take a look behind the scenes at the Juliusspital Winery, the Bürgerspital Winery, or the Staatlicher Hofkeller. If you would rather explore where the wine grows, take a walk through the world-famous appellation Würzburger Stein. You can get information from the Stein-Wein-Pfad e. V., the local Stein Trail Club.
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