Würzburg is THE place for fun, Baroque architecture and great wine: Würzburg is home to the UNESCO World Heritage site Residenz Castle, the world’s largest collection of works by Riemenschneider in the Mainfränkische Museum, many other museums and cultural offerings, as well as the unforgettable views from the Fortress Marienberg.
- World Heritage Meets Wine Heritage: The UNESCO World Heritage site Residenz Castle is the principal work of South German Baroque architecture, as well as one of Europe’s most important castles. The breathtaking ceiling fresco in the grand staircase is truly unique, as is the wine cellar owned by the Staatlicher Hofkeller, where you can participate in a most memorable wine tasting.
- Fortress Marienberg: Symbol of Würzburg that can be seen from afar. Former seat of Würzburg’s princebishops features massive fortifications, living quarters, and the home of the Mainfränkische Museum with the world’s largest collection of works by Riemenschneider.
- Old Main River Bridge: The medieval stone bridge is home to Baroque statues of saints and important figures, such as Emperor Charlemagne.
- Falkenhaus on Market Square: Considered to be one of the most beautiful Rococo facades in Southern Germany. Home of the Tourist Information Center Würzburg.
- World Famous, World Class Wineries: Juliusspital, Bürgerspital, and Staatlicher Hofkeller offer public tours of their cellars.