Travel Blogs from Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany

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Weinachts, the Sixth, Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany travel blog

Weinachts, the Sixth

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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... we sat like a good slow driver in the right lane !!! And after a couple of hours, we arrived at our first destination. Rothenburg Ob Der Tauber Growing up, like most kids, I saw the movie Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, and as the town square from Vulgaria was ...

Now my feet really hurt, Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany travel blog

Now my feet really hurt

A travel blog entry by scootergal

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... back to the town square and had a very average apple strudel and a less than average coffee. (I miss Italian and Greek coffee). Rothenburg has the most bakeries I have ever seen in one town and all of them sell schneeballs, the sickly sweet pastry we had ...

Now THAT was a tour !!!, Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany travel blog

Now THAT was a tour !!!

A travel blog entry by scootergal

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... , dressed as a night watchman, had a booming voice - enough to carry to the entire crowd. He orated the history of Rothenburg in a very interesting and entertaining way, then moved off through the town, with the crowd following en masse - just like the ...

Rothenburg day3, Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany travel blog

Rothenburg day3

A travel blog entry by erblair

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10/12/2011  Rothenburg  day 3 - Rich Great day in Rothenburg.  After excellent breakfast at our hotel we went to a house that dates back to the 1300's that is a museum and looked around.  We then took a walk outside the city walls to ...

Medieval Rothenburg and the Night Watchman, Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany travel blog

Medieval Rothenburg and the Night Watchman

A travel blog entry by jklezok

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... . Once again we drop our bags and go exploring. As with all old towns the streets go up and down, sometimes quite steeply. Rothenburg has many water fountains still in use. These used to bring water to the townfolk in olden days and now just sound nice ...

The Romantic Road and Rothenburg, Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany travel blog

The Romantic Road and Rothenburg

A travel blog entry by dancer_alison

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... it's every 2-3 minutes!  Everywhere we looked, it was green fields dotted with red rooftops and a church spire poking through. In Rothenburg we checked into our hotel (The Golden Rose).  We we given a lovely room in the garden house.  ...

Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany travel blog

Rothenburg ob der Tauber

A travel blog entry by lar4290

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Saturday in Rothenburg, Rothenburg ob der tauber, Germany travel blog

Saturday in Rothenburg

A travel blog entry by pucketts

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... had a great breakfast at the Rotes Ross.  Then we got in the car and had a scenic drive to the outer wall of Rothenburg where there is plenty of tourist parking.  There are bus loads of tourists that are brought to the Christmas market on day trips.  ...

Rothenburg, Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany travel blog

Rothenburg

A travel blog entry by megs-anoop

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We set out for Rothenberg, a short drive away. Rothenburg was recommended as a great place to wander for a day, exploring the medieval ramparts and checking out the Christmas shops and museum. We realized that it was definitely a more touristy town than ...

Well here we are again several of you dear ..., Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany travel blog

Well here we are again several of you dear ...

A travel blog entry by janice

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... it) for 700 years. A must-see if you visit this area. That afternoon we drove to Rothenberg on the Tauber in Bavaria (southeastern Germany). The drive (more autobahn) was beautiful and the town is one of the best walled medieval towns in Europe. ...

Rothenburg Ob Der Tauber, Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany travel blog

Rothenburg Ob Der Tauber

A travel blog entry by robdidcoe

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Rotherburg Ob Der Tauber is a walled city on the Roantic Road that is, quite simply a stunning place to visit. We had some challenges finding our way to the Hotel once inside the walls however we did eventually find our way down narrow, cobblestone ...

Museum of Medievil Punishment!, Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany travel blog

Museum of Medievil Punishment!

A travel blog entry by jasndan

Today was a lazy day..we missed breakfast, again..even though the alarm went off. A sleep in was had until around 11am, I did my hair and had a shower and then we went out in search of food and sightseeing. We walked around a bit trying to find a nice ...

Of all Things Medival, Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany travel blog

Of all Things Medival

A travel blog entry by koontzfan

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... brief story, told to me by the night watchman, about how the city was saved from destruction during WWII.  It appears Rothenburg was a secondary target for bombing and since it was so foggy over their primary target they decided to bomb the ...

Little medieval bavarian town, Rothenburg ob der tauber, Germany travel blog

Little medieval bavarian town

A travel blog entry by kristinj

    We stop by this town for one night.  The town is unique because it was never modernized or built any new trendy buildings after the 30 year war, so they happily maintained the town for 250 years.  Well, that worked out for ...

Life in the dark, Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany travel blog

Life in the dark

A travel blog entry by n2history

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From Sankt Goar we continued along the autobahn to Rothenburg ob der Tauber. This is a tourist mecca along the “romantic road”, but school holidays had just ended for Germans, and the heavy tourist season is still weeks away. The next ...

You've been naughty, Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany travel blog

You've been naughty

A travel blog entry by n2history

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... knowledge. Yikes! Numerous documents, such as treaties, proclamations, and histories were enlightening. A book detailing the executions in Rothenburg showed an average of one per year. Two of the reasons listed were adultery and bee stealing. Following ...

Rhine River, Heidelberg, Rothenburg, Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany travel blog

Rhine River, Heidelberg, Rothenburg

A travel blog entry by chuckjeanfl

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... hotel. An hour or so later, with Chuck driving at top speed on the Autobahn, and we arrived at Hotel Spitzweg in Rothenburg on the Tauber. It is a medevial walled city and our hotel's building dates to 1534. Some buildings here date to the 1300's. We ...

It's a walled city this is!!, Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany travel blog

It's a walled city this is!!

A travel blog entry by ivanandvlad

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... sight seeing in 12 degree temperatures while it was raining. So we drove around the city a few times then headed for Rothenburg. We got sucked out of town on an autobahn, and the conditions were horrendous. But eventually Ivan's navigational skills go ...

Day 6: Rothenburg, Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany travel blog

Day 6: Rothenburg

A travel blog entry by wama

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... card at main desk. Bus to Rothenburg leaves at 8:30. Our tour guide Valery is English - has been living in Germany for 20 Years. Arrive at 10:15 in Rothenburg - very, very cold. Love the old town. Middle ages - cobble stones. Clock - on the hour tells ...

Day 6: Rothenburg, Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany travel blog

Day 6: Rothenburg

A travel blog entry by wama

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... card at main desk. Bus to Rothenburg leaves at 8:30. Our tour guide Valery is English - has been living in Germany for 20 Years. Arrive at 10:15 in Rothenburg - very, very cold. Love the old town. Middle ages - cobble stones. Clock - on the hour tells ...

Rothenburg, Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany travel blog

Rothenburg

A travel blog entry by erblair

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10/10/2011  Rothenburg, Germany  -Rich Getting from Bacharach to Rothenburg. We check out and know we have to catch the train toward Mintz and Frankfurt.  Have not been able to figure out all the train connections yet but figure we will be ...

Can you say Quaint?, Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany travel blog

Can you say Quaint?

A travel blog entry by jasndan

... looked at some shops and succumbed to the Schneeballen. The Schneeball is a fried then covered ball of dough stuff that is a speciality of Rothenburg. We got an original which was a bit .bleh to be honest, but we also got a Champagne truffle one for me ...

Rothenburg, Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany travel blog

Rothenburg

A travel blog entry by albertabrandts

... , and then went to the main square for the evening Watchman's Tour. The Night Watchman's Tour is a bit of an institution in Rothenburg.  A local man, I think his name is Georg, has been doing this for the last 18 years.  Basically, he wears a ...

Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany travel blog

Rothenburg ob der Tauber

A travel blog entry by albertabrandts

Today we drove from Legoland, near Augsburg, to Rothenburg.  This route took us north-west, up what the German tourism ministry promotes as the Romantic Road.  The idea as far as I could tell, is that the road putters through lots of medieval ...

Bavaria, round two., Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany travel blog

Bavaria, round two.

A travel blog entry by dabassisst

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I love Bavaria, what can I ...

inside the walled city, Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany travel blog

inside the walled city

A travel blog entry by einsinaminion

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... 's a church with a tower and a bell! But the bell didn’t ring as frequently as it did when Mom and Dad were in Germany 20 years ago. (That’s a whole other story). Mom and Rachel couldn’t figure out how to make the shower work but I did! ...

Everything within these walls stays the same., Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany travel blog

Everything within these walls stays the same.

A travel blog entry by carriejustin

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Rothenburg is a very cute little medieval German village.  The village is enclosed in a large stone wall and all the buildings inside the wall haven't changed, meaning there are no modern buildings to be seen.  It would be great to spend ...

Lots of fun travel, and finally ending up in RODT, Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany travel blog

Lots of fun travel, and finally ending up in RODT

A travel blog entry by moneyb03

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... to Wurz and decided since we were already late we would just stop there for a bite and catch a little later train to Rothenburg.  Fortunately the rains that moved across paris and france and germany gave way to sunshine this afternoon. We got to ...

Medieval Stopover, Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany travel blog

Medieval Stopover

A travel blog entry by trent

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Rothenburg is known for its medieval old town which is encircled by the well-preserved 14th-century town wall. It was my last stop in Bavaria before catching my flight back to the US. ...

stepping back in time in Rothenburg, Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany travel blog

stepping back in time in Rothenburg

A travel blog entry by salisbury5

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... a bet with a general whose troops had just conquered the town during the Thirty Years' War. In winning the bet, the mayor saved Rothenburg from destruction.  Then the night watchman came over and took a group of people on a night tour of the town. It ...

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