Fachwerkhäuser an Weiher

A journey to the past – experience medieval Bavaria

Immerse yourself in a journey back in time and discover the traces of medieval history which can still be found in many places in Bavaria, even today.

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Would you like to learn about the history of Bavaria? Would you like to know how life was “back in the day” or are you simply looking for a trip destination that is a little bit different? These trip destinations allow you to dive into the medieval period and experience a whole new, “old” side to Bavaria.

Plassenburg mit Blick auf die Stadt

Plassenburg castle: A foray through the history of Kulmbach

Plassenburg castle is nearly 900 years old and was once the centre of power of the House of Hohenzollern. But today, within its walls you'll find four museums dedicated to the life and military of that era.
Lederkunst Ladenschild im Handwerkerhof in NĂźrnberg

The artisans' yard in Nuremberg

The artisans' yard is a collection of small workshops that lets visitors see a living tradition of old handicrafts in Nuremberg. Afterwards, delicious food is available from the city's oldest sausage maker.
Zwei braune KĂźhe auf einer Wiese

The Franconian Open Air Museum Bad Windsheim

A trip to the Franconian Open Air Museum is like a journey back in time. 700 years of Franconian everyday history come alive again here.
Stadtszene aus Rothenburg ob der Tauber mit Fachwerkhaus

Time travel in the old town of Rothenburg ob der Tauber

Let yourself be enchanted by the historic flair of the old town on a walk through Rothenburg: the town centre attracts its visitors:inside with narrow half-timbered houses and numerous towers like something out of a fairytale.
Schloss vor blauem Himmel

Blutenburg castle

A medieval fort in an idyllic setting, a late Gothic chapel with a love of detail, and the world's largest collection of books for children and teenagers – Blutenburg castle in western Munich has a lot to offer.
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Handwerkerhof (artisan yard) in Nuremberg
Nearest station: Nuremberg main station KĂśnigstorgraben 9
90402 Nuremberg
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