A journey to the past – experience medieval Bavaria

Looking to travel back in time for a couple of hours? No problem. Here are the best travel destinations for a glimpse of Bavaria from many centuries back.

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 castle: A foray through the history of Kulmbach

The former centre of power of the House of Hohenzollern has four museums, which provide a multi-faceted perspective into the history of the town

Destination: Museum of the Upper Main Region Foundation

Nearest train station: Kulmbach

The artisans' yard in Nuremberg

Traditional crafts and culinary treats – Nuremberg has a place that brings these together.

Destination: Handwerkerhof (artisan yard) in Nuremberg

Nearest train station: Nürnberg Hbf (Nuremberg main station)

The Fränkisches Freilandmuseum Bad Windsheim (Franconian open-air museum Bad Windsheim)

Destination: Fränkisches Freilandmuseum Bad Windsheim (Franconian open-air museum Bad Windsheim)

Nearest train station: Bad Windsheim

Travel through time in the old town of Rothenburg ob der Tauber

Destination: Rothenburg ob der Tauber

Nearest train station: Rothenburg ob der Tauber

Blutenburg castle

A medieval fort, late Gothic beauty and a literary repository: Munich's lesser-known castle in the Obermenzing neighbourhood is lovely.

Destination: Blutenburg Castle

Nearest train station: München-Pasing

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