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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.

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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 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.
Nächstgelegener Bahnhof:
Kulmbach

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.
Nächstgelegener Bahnhof:
Nürnberg Hbf (Nuremberg main station)

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

Visiting the Franconian open-air museum is like going back in time. 700 years of Franconian social history is brought to life here.
Nächstgelegener Bahnhof:
Bad Windsheim

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

Walking through the old town of Rothenburg ob der Tauber is like travelling back in time. Even today, the medieval centre with its narrow half-timbered houses is well-preserved.
Nächstgelegener Bahnhof:
Rothenburg ob der Tauber

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.
Nächstgelegener Bahnhof:
München-Pasing
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Handwerkerhof (artisan yard) in Nuremberg
Nearest station: Nuremberg main station Königstorgraben 9
90402 Nuremberg
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