Germany off the beaten track

Take time to appreciate the magnificent beauty that the Renaissance imparted on Augsburg's façade. © Regio Augsburg Tourismus GmbH

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Palaces, castles, monasteries, pilgrimage churches and a nature park...

It seems that the South of everywhere just has a certain draw: the South of France, the Southeast of the U.S., Southern Italy. This pull is also found in the South of Germany with its pleasant climate and hospitable culture. Explore this beautiful and welcoming region with a traipse around her historic cities. Each combining art, culture, and savoir vivre in a special way, the city of Augsburg awaits you.

Augsburg is an excellent starting point to explore the region and its castles, medieval tow, museums and churches. Day excursions from Augsburg are a great way to further explore the romance and history of Bavaria. Take a tour of royal castles, including Neuschwanstein and Hohenschwangau, and see the world-renowned "Wieskirche" (Church in the Meadow) on the southern Romantic Road. Take a day to visit Munich and discover the Bavarian capital's numerous museums and artistic treasures and its intriguing city center.

Royal Castles:
Excursions to the royal castles of Neuschwanstein and Hohenschwangau, as well as the world renowned "Wieskirche" (Church in the Meadow) on the southern Romantic Road.

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Romantic Road:
Excursions to Dinkelsbühl and Rothenburg ob der Tauber - the medieval cities that time forgot.

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To the Land of the Fuggers:
Excursion to the castles of Wellenburg, Kirchheim, Babenhausen and Kirchhaslach, where the descendants of Jacob Fugger the Rich still live today.

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Munich:
Day excursion to the Bavarian capital with its numerous museums, art treasures, amusements and intriguing city center.

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The Romantic Road

From the River Main to the Alps

/assetimage_3303_202w153.jpgNo other German tourist route is as well known throughout the world as the Romantic Road. It  is undoubtedly the most attractive connection between more than two dozen South German tow, like the Historic Highlights of Germany cities of Würzburg and Augsburg, which is the city of the Fugger family and Füssen with the world famous Neuschwanstein Castle.

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