Vacationing in Franconia
Culture, Nature, and Indulgences
Wide open natural spaces, dreamy towns and historical cities, health spas and resorts - Franconia is a region that caters to the active visitor. Physical, emotional, and spiritual wellbeing are all catered to, as is your interest in experiencing history. Franconia’s towns and villages offer special cultural, architectural, and culinary highlights.
Natural beauty and variety are two of the hallmarks of the region: The scenery alternates from fascinating natural landscapes to attractive vacation spots. And in the middle of the beautiful countryside, there are romantic towns – witnesses of former glory and cultural excellence.
Discover and be Amazed
Amazing sightseeing, educational museums and a plethora of cultural events offers Franconia to visitors. And the proverbial icing on the cake are the Franconian cuisine augmented by regional beer varieties and, last but not least, the noble Franconian wine.
Cities of Franconia
Franconia’s cities reflect the variety of the region. Major jewels are Ansbach, Aschaffenburg, Bamberg, Bayreuth, Coburg, Dinkelsbühl, Eichstätt, Erlangen, Fürth, Kulmbach, Nuremberg, Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Schweinfurt, and Würzburg.
Regions of Franconia
Franconia has a lot to offer to vacationers. Many visitors consider Franconia to be like a miniature version of all of Germany because there are 16 vacation regions, each with its own unique character.
Every year there is a succession of beer and wine fests, fairs, traditional as well as exotic festivals. History buffs can take a journey back in time at historical festivals.