Wuerzburg

Travel Guide
Wuerzburg which includes a bridge, a river or creek and landscape views

The home of one of Europe’s finest palaces as well as one of Germany’s oldest churches is also a perfect destination for wine lovers.

Würzburg is in the north Bavarian region of Franconia, and is situated on the Main River. The city was founded in the 10th century and was home to a number of powerful prince-bishops through the centuries. The Residence Palace where they lived is a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site. It is also known as the “castle above all castles,” and is one of Europe’s most renowned Baroque castles. Here, you will also find one of Germany’s oldest churches, built in the 8th century. The fortress surrounding the church, Festung Marienberg, has served as a fort since ancient times and is one of Würzburg’s most famous structures.

Visit the Mainfränkisches Museum at the fortress, where you will see the world’s largest collection of works by Tilman Riemenschneider. He was a German sculptor and woodcarver who was known for his versatility during the transition between late Gothic and Renaissance periods.

Make your way to the Alte Mainbrücke (old bridge), for a view of the fortress Marienberg, as well as some of the famous local vineyards. But you don’t just have to view the vineyards from a distance. Take a winery tour and taste some of the local wines at cellar doors in the surrounding Franconian Wine Country. You can also hike through the area or take a more leisurely stroll. If you are visiting Würzburg between May and October, you will be there for the wine festivals, which are held every week in the picturesque grape-growing villages.

Visit Dom St. Kilian, the city’s cathedral, to see an example of the architectural style that was popular during the Salian kings’ reign. It is the fourth largest Roman cathedral in Germany and holds a number of artifacts collected over the centuries.

There are plenty of dining choices downtown, serving a variety of cuisines and local wines when you are ready for food or an evening out.

It is easy to get around the city on public transportation, with both bus and tram services. Würzburg’s main train station connects to Frankfurt, Nuremberg, Munich, Kassel, Hanover and Hamburg. There are also designated bicycle paths throughout the city.

Where to stay in Wuerzburg

Maritim Hotel Würzburg
Maritim Hotel Würzburg
4 out of 5
Pleichertorstr. 5, Wuerzburg, BY, 97070
The price is €98 per night from 5 Jun to 6 Jun
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly hotel in Wuerzburg. Enjoy free WiFi, 2 restaurants and breakfast. Our guests praise the comfy rooms in their reviews. Popular ...
3.8/5 Good! (817 reviews)
Great hotel by the river
"Great hotel by the river. Good location for walking around, restaurants. Short drive to the palace adna short drive to the fort. Parking garage on site. Excellent breakfast, huge buffet."

Reviewed on 3 Feb 2022

Maritim Hotel Würzburg
GHOTEL hotel & living Würzburg
GHOTEL hotel & living Würzburg
3.5 out of 5
Schweinfurter Straße 3, Wuerzburg, BY, 97080
The price is €128 per night from 20 Jun to 21 Jun
Stay at this 3.5-star business-friendly hotel in Wuerzburg. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast and on-site parking. Our guests praise the breakfast and the restaurant ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (981 reviews)
"Lots of parking spot on site but with a fee. Serivce is great"

Reviewed on 29 Oct 2021

GHOTEL hotel & living Würzburg
Dorint Hotel Würzburg
Dorint Hotel Würzburg
4 out of 5
Eichstrasse 2, Wuerzburg, BY, 97070
The price is €102 per night from 29 May to 30 May
Stay at this 4-star hotel in Wuerzburg. Enjoy free WiFi, 2 restaurants and breakfast. Our guests praise the pool and the helpful staff in their reviews. Popular ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (986 reviews)
"Breakfast was adequate, but not worth the €19 per person charged. ☹️"

Reviewed on 27 Oct 2021

Dorint Hotel Würzburg
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Grimm's Schlossapartments
Grimm's Schlossapartments
3.5 out of 5
Am Schloß 1, Wuerzburg, BY, 97084
The price is €126 per night from 2 Jun to 3 Jun
Stay at this 3.5-star apartment in Wuerzburg. Enjoy free WiFi, a Smart TV and a hob. Popular attractions St. Georgs-Apotheke and Tierpark Sommerhausen are located ...
4.8/5 Exceptional! (4 reviews)
"It’s a very nice little apartment which was ideal for a two night stay of my friend and I. The bathroom is very modern and super clean. Unfortunately the dishes were not super clean and some lighting didn’t work. Aside from that is was very good."

Reviewed on 10 May 2022

Grimm's Schlossapartments
The George Rooms - Boutiquehotel Style
The George Rooms - Boutiquehotel Style
Neubaustraße 8, Wuerzburg, BY, 97070
Stay at this apartment in Wuerzburg. Enjoy free WiFi, 2 bathrooms and a separate bath and shower. Popular attractions Neubaukirche and St. Peter and Paul are ...
3.7/5 Good! (3 reviews)
"Issues to get in touch with owner"

Reviewed on 10 Sep 2021

The George Rooms - Boutiquehotel Style
Attraktive 3 Zi.Wohnung im Zentrum
Attraktive 3 Zi.Wohnung im Zentrum
3 out of 5
Heinestraße 16, Wuerzburg, BY, 97070
Stay at this 3-star business-friendly apartment in Wuerzburg. Enjoy free WiFi, a furnished balcony and Netflix. Popular attractions Kiliansbrunnen and Juliusspital ...
Attraktive 3 Zi.Wohnung im Zentrum
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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