Würzburg

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 Würzburg

City Hotel Würzburg
City Hotel Würzburg
2.5 out of 5
Semmelstraße 28+30, Wuerzburg, BY, 97070
The price is €77 per night from 4 Dec to 5 Dec
€77
per night
4 Dec - 5 Dec
Stay at this business-friendly hotel in Wuerzburg. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast and room service. Our guests praise the WiFi and the helpful staff in their reviews. ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (185 reviews)
Dejligt hotel med super beliggenhed
"Dejligt roligt hotel med super beliggenhed i forhold til centrum af Würzburg. Rent og pænt overalt."

Reviewed on 1 Jun 2022

City Hotel Würzburg
Moxy Wuerzburg
Moxy Wuerzburg
Schweinfurter Straße 10, Würzburg, 97080
The price is €79 per night from 23 Dec to 24 Dec
€79
per night
23 Dec - 24 Dec
Stay at this hotel in Würzburg. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast and a fitness centre. Popular attractions St. Johannis and Kiliansbrunnen are located nearby. Discover ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (3 reviews)
Ok
"Nettes neues Hotel, leider war die Anfahrt etwas verwirrend, parken und Anfahrt nicht über die angegebene Adresse."

Reviewed on 11 Nov 2022

Moxy Wuerzburg
Schlosshotel Steinburg
Schlosshotel Steinburg
4 out of 5
Reußenweg 2, Wuerzburg, 97080
The price is €225 per night from 4 Dec to 5 Dec
€225
per night
4 Dec - 5 Dec
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly hotel in Wuerzburg. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi and free parking. Popular attractions Museum im Kulturspeicher and ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (72 reviews)
"Best view in Wurzberg. Well worth the drive from town."

Reviewed on 8 Nov 2022

Schlosshotel Steinburg
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.
The George Rooms - Boutiquehotel Style
The George Rooms - Boutiquehotel Style
Neubaustraße 8, Würzburg, BY, 97070
Stay at this apartment in Würzburg. 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 Würzburg. Enjoy free WiFi, a furnished balcony and Netflix. Popular attractions Kiliansbrunnen and Juliusspital ...
Attraktive 3 Zi.Wohnung im Zentrum
Idyllic and central Holidayhome
Idyllic and central Holidayhome
3.5 out of 5
Kapuzinerstr. 7, Wuerzburg, BY, 97070
Stay at this 3.5-star business-friendly apartment in Würzburg. Enjoy free WiFi, laundry facilities and a flat-screen TV. Popular attractions Franconia Fountain ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (2 reviews)
"Fin lejlighed. God beliggenhed tæt på centrum og 400 m til overdækket parkering. Fint køkkenafsnit, men ikke veludstyret. Ingen fade til ovn. Smal seng."

Reviewed on 16 Aug 2022

Idyllic and central Holidayhome
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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