Holidays in Franconia, Bavaria. Germany's Romantic Wine Region!

Tourism and Links

We will be incorporating more information onto our website soon, here are some additional links to help you explore the region and plan your holiday. We check these links frequently, but if you do find any are broken, we would appreciate if you let us know.

Franken Tourist Board

"Franken Tourismus" The Franconian Tourism Board has produced some beautiful online brochures that are well worth a look:

- Brochure: The Towns of Franconia

- Brochure: The Wine of Franconia

- Brochure: Franconia the Home of Beer

There is of course also more info on their web site:

- Franconian Wine Country

- Steigerwald Forest.

The full site can be found here:


Romantic Franconia

This site has information in German and English about Franconia (or Frankonia as they spell it?):

- Romantic Frankonia

Other Accomodation in Prichsenstadt

There are several Inns and small hotels in the village. If Self-Catering is not your thing or we cannot accommodate the dates you require please ask and we would be happy to help you book at one of the local establishments. Here are some links (in no particular order!) if you want to take a look:

- "The golden Eagle" Guesthouse: Landgasthof "Zum Goldenen Adler"

- Guesthouse and Vintners "The Stork": Gasthof und Weingut "Zum Storch"

- Local Vintners Kessler, Bed and Breakfast: Winzerhof Kessler

The Romantic Road
("Romantische Straße")

This is the official site for the Romantische Straße.

- Franconia's Romantic Road (Romantische Straße).

Prichsenstadt is within 1 hour drive of the following towns on the popular holiday route known as the Romantic Road or "Romantische Straße":
Würzburg (37.6 km, 32 mins)
Tauberbischofsheim (72.7 km, 51 mins)
Lauda-Königshofen (74.6 km, 53 mins)
Bad Mergentheim (83.4 km, 1 hour)
Röttingen (65.9 km, 1 hour)
Weikersheim (74.9 km, 1 hour)
Creglingen (76.7 km, 1 hour)
Rothenburg ob der Tauber (79.0 km, 53 mins).

German Travel also has some further info.

- German Travel: The Romantic Road.

Christmas Markets

Every year there are numerous Christmas Markets in the nearby towns. Depending on their size these normally run for most of December and end a day or two before Christmas.

- Nearby beautiful Würzburg.

- UNESCO world heritage town of Bamberg.

- The world famous Christmas market in Nuremberg.

- The Romantic Medieval Rothenburg ob der Tauber.

There is also a small, but nice, Christmas Market in Prichsenstadt. This is usually the first weekend of Advent and is in the Town Square just 100m from the house. Ask for details and we can check exact dates.

Bavarian Forest Holidays

If you are looking for accommodation in the Bavarian Forest or would like to divide your holiday between two regions we can highly recommend Bavarian Forest Holidays, they have nine outstanding apartments in the Bavarian Forest region of Germany on the border with the Czech Republic, just 3 hours drive from Prichsenstadt. They are also near ski slopes if you wish to add a bit of skiing or winter sports to your holiday.