Wurzburg, Germany

Guide for the rail traveller


Local languageGerman
Country Germany


Situated in the Northern tip of Bavaria, Würzburg is the capital of Lower Franconia and is located right in the heart of the Franconian wine-growing region along the Main River. One of the famous sights of the city is the Residenz, a magnificient Baroque castle. The fortress Marienberg is another popluar tourist attraction, so are Würzburg’s many churches. Apart from architectural and historical must-sees, the city offers a large number of cafes, restaurants, shops, Biergärten, clubs and festivals, such as the Africa festival or local wine festivals. Especially in summer, Würzburg’s surroundings attract many visitors – there’s the river Main , the vineyards, the medieval town of Rothenburg just 30 minutes away and all the other idyllic small villages that surround this impressive univeristy city.

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