Excursion destinations Franconia

Iphofen - one of the destinations in Franconia

Excursion destinations Franconia

Which of the excursion destinations in Franconia are worthwhile for connoisseurs and slow travellers? In this collection of articles about attractions, hikes and pleasure travel destinations there are numerous recommendations for excursion destinations in Bavaria. Pack the backpack in and let's go! Numerous cities from Franconia belong to the most beautiful cities in Bavaria away from the hustle and bustle.

Bad Windsheim and the surrounding area - discover Europe while traveling

Discover Bad Windsheim and the surrounding area

Bad Windsheim and the surrounding area Discover Bad Windsheim and the surrounding area in Franconia. Discovering Europe while traveling in the health resorts of the continent is fun. Here you will find excursion destinations in Franconia for connoisseurs and slow travelers that we have collected in this region in Franconia. There are some things that the city and the ...
Bad Kissingen sights - arcades

Bad Kissingen Attractions for Slow Travelers

Bad Kissingen Attractions Get off the beaten track and explore the local Bad Kissingen attractions! Find out what there is to see and do in this Bavarian city, from quaint cafes to places of cultural importance. City map and sights of Bad Kissingen Map provided by Wanderlog, a travel ...
Lizard made of stone - make sculptures yourself

Sculptures make themselves on the Main

You can make your own sculptures in the small village of Dorfprozelten on the Main. The stonemason and sculptor Alexander Schwarz offers workshops for this. We had heard of him during our first visit to Churfranken in the spring. That made us curious. That's why we got him on our trip along the route ...
Franconian wine country: The Gasthaus Zum Stern advertises with the wine glass - Wine trip Franconia with pleasure

Discover Franconian wine country

Wine tour Franconia through the Franconian wine country Make your wine tour through Franconia varied by visiting some of these excursion destinations in Franconia. The region along the Main offers numerous opportunities to enjoy your tour through the Franconian wine region. For example, you can take a culinary journey by trying local specialties. In addition, you can...
Elegant lady of sandstone

Garden splendor in Veitshöchheim in Franconia

How the prince-bishops of Würzburg passed the time - enjoy garden splendor Garden splendor impresses us in Veitshöchheim. There are many excursion destinations in Franconia that are worthwhile. No wonder! The prince bishops from Würzburg were present along the Main. Be it because they built churches to promote Catholicism in the...
Steep slopes of the Würzburger Stein am Main - take a vacation in the wine region of Germany

Top Attraction Germany: Main

Florian from Photo Travelers asks in our blog parade about our top attraction Germany. Until last year I would have wavered between the Alps and the Baltic Sea. We really like these regions of Germany. Since this year, however, the choice has been easy for me. Our favorite travel destination in Germany is now neither ...
At the golf park Rosenhof

Golf Country around Miltenberg

For three days we are on the road in the Golf Country around Miltenberg am Main. We want to get to know two out of four golf courses in the Churfranken golf region. The Erftal Golf & Country Club in Eichenbühl-Guggenberg and the Rosenhof Golf Park in Niedernberg. As non-golfers, we are also curious about what to expect. Tight ...
Municipal administration Rüdenhausen

The perfect destination in Franconia

How do I find the perfect destination in Franconia? You are probably also familiar with the problem: the working week is coming to an end, the weather is nice for the weekend, and you just feel like taking a few days off. But: where is the best place to go and what is worthwhile ...
Easter fountain in Franconia

Easter fountain in Franconia: The largest is in Bieberbach

The villagers of Franconia used to clean their wells of winter dirt before Easter. Then they decorate the Easter fountains in Franconia. The fountains are usually in the middle of the village square. In the spring they are excursion destinations in Franconia. Before the Easter holidays they were cleaned in order to have fresh food for the Easter festivities.
Sights in and around Schweinfurt

Sights in and around Schweinfurt

Sights in and around Schweinfurt Discover the exciting destinations in Franconia in and around Schweinfurt. The city in Franconia not only offers numerous museums, but also many other places worth seeing. One of the museums worth visiting is the Georg Schäfer Museum, which houses an impressive collection of German paintings. In ...


Where excursions in Franconia are worthwhile

Are you looking for places to visit in Franconia? Then you are exactly right here! Franconia is a beautiful region in northern Bavaria that attracts numerous visitors with its varied landscape and cultural treasures. Here you will find a small selection of excursion destinations that you should not miss.

The wine country of Franconia

let's about that Wine country Franconia talk, because true ones await you here sweet treats. The excursion destinations in Franconia in the Franconian wine country are known for the excellent wines. They offer you a variety of wineries and vineyards to visit. The wine region stretches along the Main and its tributaries, where the vines thrive on Franconian shell limestone soil.

In the city of Würzburg, which is also known as the heart of the Franconian wine country, you can visit the well-known Juliusspital, for example. Here you can not only taste the wines, but also take a tour of the historic wine cellar.

Another worthwhile destination is the town of Volkach, which is considered the "gateway to the wine country". Here you will find numerous wine bars and wineries that you can visit. In the vicinity of Volkach you can also discover picturesque vineyards and idyllic places.

And if you want to extend your wine tour a little, I recommend a trip to Iphofen. The city is surrounded by numerous vineyards and offers you an impressive old town that invites you to stroll.

The Franconian Lake District

Another great destination is the Franconian Lake District. Here you can visit numerous lakes, such as the Brombachsee or the Altmühlsee, and enjoy the sun with a refreshing swim in the lake.

Cities in Franconia

Last but not least, I would like to recommend the cities as excursion destinations in Franconia. I can recommend the city of Nuremberg to you. There are not only numerous historical sights, such as the Kaiserburg or Nuremberg's old town, but also a wide range of cultural activities, such as the German National Museum or the Museum of Industrial Culture.

There are countless sights in Bamberg, such as the famous cathedral, the old town hall or the baroque residence. But a walk through the picturesque alleys of the old town is also an absolute highlight.

Another highlight in Franconia is the spa town of Bad Kissingen, known for its healing thermal springs and idyllic location. Here you can not only relax in the numerous wellness facilities, but also walk through the beautiful spa gardens. Bad Kissingen also offers a wide range of cultural activities, such as the Obere Saline Museum or the Kissinger Summer Festival. A visit is definitely worth it!



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Monika Fuchs

Monika Fuchs and Petar Fuchs are the authors and publishers of the Food and Slow Travel blog  TravelWorldOnline. They have been publishing this blog since 2005. TravelWorldOnline has been online since 2001. Their topics are trips to Savor, wine tourism worldwide and slow travel. During her studies Monika Fuchs spent some time in North America, where she - partly together with Petar Fuchs - traveled to the USA and Canada and spent a research year in British Columbia. This intensified her thirst for knowledge, which she satisfied for 6 years as an adventure guide for Rotel Tours and then for 11 years as a tour guide for Studiosus Reisen around the world. She was constantly expanding her travel regions, but curiosity still gnawed at her: "What's beyond the horizon? What else is there to discover in this city? Which people are interesting here? What do they eat in this region?" As a freelance travel journalist (her articles have appeared in DIE ZEIT, 360° Canada, 360° USA, etc.), she is now looking for answers to these questions as a travel writer and travel blogger in many countries around the world. Petar Fuchs produces the videos on this blog as well as on YouTube. Monika Fuchs from TravelWorldOnline is among Germany's top 50 bloggers in 2021. Find more Information about Monika and Petar Fuchs here.