The Residenz, the Marienberg Fortress and the wines are at the top of the bucket list. We'll tell you about other sights and experiences you shouldn't miss in Würzburg
13 Things To See in Würzburg
The magnificent Late Baroque building is spoken of in the same breath as Schönbrunn Palace in Vienna and the Palace of Versailles. The adjacent Hofgarten is also really special.
Almost 3,000 years of city history comes to life when you include the former refuge castle from the Hallstatt era.
Guided wine tour
Naturally, when you join a guided tour through the three great wineries Staatlicher Hofkeller, Juliusspital and Bürgerspital, you also get to taste the wines. An experience for all, not just wine aficionados.
The harbour crane from the 18th century to the west of the Main Bridge forms part of the pretty river promenade. In the summer months, the “Main Kutter” opens its ship’s bar.
Old Main Bridge
The city’s meeting point. There’s always a lot going on here in the late afternoon centred around the Brückenschoppen bar.
Museum in the Kulturspeicher
Contemporary art in old walls - this contrast alone makes the museum in the historic harbour warehouse a thrilling experience.
River Main Cruise
As well as cruises on the Main, a popular ferry runs regularly from Würzburg to Veitshöchheim - known for its castle and Rococo garden.
mainschifffahrt.de (only in German)
Wine & Culture
“Terroir f”, where the “f” stands for Franconia, is the designation given to individual viewing points that connect the twin themes of wine and culture in the Franconian wine region. High above the city at the Würzburg Station you will find Goethe, Walther von der Weide, Hermann Hesse and Leonhard Frank.
franken-weinland.de (only in German)
The shiny brass electric carriage, a replica of the first "Benz", is the most beautiful and stylish way to get to know Würzburg and its must-sees such as the Residenz, Dom. St. Kilian, Neumünster, Würzburg Town Hall, the Old Town as an ensemble and the Balthasar Neumann Promenade. If you are travelling with children, it is better to take the City Train.
Wine festivals, “Würzburg Hafensommer”, “Umsonst & Draußen Festival”, “Africa Festival”, “International Street Music Festival” and “Kiliani”, the largest folk festival in Lower Franconia.
Würzburg’s new whisky brand, “82 Chapters to Newcastle” is available online or in most specialist shops in the city. 82chapters.com
Among the 100 different beers available in Würzburg’s “Bierothek” branches you can find the bottled brewing genius of Chris Sullivan.
A pilgrimage church on the Nikolausberg above Würzburg. Built according to designs by Balthasar Neumann in the mid-18th century. Accessible via the Stationsweg with 14 chapels.