Blick auf die Festung Marienberg, die in Würzburg über dem Main thront
Würzburg

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

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13 Things To See in Würzburg

Auf dem Residenzplatz vor der Würzburger Residenz und dem Frankoniabrunnen

Residence

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.
residenz-wuerzburg.de

Würzburg: Die Festung Marienberg und ihre Weinhänge können von der Alten Mainbrücke aus betrachtet werden

Marienberg Fortress

Almost 3,000 years of city history comes to life when you include the former refuge castle from the Hallstatt era.
schloesser-bayern.de

Staatlicher Hofkeller: Der Weinkeller des Weinguts gleicht einem Labyrinth

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.
wuerzburg.de/tourismus

Der Hafenkran aus dem 18. Jahrhundert westlich der Mainbrücke ist Teil der hübschen Uferpromenade

Old crane

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.

Blick auf die Alte Mainbrücke in Würzburg

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.

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Museum in the Kulturspeicher

Contemporary art in old walls - this contrast alone makes the museum in the historic harbour warehouse a thrilling experience.
kulturspeicher.de

Auf dem Main finden im Sommer viele Flusskreuzfahrten statt, die oft in Würzburg ablegen

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)

Würzburg: Individuell gestaltete Aussichtspunkte, bekannt als „Terroir f“ verbinden Wein und Kultur

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)

Würzburger Residenz: Das UNESCO Weltkulturerbe ist ein beeindruckendes Barockschloss

City tour

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.
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Würzburg: Im Alten Hafen finden im Sommer viele Events und Flohmärkte statt

Celebrating festivals

Wine festivals, “Würzburg Hafensommer”, “Umsonst & Draußen Festival”, “Africa Festival”, “International Street Music Festival” and “Kiliani”, the largest folk festival in Lower Franconia.
wuerzburg.de/tourismus

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Whisky

Würzburg’s new whisky brand, “82 Chapters to Newcastle” is available online or in most specialist shops in the city. 82chapters.com

Würzburg: Flaschen der Biermarke

SMaSH-Beer

Among the 100 different beers available in Würzburg’s “Bierothek” branches you can find the bottled brewing genius of Chris Sullivan.
bierothek.de/stores

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Käppele

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.

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