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Top Sights along the German-Czech Castles Road

Top Sights along the German-Czech Castles Road

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The Castles Road (Burgenstraße) is a holiday theme route that connects many historic castles, medieval fortresses, Baroque palaces, churches, romantic wall-enclosed towns, endless half-timbered houses, and other interesting sightseeing spots in Germany and the Czech Republic. The Castles Road goes from Mannheim to Prague – en route it passes many popular towns and castles including Heidelberg, Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Nuremberg (Nürnberg), Bamberg, Coburg, and Loket. Travelers on the Burgenstraße may also eat or sleep in authentic historic castles turned into hotels and restaurants. A wide range of cultural events entertain visitors in towns along the route. The summer season is particularly active with festivals and concerts arranged in many historic venues. The Castles Road (B...