A view on Rothenburg's old quarter

Rothenburg current


The theme years “Picturesque: Rothenburg as landscape garden” invite you to experience the green side of Rothenburg ob der Tauber. Learn more about the offerings in our museums and of our tour guides right here.

101 years of Medieval Crime and Justice Museum

which is so much more than a torture museum. Find out more about the museum and its exhibition and visit the special exhibition about “Animals in law”.

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Rothenburg's landmark - plönlein

What exactly is the Plönlein? And where in Rothenburg ob der Tauber is it located? Many guests ask about the landmark and probably most famous photo subject in Rothenburg – here we’ll use it as a starting point for a short tour of the city’s historic residential buildings.

Top10 photo spots

Top10 photo spots

Rothenburg's legend recounts legends - A city tour with Night Watchman

This man doesn’t just have star potential – he has actually been a star among the city guides in Germany for quite some time. There’s a good reason why some imitators will openly credit the original from Rothenburg ob der Tauber. He “jokes like a Medieval John Cleese (Rick Steves)”.

Stay overnight

Stay overnight

Romantic evening in Rothenburg ob der Tauber