Tours for individuals

Guided tours in Rothenburg ob der Tauber

Stories from another time

Our interesting and entertaining tours take place daily in the season generally in all weathers. Ideal for individual visitors or families who want to explore the city with experienced tour guides.

And: There is no reservation required! Just show up at the Market Square in front of the City Hall or at the specified meeting point.

This tour through the historic Old Town with its romantic alleyways and picturesque squares offers an overview of the various aspects and epochs of the history of the town of Rothenburg.

Treat yourself to a tour of the most important and beautiful historic buildings and find out what life was like in a medieval town (tour of the interiors not included).

Booking not required!

Duration: approx. 90 minutes
Fee adults: 9,00 Euro
Children under 12 years free

Guided Tour for individuals

English Tour:
April, 6th  – November, 1st: daily at 02.00 pm
November, 29th – December, 22nd: daily at 02.00 pm

Spanish Tour:
November, 30th – December, 21st 2019: Saturday at 2.00 pm
April, 10th – December, 23rd 2020: every Wednesday and Friday at 11.00 am

Italian Tour:
July, 18th – August, 29th 2020: every Saturday at 11.00 am

Meeting point: Market Square, in front of the Town Hall

No better way to end an evening in Rothenburg: Join Rothenburg’s Night Watchman as he makes his nighttime rounds! Follow him through the gloomy alleyways and across brightly lit squares. Enjoy the special atmosphere of Rothenburg at night. Listen to his tales and catch a glimpse of how people lived a long time ago.

Booking not required!

Duration: approx. 60 minutes
Fee adults: 8,00 Euro
Fee students (12-18 years): 4,00 Euro
Children under 12 years free

Nightwatchman Tour in Rothenburg ob der Tauber

English Tour:
March, 16th – December, 30th (except: December, 24th): daily at 8pm
January, 1st – January, 5th: daily at 8pm
January, 11th – February, 29th: Saturday at 8pm
March, 4th – March, 28th: Wednesdays and Saturdays at 8pm

Meeting point: Market Square

The dishonest and accordingly still single Hangman tells his tales of Devil’s work and witches’ magic, and his fruitless search for a hangman’s daughter to wed. He’ll show you enchanted sights and offer protective amulets, bones, and healing tinctures. He remains ever vigilant against the “witch’s shot”.

A historically based and vibrant journey through the lore of justice, healing, and superstitions of yore. The tour doesn’t require it to be dark because in the Dark Ages people believed in spirits during the day too. Suitable for children aged eight and older.

Booking not required!

Duration: approx. 60 minutes
Fee adults: 9,00 Euro
Children under 12 years free

Ghost-tour

English Tour:

April, 8th – January, 6th: daily at 7pm
(during the Christmas Market at 7.15 pm)

Meeting point: Market Square

Travel in time through the musical works of German lyricicst starting in the 11th century. Live music, melodies and songs of the past paint a picture of medieval & Renaissance life while featuring highlights of Rothenburg.

English only, music sung in original languages!

Booking not required!

Duration: approx. 90 minutes
Fee adults: 8,00 Euro
Fee students (12-18 years): 5,00 Euro

Medieval Musical Tour

English tour:

April, 1st – October, 31st: every Monday and Saturday at 11.45 am

Meeting point: Market Square

Let our team of dedicated church guides introduce you to the St. James’ church with its art treasures, such as the Tilman Riemenschneider altarpiece or the Altar of the Twelve Apostles by Friedrich Herlin.

Booking not required!

Duration: approx. 30-45 minutes
Entrance fee: 2,50 Euro

Churches in St James of Rothenburg ob der Tauber

English Tour:

every Saturday at 3.30 pm

Meeting point: St. James’ Church, front bench row

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