Germany’s Picturesque Rothenburg ob der Tauber

Town hall in Picturesque Rothenburg

A few towns and castles in Germany vie for the title of Most Suitable Setting for a Fantasy Novel, and Rothenburg ob der Tauber just might take the crown with its combination of working fairy-tale  homes, alive-yet-dormant fortifications and its location on the hillside overlooking a wildflower-bespeckled valley and the sparkling Tauber River. When I was a kid, I took two trips here with my ... Read Full Article

Rothenburg ob der Tauber: Germany’s Charming Medieval Hamlet

  Rothenburg, or more correctly Rothenburg ob der Tauber , is a picturesque Bavarian town that seems almost suspended in time. A centuries old city wall encapsulates charming medieval buildings that attract tourists and locals alike. The city is very popular among tourists and thus is easily accessible via bus provided by various travel agencies. However, to avoid the masses of ... Read Full Article