Rothenburg, Germany is located about 40 mins outside the city of Würzburg, a town along the Main River. This fairy tale town is located along the Romantic Road, or the area of towns from Würzburg to Füssen in southern Germany that are especially picturesque. Rothenburg is best known for its well-preserved medieval old town that has maintained its appearance into the 21st century. Important sites to note here include the main square, highlighted by the Church of St. Jacob, the Town Hall Clock, and the richly decorated Patrician Houses.

This week’s #g1photofriday was uploaded by user @ronsinstapics using the hashtag #gate1travel. This medieval view was captured in Rothenburg, Germany. Be sure to tag your photos on social media with #gate1travel or #g1photofriday to be featured. Check out Gate 1 Travel’s River Cruise trips here

Please note: The Rothenburg Tour is available on our Classic European River Cruise and Grand European River Cruise itineraries as an optional.

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