Travel on Bavaria's themed or tourists roads

An inspiring way to travel and absolutely in fashion are still theme routes or tourist roads when travelling through Germany and Bavaria. Like the Castle Road, Romantic Road or Sisi Road.

The extensive network of themed or tourist routes links Bavaria's nature and cultural highlights providing visitors with a perfect route to the state's most beautiful and important sights. Travel down our routes and transform your holiday into a cultural experience and immerse yourself in European history, in a world of castles, monasteries, medieval towns and cities as well as great countryside.

Picture of the empress Sisi

The Sisi-Road »

Sisi was a well travelled lady who visited most of Europe. Follow in the footsteps of the Embress and Queen Elisabeth from Wittelsbacher Land to Budapest.

Classic view of Regensburg with the Cathedral of St Peter, the Stone Bridge,  the Bridge Tower and the 'Salt Barn'

The Route of Emperors and Kings »

The "Route of Emperors and Kings" is a vital piece of European history and culture.

Hand blown glass - glas forest in Eastern Bavaria

The Crystal Road »

The very best glass, the best cuts, sparkling crystal – "The Crystal Road" runs through the heart of one of the very best crystal centres in Europe.

Motorway in Bavaria

The German Alpine Road »

The German Alpine Road traverses the most spectacular scenery of the Bavarian Alps.

Passau by the Danube

The German Danube »

Enjoy a trip on the river or ride alongside from its source to Passau, the city of three rivers, and experience just the very first quarter of the 2,800 km of the Danube.

Kaiserburg Nuremberg

The Castle Road »

Set out along 70 or so fortresses, castles and palaces of Bavaria’s Castle Road, visiting places like Nuremberg or UNESCO city Bamberg with its palaces and half-timbered houses. Along the route lies famous Rothenburg ob der Tauber, where you can switch to the well-established Romantic Road.

Bad Mergentheim on the Romantic Road

The Romantic Road »

The Romantic Road is a dream road. Like no other tourist route, it links culture in the towns and cities with incomparably beautiful countryside. Along the route lies Wuerzburg, Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Dinkelsbuehl, Nördlingen and Neuschwanstein Castle.

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Houses of Rothenburg © Rothenburg Tourismus Service