Spring awakening on the Romantic Road

Spring - a wonderful season to discover the beauties of the Romantic Road

A trip around the Easter holidays along the Romantic Road is a wonderful experience. The vegetation shines in a new, colorful glow. The air is filled with the scent of blossoming trees and bushes and the birds are chirping happily. The Easter eggs are brightly painted and the Easter fountains in towns and villages are festively decorated. Good-humoured, happy people stroll through colorful Easter markets.

Follow us on an Easter excursion and enjoy hiking or cycling in beautiful nature, as well as exciting concert and culinary experiences. The Romantic Road is a place of encounter and inspiration, where visitors can recharge their batteries and be inspired by the beauty of nature and cultural uniqueness.

Celebrating Easter

The picturesque towns and villages along the road offer numerous opportunities to celebrate Easter with traditional customs. The picturesque Easter markets, where handmade Easter decorations and regional specialties can be purchased, are well known. The festively decorated Easter fountains, which are popular photo motifs, are particularly beautiful to look at. The numerous churches and monasteries along the Romantic Road invite you to contemplative Easter celebrations. Easter bonfires are lit in some communities, a custom to drive away winter and welcome spring.


If you like it sporty, you can take part in one of the Easter runs that are held in many places. The Romantic Road offers the right Easter program for every taste.

Culinary journey of discovery for Easter

The inns and hotels on the Romantic Road offer their guests culinary delights for

every taste. From traditional dishes to modern interpretations of the

regional cuisine – gourmets get their money’s worth here. Whether in cozy inns or upscale restaurants, there is a large selection and the quality of the food and drinks is excellent. A very special specialty are dishes from Franconian pasture lamb in the region around Dinkelsbühl.

Local sausage and cheese specialties, Franconian wines and sweet treats are offered at the Easter markets.

Easter decorations in Donauwörth
Easter fountain in Rothenburg o.d.T.

Easter highlights on the Romantic Road

Wertheim Easter market

The Wertheim Easter market takes place on the weekend before Easter. At around 30 stalls, most of which are located at the Maintor and in the Brückengasse, there are mainly handcrafted and decorative items for sale. On Saturday and Sunday, April 1st and 2nd, visitors can look forward to a mixture of entertainment, culinary delights and a shopping experience in the city centre. This year the market is combined with a two-day street food festival on Mainplatz.

A special attraction of the Wertheim Easter market is the large vintage car exhibition. It will take place on Sunday, April 2, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Fans of young and oldtimers can admire the collector's items on all squares and alleys of Wertheim's old town.


Easter bazaar in Bad Mergentheim

There is colorful spring activity in Bad Mergentheim.From March 24th to 26th, the Kulturforum on Hans-Heinrich-Ehrler-Platz will be the meeting point for fans of the Easter Bazaar. Artisans offer a colorful range of decorative items, gift ideas and specialties for sale. If you are still looking for ideas for Easter and spring decorations or small gifts, you will certainly find them here. With homemade cakes and tarts, the mini-cafeteria will once again be a popular attraction for Easter trippers.


Historically decorated market square in Weikersheim

At Easter, a large hay wagon with Easter bunnies and colorful flowers adorns the historic market square. The Easter celebrations begin on Good Friday at 3 p.m. with a service in the Weikersheim town church. In the evening, the Tauber Philharmonic invites you to a touching passion concert "Concerto Melante". On Easter Saturday at 11 a.m. there is a special tour of Weikersheim Palace entitled “Luxuriously extravagant or simply economical – everyday life at the baroque Grafenhof”. At the Easter bonfire in the Elpersheim district from 7.30 p.m., visitors can warm up, taste specialties and welcome spring.


Vegan Easter Sunday Cafe in the Geyer Castle in the Reinsbronn district of Creglingen

Creglingen is a romantic town in the beautiful Tauber Valley. In the district of Reinsbronn is the historic Geyer Castle. As every year, it invites you to the popular "Vegan Easter Sunday Cafe". In the historic knight's hall there is a fine selection of cakes and tarts. It is open on Easter Sunday and Easter Monday from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.


Guided tours at the "Celtic Oppidum Finsterlohr-Burgstall"

The association "Celtic Oppidum Finsterlohr-Burgstall" offers interesting guided tours for young and old on Easter Sunday and Easter Monday at 2 p.m.


Schillingsfürst – fountain house museum and Easter path in the cardinal’s garden

On Easter Sunday, April 9th, the fountain house museum invites you to take part in guided tours with its historical ox treading facility. Visitors will be treated to coffee and cake.


An Easter path with twelve stations in the Cardinal's Garden is being designed by the Evangelical Church community. It offers the opportunity for meditative hiking from Palm Sunday to Easter Sunday.


Easter market in Dinkelsbühl

Already on Saturday, March 25th and Sunday, March 26th, visitors will meet at the Easter market in Dinkelsbühl. A large, colorful Easter variety can be admired in front of and in the Schranne at Weinmarkt. Easter decorations, arts and crafts, ceramics, woodwork, minerals and gemstone jewelery are on offer in the large Schrannensaal. Of course, at the beginning of the garden season, decorative stone sculptures should not be missing. But also the finest jams, bread, cakes and sausages from the farm shop can be tasted in the outdoor area.


Steam season opening in Nördlingen

Easter is the start of the season for the Bavarian Railway Museum in Nördlingen. During the opening of the steam season, there is a pure railway atmosphere. Visitors can discover a large vehicle show with various historic steam locomotives and the oldest operational standard gauge steam locomotive in Germany, the "Füssen" locomotive built in 1889. There are free expert guides for adults and children. In addition to the supporting program in the railway museum, steam train rides are also planned in the season opening program on Easter Sunday and Easter Monday.


You can find many other events along the Romantic Road at www.romantischestrasse.de/veranstaltungen

This Post Has 3 Comments

  1. Sebastian Schmutterer

    Wahnsinnig schön für Alt und Jung! In Dinkelsbühl ist der Ostermarkt nur zu empfehlen. Tolle Souvenirs lassen den Markt in schönen Erinnerungen bleiben, über die sich auch Kinder freuen werden, denn auf Bräuche und Traditionen des Osterfests wird natürlich auch geachtet. Es ist also sehr zu empfehlen, dem einzigartigen Dinkelsbühl in der Vorosterzeit einen Besuch mit der gesamten Familie abzustatten.

    1. Tobi

      Wir hoffen, Ihr hattet trotz des Wetters einen schönen Tag!

  2. Mia Becker

    Ein Besuch auf dem Ostermarkt lohnt sich immer! Hier findet man alles, von Osterdekoration bis zu handgefertigter Keramik und modischem Schmuck. Die regionalen Anbieter bieten einzigartige Unikate, und man unterstützt gleichzeitig die lokale Wirtschaft.
    Auch der Magen kommt nicht zu kurz – frisches Brot, verlockender Kuchen und köstlicher Honig warten darauf, probiert zu werden. Und wenn man genug geschlemmt hat, empfehle ich einen Spaziergang im Stadtpark oder einen Rundgang um die alten Stadtmauern. Der Frühling erwacht, die Blumen blühen, und die Sonne strahlt – perfekt für einen entspannten Wochenendausflug. Also schnapp dir deine Liebsten und genieße den Ostermarkt und die frische Frühlingsluft! 🌸🐣🌼

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