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Really fun

I wife and I were here in December and went around on the town walls on a weekday mid morning... read more

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Great views when you walk the wall

I only walked a section of the wall but hubs walked the whole wall except for the part under... read more

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I wife and I were here in December and went around on the town walls on a weekday mid morning. Really enjoyed it. Some very steep stairs.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I only walked a section of the wall but hubs walked the whole wall except for the part under construction and repair. It’s not really a long walk but it’s cobblestone and could be difficult if you have mobility issues. If you’re visiting Rothenburg, first...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MollyMick
Reviewed 1 week ago

You must do this walk, in a circle. It offers fantastic views of the town... just beautiful. It is also good for a rainy day, since you have a cover over your head. A few places that you need to climb up/down, especially if you...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Town Walls surround the Old town of Rothenburg ob der Tauber, which is located in Franconia, a south region in Germany. It is a wonderful little medieval town, where you can enjoy a lot walking in the streets, seeing the fantastic buildings and, going up...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank AlbertSalichs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Worth doing it! Very long walkable walls with amazing views of the town houses. Very easy just beware of you are tall!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Franco_Reviewer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

when in this beautiful city, please take the time to walk the walls. The views absorbed from these viewpoints are so beautiful and surreal. You will not be disappointed.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Phatsoundz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I truly enjoyed walking the entire wall. The stairs are steep to get up, but once there it's an easy walk that provides great views of the landscape, the town and even into the private yards of some homes and gardens.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Rebecca S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are remnants of city walls throughout Europe, with a peek at an old city wall gate here or a section of wall there. But Rothenburg still has its city walls standing and available to be walked. Because of the covered walkway, the walls can...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 298DickZ
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was super cool to walk around the wall and enjoy the architecture of the town and the views in the countryside. We felt like the hit the jackpot in experiencing "Old Germany!" Even if you are unable to walk the entire wall do try...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MelissaScottkk58
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Being able to walk on structures built so long ago is always an impressive privilege. And this wall is no exception. Unfortunately we just stopped in Rothenburg enroute and did not have enough time to really explore it all. It's definitely worth a stop and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Peter G
7 March 2018|
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Response from Heidi B | Reviewed this property |
Part of the wall was destroyed during WW II. The plaques are for people who donated from around the world for the wall to be rebuilt. I believe that the donation was around 1500 US dollars.
Jett F
28 June 2017|
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Response from martigold | Reviewed this property |
Hi Jett, My response earlier today concerned the walls of Dubrovnik. Whoops! The walls around Rothenburg ob der Tauber are open at all hours. In fact, when I visited in June 2016, I woke up at dawn due to jet lag. I'm... More
11 May 2017|
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Response from 963elenib | Reviewed this property |
There are many places to get up onto the wall. I would recommend simply walking along the wall until you reach a staircase. There are plenty of these access points along the way.