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One of Germany's top economic regions, Middle Franconia is a land of rolling hills and misty valleys. A paradise for nature-lovers of all ages, Middle Franconia's caves attract adventurers keen on testing their courage underground. Its pristine nature preserves draw vacationers who prefer to explore natural attractions above ground. For a change of pace and a bit of urban fun, take a trip to Rothenburg, arguably the country's most famous small town, whose medieval center remains seemingly unblemished by the passage of time. The region's stunning contrasts between past and present are perhaps best exemplified by Nuremberg. This modern urban center stands in the shadow of an old, imperial castle, the Kaiserburg Nurnberg, and is among the area's main holiday centers. Middle Franconia is known for its distinct culinary tastes. Popular cycling routes run along several well-known carp ponds. These ponds are dedicated to the sustainable production the region's favorite freshwater fish. With our world travel planner, Germany vacations can be built around trips to Middle Franconia and other destinations in Germany.
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Top Middle Franconia tours
Private Tour: Nuremberg Medieval Old Town and Nazi Rally Grounds Walking Tour BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $120
Duration: 2 to 4 hours
Nuremberg Old Town and Nazi Party Rally Grounds Walking Tour BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $26
Duration: 4 hours
Guided Rothenburg Day Trip from Frankfurt BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $214
Duration: 9 hours
Places to visit in Middle Franconia
Nuremberg BEST FOR: Specialty Museum, Historic Site, Landmark Rothenburg BEST FOR: Historic Site, Specialty Museum, Government Building Fuerth BEST FOR: Water Sport, Park, Specialty Museum Dinkelsbuhl BEST FOR: Historic Walking Area, Landmark, Religious Site Erlangen BEST FOR: Garden, Landmark, Gift & Specialty Shop
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