History & Stories

Guided tours and walks to the sights of Würzburg

and through the Franconian Wine region

 

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Guided tours, walks & wine tours

Würzburg Residence I Marienberg Fortress I Würzburg Old Town

Gardens & Parks I Wine Tours I Wine hiking tours

Würzburg Residence

Built by the prince-bishops in Würzburg from 1720 onwards, the Würzburg Residence belongs to the most beautiful buildings from the Baroque period and has also been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1981. You can book a walk through the baroque palace, either on its own or in combination with the Hofgarten. It is also possible to combine this with other guided tours.

(Duration: 1,5h)

Marienberg Fortress

Visible from afar, this is the landmark of the city of Würzburg. Beginning in the middle of the 13th century, it remained the seat of the prince-bishops of Würzburg for over 500 years. Once built as a Celtic castle, the fortress is a historical site dating up to the 20th century. You can book a tour of Marienburg Fortress, either on its own or in combination with other guided tours.

(Duration: 1,5h)

The Historic Centre of Würzburg

Falkenhaus, Neumünster, Würzburg Cathedral and the town hall – these are just a few of the highlights when touring the Franconian city which was which first mentioned in 704 as “Castellum Virteburch”. A tour through the old town of Würzburg is a foray through 1,300 years of history. The walk can be booked on its own or in combination with other offers.

(Duration: 2h)

Gardens & Parks

In the middle of the 18th century, the Würzburg prince-bishop Adam Friedrich von Seinsheim commissioned the Bohemian-born garden artist Johann Prokop Mayer for the design of the Würzburg Court Garden. At the same time, he commissioned Ferdinand Tietz to further develop the Rococo Garden in Veitshöchheim. Both tours can only be booked individually.

(Duration: 1.5h)

Wine Tours

Franconia has been the home of the Silvaner vine since 1659. The wine region stretches from Spessart to Steigerwald and with more than 6000 hectares, Franconia is one of the medium-sized wine areas in Germany. Wine hike through the Würzburger Stein followed by a visit to a winegrower. Guided tour through the winery, the wine cellar and small wine tasting.

(Duration: Half-day program)

Wine hiking tours

Wine hiking tours can be taken along the Würzburger Stein (Stein-Wein-Pfad, 4 km round trail), in Veitshöchheim (Sonnenschein, 2 km round trail), Thüngersheim (Höhfeldplatte, 4.3 km round trail), and Güntersleben (Sonnenstuhl, 3 km round trail). The circular paths are easily accessible and can be booked with or without wine tasting in the vineyard.

(Duration: 2-3 h)

Individual & private wine tours

Three at a stroke

Visit up to three winegrowers in the region with a guided tour of the winery and a small wine tasting (up to 6 wines). A snack can also be organised on request. For groups of up to 6 persons only.

(Duration: Half-day program)

Ecology in viticulture

Visit to an eco-winegrower in the region with guided tour through vineyards and winery, tasting of up to 3 wines. A snack can also be organised on request. For groups of up to 6 persons only.

(Duration: Half-day program)

Excursion to the “terroir f points”

terroir f Würzburg – Wine & Literature, terroir f Thüngersheim – Wine & Mythology, terroir f Rimpar – Natur Pate, incl. a stop at a nearby wine grower. Tasting of up to 3 wines on request, for groups of up to 6 persons only.

(Duration: Half-day program)

Guided tours & walks

up to 2 hours: 95 €
up to 3 hours: 125 €
up to 5 hours: 170 €
up to 8 hours: 250 €

Every new hour started: 30 €

Group size up to max. 30 persons. Entrance fees are not included.

Wine hiking tours

Tasting of up the 3 wines: 14 € per person
Tasting of up to 4 wines: 17 € per person
Tasting of up to 6 wines: 23 € per person
plus costs of the guided tour

Guide fees, see guided tours

Group size up to max. 20 persons. Entrance fees are not included.

Individual tours

Up to 5 hours: 170 €
maximum 6 persons
plus wine tasting costs
transfer on request

Fees for wine tastings, see wine tours

Group size up to 6 persons only. Transfer not included.

Welcome to AnnLouis!

My name is Petra Wolf. I have studied business administration and journalism and have been working for many years within the marketing & communication department for small and large, national and international hotel and tourism companies. Since 2006, I am working as a tour guide of the city of Würzburg offering tours for individual guests, small private and larger tourist groups. Since then, I have accompanied many people and personalities through Würzburg, the residence, the rococo garden and on fortress tours. I would be very happy to support you on your trip to Würzburg. Guided tours are available in German and English.

 

  • Member of the Bundesverband der Gästeführer in Deutschland e. V. (BVGD)
  • Qualified tour guides with advanced training certificate
  • Qualified tour guide I Official guide of the city of Würzburg
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