Germany, Bavaria, The Franconian Vineyards
Saturday 1st July 2017 to Saturday 8th July 2017 : 8 days
Explore the Franconian wine region of Upper Bavaria, with its stunning hillside vineyards. Visit the historic and picturesque wine towns of Iphofen and Sommerach. Tour the regional capital of Wurzburg and Rothenburg ob der Tauber, both important points on the “Romantic Road”. Riding mostly gently on traffic free cycle paths or local lanes.
The region is one of the important areas of the German wine industry with high quality white wines made from the reisling and sylvaner grapes. There is a rich culture and the region is famous for its history, architecture and cuisine. The route will pass through quiet villages, small towns and farmland, starting and finishing in a small village close to Rothenburg. There will be guided tours of Rothenburg and Wurzburg as well as visits to vineyards and 'vinotheks'.
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