Vacation Home in Prichsenstadt - beautiful, central, comfortable (# 3199)

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Bedrooms: 3

Bathrooms: 2

Sleeps: 7

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Vacation Home in Prichsenstadt - beautiful, central, comfortable (# 3199)

Prichsenstadt is at the start of the "Romantische Straße" (Romantic Road),one of Germany's most popular holiday routes, passing through many historic, beautiful medieval towns including Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Dinkelsbühl, Nördlingen, ending in Füssen and the majestic Alps. Prichsenstadt is a beautiful medieval wine village surrounded by open countryside and vineyards to explore as well as nearby towns of Rothenburg ob der Tauber, the UNESCO world heritage town of Bamburg, Nürnberg and Würzburg., key advantages: beautiful, central, comfortable, 1 large living/family room, 1 separate dining room, fully equipped kitchen, upgraded interiors, ...Read more

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Vacation Home in Prichsenstadt - beautiful, central, comfortable (# 3199)
Prichsenstadt, Bavaria, Germany

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Prichsenstadt is in Franconia (or Franken in German), Northern Bavaria and is the 6th largest of the 13 wine producing areas of Germany and the only wine producing region in Bavaria. The area has a wonderful sunny, warm and dry climate suitable for vine growing, and is steeped in history and tradition. Tourism and agriculture, particularly viticulture, are the primary industries in the area.
There is plenty to do nearby and in the region, explore Franconia, the wine is a huge attraction to the area, there is a reason why the Germans keep the good stuff to themselves! Prichsenstadt is at the start of the “Romantische Straße” (Romantic Road), Germany's most popular holiday route, passing through many historic, beautiful medieval towns including Rothenburg, Dinkelsbühl, Nördlingen, ending in Füssen and the majestic Alps.
The Franconian "Bocksbeutel Straße" is another tourist route through the area (Bocksbeutel is the bottle shape synonymous with Franconian wine). The Bocksbeutel Straße is a wine trail that runs through all the major wine producing villages and towns of which Prichsenstadt is one. Prichsenstadt is close to many beautiful ancient towns such as Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Bamburg, Nürnberg and Würzburg to name just a few. Bamberg Town and the Würzburg Residence are both UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
Prichsenstadt itself is a uniquely preserved medieval town retaining over 70% of the town walls, watchtowers, moat and town gate, it really is like staying in your own medieval castle. The town, which in reality is smaller than some of the surrounding villages, has all you will need.
Surrounded by open vineyards and beautiful peaceful countryside Prichsenstadt offers a perfect getaway, and the chance for a genuine Bavarian experience. Even though rural and quiet the town is still very much a working and thriving community with six winemakers, all happy for you to sample their wares and five cosy traditional Franconian restaurants all serving a delectable range of seasonal Franconian Cuisine.
Discover Prichsenstadt and local activities:
* There are six independent winemakers (Weingut) in the village all happy to allow you to sample their exceptional wine. You will find five traditonal cozy restaurants all serving seasonal Franconian and Bavarian cuisine all year round. There are also several Inns and Guest Houses in the village. Recently a five star hotel opened, their restaurant serves a range of traditional and international cuisine.
* Shops in the town include two butcheries both selling homemade franconian sausage, cold meat and other delicacies. There are two bakeries offering fresh bread and pastries daily, a pharmacy and an antique shop. At various times of the year local farms will sell fresh seasonal produce, such as asparagus, directly.
* There is also a large playground for the children.
* All of this within 100m of the Stone House! You really do not need to travel far to relax and enjoy the local food, wine and beautiful surroundings.
* Experience world famous traditional German Christmas Markets nearby: 29 Nov-23 Dec 2012 -UNESCO world heritage town of Bamberg, 30 Nov-24 Dec 2012 - Nuremberg, 30 Nov-24 Dec 2012 - Rothenburg ob der Tauber.
By Car: Prichsenstadt is 8km from exit 75 (sign posted Rüdenhausen/Wiesentheid) on the A3 motorway between Frankfurt and Nuremberg (Nürnberg) near Würzburg.From the UK, Prichsenstadt is 744 km/460 miles, approximately 7 hours driving time from Calais. We have found that hotels near Brussels Airport are a convenient and economical stopover if one is required.
By Air: If arriving by air we would strongly recommend hiring a car for your stay. The two closest airports are Frankfurt am Main Airport (FRA) German: “Flughafen Frankfurt am Main” and Nuremberg Airport (NUE) German: “Flughafen Nürnberg”.
Train: Germany has an exceptional rail network, serviced by high speed Inter City Express (ICE) trains. Whichever airport you arrive at, train travel is normally an option to Würzburg from where a hire car can be collected. Würzburg is about a 20min drive from Prichsenstadt. Train travel to Würzburg can also be convenient from anywhere in Eurpoe including the UK. From the UK take the Eurostar from London to Brussels and then (via Cologne and/or Frankfurt) to Würzburg.
More travel info about Prichsenstadt: Prichsenstadt is a town in the district of Kitzingen, Lower Franconia, Bavaria, Germany.



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