42 towers, timbered houses, festivals - highlights of Rothenburg!

Typical for the middle ages, typical for Rothenburg ob der Tauber! A small town could hardly be more idyllic than Rothenburg ob der Tauber with its timbered houses and impressive city wall. And Rothenburg Youth Hostel is located right in the heart of this medieval adventure. Get a first impression of this medieval gem and take in the view from on top of the city walls over the ancient rooftops. Three kilometres of the parapet are open to the public and give evidence of times long gone.
Maybe you will find yourself reminded of Pinocchio as you enjoy a view of the city - Rothenburg ob der Tauber had left such an impression on Walt Disney that he decided to model the town featured in hi animated Pinocchio film on it. And there is one thing you can certainly say of the city: it is authentically medieval. Could that be the market crier you are hearing? Could that be a knight in armour at the end of the street there, waving to his damsel up there in the window? Here, this would not even seem unlikely. Especially not during the Reichsstadttage - Rothenburg's historic festival.
Museum and guided night tour
Even behind the scenes, the past comes to life in Rothenburg. For instance, on a visit to the Medieval Crime Museum, or when you join a guided tour with the night watchman, which takes you through Rothenburg's narrow passages, over stairs and deep down into history.
If you have an affinity for surprises, glitter and angels, you will feel at home in the German Christmas Museum. Meet Santa Claus and the "Christkind" all year round - united in harmony, between paper nativity scenes and christmas trees.
Rothenburg for cyclists
Never mind how short your stay - Rothenburg always feels like a holiday. Even cyclists who have been on extensive tours along the Romantic Road can recover here. And just like in the middle ages, drinking and partying are still favourite pastimes in Rothenburg! Come, see, be amazed - and stay! Rothenburg ob der Tauber Youth Hostel looks forward to welcoming you.
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The house is open

7.00 a.m. - 7.00 p.m.

The reception is open

8.00 a.m. - 10.00 a.m.

5.00 p.m. - 7.00 p.m.


5.00 p.m. - 7.00 p.m.