Our most recommended things to do in Würzburg

Würzburg: City Tour via the Bimmelbahn Train

1. Würzburg: City Tour via the Bimmelbahn Train

Explore the historic city of Würzburg on a picturesque sightseeing train. Enjoy a ride through the city center, departing from the Würzburg Residence. Pass the Cathedral, travel along the river Main, and see Marienberg Castle. Enjoy panoramic views of the sights from the comfort of your seat. In addition, learn more about the history of the city and uncover its secrets and legends from your informative audio-guide. During this tour, you will be able to see all of the city's highlights in just 40 minutes and afterwards, explore the city at your own pace.

Würzburg: Guided Walking Tour with Franconian Wine

2. Würzburg: Guided Walking Tour with Franconian Wine

Explore Würzburg on a guided walking tour through the historic old town. See the Gothic Chapel of St. Mary, walk through Market Square, and catch a glimpse of the vineyards surrounding the city. Before meeting your guide, head into the Tourist and Information office to pick up your personal bottle of Franconian wine. Begin your tour in the historic Marktplatz (Market Square). Hear about Würzburg's rich history as you begin walking through the Old Town. Head to the Falkenhaus and enjoy its elaborate Rococo facade before continuing to the Marienkapelle (Chapel of St Mary), designed in the late Gothic style. See a fantastic example of Baroque architecture with the Neumünster church and continue to St Kilian's Cathedral. Next, pay your respects at the Lusamgärtchen, the resting place of the minstrel Walther von der Vogelweide. Walk past the town hall and cross the old bridge for a picture-perfect view of Fortress Marienberg, the pilgrimage church Käppele, and the vineyards surrounding the city.

Würzburg Scavenger Hunt and Sights Self-Guided Tour

3. Würzburg Scavenger Hunt and Sights Self-Guided Tour

Get to know Würzburg at your own pace on this interactive scavenger hunt walking tour. You'll explore the city on foot and get points for solving different types of tasks: Find sights: You will use hints to find the best sights and hidden gems throughout the city. The map function in the app will help you get there. Solve questions: Once you’ve arrived at the place you’re looking for, you’ll be asked questions about the sight. Most of the time, the answers are hidden in signs, pictures, etc. A great and fun way to learn new things about the city. Have fun: During the adventure, you can also expect exciting photo tasks that require a lot of creativity. If you master the snapshots, you will be rewarded with points. Along the way, you’ll reach amazing places like the "Alter Kranen", "Alte Mainbrücke", Residenz Würzburg" and many more exciting sights in the neighbourhood. After you book the game, you’ll get a game code via email with instructions on how to play. Head to the “Würzburg Main Station” and use the code to unlock the game in the app. The tour ends at the "Staatlicher Hofkeller winery". The experience is not limited in time. You can explore the city at your own pace and take breaks. Just download the Explorial-App, go to the starting point, and you’re ready to start with the game. The tour lasts on average about 1–2 hours.

Würzburg: Private Walking Tour With Professional Guide

4. Würzburg: Private Walking Tour With Professional Guide

Admire the Baroque and Rococo architecture of Würzburg on a private walking tour of the Old Town. Find out how the city is the center of the Franconian wine country. Appreciate sights like the Market Square, the historic Town Hall, and the Neumünster church. Meet your guide outside the Tourist Information center and begin your walking tour. Listen as your guide tells you about how Würzburg is home to three of Germany’s largest wine producers and one of the best vineyards in all of the region of Franconia. Stroll by a wide variety of monumental landmarks such as the massive Marienberg Fortress that overlooks the river valley, the Falkenhaus with its Rococo façade, and the gothic Marienkapelle (Chapel of St. Mary).  Soak up the vibe in the Market Square, pass by the Town Hall and the Neumünster church which is nearly a thousand years old and it is the resting place of the famous medieval German minstrel Walther von der Vogelweide. Head to the Main River to see the Alte Mainbrücke (Old Main River Bridge) that offers a spectacular view of the Marienberg Fortress. Learn about Residence palace which was designed by Balthasar Neumann, a prominent German baroque architect. Take in other sights along the way like the Vierröhrenbrunnen fountain and the Romanesque Würzburger Cathedral. Return to your meeting point at the end of your tour. 

Würzburg: City Center Self-Guided Historical Walking Tour

5. Würzburg: City Center Self-Guided Historical Walking Tour

Wander through Würzburg’s city center and learn about its origins on this treasure hunt-style historical walking tour. Follow the route on your smartphone between landmarks like the Old Main Bridge and the Juliusspital, and enjoy 10 historical riddles to solve as you explore. Start this self-guided tour on Würzburg’s Old Main Bridge, which is lined with statues of saints and important figures from the city’s history. From here, follow the tour on your smartphone, which will provide historical facts and riddles to solve between each landmark.  The tour will take you through the history of Würzburg from its origins up to the 16th century, and cover roughly 3km around the city center. Finish up at the Juliusspital, a complex of buildings combining a historical hospital and one of Germany’s largest wineries.

Würzburg: Bar & Club Tour with free drinks & VIP entry

6. Würzburg: Bar & Club Tour with free drinks & VIP entry

Join our knowledgeable guides for a night out exploring at least 5 locations of Würzburg's vibrant nightlife and have an unforgettable party night! Whether it's a bachelor party, a weekend trip with friends, or as a freshman student exploring Würzburg for the first time: Many Würzburg bars and clubs are waiting for you! Drinks and VIP entry included! Save yourself the planning hassle and dive right into the Pub Crawl Würzburg!

Frankfurt: Romantic Road & Rothenburg ob der Tauber Tour

7. Frankfurt: Romantic Road & Rothenburg ob der Tauber Tour

Embark on a day trip from Frankfurt along the Romantic Road, Germany's oldest and most loved holiday route. Travel through Würzburg into the Tauber Valley to Rothenburg ob der Tauber, the epitome of German romanticism. Depart Frankfurt in the morning, start the drive through the Spessart to Würzburg. Passing the university town, the Tauber Valley will be reached. Bad Mergentheim and Markelsheim are located where three major wine-growing regions come together. Drive to the Würzburg Residence, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the official starting point of the Romantic Road. Crossing the River Main, enjoy views of the Marienberg Fortress and the Käppele, the Chapel of Grace. Visit the city of Weikersheim next, where the Renaissance castle and the Baroque garden can be visited. See the historic market square, then pass Röttingen, Germany’s first European town, and Creglingen. Rothenburg ob der Tauber will be reached at lunch time. Rothenburg ob der Tauber is a must when traveling in Europe. Famous sights are the medieval town wall, the historical marketplace, the town hall, the Gothic Parish Church of St. Jakob, and the Plönlein, an area featuring a colorful timber-frame house. The tour ends round-trip back in Frankfurt.

Würzburg: Interactive City Tour on Your Smartphone

8. Würzburg: Interactive City Tour on Your Smartphone

Learn about Würzburg's history dating back to the 18th century as you embark on a walking tour of the city using your smartphone as your guide. Solve 10 riddles and see important attractions like the Four Tubes Fountain, and more. Head to the starting point, open your phone, and begin exploring the city and its history. Start in the 18th century, when Würzburg experienced a period of great artistic and architectural development. Learn about the beautiful creations of the last centuries and uncover the dramatic transformation the city underwent to become what it is today. Visit 10 important attractions, stopping at each one to solve an exciting riddle and unlock key historical facts. Enjoy the ability to explore at your own pace, taking your time or pausing the game to visit any attractions you wish to explore in greater depth.

From Würzburg: Romantic Road & Rothenburg ob der Tauber Tour

9. From Würzburg: Romantic Road & Rothenburg ob der Tauber Tour

Embark on a day out in Rothenburg ob der Tauber and see this romantic and medieval city from the comfort of a bus and on a walking tour. Visit the Renaissance castle, the wine region of the Tauber Valley, and the Baroque garden all in a day. Head out of charming Würzburg along the the River Main through the Tauber Valley to Rothenburg ob der Tauber on a bus. Stop in Weikersheim for a visit of this historic town, the Renaissance castle, and the fabulous park laid out in the style of Versailles. See the unforgettable skyline of Rothenburg, a former Free Imperial Town placed high over the steep Tauber Valley with its complete medieval townscape. This outstanding architectural jewel is a must-see when visiting Germany, as hardly any other city embodies history so impressively and vividly.  Follow the night watchman as he guides you through the city's picturesque alleys. Here, the stones speak, so to speak, and tell tales of rulers and the magic of the Middle Ages. Cosmopolitanism, idyll, and a 1,000-year history work together to create a unique flair.  Return to Würzburg brimming with history of medieval ages and with unforgettable memories of a stunning landscape.

Romantic Road Ticket Würzburg - Rothenburg o.d.T. with wine

10. Romantic Road Ticket Würzburg - Rothenburg o.d.T. with wine

explore the romantic road`s wine region and pass the wine growing regiosn of franconia, baden and württemberg. after passing the ochsenfurter gau, you get un touch with untouched nature while driving along the vineyards in the tauber valley. in weikersheim you will discover the charmin market square and the renaissance castle with its knight hall and the baroque garden. at lunch time rothenburg ob der tauber will be reached,which is germany`s most romantic town and an architectural jewel of the medieval ages. explore the town for youself and do not miss the most photogenic spots like the plänlein, the klingentor gate with the bastion and walk along the town wall. worth to visit is also the german christmas and the medieval torture and crime museum, where you will get in touch with a historical collection of objects relating to medieval law. typical for the town is the regional franconian kitchen with beer and wine and the snowballs, a sweat speciality of franconia.

Add dates

Things to do in

Top activities

Top sights in Würzburg

All activities

21 activities found
Sort by:
Page 1 of 2

Immersive experiences

Go beyond Würzburg

Explore all

Frequently asked questions about Würzburg

What top attractions are a must-see in Würzburg?

What are the best day trips and excursions from Würzburg?

The best day trips and excursions from Würzburg are:

Rothenburg ob der Tauber

Other Sightseeing Options in Würzburg

Want to discover all there is to do in Würzburg? Click here for a full list.

What people are saying about Würzburg

Overall rating

4.4 / 5

based on 218 reviews

Lovely trip! Thanks to the excellent services provided by activity provider, Jürgen and Mr Diddy making this trip an absolute pleasure. I strongly recommend this private tour for others.

A pretty little tour that shows all the important stations in Würzburg and provides a nice overview. The audio guide was inclusive and informative

Our city guide explained a lot to us about history and connections. We really liked the nature and scope of his explanations.

We highly recommend this train tour, we got to see the city from a different point of view, well Worth it.

The guide was very knowledgeable and engaging. She really brought me closer to Würzburg.