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It won't cost you a thing to walk the city walls of Rothenburg. It's also a beautiful walk where... read more

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Walk the walls is a must when in Rothenburg .Great views over the old town and down into the valley... read more

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Reviewed today

It won't cost you a thing to walk the city walls of Rothenburg. It's also a beautiful walk where you can view the city from above, looking the houses, churches, and shops. There are a few gaps, but you can get all the way around...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Walk the walls is a must when in Rothenburg .Great views over the old town and down into the valley below.It is the number one thing to do.

Thank GEEOZ
Reviewed 6 days ago

The walls of Rothenburg tell so much about the town. You can access them at several points, and get a different view of the city everywhere you go. Early in the morning it's peaceful and really takes you back in time.

Thank akadad
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's fun to walk on top of the old City walls. There are a few gaps, but you can nearly walk the entire circumference of the town. Most of the walk has a roof, so it's even a good rainy day activity.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We took some time to climb up the stairs on one of the towers and take a walk around the old stone walk. It was a beautiful walk and gave you a new perspective of the village. it was great to look down onto some...More

Thank Jane F
Reviewed 1 week ago

You can get some nice views and take some great pictures of the whole town as you walk along the wall.

Thank revG777
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my first time visiting Rothenburg and I had such a great time. There were lots of tourists there but I had a really good time with my girlfriend. We visited some of the historical grounds of Rothenburg, visited some of the local shops...More

Thank gachunyau
Reviewed 1 week ago

Travel back in time to place you won't soon forget. You can see most of the rooftops of the city from the Wall and you can get a feeling how tough is was fighting from these battlements.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stroll along a elevated walk way built in the 1500’s. Some nice views. Walk as long or short as you like. If you in town it’s a must and free.

Thank 354AndrewD354
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed the walk along the town walls that gives excellent views of the town and several of the towers guarding the city. This walk is built on the third outer wall of the city and you can get a perspective on how the town...More

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Peter G
7 March 2018|
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Response from Heidi B | Reviewed this property |
Part of the wall was destroyed during WW II. The plaques are for people who donated from around the world for the wall to be rebuilt. I believe that the donation was around 1500 US dollars.
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Jett F
28 June 2017|
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Response from martigold | Reviewed this property |
Hi Jett, My response earlier today concerned the walls of Dubrovnik. Whoops! The walls around Rothenburg ob der Tauber are open at all hours. In fact, when I visited in June 2016, I woke up at dawn due to jet lag. I'm... More
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Bappa2222
11 May 2017|
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Response from Eleni B | Reviewed this property |
There are many places to get up onto the wall. I would recommend simply walking along the wall until you reach a staircase. There are plenty of these access points along the way.
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