Culture route - discover Würzburg
When does the Culture Route run?
The Culture Route runs from the sunday preceding Easter until the end of October.
This year it runs from 02.04.2023 until 05.11.2023.
The journey through Würzburg is a unique cultural experience, with something for everyone, regardless of their age or interests.
While aboard the Culture Route 9, you‘ll pass numerous Würzburg tourist attractions. Hop off to discover Würzburg and enjoy every facet of this beautiful city.
Hop on and explore Würzburg with the Culture Route!
Begin your journey at the famous Residence Palace, the World Heritage Site in Würzburg. Gaze in wonder at the ceiling frescoes and the Mirror Cabinet. Take some time to stroll in the elegant Court Gardens and relax on one of the many benches.
Station: Mainfranken Theater
Whether you prefer a dramatic play, the ballet, opera, operetta or a concert - in the Mainfranken Theater, there‘s something for everyone. Head into the city centre from here to visit the Cathedral and the Alte Mainbrücke.
Hop off here to do some shopping or relax in the city centre. Or visit the impressive wineries of Würzburg: Juliusspital and Bürgerspital. The Roentgen Memorial, a museum honouring the inventor of the X-Ray, Dr Wilhelm Roentgen is within walking distance.
Station: Ulmer Hof
It‘s a short walk from here to the Alter Kranen where you‘ll find a beer garden and a brewery restaurant. Or how about taking a boat trip on the river Main, or even taking a stroll through the alleyways to the market square.
A former granary dating back over 100 years was converted into a cultural institution. Discover art from Würzburg and from across the entire European continent from the 19th century to the present day.
Take a relaxing stroll along the river Main. The biggest festivals in Würzburg are to be found in the summer months here, such as Kiliani, Hafensommer, Africa Festival and Umsonst & Draußen music festival.
It‘s just five minutes walk to the former State Garden Show grounds with an aquatic playpark for kids, Japanese garden and much more. Follow the footpath up to the Fortress Marienberg in just 20 minutes.
Station: Oberer Burgweg
Würzburg is renowned for its wine. From here you can roam through the vineyards and enjoy the breathtaking view over the city.
Station: Höchberger Tor
You are now at the outer walls of the Fortress Marienberg. You can view the impressive grounds from here before venturing into the fortress.
Bring your journey to a close in the beer garden within the fortress walls or take part in a fortress tour - a treat not only for little knights and princesses. You can also find the Museum für Franken here.
Purchase the Day Ticket „Tageskarte Solo or Plus“ for a Hop-On-Hop-Off experience on all buses and trams in the entire city to remain flexible and mobile at all times.
Tickets can be easily purchased at the WVV ticket machines and even in many hotels.
By the way
Every journey you take with us helps to protect the environment!
All trams are powered by 100% clean energy with zero carbon emissions. Most buses are fitted with cutting-edge filter technology to reduce nitrogen oxide emissions and fine particle pollution.
One tram or two articulated buses replaces 145 cars!