Würzburg, an old episcopal city, is referred to as the economical and cultural centre of Lower Franconia. Numerous hotels provide for a comfortable accommodation in Würzburg. The Fortress Marienberg, Würzburg’s landmark, towers above the hotels and sights of the city.
During your stay at a hotel in Würzburg you should make sure to look around the Mainfranken Museum, which is located in the fortress and exhibits artifacts from prehistoric until modern times, e.g. artworks by Tilman Riemenschneider. From the castle garden Fürstengarten you will have a tremendous view over your hotel in Würzburg.
During your stay at a Würzburg hotel you should see baroque Würzburg Residence, where the prince-bishops used to dwell. In the Residence’s Staircase you will see a gorgeous ceiling fresco that ranks among the largest in the world.
Würzburg hotel guests may also be fascinated by the Residence’s other interiors, such as the White Hall or the Imperial Hall.
Near your hotel in Würzburg the Cathedral Saint Kilian towers above the city. The cathedral was rebuilt in the 20th century, but also still contains historic structure, such as works by Tilman Riemenschneider and the Schönborn Chapel.
While staying at a hotel in Würzburg, you should take a walk over the Old Main Bridge. We can also recommend for Würzburg hotel guests to take a trip to the pilgrimage church Käppele on the hill Nikolausberg. The church is decorated with stucco works by Johann Michael Feuchtmayer.
Würzburg’s busses, which are operated by the traffic service Verkehrsverbund Mainfranken, and the city’s five tram lines will take you to your hotel quickly and comfortably.
The hotels in Würzburg are frequently fully booked during the Mainfranken Fair in autumn. Würzburg’s most vital employers are the city’s universities and colleges employing 5,500 people.
Total population: 134,225 (March 2007)
Postal codes: 97070 - 084