Places of Interest in and around the Franconian Switzerland

Der Rathausplatz von Forchheim

Forchheim (Englisch Language)
The capital of our county (administrative district) celebrated its 1200th "birthday" in 2005.
Ebermannstadt (German Language)
The "Wiesent Metropolis", as it is called jokingly by the locals.

Day Trip

Bamberg (Englisch Language)
Central Bamberg has been declared "World Cultural Heritage" by the UNESCO - a "must" for every visitor of our region.
Erlangen (Englisch Language available)
A lively city with a renowned university, an old center of the Huguenots - very bike-friendly
Nuremberg (Englisch Language)
The "Gingerbread- and Toy-City", with a completely preserved castle, a historic town center and many museums. A tip for the winter: the famous "Christkindlesmarkt" (Englisch Language)
Rothenburg (Englisch Language)
A medieval town of unique cultural imprint, famous for its completely preserved city wall.
Bayreuth (Englisch Language)
Home of the world-renowned "Richard Wagner Festival".