These are the 15 most romantic towns in Germany; Anja Samy; The Local


Germany – Hanseatic City of Lübeck

Every year millions of tourists flock to big cities such as Berlin, Hamburg and Munich. But for anyone seeking something a little more picturesque and authentic, here are 15 of the most romantic towns and small cities in Germany.

1. Bamberg (nearest city – Nuremberg)

Like Rome, this small and enchanting city is built on seven hills and its historic architecture earned it a listing as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Aside from a huge number of medieval half-timbered houses, some of the most beautiful buildings include the late Romanesque/early gothic imperial cathedral, St Michael’s Monastery and Altenburg Castle. But what Bamberg is most famous for is its unique old town hall, situated in the middle of a bridge.

The Regnitz river splits in the centre of the city creating the ‘Island District’ which has a pedestrian zone full of boutique shops and restaurants.

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