Annual highlight: Pentecost

03. ~ 06. June 2022

The “Master Draught” in Rothenburg ob der Tauber – that means living history and colorful events in front of the unique backdrop of this wonderfully preserved, medieval town in the romantic Franconia. In the exciting and moving stage play ,,The Master Draught” by Rothenburg`s master glazier and poet Adam Hörber the dramatic and legendary events of the year 1631
were performed every year since 1881.

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Imperial city festival days

02. ~ 04. September 2022

On May 15, 1274 began the unstoppable rise Rothenburgs with the elevation to the “free imperial city” by king Rufolf of Habsburg. In order not to forget the glorious times since then, the citizens of Rothenburg decided annually on the first weekend in september to celebrate the Reichsstadt festivities. In addition to many historical groups from different eras, numerous groups enrich the cityscape.

After the festival performance, witness a brilliant firework display over the Tauber valley, which is to commemorate the “burning city” in 1631.

Fr. 06.09. 18:00 o’clock: Long Night of the “The Master Draught” at the town hall
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Sa. 07.09. 15.30 o’clock: The historical play “The Master Draught” at emperor`s hall/town hall
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Sa. 07.09. 18.00 o’clock: The historical play “The Master Draught” at emperor`s hall/town hall
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Rothenburger-Autumn

01. October 2022

On this day, you will have twice the opportunity to visit the “The Master Draught” festival.

Sa. 01.10. 15.30 o’clock: The historical play “The Master Draught” at emperor`s hall/town hall
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Sa. 01.10. 18.00 o’clock: The historical play “The Master Draught” at emperor`s hall/town hall
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