Right in the City, Right in Nature: Parks and Gardens.

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In Franconia, creating green spaces has history. Prince-bishops and margraves created many greenscapes for their enjoyment. Later, it was burgers strolling through expansive parks. Modern day botanical gardens are home to a large variety of plants from all over the world.

Parks and gardens continue to be hugely popular due to their size, beauty, and tranquility. But the parks also come to life during festivals, concerts, and exhibits. They are popular event venues for good reasons and each green space has its own unique flair. The following pages contain a list of the best parks and greenscapes right in FRANCONIA’S CITIES.

ROYAL DREAMSCAPES

The love for gardens and green spaces has been deeply rooted in Franconia for centuries, and it extends beyond social class or income boundaries. The British Queen Victoria was one of the most prominent and ardent fans of Franconian horticulture. Victoria took a special liking to the gardens at the Rosenau Castle, the summer residence of the dukes of Saxonia-Coburg. To this day, the English-style gardens at the Rosenau Castle are a favorite destination for visitors from all over. Würzburg and Eichstätt also have parks and gardens that were established by royalty. Their prince-bishops commissioned magnificent Baroque and Rococo gardens around their summer residences. The margraves of Ansbach and Bayreuth were also known for their love of nature. Their gardens reflect their love for Mediterranean villas and southern plants. The castle grounds in Aschaffenburg also have a distinct South-of-the-Alps flair: fig and lemon trees remind of the Mediterranean coast. Nuremberg’s “Hesperiden” gardens have the Mediterranean theme already built into their name and the botanical gardens are full of green sculptures and edible plants. Eichstätt’s gardens are a menagerie of plants from Europe, Asia and the Americas that have been thriving there since the prince-bishops had them planted over 400 years ago. The botanical gardens in Erlangen and Bayreuth invite visitors on a stroll through different habitats from tropical rainforests all the way to Arctic tundra.

Parks & Gardens (43)

  • Aschaffenburg

    Altstadtfriedhof Aschaffenburg

    Güterberg 6-12
    63739 Aschaffenburg
    Germany
    Tel.: +49(0)6021/35830
    www.aschaffenburg.de
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  • Erlangen

    Aromagarten Erlangen

    Palmsanalage 10 an der Schwabach
    91054 Erlangen
    Germany
    Tel.: +49(0)9131/8522969
    www.botanischer-garten.uni-erlangen.de
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  • Eichstätt

    Bastionsgarten auf der Willibaldsburg

    Burgstraße 19
    85072 Eichstätt
    Germany
    Tel.: +49(0)8421/4730
    Fax +49(0)8421/8194
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  • Eichstätt

    Biotopgarten und Garten der Sinne

    Notre Dame 1
    85072 Eichstätt
    Germany
    Tel.: +49(0)8421/9876-0
    Fax +49(0)8421/9876-54
    info@naturpark-altmuehltal.de
    www.naturpark-altmuehltal.de
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  • Erlangen

    Botanischer Garten

    Loschgestraße 1
    91054 Erlangen
    Germany
    Tel.: +49(0)9131/8522969
    jakob.stiglmayr@ze.uni-erlangen.de
    www.botanischer-garten.uni-erlangen.de
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  • Würzburg

    Botanischer Garten der Universität Würzburg

    Julius-von-Sachs-Platz 4
    97082 Würzburg
    Germany
    Tel.: +49(0)931/3186240
    www.bgw.uni-wuerzburg.de
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  • Bamberg

    Bürgerpark Bamberger Hain

    Mühlwörth
    96047 Bamberg
    Germany
    Tel.: +49(0)951/871351
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  • Nürnberg

    Burggarten Nürnberg

    Am Ölberg 31
    90403 Nürnberg
    Germany
    Tel.: +49(0)911/244659-0
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  • Rothenburg o.d.T.

    Burggarten Rothenburg

    Herrngasse
    91541 Rothenburg o.d.T.
    Germany
    Tel.: +49(0)9861/404-800
    info@rothenburg.de
    www.rothenburg.de
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  • Bamberg

    ERBA-Park Bamberg

    An der Spinnerei
    96047 Bamberg
    Germany
    Tel.: +49(0)951/2976-200
    www.bamberg.info
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