Episcopal and Capital Cities:



Prince-bishops and secular masters have blessed Franconia with many splendid residences, many of which are surrounded by beautiful parks: Historical buildings surrounded by beautiful gardens. In Eichstätt, the garden of the former summer residence of the prince-bishops and the “Hortus Eystettensis” at the Willibaldsburg are always worth a visit. Ansbach lures visitors with the margravial residence and its orangery and garden. Aschaffenburg has the Schönbusch Park and the Johannisburg Castle. Bayreuth invites you to visit the castles, parks, and water displays of the hermitage. In Erlangen, you find the royal garden of the summer residence and in Würzburg, the baroque Residenz Castle.