A relatively unsung city that approaches Rothenburg in medieval charm. The town is at its most enchanting at dusk when the illumination of the buildings and statuary is just beginning to take effect.
• Altes Rathaus
• Try a Rauchbier ("smoky" beer) at Brauerei Schlenkerla, Dominikanerstrasse 6, one of the city's 10 breweries.
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A Place to Eat:
• Dinner just outside of town in Gaustadt at Brauereigasthof Kaiserdom, Gaustadter Haupstrasse 26, tel. +49/0951/965140, fax 9651444.