Guided Tours in Wuerzburg                    with Rudi Held 

Old City, Residence Palace, Fortress Marienberg, all Museums and many special topics                                     German 

Welcome to the web page of Rudi Held, tour guide in Wuerzburg (Franconia/Bavaria/Germany). My offer is adressed to those, who wish to arrange a private tour for their own group at an individual date. Please choose one of the tour programmes listed below or let us tailor an individual tour to your specific interests. Any combination of topics and any duration of tour is possible. My tours are informative and entertaining and adapted to the physical needs of the group. 

Most favored by visitors:
Old City
(e.g. 1,5 hrs)
Residence Palace and Court Gardens (e.g. 1,5 hrs) 
Old City, Residence Palace and Court Gardens 
(3 hrs) 
Fortress Marienberg
(e.g. 1,5 hrs)
Hike along the Hills and Vineyards of Wuerzburg (3 hrs)
Rococo Gardens Veitshoechheim (1,5 hrs)

Museum tours in Wuerzburg by tourist guide Rudi Held:
Museum for Franconia (formerly Main-franconian Museum)   Comprehensive museum of franconian heritage, including the worlds biggest collection of works of Tilman Riemenschneider (e.g. 1,5 hrs)
Museum im Kulturspeicher   Municipal Collection and the 'Ruppert Collection' of geometrical abstraction or "concrete art" (e.g. 1,5 hrs)
Martin von Wagner Museum  (Museum of the University of Wuerzburg). Classical Department with art of ancient Egypt, Greece and Rome, known for its collection of greek vases (e.g. 1,5 hrs). Art Gallery with Old Masters, from 1400 to 1800 (e.g. 1,5 hrs).
Museum at the Cathedral   A Museum of the catholic diocese of Wuerzburg. Presents a confrontation of old and contemporary art! (e.g. 1,5 hrs)
Cathedral Treasury  Small but interesting treasury with regalia, chalices, monstrances, heart boxes, feretories and many more. (e.g. 1 hr)
Princes' Building Museum (german: Fürstenbaumuseum). Located in the Fortress above the city this museum presents  reconstructed appartments of princebishops and exhibits concerning the history of city and fortress. 

Tours with special topics:  
Witch Hunts in Wuerzburg 
National Socialism in Wuerzburg 
The Wuerzburg fountains 
Rebells, reformers and revolutionizers 

Women in Wuerzburg
Hidden highlights of art
Wuerzburg secrets
Balthasar Neumann, master architect of baroque era, his work and life.
Tilman Riemenschneider, master sculptor of gothic era, his work and life.

The major churches of Würzburg
(all 1,5 hrs)

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Rudi Held, your cicerone in Wuerzburg

phone:  + 49  931  78099529

E-Mail:  rudi.held (at) googlemail (dot) com


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