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.
favored by visitors:
City (e.g. 1,5 hrs)
Palace and Court Gardens (e.g. 1,5 hrs)
Old City, Residence Palace and Court Gardens (e.g. 3 hrs)
tours in Wuerzburg:
Museum Comprehensive museum of franconian heritage, including
the worlds biggest collection of works of Tilman Riemenschneider (e.g. 1,5 hrs)
Kulturspeicher Municipal Collection and the 'Ruppert Collection' of
geometrical abstraction or "concrete art" (e.g. 1,5 hrs)
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)
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
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
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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