Volkach, Germany & Bamberg, Germany
Volkach lies in the heart of the Franconian wine country. It’s a region full of overwhelming natural beauty, rooted communities, marvelous flavors, and villages that have been making wine for countless generations. Explore the town and its surrounding countryside, with stops at the breathtaking Main horseshoe bend, the Gothic-styled pilgrimage church of St. Mary of the Assumption, and Vogelsburg Castle, where we’ll treat you to stunning views, Franconian Prosecco, regional chocolates, and more. If you’re looking for more active exploration, cycle, hike, or paddle in and around the Main’s river loop.
As you continue your river journey, your next European immersion is Bamberg. Dating back to the 9th Century, Bamberg is a classic Bavarian township preserved in time. Marvel at the towers and stone carvings of the Romanesque Bamberg Cathedral.