This long-distance cycle route begins in Wertheim and runs through the vineyards of the Liebliches Taubertal region to Rothenburg ob der Tauber's medieval centre, passing Bronnbach abbey and Bad Mergentheim with its spa gardens on the way. The tour then continues through the Romantic Franconia holiday region and the Franconian Heights nature reserve, before meandering through the Altmühl Valley past Lake Altmühlsee in the Franconian Lakes, the UNESCO World Heritage Roman Limes, a wealth of crags and heathland, and Pappenheim Castle. The route goes through Eichstätt to Dietfurt and along the Main-Danube Canal to Kelheim, where the canal joins the Danube. Terrain: surfaced with crushed brick/stone for the most part, with some asphalt paths. The majority of the route is traffic-free and there are only a few steep inclines, making it well suited for family cycle tours. Scenery: riverscapes along the Tauber and Altmühl rivers, the Main-Danube Canal and the Danube. Crosses through the Liebliches Taubertal and 'Romantic Franconia' holiday regions, the Franconian Lakes and the Altmühl Valley nature park, a landscape filled with vineyards, forests, meadows and rock formations.