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Rothenburg as a Stage Set

Rick Steves | Posted 07.19.2016 | Travel
Rick Steves

We spent 12 days scrambling to film our Reformation special. And the last stop was the historic German town of Rothenburg.

Inside Look at Amazing Crime Museum

Rick Steves | Posted 07.17.2016 | Travel
Rick Steves

While filming in Rothenburg at the amazing Medieval Crime and Punishment Museum, we got a behind-the-scenes look at how great museums don't just happen.

Modern Germans Reenact Medieval Battles

Rick Steves | Posted 07.16.2016 | Travel
Rick Steves

While filming our Protestant Reformation documentary in Germany, we decided to use Rothenburg's 16th-century settings to do my "on cameras." It was perfect: Its Medieval Crime and Punishment Museum is the best of its kind.

Fine-Tuning Our Tour Program

Rick Steves | Posted 07.19.2014 | Travel
Rick Steves

I'm dedicating three weeks this month to fully experiencing our flagship tour itinerary -- The Best of Europe in 21 Days -- just as our tour members d...

PHOTOS: Rothenburg Is Germany's Christmas City

Susan Fogwell | Posted 02.04.2013 | Travel
Susan Fogwell

Shop windows display beer steins, wooden nutcrackers and German-made Teddy bears.