The Tauber Valley Trail
Regardless of your personal taste regarding the wine culture, it is undisputed how much Germany’s countryside reveals vineyards of extreme organization and beauty. Many villages - whether part of the Romantic Route or not - are adorned with horizontally lined vineyards cultivated in high valleys that characterize the city's natural landscape, representing a good portion of the local economy and symbol of quality and export. In Rothenburg op der Tauber, one of the most attractive places to go for a walk - or do sports such as hiking, jogging, cycling - is the Tauber Valley, which is a few minutes' walk from the city center.
It is easy to get lost in the paths of this valley: as I was going down the trail, I had a sensation of fulfilment - being surrounded by vineyards where the whole city can be seen - and a certain feeling of loneliness. Lonely feeling that even seems to bother, such was the silence and the distance of any other contact with city life, sheltered in the middle of the trail. Speaking of trails, it's worth searching the city's tourism site for the most interesting trails for your style: 13 in total explore the riches of the city and local landscapes, especially in the Tauber Valley.