Many of Franconia’s key attractions are within easy driving distance of Aurach, making it a smart choice as a place to base yourself during your visit. Two sights that should top every visitor’s list is the fascinating Aquella and the iconic Kaspar Hauser Monument. Two other worthy points of interest you’ll find nearby Aurach are Markgrafen Museum and Ansbach Residence.
To better understand Franconia, take a trip to one of its museums and theaters. Spend part of the day admiring the exhibits at Criminal Museum in Rothenburg ob der Tauber, the Doll and Toy Museum and Fraenkisches Freilandmuseum in Bad Windsheim.
If you are spending a while in and around Aurach, be sure to visit Hofgarten in Ansbach, Marktplatz in Rothenburg ob der Tauber and the Rothenburg Town Hall. To discover the nearby historic sights, don't miss Dennenlohe Castle in Unterschwaningen. The Church of St. Jakob in Rothenburg ob der Tauber offer visitors to Franconia the opportunity to better understand the role religion has played in the area.
When it’s time to slow down after checking out the charming streets of Aurach, check in to one of the area's many bed-and-breakfast, hotel and short-stay apartment options. If you're looking for great service and a comfortable bed, check out the Hotel Eisenhut, Rothenburg ob der Tauber, the Villa Mittermeier Hotel & Restaurant, Rothenburg ob der Tauber, and the popular Hotel Goldenes Fass, Rothenburg ob der Tauber.