Hotels in Franconia, Germany

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Franconia overview

Visitors to Franconia speak favorably about this walkable city's historical sites and castle. Enjoy the selection of cafés and breweries or perhaps you'll want to book a local tour during your stay. In Franconia, you can take in local culture at top places like German National Museum and Deutsche Bahn Railway Museum. Michaelsberg Monastery and Old Palace are other popular sights to see.

Where to stay in Franconia

A welcoming city for all, Franconia has a variety of hotels and other lodging options. There are 528 hotels in Franconia and you can shop as many as 502 deals for rooms on Hotels.com, some with discounts of up to 33%. We have room prices starting at 16 USD per night and below you'll find the number of hotels by star rating in Franconia as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 20 5-star hotels from 83 USD per night
  • • 231 4-star hotels from 63 USD per night
  • • 278 3-star hotels from 47 USD per night
  • • 18 2-star hotels from 24 USD per night

How to get to Franconia

Train stations include:
  • • Oberhaid Station (5.4 mi/8.6 km from the city center)
  • • Ebelsbach-Eltmann Station (7 mi/11.2 km from the city center)
  • • Bamberg Station (8.1 mi/13.1 km from the city center)
Metro stations include:
  • • Hardhoehe U-Bahn (30 mi/48.3 km from the city center)
  • • Klinikum U-Bahn (30.1 mi/48.4 km from the city center)
  • • Stadthalle U-Bahn (30.5 mi/49.1 km from the city center)

What to see around Franconia

Fun outings can include a visit to:
  • • Rose Garden at the New Residence
  • • Baumwipfelpfad Steigerwald
  • • Exerzierplatz
  • • Walderlebniszentrum Tennenlohe
  • • Fraenkisches Freilandmuseum
Here are some local attractions:
  • • Playmobil FunPark
  • • Nuremberg Zoo
  • • Freizeit-Land Geiselwind
  • • Erlebnispark Schloss Thurn
  • • Wildpark an den Eichen
A top draw is the area's cultural scene including places like:
  • • German National Museum
  • • Deutsche Bahn Railway Museum
  • • Margrave's Opera House
  • • Richard Wagner Museum
  • • Bayreuth Festival Theater
Distinguished landmarks to visit include:
  • • Michaelsberg Monastery
  • • Old Palace
  • • New Residence
  • • Bamberg Cathedral
  • • Nuremberg Palace of Justice
Below are some shopping areas where you can find that perfect souvenir—or simply browse:
  • • ERTL Shopping
  • • Hauptmarkt
  • • City Point Nuremberg
  • • Handwerkerhof
  • • Franken Center
Top places to visit include:
  • • Nuremberg Castle
  • • St. Sebaldus Church
  • • Schoener Brunnen
  • • Frauenkirche
  • • Heilig Geist Spital

When to visit Franconia

When planning your trip, you may be wondering when is the best time of year to visit. Here are the seasonal norms to help you decide when to go:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 52°F day, 27°F night
  • • April-June: 73°F day, 36°F night
  • • July-September: 76°F day, 46°F night
  • • October-December: 61°F day, 30°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 5.12 inches
  • • April-June: 7.60 inches
  • • July-September: 9.53 inches
  • • October-December: 5.83 inches