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  • Limes Trail near Walldürn
    © Verein Deutsche Limes-Straße Geopark Infozentrum Walldürn

  • Walldürn - Limes Trail
    © Verein Deutsche Limes-Straße

  • Walldürn - Roman Bath and Votive Stone
    © Verein Deutsche Limes-Straße

Walldürn in the Odenwald

The area around Walldürn was conquered by Roman troops as early as 150 AD. Walldürn, a well-known place of pilgrimage and the third-largest place of pilgrimage in Germany, offers: one of the most beautiful baroque churches in the Rhine-Main area and the historic town center, Limes educational trail, Roman baths, small fort, Roman section in the town museum (currently closed for renovation).

Walldürn is home to the UNESCO Geopark information center, which also offers numerous guided tours and activities on the subject of "Roman monuments".

We offer: Group packages "Day tour in the footsteps of the Romans" // "Live and play like the Romans" (can also be booked with a Roman picnic) // "Along the Roman border" - Limes tour // Various activities for children, e.g roman jewelry


Pilgrimage basilica "Zum Hl. Blut", ivory museum, Odenwald open-air museum with Odenwald nature trail, light museum, Grünkernmuseum, house of railway history, clock and toy museum "Zeit(T)räume", alpaca ranch with trekking tours, ecological observation enclosure with adventure playground, 3D archery course

Small fort Haselburg Walldürn-Reinhardsachsen:

Small fort Haselburg. Visible: restored east gate with rudiments of the enclosing wall on both sides. Function: probably surveillance of a Limes passage. 

Town and pilgrimage museum Walldürn

Mainly finds from Roman locations of the area.

Closed at the moment.

Not overbuilt fort in Walldürn

A so-called archaeological reserve. Slight bumps in the terrain mark the position of the fort wall.

Limes path of the north from Walldürn

Limes path: 2.2 km along the Limes.
Visible: conserved foundations of watchtowers, one of them with annex and reconstructed palisade.

Fort bath-house Walldürn

Fort bath-house of the “Reihentyp” (rooms arranged in a row) with hypocaust: stone walls of the second building period conserved. The position of the wooden pillars marks the location of the load-bearing posts of the wooden vestibule.


Hauptstr. 27
74731 Walldürn

Tel: +49 (0) 62 82 / 67-106 und 67-107
Fax +49 (0) 62 82 / 67-103