A real-life fairy tale: Rothenburg's Master Draught Festival

For an authentic slice of medieval Europe, you won't do much better than Rothenburg Ob Der Tauber.

The bustling town bursts into life during the  Master Draught (or Meistertrunk) festival, when the townsfolk celebrate the town's legacy through theatre, performance, music, parades, costume and the fine foods and drinks you'd expect from Franconia.

At the heart of it all is the performance of the town's favourite story - the Master Draught -  which tells of how the town was saved from destruction when Mayor Georg Nusch succeeded in his challenge to drink over 3 litres of Franconian wine in just one gulp.

 Is your drinking prowess up to Rothenburg's standards? Book our festival package to find out!


Package includes:

3 nights 3/4* bed and breakfast accommodation in  nearby Nuremburg (or similar)

Festival pass for Meistertrunk Festival, providing entry to all festival events.

Ticket to performance of the historical play.

Half-day orientation tour of Rothenburg.

2x days at the festival

Farewell dinner at local restaurant with matched beer accompaniments

Tour of Nuremberg beer cellars, with beer and bratwurst tasting.

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​"The staff were fantastic... nothing was too much trouble. Thanks so much for finding it for us... I wouldn't hesitate to recommend it" Theatre Tour Specialist

​"It was absolutely wonderful - they loved every aspect of the tour - please say a big thank you to everyone involved" Concert Tour Organiser