Wertheim is a town in southwestern Germany, in the state of Baden-Württemberg with a population of 24,202. It is located on the confluence of the rivers Tauber and Main. It is known for its wine, castle and medieval town centre.
The Burg Wertheim (castle) is the landmark of the town. Wertheim has a medieval town center with half-timbered houses and small streets. The Protestant church (Stiftskirche) has existed in Gothic style architecture since 1383. The Kilianskapelle is one of the finest examples of gothic-style chapels in Germany and was under construction from 1469 onwards. The Engelsbrunnen (Angels' well) from 1574 was built of the red sandstone typical of this area and derives its name from the two little angels which hold Wertheim’s coat of arms. A visit to the abbey Bronnbach founded in 1150 in the Tauber valley, is also recommended.
Things to See & Do
* Burg Wertheim Castle
* Kilianskapelle chapel
* Abbey Bronnbach
* Engelsbrunnen (Angels' well)
* Glass Museum
Cruise Season – March to Dec
Currency – Euro (€) (EUR)
Language – German
Land Area – 138.63 km2
Population – 23,600 approx
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Time - GMT/UTC plus one hour
International Country Telephone Code – + 49
Port Location – The river port at Wertheim is located on the river Main.
Travel Links - The international airport is Frankfurt on the A3 in about 50 minutes away (95 km). The airports of Nuremberg (150 km) and Stuttgart (160 km) can also be reached quickly on good highway access.
Wertheim is on the railway line Frankfurt / Aschaffenburg / Lauda / Bad Mergentheim / Ulm / Friedrichshafen. ICE or IC train travelers reach the German Würzburg, Wertheim from the A3 public transport in about 30 minutes.