Rural serenity close to town – isn’t that what we all want? Add to that employers such as small and large fashion companies, the largest online printer in Europe, etc. It’s all right here.
The charming countryside increasingly attracts international guests, especially from the US, Japan and Great Britain. Popular activities include exploring vineyards, visiting wineries and sampling wines. The Franconian Wine Country is surrounded by the outdoor playgrounds Spessart, Rhön and Steigerwald Forests. And you can expect the weather to be nice too!
Small, unique and individually-owned boutiques still exist here (of course the chains are represented as well). Clothes, shoes, jewelry, amazing collections of home décor and accessories, and in the middle of it all a store that sells nothing but cupcakes. Simply heaven! If shopping is not your thing, you can just relax in one of the small cafes and wait for your loved one/mother/grandmother.
The German Study Atlas of the Bertelsmann Foundation confirms that, compared to other parts of Germany, the districts in Mainfranken offer exceptionally good conditions for lifelong learning. In 2011, the Würzburg District won the category “Suburban Districts.”
The unemployment rate is an amazingly low 2.4 percent. This means that you can’t help but to find a job. Even when you are not looking, the jobs will find you. Kidding aside: Candidates for highly qualified and leadership positions are in hot demand.
There are three international and one regional airport in a radius of 150 km.
An online search for recreational activities around Würzburg yields 488 possible things you can do: From fishing to camping, skating, swimming in the Main River, cross-country skiing, petting animals, to hiking and so much more.
The trail Kobelweg Rimpar offers much to see, hear and feel in the way of ecology and nature. The experience is designed like a squirrels nest, a “Kobel” in German, hence the name.
Outdoor theater performances of the dramatic, new adventures of the Knight Florian Geyer during the Peasant’s Uprising mesmerize visitors every year.
In the town of Ochsenfurt, next to the town hall building in the old town, there are several wonderful wine taverns. And there is also a small pool full of water right there in the middle of the pedestrian zone. So why is this important? Any ideas? It means that, especially in the summer, you will have at least a couple of hours to yourself while the kids play in the water, time to enjoy a glass of wine.
At the Kapellenberg Mountain in Eibelstadt, you can learn about the famous Lügensteine (lie stones) that appeared in town in 1725 while walking the Lügenstein Trail.
In the summer, the courtyard of the Brattenstein Fortress is the venue for the Franken Festival Röttingen. There is also a program for kids.
The Gramschatzer Wald is a picture-perfect forest. It suits itself for a wonderfully relaxing walk. Or you can take advantage of the possibility to learn how to make herbal salves, forge knives or how to rock climb.
Strolling through art galleries, exploring antique stores, and admiring art in a medieval atmosphere: That’s what you do in Sommerhausen. And let’s not even get started about the Christmas Market…
The most prominent employers in the district include boat manufacturing, fashion industry, grocery stores, as well as kinder garden and playground equipment industries. All great themes, right? Of course, there are also positions in engineering etc.