The Neustadt-Bad Windsheim District devotes much of its land mass to a pair of heavily forested and hilly nature parks, the Steigerwald and the Frankenhöhe. Running right through the district is the Aisch River, which contributes to the livelihood of more than three dozen small communities.
Neustadt-Bad Windsheim District Map
Towns & Villages in the Neustadt-Bad Windsheim District
- Bad Windsheim
- Markt Bibart
- Markt Erlbach
- Markt Nordheim
- Markt Taschendorf
- Neuhof an der Zenn
Neustadt an der Aisch is the district seat, where you will find picturesque alleys and nooks, lovingly tended gardens, half-timbered facades, a baroque town hall and Nürnberg Gate within the medieval city wall. Music counts among the passions of this town, offering all varieties from classical and folk to rock and jazz.
If you are into wellness, rest and relaxation, head to Bad Windsheim and pamper yourself with the curative waters of its natural spas. The town also has an open air museum occupying 50 hectares of scenic land, where you can learn how the rural Franconian population lived and worked in the late Middle Ages, including thatched homes, metal forges, water mills and old-style breweries.
To the west, Uffenheim is noted for its huge electric utilities plants, and also for its proximity to the Steigerwald, where cycling, hiking and camping are major attractions. In the northwest, Scheinfeld offers you its scenic Schwarzenberg Castle, while in the southwest, Burgbernheim has existed since 1250 A.D. and retains many old homes, churches and ruins worthy of your attention.