Miltenberg, which has many beautiful half-timbered buildings, is located in the Main Valley and is adjacent to many vineyards, so be sure to sample the superb local wines.
The Hotel zum Riesen, rebuilt in 1590 on 12th-century foundations, is one of the oldest in Germany: Many emperors (including Frederic Barbarossa), kings and princes of the Holy Roman Empire have slept there.
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