Wurzburg in Bavaria is the perfect destination for a classy summer holiday. Known for its ornate baroque and rococo buildings, the city lays out a virtual feast for history lovers. Lavish palaces such as the UNESCO World Heritage listed Wurtzburger Residenz, sprawling fortresses and majestic cathedrals recall the glory of its prosperous past. And that’s not all – Wurzburg invites you to sample some of the finest wines of Europe. At this heart of the Franconian wine country, explore scenic vineyards, award-winning cellars, and stylish wine houses. Savor the dry whites this region is famous for, especially when served in the iconic bocksbeutel (bottles with flattened round shapes). The place also attracts visitors keen to check out the laboratory at the University of Wurzburg where Wilhelm Röntgen made his Nobel Prize winning discovery of the X-ray in 1901.