Our hometown Forchheim is one of the oldest and most original cities of Franconia. At every turn you can find fascinating signs and evidences of a fame-rich past, as emperors, kings and bishops decided directly on the fate of Forchheim. For today's viewer venerable history is connected harmoniously carefully with the needs of the modern times.
Forchheim, the gate to the Franconian Schweiz, is today a large district town with over 30.000 inhabitants.
It is about 42 km north of Nuremberg and 25 km south of Bamberg.