Photos Michel Lefrancq
Surrealist photographer (1916-1974)

Site en français

Rothenburg ob der Tauber

Rothenburg ob der Tauber is a town in the Ansbach district of Mittelfranken (Middle Franconia), the Franconia region of Bavaria, Germany, well known for its well-preserved medieval old towns, a destination for tourists from around the world. Rothenburg was a Free Imperial City from the late Middle Age to 1803.
These photographs were taken in april 2011.


Rothenburg ob der Tauber, MarktplatzRothenburg ob der Tauber, City HallRothenburg ob der Tauber, RathausRothenburg ob der Tauber, a very old car
Rothenburg ob der Tauber, a very old car
The citadel gateThe Röder gateThe Röder gate, outside
Coming from DetwangA small vineyard under the ramparts
The Sieber towerThe Toppler small castleThe Klingen gate

Click the image to enlarge.



Technical data


Duesberg Museum, Mons
  Jacques Du Broeucq
1505 - 1584