Regensburg, 80 miles from Munich, is the best preserved medieval city in Germany with its old townas the main highlight. It was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2006. The city sits along the Danube River and has many impressive historic buildings and monuments. Of the more than 1,500 listed buildings in Regensburg, 984 protected buildings form the 'Old Town with Stadtamhof' where you can wander through over 2,000 years of history. The city has one of the most impressive medieval skylines in Germany.
One of the notable buildings here is St. Peter's Cathedral, also called Regensburg Cathedral, which is the only example of a French Gothic cathedral east of the Rhine River. The cathedral has medieval stained glass like nowhere else in Germany. In the old town you'll find several squares including Rathausplatz, Kohlenmarkt, Dachauplatz, and Alter Kornmarkt.