Nuremberg, the second-largest city in Bavaria after Munich. Buzzwords like medieval town with the Kaiserburg imperial castle, Nuremberg trials, Nuremberg Christkindlesmarkt and Nuremberg culinary specialities like Bratwurst grilled sausage and Lebkuchen ginger bread describe only part of what this vibrant city has to offer. Other highlights include the romantic old town centre with rock-face walks, the observatory, the toy museum, the zoological garden with dolphin lagoon or the blue night. Here some addresses with useful Nuremberg information for culture lovers or sport fans from us. For more information also visit the Nuremberg Convention and Tourist Office website.
Schöner Brunnen [beautiful fountain] built in the 14th century adorns the main market in the heart of the historical mile. The colorful figures represent the world view of the Holy Roman Empire.
The Kaiserburg [Imperial Castle] is the emblem of Nuremberg with magnificent panoramic view of the old town. The castle was favourite residence of the Holy Roman Empire rulers from 1050 until 1571.
The Documentation Centre Nazi Party Rally Grounds providing in-depth insights into the National Socialist tyranny. The terrain can be reached comfortably by bus 36.
Classic Open Air in Luitpoldhain
Classical music in a huge park or rock music around the fairgrounds, meeting of the bards in the old town, star singers in the philharmonic hall - just as different as the musical styles are, the town also offers numerous concerts at different venues.
Nuremberg Blue night
Since 2000, the blue night is a regular amazing light show and long night of art and culture in the old town. One night, managed to impress every year in May and a must-see for any visitor of Nuremberg.
Discover Nuremberg and its surroundings on your own pace in two days including free entry to all museums, top attractions and free public transport - the Nuremberg card arranges it.
Running beside the Wöhrder Lake
Distance: 2 km
The surroundings of the Wöhrder Lake offer a perfect terrain for runners. The ... More
Swimming in Naturgarten
Distance: 8 km
The unheated outdoor swimming pool in the Naturgarten recreational institution tempts ... More
Tennis at Marienberg
Distance: 6 km
Marienberg is a little gem of a tennis court in the north of Nuremberg. Surrounded by ... More
Golfing at Reichswald
Distance: 11 km
The Reichswald gold club is located in the midst of nature, surrounded by a forest, ... More
Cycling through Franconian Switzerland
Distance: 30 km
Comfortable cycling with your children or more challenging route by mountain bike - ... More
Relaxing in Stadtpark
Distance: 3 km
Stadtpark is the garden paradise in Nuremberg. Simply roll out a blanket, pick up a ... More
Celebrating in beer garden
Distance: 500 m
If you are visiting Nuremberg, you should necessarily try the original Nuremberg ... More
Running beside the Wöhrder LakeDistance: 2 km
The surroundings of the Wöhrder Lake offer a perfect terrain for runners. The riverside paths of the 2.5 km long artificial lake are largely illuminated. After run refreshments are served in the Wies'n beer garden onto the Wöhrder Wiese meadow at summer time.
Swimming in NaturgartenDistance: 8 km
The unheated outdoor swimming pool in the Naturgarten recreational institution tempts with idyllic location and large lawns for sunbathing. There are swimming pools for swimmers and non-swimmers, padding pools for adults and children. Who wishes plays beach volleyball.
Tennis at MarienbergDistance: 6 km
Marienberg is a little gem of a tennis court in the north of Nuremberg. Surrounded by greenery, the courts are in a 42,000-square-foot bubble built to give tennis lovers lots of outdoor and indoor courts as well as quietness, fun and nice co-players or teammates.
Golfing at ReichswaldDistance: 11 km
The Reichswald gold club is located in the midst of nature, surrounded by a forest, in the shadow of 80.000 trees. The 18-hole course with its well-kept fairways and greens is perfect for the novice or seasoned golfer and all age groups and abilities.
Cycling through Franconian SwitzerlandDistance: 30 km
Comfortable cycling with your children or more challenging route by mountain bike - with its fantastic network of bicycle lanes the Franconian Switzerland offers an exciting value of experiencing.
Relaxing in StadtparkDistance: 3 km
Stadtpark is the garden paradise in Nuremberg. Simply roll out a blanket, pick up a book or your favourite magazine, or just sit and admire the view and enjoy one ice-cream or cocktail near the water. The Stadtpark is a must see – it's an oasis for rest.
Celebrating in beer gardenDistance: 500 m
If you are visiting Nuremberg, you should necessarily try the original Nuremberg sausages. Great places to taste that local specialty is one of the picturesque beer gardens in the old town. For example the Kettensteg 2.0 beer garden.