Nuremberg is a historic city known for a majestic castle built on sandstone ridge, that offers a stunning view over the old town. You can also explore the Nuremberg’s catacombs, which are full of ancient cellars, arched ceilings, secret passageways and old breweries. Tourists come here mainly to experience the traditional Christmas markets, a zoo with delphinium or to taste the delicious food with seasonal specialities, which are however dominated by excellent sausages. You can also try the local beer, which has been brewed here for more than 700 years. Nuremberg is not only a centre of arts and culture but also of science and technology, which can be demonstrated by the subway, that is fully automated.
Recommended stops in Nuremberg:
Kaiserburg historic centre and imperial castle
Nuremberg Castle is a group of medieval fortified buildings on a sandstone ridge dominating the historical centre of the city. The journey to the Kaiserburg Castle offers you incredible view over the typical Bavarian architecture.
The renowned Christmas Market is the largest in Central Europe, with over 2 million visitors every year. It always takes place in December until 24.12. The markets consist of about 200 stalls offering Christmas goods and local specialities such as Nuremberg gingerbread, bishop sandwiches as well as the famous Nuremberg sausages. Moreover, if you like chocolate, try fruit or chilli peppers dipped in chocolate.
National German Museum
Take a look at the local collections and see the past when Nuremberg was an essential centre of business.
The local museum is one of the world's most famous museums of this type and is a real paradise for children.
PLAYMOBIL Amusement Park
It is the perfect place for younger children, that is located just outside of Nuremberg.
Zoo and delphinium
Nuremberg Zoo with delphinium has something to offer and is the most visited zoo in Germany.
Shopping in Nuremberg
Shopping in and around Nuremberg is a great idea. The most famous shopping area is located between the Hall Platz and the Unschlittplatz, the White Tower and the Spitalgasse. On the outskirt of the Nuremberg you can find the largest shopping centre in Northern Bavaria called Franken Center.