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Our most recommended Nuremberg Activities

  • Nuremberg: Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

    1. Nuremberg: Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

    Enjoy a day of city-sightseeing in Nuremberg in the comfort of a hop-on hop-off double-decker bus. See the city’s most famous monuments and buildings from great vantage points and learn about the city’s rich history. Sit back and relax and enjoy the 2-hour circuit as your guide entertains you with fascinating information about the popular attractions and the 1,000-year history of Frankonia's metropole. Benefit from the flexibility to hop-on or hop-off anytime at any of the 6 stops along the tour route. You will see that, besides gingerbread and fried sausages, Nuremberg has so much more to offer.

  • Nuremberg: Sightseeing Train Tour

    2. Nuremberg: Sightseeing Train Tour

    Explore the historic city of Nuremberg on board a picturesque tourist train. Enjoy a ride through the city center, departing from the main Market Square. Pass by the Schöner Brunnen, a beautiful 19-meter high gold fountain. Next, drive by the Maxbrücke Bridge, St. Lawrence Church, the Hospital of the Holy Spirit and the Imperial Castle, one of Europe's most important medieval fortifications. Enjoy panoramic views of all the sights visited from the comfort of your train seat.  In addition, learn more about the history of the city and uncover its secrets and legends from your informative audio-guide. During this tour you will be able to see all of the city's highlights in just 40 minutes and afterwards can explore the city on your own.

    Great way to get an idea of the layout of the city of Nuremburg. Great way to see the city and not to do all that walking!

  • Nuremberg Old Town and Nazi Rally Grounds Walking Tour

    3. Nuremberg Old Town and Nazi Rally Grounds Walking Tour

    On this 4-hour tour an expert English-speaking guide will take you to see Nuremberg’s Imperial Castle, where German Emperors ruled. See Gothic churches with awe-inspiring works by the most talented German artists in history, and the area where colorful markets have been held for nearly 700 years. Take a break for lunch in the marketplace before boarding the bus for the former Nazi Party Rally Grounds. The largest Third Reich buildings left in the world still silently testify to the megalomania of a madman. You'll see where stormtroopers paraded, and where Adolf Hitler personally inspected columns of SS men and performed pseudo-religious cult rituals before the saluting masses. Learn how Nuremberg deals with this dark part of its past today. After the war, at the Nuremberg trials, many of these same men would finally face justice and the gallows before the eyes of the world. The tour ...

    Jason contacted us immediately about the meeting point. He asked if we had any special requests on the way. He was funny and had a great personality which fit my family perfectly.

  • Nuremberg: Self-Guided Audio Tour

    4. Nuremberg: Self-Guided Audio Tour

    Explore Nuremberg at your own pace with this self-guided audio tour. Simply download the mp3 audio-guide and use the accompanying map to work out the best route for your journey. Discover the house of Albrecht Durer, one of the greatest painters and engravers Germany has ever produced, as well as stunning churches and fascinating museums. Visit sites such as Fleisch Bridge, The Church of Our Lady, The Altes Rathaus, and The Nuremberg Toy Museum. Learn more about the historic town hall featuring monumental painted frescoes, centuries-old architecture. Finish with a visit to Nuremberg’s crowning glory, towering above the city, the colossal Nuremberg Castle. Your tour. Your way.

    It was an amazing tour. It covered lot of details and I'm very impressed. Loved it and I would highly recommend the self guided tour.

  • Nuremberg: Third Reich Historic Tour

    5. Nuremberg: Third Reich Historic Tour

    For centuries, Nuremberg was the secret capital of the Holy German Roman Empire and was chosen to be the propaganda center of the Third Reich. Hitler considered Nuremberg as the heir to Germanic traditions and wanted to continue the legacy of the powerful Germanic Empire of the Middle Ages within the Nazi regime.  In this city, the famous Nuremberg laws were written by Wilhelm Frick. One of the regime's greatest exponents of anti-Semitism, Julius Streicher, owner and promoter of the weekly newspaper Der Stürmer, also worked here. The city acquired the title of German city par excellence, being presented as the most loyal locality to the regime among all. Among other points, this tour will cover things such as the congresses of the Nazi Party, the Nuremberg Trials, National Socialist demonstrations, the Jewish quarter in Nuremberg and anti-semitism, the Zeppelin Field and the Flossenbur...

    Despite of it being a very cold night, we would have followed Federico around for a few more hours to keep learning from him. He had deep knowledge of the relevant history, was very enthusiastic about it, and perfectly engaged with a multi-generational group in which different people had different levels of knowledge. We give Federico our highest recommendation.

  • Nuremberg: Medieval Ages Tour in Spanish

    6. Nuremberg: Medieval Ages Tour in Spanish

    Travel back in time to discover what everyday life was like in Nuremberg during the Middle Ages. During the tour you will learn about Nuremberg’s infamous witch trials, where hundreds of women were accused of witchcraft. Continue the journey through the dark remnants of this era with a visit to Trödelmarkt Island, where the city’s notorious executioner Franz Schmidt lived. Public executions and punishments were a daily occurrence during these times. As you walk through the city’s perfectly preserved cobblestones streets, your guide will share with you fantastical medieval tales of devils, knights on flying horses, and galactic aliens. This comprehensive city tour will allow a deep overview of the everyday life of citizens during the Middle Ages. Learn about their daily activities, their professions, and how medieval customs, which are still alive today, have shaped modern Nuremberg.

  • Nuremberg: Christmas Market Culinary Tour

    7. Nuremberg: Christmas Market Culinary Tour

    Find out why the Nuremberg Christmas Market is the best known in the world on a food tasting guided tour. Discover the market’s long history, take a look behind the scenes and talk to the merchants, and try traditional Christmas culinary treats. The tour starts with the traditional Christmas Market, then walk to the Children Christmas Market, referred locally as the “Christkindlesmarkt”. See new stalls as well as historical stalls which have been here since the 3rd century.  Continue over to the International Christmas Market, and end at the Market of the Partner Cities between St. Sebald Church and the Townhall.  As you learn about the history, traditions, and cultural importance of German Christmas markets, eat and drink some culinary delights like sausage, Lebkugel, and hot wine.

  • From Nuremberg: Rothenburg ob der Tauber Day Tour in Spanish

    8. From Nuremberg: Rothenburg ob der Tauber Day Tour in Spanish

    Spend the day wandering the streets of the fairytale town of Rothenburg ob der Tauber, hear fascinating stories, and discover its medieval history. The day begins at the Nuremberg main train station where your local tour guide will meet you. Travel by train for the 1.5-hour journey and enjoy the best landscapes of Bavaria along the way.  Upon arrival in Rothenburg ob der Tauber, your walking tour of this true medieval gem begins. At every step, be amazed by the historic buildings showing the glorious past of the city and hear about the traditions, myths, and beliefs typical of the Middle Ages. Learn how the inhabitants lived and how the city developed from a small castle and its first towers to the final city walls. The tour within Rothenburg ob der Tauber lasts about 2.5 hours. Then enjoy about 1.5 hours of free time for lunch and walking around, according to your taste. The return to...

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What people are saying about Nuremberg

All in all, it was fun for me and my friends to be driven comfortably through Nuremberg's partly romantic old town streets and alleys. It was very good, informative and easy to understand. As a local, I was particularly pleased that I was able to expand my knowledge. Thanks very much. Gladly again!

It was an amazing tour. It covered lot of details and I'm very impressed. Loved it and I would highly recommend the self guided tour.

Had problems with the number displayed, the nice lady at the info desk was very friendly and helped me Tour was very good

very interesting tour through old Nuremberg; is fully worth the money.

The trip was just great, seen a lot and learned a lot about Nuremberg