Nuremberg
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  • Nuremberg: Sightseeing Train Tour

    1. 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 Guided Walking Tour

    2. Nuremberg: Old Town Guided Walking Tour

    The prosperous city of Nuremberg provided the ideal basis for an active cultural and intellectual life, as well as a lively arts scene. Even today, numerous buildings, monuments and artworks still reflect the city's former importance. Your guide will provide information and insights on the churches, castle, and fountains you see, as well as on the city itself, past and present. You will also visit the Main Market Square.

    The tour with Heinz was fantastic. A great overview and historical background of the Old City. He was very knowledgable and was happy to answer any questions. It was a fabulous introduction to Nurnberg!

  • 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 2-Hour Old Town Walking Tour in English

    5. Nuremberg 2-Hour Old Town Walking Tour in English

    Enjoy an English-speaking 2-hour guided walk in a beautiful and prosperous medieval walled city. Nuremberg has been a center of the Holy Roman Empire, cradle of the German Renaissance, temple city of the Third Reich, and home to both the Nuremberg Nazi rallies and Nuremberg trials. Your guide will show you where German Emperors were crowned, where saints are buried, where the most famous and talented German artisans in history created awe-inspiring works, and where colorful and lively markets have taken place for nearly 7 centuries. Explore the enchanting Old Town that features fantastic regional food and drink and the greatest Christmas Market in Germany. Although the Christmas Market is held in December, Christmas shopping is available throughout the year. Nuremberg is the perfect city for a walking tour. Most of the Old Town is a pedestrian zone, and the tour is conducted at an eas...

    Very knowledgeable. Kept a pace suitable for all members of the group, very accomodating.

  • Nuremberg: 1.5-Hour Private Tour through Historical Old Town

    6. Nuremberg: 1.5-Hour Private Tour through Historical Old Town

    Explore Nuremburg, one of the largest German cities during the Middle Ages at the heart of the Holy Roman Empire of the German Nation. Learn more about the famous personality of the city: Dürer was born in Nuremberg, created his work here, and was buried here. Hans Sachs also created his works in Nuremberg and Martin Behaim made the first globe here. Even the first railway line in Germany went from Nuremberg to Fürth. In addition, the first pencils were invented here. Experience an informative tour through the romantic old town of Nuremberg with a knowledgeable guide and discover the main attractions of the city, such as Albrecht Dürer's House, Nuremberg Castle, Tiergärtnertorplatz, and the Hauptmarkt with the beautiful fountain and the Frauenkirche.

    Sehr schöne private Tour durch Nürnberg, mit einer sehr kompetenten, netten und lustigen Führung.

  • From Munich: Nuremberg Day Trip by Train

    7. From Munich: Nuremberg Day Trip by Train

    In Nuremberg the Third Reich strutted in all of its pomp in the city’s grandiose marching grounds, and years later an international war crimes tribunal held that same Nazi leadership accountable for its actions. There is much more to see here, however. This is an old and beautiful city with a rich and vibrant history. You’ll see the massive medieval fortifications of the striking old town, magnificent gothic churches, colorful marketplaces, and the hilltop castle of the old imperial city. Your expert guide will accompany you on the 90-minute train journey from and to Munich, and provide a comprehensive tour through Nuremburg. The city’s history is fascinating. It was the unofficial capital of the First Reich, or the first Germanic Empire, which dominated central Europe for a thousand years. It was here that the Imperial Diet of the Holy Roman Empire was hosted. It was a center of cul...

    There were only a couple and I leaving from Munich, which was excellent due to our current situation; in Nürnberg, three more people were waiting for the tour, which is also reasonable. The guide showed us the history of the places, curiosities, and even gave some tips about the city. I would recommend the tour, and the town is lovely; I felt like I was in a medieval movie.

  • Nuremberg: Third Reich Historic Tour

    8. 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: Private Tour with a Local Guide

    9. Nuremberg: Private Tour with a Local Guide

    Meet the local guide at your Nuremberg accommodation and head out on a 2, 3 or 4-hour walking tour to explore the city. You’ll be in good hands with a knowledgeable local who is eager to share all the tips and tricks that will help you make the most of your visit. Start by getting familiar with the neighborhood where you’re staying. Hear about the best places to eat and shop and learn the easiest ways to get around. On this customized tour you’ll see some of the top attractions and hear about more that you can visit on your own after the tour. By the end of the tour, you'll feel more comfortable navigating the city and confident you have all the information you need.

    Manfred was a great tour guide! He was flexible with the start and end times and accommodating to our needs. He showed us the best of the city and many places tourists would never find. Would definitely recommend him and this tour to friends. Thanks Manfred!

  • Nuremberg: Tour of Former Nazi Party Rally Grounds

    10. Nuremberg: Tour of Former Nazi Party Rally Grounds

    Immerse yourself in the dark history of Nuremberg and learn all about the days of National Socialism. See the uncompleted buildings intended to be masterpieces alongside the Colosseum and Zeppelin Field, reminders to this day of the megalomania. The head architect of National Socialism, Albert Speer, had planned a gigantic assembly and demonstration area for up to 400,000 people in the southeast of the city. The area has become famous for the Nuremberg Trials in 1946. On this tour, see the former Nazi party rally grounds and the unfinished congress hall, walk along the great streets and hear incredible yet true stories.

    Sehr tolle Führung, mit kompetentem und sehr nettem Guide, der viel über Nürnberg und die Geschichte erzählt hat.

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What people are saying about Nuremberg

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 93 reviews

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