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Nuremberg: Old Town Guided Walking Tour

1. 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.

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 sites 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.

Nuremberg: 1.5-Hour Private Tour through Historical Old Town

3. 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.

From Munich: Nuremberg Day Trip by Train

4. 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 cultural and intellectual vitality at the crossroads of major imperial trade routes. Nuremburg also played a key role in the Reformation, and in the printing and scientific revolutions that shaped the modern world.

Nuremberg: Private 1.5-Hour Tour with Brewery Visit

5. Nuremberg: Private 1.5-Hour Tour with Brewery Visit

Explore Nuremberg on a guided walk with a visit to a brewery. Discover the most beautiful sights in the city on foot including Albrecht Dürer's House and the Imperial Castle. Stroll past the main market square, where the annual Nuremberg Christmas Market is held, attracting up to 2 million visitors each time. Visit a microbrewery and taste delicious beers. Franken is known for its good beer and an unknown author once fittingly said: “Beer is among the most useful drinks, the tastiest foods, and the most pleasant drugs”. True to this motto, you can taste red beer, cool pale beer, or the house drink.

Nürnberg: Culinary Bike Tour

6. Nürnberg: Culinary Bike Tour

Take a guided tour by bike through Nuremberg's Knoblauchsland (garlic country). Meet your professional guide at Nuremberg airport and set off on an adventure through one of the biggest plantation areas in the south of Germany, taking in the idyllic nature, straight out of a fairytale (not Hansel and Gretel). From the airport your guide will take you to castles, a fortified church, fruit and vegetable plantations and finally at restaurant Zur Alten Tenne in Neunhof for a tour of their facilities. You will have the opportunity to stop at 5 traditional German places along the way to sample the local cuisine.

Nuremberg 2-Hour Old Town Walking Tour in English

7. 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 easy pace.

Nuremberg: Self-Guided Audio Tour

8. 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.

Nuremberg: Guided Bike Tour of the Old Town

9. Nuremberg: Guided Bike Tour of the Old Town

Get to know Nuremberg's city by bike. Bring a bike and, on the slow paths through the Old Town, visit both attractions and hidden gems. See the Pegnitz meadows and the Kaiserburg (Imperial Castle). Learn about the city and the Imperial fortifications from your expert local guide on a cycling tour of the Old Town. Enjoy the beautiful views of Nuremberg on this relaxed bike tour. The second largest city in Bavaria is home to quaint, colourful streets, dark beer, gothic churches and medieval fortifications. Not to forget gingerbread.

Nuremberg: Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt Walking Tour

10. Nuremberg: Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt Walking Tour

Experience the beauty of Nuremberg on a self-guided scavenger hunt tour. You will receive the website link and the instructions to start the tour on your voucher after booking. Explore the city on foot with your phone as your guide or experience Nuremberg virtually from anywhere. You will begin the tour at the Neutor, an old gate in the northwest of the Nuremberg city wall. Hear the interesting facts and stories about the alleys, old buildings, churches, and more. Soak in the vibrant atmosphere while witnessing the traditional markets, timber-framed houses, and balconies overflowing with flowers. During the tour, choose to pause the app at any time to take a break or spend some more time seeing the sights. Feel free to stop in the shops or restaurants and try the local products of the place. Enjoy a fun and entertaining game with your family or friends. 

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What people are saying about Nuremberg

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 375 reviews

Booking online was quick and easy. Everything was very well organized on site and the explanations from the guide were very informative and easy to understand. The legroom is very limited, but doable for the short time.

Had a wonderful and informative tour with Walter. Met a couple people and followed the tour with drinks and great conversations.

Great guide who was very informative and saw some beautiful local sights. Also a great way to meet fellow travellers.

I had a wonderful time with our tour guide Mr Kurt. Informative and great one. Will come again all over from Malaysia

We have two kids with us. The tour was enjoyed by all.