Bavarian charm in Nuremberg
Nuremberg is located on the Rhine-Main-Danube Canal in the Bavarian region of Germany. Visitors to Nuremberg will be captivated by the quaint appearance of the medieval architecture and cobbled streets surrounded by an ancient city wall. Explore the historic sights such as Fleischbrücke, the Renaissance style bridge and Frauenkirche, Our Lady's Church. The city was also the location for the infamous Nuremberg Trials of 1945 and tours of the Palace of Justice are available by appointment. Explore Nuremberg Castle and walk along the ramparts, enjoy the exhibits housed in the museum and stop off for a coffee in the onsite café. Founded in the 13th century the Heilig-Geist-Spital is one of the largest hospitals of the Middle Ages, climb the Spittlertor Tower for unrivalled views out over the city. Take a tram to see the best Nuremberg has to offer and relax by the Schöner Brunnen, a Gothic fountain overlooking the town square.
Go to Nuremberg to discover a charming Bavarian city full of festive spirit. Even throughout the summer Nuremberg has many attractions to offer; sail along the Pegnitz River and picnic at the Stadtpark. During winter wander around the stalls of the seasonal market and sample gingerbread and mulled wine.
When To Go?
Nuremberg has a fairly temperate climate. Rainfall is unpredictable and travellers to the city are advised to pack waterproof clothing. The summer months of June through to August see the brightest sunshine with temperatures averaging 27°C. December- February are the coldest months in Nuremberg with temperatures dropping below freezing; yet it’s this cold weather that brings the larger crowds of visitors. Light snowfall and sparkling ice make the annual festive markets a popular attraction every year.
How To Get There?
Nuremberg is served by Nuremberg Airport (NUE) located 5km (approximately 3 miles) from the city centre. Direct flights with Air Berlin arrive from London Stansted. Passengers can reach Nuremberg city centre by shuttle bus, alternatively taxis can be booked from the desk inside the terminal building.
No trip to Nuremberg would be complete without visiting the famous medieval Hauptmarkt. This large market place is one of Nuremberg’s most popular attractions and with numerous stalls selling trinkets, traditional beer steins and rows of gingerbread, it can’t fail to enchant tourists. Stop off at the Nuremberg Ring, now welded into an ornate gate - this ring is said to bring luck to whoever touches it. Spend an afternoon at the Tiergarten Nürnberg zoo and enjoy watching the dolphins, monkeys and polar bears.