Popular Accommodations in Nuremberg
Highlights in Nuremberg
- Historical Mile
- Nuremberg Castle
- Blue Night
- Nuremberg gingerbread
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Vacation rentals in Nuremberg
Nuremberg is best known for its old town with its historic mile, where you can rent an apartment. Thus you reach the many architectural monuments, the medieval castle and the numerous museums in only few walking minutes. If you prefer to find nature on your doorstep, the best choice is a vacation rental on Wöhrder See or Pegnitz.Find the right holiday apartment in Nuremberg
In the second largest city in Bavaria there is a large selection of holiday apartments, which are just as suitable for couples as for the whole family. In the city centre you will find mainly comfortably furnished apartments. A vacation rental on the outskirts of town is usually equipped with a garden, where you can take a break from everyday life. In addition, Nuremberg offers the possibility of renting an apartment in a moated castle with a moat.Benefit from the advantages of a private holiday home
In contrast to a stay in a hotel, a holiday apartment or cottage offers you the advantage that you can have your breakfast when you want it. Such a holiday domicile is also the perfect retreat to recharge the energy batteries after a long city walk. Families with children will love the terrace or the garden and dog owners can take their four-legged friend into the accommodation after prior arrangement.
Vacation in Nuremberg
Location and orientation
The city of Nuremberg is located in the Bavarian administrative district of Middle Franconia and has more than half a million inhabitants. It lies north of Munich and south of Leipzig. The border with the Czech Republic is about 150 kilometres away from Nuremberg. You will reach Frankfurt am Main in the west after a two-hour drive.Rivers, fields and tree stands characterise the cityscape
The river Pegnitz flows through Nuremberg and rises northeast of the city. In addition, the Pegnitz and the Rednitz meet in the Fürth. The Pegnitz is particularly noticeable in the north and northwest of the city, where the cityscape is characterised by alluvial deposits. In addition, there is the so-called Garlic Land, an important vegetable growing area in the north, and the Nuremberg Reichswald, which circles the city from south to east and north.Local recreation areas Reichswald and Dutzendteich
The Reichswald is an ideal excursion destination to get a taste of fresh forest air. It has a high stock of coniferous wood and, with more than 25,000 hectares, is Europe's largest cultural forest. The Dutzendteich pond in the south-east of Nuremberg, which was built as a reservoir in the 15th century and today together with the Luitpoldhain is a true natural paradise, is also suitable for relaxing hours.
Travelers and Activities
From Nuremberg you can easily reach some entertaining amusement parks, where you can use numerous attractions and rides for varied hours. The adventure park "Schloss Thurn" is highly recommended, which offers roller coasters as well as some relaxation zones. Geiselwind is the largest theme park in Bavaria and offers more than a hundred attractions. You will also find the Playmobil FunPark, the children's play paradise and the Tucherland with its trampoline, softball arena and knight's castle in the immediate vicinity.Bathing and wellness holiday for total deep relaxation
Nuremberg is home to several leisure pools and thermal baths so that you can enjoy guaranteed moments of relaxation at any time of the year. Among them is the Altmühltherme Treuchtlingen, one of the largest thermal baths in Germany. In the Aquella leisure pool you will find fun and action, especially in the unique wave pool. Furthermore, the outdoor swimming pool Naturgarten, the outdoor swimming pool Stadion, the outdoor swimming pool West and the Fürthermare are available for refreshments in the cool water.Exploring the landscape by canoe
Nuremberg is also a city that has a lot to offer for boaters. Take a canoe trip on the Pegnitz and enjoy the beautiful landscape. There are also providers in Nuremberg who offer guided tours by dragon boat, for example through the Nürnberger Land or from Nuremberg to Fürth.
In Nuremberg, a dialect is spoken that originates from the East Franconian dialect group, but has strong North Bavarian traits. This dialect is still maintained today by authors such as Klaus Schamberger and Fitzgerald as well as by the members of the Collegium Nürnberger Mundartdichter.
The Top 5 Travel Tips
The city of Nuremberg is known for its historical mile. This is a cultural-historical city tour guided by signage, on which you can explore the most important sights. Along the historical mile you reach the medieval city fortification, the Martha church and the toll hall. Also worth seeing are the Nassauer Haus, the Lorenzkirche and the Heilig-Geist-Spital from the 14th century.2. Walk to the landmark of the city
The Nuremberg Castle is a double castle consisting of the Burggrafenburg and the Kaiserburg. First structural traces could be determined from the time around 1000. Today it is regarded as one of the most outstanding architectural and historical fortifications in Europe. Its architectural character makes it an imperial castle, fortress, imperial residence and burgrave's seat.3. Spend a day in the largest museum of cultural history
An incredibly large collection of more than 1.3 million exhibits will be presented to you in the Germanisches Nationalmuseum in Nuremberg. The exhibits date from early times to the present and are shown in many different showrooms. These include paintings and sculptures up to 1800, all about the old jurisdiction, graphic works, historical musical instruments and furniture, a coin cabinet and a toy collection.4. View the city in a different light
The Blue Night is a particularly cultural event in Nuremberg every year. On the occasion of the event with an annually changing theme, you can experience a varied cultural programme in countless museums and cultural institutions from the evening until the early hours of the morning. On the occasion of the "Blue Night" the whole old town shines in a blue light.5. Try Nuremberg specialities
One of the most famous culinary delicacies of the city is the Nürnburger Rostbratwurst, which spoils your palate with the typical marjoram note. It is mainly served with Weggla rolls, sauerkraut and mustard, but sometimes also with horseradish. Not to forget the Nuremberg gingerbread, which is a traditional sweet pastry especially at Christmas time and has been produced in Nuremberg since the 13th century.