Do & See


Albrecht-Dürer's House

The Albrecht-Dürer-Haus is one of the most famous museums and exhibitions in Nuremberg. Between 1509 and 1528, it was Albrecht Dürer’s home and workplace. Today, the building is both a memorial and a museum. The rooms feature period furnishings, a...


Craftmen's Courtyard

A sight with special flair. Situated at the heart of the city and surrounded by the towers and walls of the medieval fortifications, from the middle of March till the end of December the Craftmen's Courtyardinvites visitors to discover a wealth of...


DB Railway Museum

The heart of the museum is an exhibition landscape on the history of the railway in Germany. The walking tour - over 2,500 sqm on two stories - covers two centuries, including all their technological and economic, political and cultural aspects.


Documentation Centre Nazi Party Rally Grounds

Even today, the former Reichsparteitagsgelände (Nazi Party Rally Grounds) in the south of the city is still home to gigantic ruins representing the Nazi regime’s deluded notion of grandeur. The 11 km² complex was where the Nazi Party orchestrated ...

Unique Spots


Former Wine Depot

The building was erected 1446/48 to house lepers who were allowed into the city for three days at Easter, during which time they received food and clothing and medical attention. After ca 1571, the building was used to store wine - hence the name....


Gardens of the Hesperides

The Gardens of the Hesperides in Nuremberg were established outside the town walls in the St. John's district in the Middle Ages. Today it is still possible to view a number of statues and fountains in these public gardens, giving visitors an impr...


GoHo

For a proper hedonist, there is no lifestyle without culture and cuisine, which is why he feels so much at home in Gostenhof. You can stroll from the vintage shop to the cycle workshop, from the friendly optician to the crazy designer shop. The hi...


Hallerwiese

Directly at the river Pegnitz, the Hallerwiese is one of the most popular parks in Nuremberg. Strollers, the go walkies, jogger and bikers use the area for their activities. Here you can take a sunbath, have a picnic or just relax doing nothing. ...

Events


Altstadtfest

Its laid-back atmosphere attracts around one million visitors to the Old Town festival each year in September. The festival has been taking place for more than 40 years now. In around 60 events, 800 actors provide free entertainment, including fol...


Bardentreffen

Germany’s largest free outdoor festival, Bardentreffen, attracts up to 200 000 people each year. It traditionally takes place each year on the first weekend of the Bavarian summer holidays (July/August). Both international and local musicians sing...


Blaue Nacht

Each year in May, culture comes to Nuremberg. Museums, theatres and other cultural venues are open until the small hours of the morning. Come and explore the Old Town, listen to music and performances on the streets of the city centre and marvel a...


Brückenfestival

The Brückenfestival is an open air festival in august at the banks of the river Pegnitz in Nuremberg. This music event has become one of the most influential festivals in the region. The aim is to present music acts far from mainstream music for a...