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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 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.

From Munich: Nuremberg Day Trip by Train

2. 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.

From Munich: Nazi Rally Grounds & Nuremberg Old Town Tour

3. From Munich: Nazi Rally Grounds & Nuremberg Old Town Tour

Join a Private Guide on the streets of Nuremberg to discover the historic sites that bore witness to the rise and fall of the Nazi Party. Learn about the events and personalities that shaped the history of Third Reich and examine the causes, context and consequences of Nazi ideology. Discover the secrets of the Nazi Party Rally Grounds! The 7–hour option includes return train tickets from Munich to Nuremberg. Upon arrival at Nuremberg, you will meet your 5-Star Local Guide and set off on a guided city tour. The itinerary will focus on sites related to Adolf Hitler, the Nazi Party and World War II. One of the main highlights will be a visit to the Nazi Party Rally Grounds. This is where Nazi party members and supporters organized annual mass parades from 1933 to 1939. Public transport tickets are included for your convenience. See the infamous Zeppelinfeld and the Congress Hall, which is the largest preserved National Socialist monumental building. The expert commentary from your Private Guide will help you understand Nuremberg’s role as the host of Nazi propaganda events. As you explore Nuremberg Old Town, you will also learn about the Nuremberg Trials, during which many prominent German Nazi politicians and military leaders were tried for war crimes and the Holocaust. You will see mediaeval and Gothic highlights such as the Imperial Castle of the Holy Roman Empire, St Sebald Church, Town Hall, Frauenkirche, St Lorenz Church and the mediaeval village Handwerkerhof. At the end of your guided tour, you will hop on the train returning to Munich, where your 5-Star Driver will be waiting to drop you off at your accommodation by private car.

Nuremberg: Private Guided Tour from Munich

4. Nuremberg: Private Guided Tour from Munich

Get to know Nuremberg, a beautiful Bavarian city with a rich history. Arrive at the Munich Central Station where your well-informed guide will be waiting for you. Together, travel by modern and comfortable train to discover Nuremberg on a private tour. Let your guide take you on an adventure and show you the most stunning parts of the city. Start your tour with the beautiful Old Town. Follow the guide and see St. Lorenz Church and its remarkable gothic architecture. Continue your tour and cross the river over Fleischbrücke, a late renaissance bridge. Once across, admire the astonishing facade of Frauenkirche. Step inside to see incredible gothic features.  Visit the Imperial Castle of Nuremberg, the top attraction in the city. Listen as your guide describes the history of the castle. Go inside and see the Imperial Chapel, explore the gardens, and walk around the courtyard. Next, marvel at the magnificent Sebalduskirche a medieval cathedral with two impressive towers. Follow your guide to the Schöner Brunnen, a medieval fountain that presents 40 unique and colorful figures.  Admire Elisabethkirche before exploring the picturesque alleys of the Old Town on your own, and feel the incredible Bavarian atmosphere of the town. At the end of the tour, take the train back to Munich.

From Nuremberg: Rothenburg ob der Tauber Day Tour in Spanish

5. From Nuremberg: Rothenburg ob der Tauber Day Tour in Spanish

Spend the day wandering the streets of the fairytale town of Rothenburg ob der Tauber, hear fascinating stories, and discover its medieval history. The day begins at the Nuremberg main train station where your local tour guide will meet you. Travel by train for the 1.5-hour journey and enjoy the best landscapes of Bavaria along the way.  Upon arrival in Rothenburg ob der Tauber, your walking tour of this true medieval gem begins. At every step, be amazed by the historic buildings showing the glorious past of the city and hear about the traditions, myths, and beliefs typical of the Middle Ages. Learn how the inhabitants lived and how the city developed from a small castle and its first towers to the final city walls. The tour within Rothenburg ob der Tauber lasts about 2.5 hours. Then enjoy about 1.5 hours of free time for lunch and walking around, according to your taste. The return to Nuremberg will be by train with a time scheduled in advance.

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What people are saying about Nuremberg

A very good intro to the history of Nuremberg. This is a 40 minute drive around the mail Nuremberg town & does not stop anywhere. There are options of multiple languages to choose from.

Such a beautiful city. If you’re in nearby Munich then definitely set a day aside to take a visit to this amazing town rich with history!

A very nice city tour, I did it with 2 children 7 and 10 years. Very entertaining, because everything is explained well.

Good day out with lots of information about the old town and nazi rally grounds. Easy train ride to and from Nuremberg

Such a fun way to see the city and my family loved it as well.