Nuremberg Old Town is a walkable neighborhood that's popular for its restaurants, bars, and coffee shops. Hotels in Nuremberg Old Town provide a good starting point for sightseeing in and around the Nuremberg area.
Sightseeing around Nuremberg Old Town
The monuments and historic sites offer insight into the area's history, while the museums add a sense of refinement. Study the collections at Mediaeval Dungeons, Nuremberg Toy Museum, or Henkerhaus Museum. Attractions like Fembohaus City Museum, World War II Art Bunker, and Albrecht Duerer House highlight the local culture. Monuments like Fleischbrucke, Frauenkirche, and Schoener Brunnen honor the area. Learn about the local history at Heilig Geist Spital, St. Catherine's Church Ruin, and St. Egidien. Nuremberg Zoo, Fuerthermare, and Playmobil FunPark are family favorites.
Shopping and being pampered at a spa are a couple of popular activities in the area. Local parks like Stadtpark, Faberwald, and Municipal Park are peaceful spots. Zirndorf Stadtpark, Zimmermannspark, and Pinderpark are beautiful places to appreciate nature. With a shopping trip to City Point Nuremberg, Handwerkerhof, or Franken Center, you might find that perfect souvenir. If you have some more time, pay a visit to Norisring Race Track, Nuremberg Arena, or Frankenstadion.
Some of the area's most popular sights are St. Lorenz Church, St. Sebaldus Church, and Nuremberg Castle. Main Market Square, Goose Man Fountain, and Hans Sachs Platz are other top spots to see.
Getting around Nuremberg Old Town
If you want to get around the city, Lawrence Church U-Bahn is the closest metro stop. Others nearby include Opernhaus U-Bahn and White Tower U-Bahn.
Nuremberg (NUE-Nuremberg Airport) is the closest major airport, 2.8 miles (4.5 km) from Nuremberg Old Town. You can also fly in and out of Munich (MUC-Franz Josef Strauss Intl.), which is located 82.5 miles (132.8 km) away.