Far away from the tourist highlights, the second largest city in Bavaria has lots to offer – from fascinating history to fun at the lake.
The small cinemas have a very special ambience
The cinemas "Meisengeige" and "Casablanca" are little gems in the Nuremberg cinema landscape. Even though watching films isn't normally on the schedule on a city trip – they're worth a visit, even if you just have a glass of wine in the cinema bar.
The highest restaurant in the Middle Franconian metropolis.
Despite a refurbishment, the restaurant on the Ölberg hill has retained its rustic charm. Franconian specialities are on the menu and you can dine whilst looking out on the Imperial Castle. Ideal if you want an authentic city trip to Nuremberg.
Nuremberg's oldest private theatre has its own ensemble.
Plays from young writers, modern interpretations of classics, readings, dance, cabaret and literature events – all of this is on the agenda at the Gostner Hoftheater theatre. You can process what you've seen and heard afterwards in the theatre bar.
This miniature castle is almost 500 years old and gives visitors an authentic impression of how the town's patrician class lived.
The world of Nuremberg's trading families in the 16th century come alive here. Some of the display exhibits were part of the original furnishings of the small castle. Particularly beautiful in summer – a picnic in the castle's renaissance garden.
In the vaulted underground room below the castle, numerous works of art survived the Second World War. Anyone who wants to combine their city trip to Nuremberg with culture and history is in the right place here.
The Luitpoldhain park in the middle of the city is an oasis of calm. Whether it's gentle walks, picnics or mini golf matches – you're in the right place here. The Hall of Honour is a popular backdrop for wedding photos due to its impressive architecture.
This artificial lake has become an exciting recreation hub.
At the reservoir in the heart of the city, not only can you take wonderful walks, relax and swim, but also rent pedalos and stand-up paddling boards. Afterwards it's off to the Wiesn Biergarten (an Oktoberfest-style beer garden) or a café in the city centre – it isn’t too far.