Nuremberg, Bavaria's second largest city, is one of the most interesting and diverse cities in Germany. A vacation in the heart of Franconia lets you experience the long history of the city, but also offers a lot of the contemporary. The historic Old Town, the Imperial Castle, the Frauenkirche built by emperor Karl IV., as well as many other well-preserved buildings and churches testify to the important historical role of Nuremberg.
World-famous artists like Albrecht Dürer and Veit Stoss, humanists such as Willibald Pirckheimer and Philipp Melanchthon, as well as scientists like the astronomer Johannes Regiomontanus lived and worked in the city. The culture of Nuremberg is revealed in numerous museums and galleries throughout the city. Interesting cultural and sports events attract many visitors to Nuremberg every year.
The city itself is a starting point for many attractions in the area. The fast and easy access to the Nuremberg Zoo, the Playmobil FunPark in Zirndorf, the theme park in Geiselwind or the Western Country in Plech is especially great for families with children. Climbing enthusiasts will find the "Franconian Switzerland" a climber's paradise and the surrounding lake districts are great for sunbathing, hiking and sailing – there is something for everyone.
In the pedestrian area in the centra of Nuremberg you can stroll and shop 'til you drop. Whether you are looking for fancy fashion, antiques and oddities or bargain, all of it can be found in the picturesque streets of the city. The nightlife will complete your trip to the city. Numerous restaurants, bars, cafes and dance clubs invite you to indulge in Nuremberg's special atmosphere.
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