Pegnitz Tourism

Pegnitz is a town in the Bayreuth district in Upper Franconia, Bavaria, Germany, with a population of approximately 15,000 inhabitants. It is also the source of the river Pegnitz. The city Bayreuth is about 27 km to the north. The villages (Ortsteile) in Pegnitz are: Annual events are the Christmas market, the Open-Air Rock Festival Waldstock, and above all, the seasonal strong-beer festival called Flinderer.


This is a comprehensive travel guide for Pegnitz in Germany. From budgeting tips to finding the best spots, this travel guide has got all the insider information to explore Pegnitz like a local. After your splendid visit to Pegnitz, you can proceed to an important near-by city of Weimar. Weimar, is a worth visiting city owing to its prime attractions like Goethe National Museum And Home, Herzogin Anna Amalia Bibliothek, Bauhaus Museum. Also, to reach Pegnitz, you'll have to take a flight to Weimar; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to Pegnitz.

Don't just take a trip, let the trip take you! Have a enjoyable time at Pegnitz.

  • Know the pollution level of Pegnitz before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 75 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • How safe is Pegnitz for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Pegnitz.

    • Burglary and Theft 25 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 25 (Low)
    • Attacks 25 (Low)
    • Drug offense 25 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 100 (Very High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 25 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 25 (Low)
    • Safety Index 88.24 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 24.14 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 5 (Very Low)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 10.18 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Pegnitz

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 9.92 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 88.15 USD

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