Nuremberg Old Town Walking Tour

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Explore Nuremberg’s postcard-perfect Old Town on a 2-hour walking tour, led by a local guide. Steeped in antiquity, the neighborhood has been at the forefront of pivotal eras throughout Germany’s history. With a past that harks back to the Holy Roman Empire, Nuremberg has also been considered the cradle of the German Renaissance and one of the main towns of the Third Reich (Nazi Germany). Learn the history and see a collection of the city’s must-visit sites, like St Lawrence Church, St Sebald Church, Albrecht Dürer House and Nuremberg Hauptmarkt.


  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
  • Led by a local guide

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Meet your guide in front of the Nuremberg Station, and then set off on your stroll around the citys Old Town. The walled city straddles the River Pegnitz and its pretty streetscape with tall, timber-framed houses and cobblestone streets makes for a scenic amble.

While walking around Nuremberg Castle hear about the citys past, learning about key events that took place on its streets. See sites where emperors were crowned and saints were buried, and then see where awe-inspiring works were painted at Albert Drer House. Learn of the citys dark Nazi legacy and hear tales of the chilling rallies that the city hosted during the days of the Third Reich.

Nurembergs architecture beckons to its layered history, too, and many examples of the citys different architectural styles are covered on your tour. Admire St Lawrence Church rebuilt after World War II and then stop for photos in front of Schner Brunnen, a replica of a 14th-century water feature that that aptly translates as the beautiful fountain. Walk around the medieval city walls and stroll through Nuremberg Castles Imperial courtyards.

Your tour finishes in Hauptmarkt, the bustling central square thats home to the annual Christkindlesmarkt. Hear of the world-famous Christmas market, which is held during the month of December, and then say your goodbyes to your guide.

Inclusions for Nuremberg Old Town Walking Tour

  • Local guide

Exclusions for Nuremberg Old Town Walking Tour

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Entrance fees

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Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Cancellation Policy
  • If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
  • Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
  • Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

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  • this guide was very fun, but he was walking very fast. We barely managed to catch up with him. He did not wait to get together to start telling, but he only spoke to those who walked fast to him.
    The excursion is very good, but it is very tiring

  • Our guide Chris was very knowledgeable and enthusiastic. He shared a lot of details about the sites and history of the city that kept things interesting but did not over do it, he struck a very good balance. Highly recommended.

  • It was easy to fund the location where we meat our guide Chris was amazing he made it all fun and relaxing at the same time . He took his time to explain and answer any questions we had I will difentaly recommend the tour .

  • This tour is HIGHLY recommended. Our guide was Australian and spoke fluent English. He was well-informed and kept us moving and flexible when my friend and I wanted to leave the tour early.

  • Brilliant 2 hour tour fully in English from a very nice tour guide from Australia. Highly recommended for the cost.

  • Hard to follow the guide: We were 3 persons and we found the guide at the train station as per the instructions. Then he told us to wait there for the rest of the group. After 10 min we realized that the tour guide disapeared and we had to start the tour by our owns...

  • The guide was pleasant but the lack of depth in history was apparent. His explanation of the Holy Roman Empire was "it's complicated". I abandoned early.

  • CHRIS from Australia made a lighthearted tour with all the history required in the 2 hour walk

  • Our guide was excellent - well worth it!

  • Our tour guide was simply great. He told us where the entrances were to the churches and that a donation was requested so I was able to go back on my own to all three churches and enjoy them. I liked his lunch recommendation so much that I ended up eating there three days in a row! He gave me lots of information that made the rest of my stay in Nuremberg more enjoyable like showing me on the map where some of the other things to do were located and recommending spots for dinner. The tour was small too, only three of us plus our guide so it was very personal. Highlights of the tour for me were the castle and the clock on the square at noon. I decided to extend my trip and do the Rally grounds as well and was able to pay the difference in cash. This was a great walking tour. I would absolutely recommend it.

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