Southeastern Nuremberg Tour, Nuremberg (Self Guided)

Nuremberg is full of historical attractions. The southeastern portion of the city features extensive public parks, which host many events, and one of the biggest exhibition centers in Germany.
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Southeastern Nuremberg Tour Map

Guide Name: Southeastern Nuremberg Tour
Guide Location: Germany » Nuremberg (See other walking tours in Nuremberg)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 9
Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 7.0 km
Author: Ella
Wöhrder Wiese (Green Rest Area)

1) Wöhrder Wiese (Green Rest Area)

Wöhrder Wiese, located along the Pegnitz River, is a large green area with many attractions for young people. It is a popular holiday destination for locals in the summertime, where they relax, sunbathe, have a drink in the beer garden or just enjoy the beautiful scenery.
Kunstverein Nuremberg (Nuremberg Art Society)

2) Kunstverein Nuremberg (Nuremberg Art Society)

The Nuremberg Art Society, located in a modern building on Kressengartenstrasse, was founded in 1792. It is the oldest association of the arts in Germany, and since 1830 has also been known as the Albrecht Dürer Society. It features the best in contemporary art, hosting numerous exhibitions and events.

Operation hours: Tuesday - Friday: 2 pm - 6 pm; Saturday - Sunday: 1 pm - 6 pm
St. Peter's Church

3) St. Peter's Church

St. Peter’s Church, on Regensburgerstrasse, is an Evangelical Lutheran Church built in the Gothic style in 1897 as an addition to St. Peter’s Chapel. After World War II, it was rebuilt. Not far from the church you will find the historic St. Peter's Cemetery.
Historical Tram Depot

4) Historical Tram Depot

The Historical Tram Deport, on Schlosstrasse, is a museum dedicated to the history of the tram, including displays of the earliest trams. You can also take a tour by tram along Nuremberg’s old streets.

Operation hours: 1st weekend of the month: 10 am – 5:30 pm
Meistersinger Hall

5) Meistersinger Hall

Meistersinger Hall, a popular concert hall, hosts musical performances and can seat 2,000 guests. It consists of two halls and six conference spaces and also features ballroom events.
Luitpold Grove (Municipal Park)

6) Luitpold Grove (Municipal Park)

Luitpold Grove, a leisure park of Prince Luitpold, served as a site of Nazi party rallies in the 1930s and ‘40s. Today it is a public park, hosting such popular festivals as Rock in the Park, Bardentreffen and Classic Open Air.
Sea Life

7) Sea Life

Sea Life is a public aquarium where flocks of visitors come to discover the life of sea creatures. With over 3,000 specimens, both children and adults will enjoy this fantastic attraction.

8) Dutzendteich

Dutzendteich contains two ponds and vast meadows. Locals spend their free time here cycling, skating or just walking. This large park is a perfect place for city events, and hosts various festivals.
Messezentrum (Exhibition Center)

9) Messezentrum (Exhibition Center)

One of the largest exhibition centers in Germany, Messezentrum, offers over 90 exhibitions and covers 160,000 square meters. It also contains conference halls where various businesses hold meetings.

Walking Tours in Nuremberg, Germany

Create Your Own Walk in Nuremberg

Create Your Own Walk in Nuremberg

Creating your own self-guided walk in Nuremberg is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Nuremberg City Center Tour

Nuremberg City Center Tour

Nuremberg, the second largest city in Bavaria, has a wonderful assortment of Middle Age and modern architecture. Considered the center of German humanism, it is also the birthplace of the German railway. It is the famous place where fascism was put on trial following World War II. Take this self-guided tour and enjoy the splendid views of this old city.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.5 km
Western Nuremberg Tour

Western Nuremberg Tour

Western Nuremberg is known as the Johannis district. It features a number of parks, historical graveyards, beautiful Baroque houses and churches. Its charming gardens are great places to relax and enjoy nature, sculptures and fountains.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.3 km
Nuremberg Cultural Tour

Nuremberg Cultural Tour

Nuremberg has a rich cultural life with many events including concerts, music festivals and theatrical performances. The citizens of Nuremberg are proud of their cultural heritage and carefully preserve the works of their prominent figures.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.5 km
Nuremberg Nightlife Tour

Nuremberg Nightlife Tour

Nuremberg offers a wide range of attractions and entertainment in the evening. Bars, restaurants, dance clubs, cinemas and cabaret are all part of the city’s vibrant nightlife, guaranteeing a lot of energy and good times.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 7.8 km
Hitler's Nuremberg Tour

Hitler's Nuremberg Tour

Adolf Hitler referred to Nuremberg as the City of the Party Rallies, considering it the standard for German cities. The monumental Party Rally Grounds is located on a 24.5 hectare territory in southern Nuremberg. The huge buildings resemble ancient Roman architecture. Nowadays, this enormous complex represents the fall of the Third Reich.

Tour Duration: 4 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 9.1 km
City Orientation Walk

City Orientation Walk

Prior to WWII and the ensued military tribunals over the Nazi leaders, the north Bavarian city of Nuremberg had long made name for itself as the home of magnificent medieval architecture, comprising solid fortifications and stone towers of the Old Town, Kaiserburg Castle, Hauptmarkt (central square) complete with Frauenkirche, a 14th-century Gothic church, and more. If you are in Nuremberg, make...  view more

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.6 km

Tips for Exploring City on Foot at Your Own Pace

Whether you are in Nuremberg for a quick stopover or have a few days to see the city in more detail, exploring it on foot, at your own pace, is definitely the way to go. Here are some tips for you to save money, see the best Nuremberg has to offer, take good care of your feet while walking, and keep your mobile device – your ultimate "work horse" on this trip - well fed and safe.

Taking Care of Your Feet

To ensure ultimate satisfaction from a day of walking around the city as big as Nuremberg, it is imperative to take good care of your feet so as to avoid unpleasant things like blisters, cold or overheated soles, itchy, irritated or otherwise damaged (cracked) skin, etc. Luckily, these days there is no shortage of remedies to address (and, ideally, to prevent) these and other potential problems with feet. Among them: Compression Socks, Rechargeable Battery-Powered Thermo Socks for Cold Weather, Foot Repair Cream, Deodorant Powder, Shoes UV Sterilizer, and many more that you may wish to find a place in your travel kit for.

Travel Gadgets for Your Mobile Device

Your mobile phone or tablet will be your work horse on a self-guided walk. They offer tour map, guide you from one attraction to another, and provide informative background for the sights you wish to visit. Therefore it is absolutely essential to plan against unexpected power outages in the wrong place at the wrong time, much as to ensure the safety of your device.

For these and other contingencies, here's the list of useful appliances: Portable Charger/External Battery Pack, Worldwide Travel Charger Adapter, Power Converter for International Travel Adapter, and Mobile Device Leash.