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Private Tour: Nuremberg Sightseeing Including Old Town, Rally Grounds and Nuremberg Courthouse

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Nuremberg, Germany
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icon2 to 3 hours  (Approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
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iconOffered in: English and 1 more
Good for avoiding crowds

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Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
Guides required to regularly wash hands
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Overview

Visit the medieval city of Nuremberg — featuring a trip to the Nazi party rally grounds — on this private, guided sightseeing tour. Choose from a 2- or 3-hour tour, then enjoy personalized attention while learning about the history of the city, from the days of the Holy Roman Empire to the German Renaissance, Third Reich, Nazi rallies and Nuremberg Trials. See German Renaissance artist Albrecht Dürer's house, the Imperial Castle courtyards, plus Town Hall and more, with the option to visit the Nuremberg Trial courthouse (own expense). Hotel pickup/drop-off included.
  • 2- or 3-hour Nuremberg Old Town and Rally Grounds driving tour with an expert guide
  • See top Nuremberg Old Town attractions, including Nuremberg Castle, Albrecht-Dürer-Haus and the Beautiful Fountain (Schöner Brunnen)
  • Admire the medieval city walls, timbered houses and cobbled marketplace (Hauptmarkt)
  • Visit Nuremberg’s Nazi Party rally grounds including the Luitpold Arena and Zeppelin Field
  • See the Palace of Justice (Justizpalast) and opt to visit the Nuremberg Trial Courthouse (own expense)
  • Select a 2- or 3-hour tour in the morning or afternoon
  • Enjoy the full attention of a guide on this private tour
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Hotel pickup and drop-off
Private guide
Transport by private vehicle
Gratuities
Food and drinks

Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered

Airports

  • Metropolitan Area Airport, Nuremberg, Bavaria Germany


Ports

  • Harbor Nuremberg-Roth GmbH, Rotterdamer Str. 2, 90451 Nürnberg, Germany


This private tour begins with a hotel pickup in Nuremberg. Meet the guide for a 2- or 3-hour tour and then roam through the city’s Old Town, admiring the beautiful timber-framed houses and cobblestone streets. Marvel at the massive City Walls of Old Town Nuremberg, which still run for approximately four kilometers. 

Behind the walls, walk past the Craftsmen's Courtyard, where glass cutters, leather workers, gold and silversmiths, stained-glass painters and other artisans offer their wares for sale. See the gothic St. Lawrence Church, which was rebuilt after World War II; Nürnberger Christkindlesmarkt, Germany’s most famous Christmas market; plus Town Hall, German Renaissance artist Albrecht Dürer's house and the Imperial Castle courtyards, to name just some of the attractions.

Along the way, learn about the history of this beautiful and prosperous city — as the center of the Holy Roman Empire, to the days of the German Renaissance, the Temple City of the Third Reich, and the home to both the Nazi rallies and Nuremberg Trials.

See where German Emperors were crowned and where saints are buried. Find where the most famous and talented German artisans in history created their awe-inspiring works and where the colorful and lively markets have taken place for almost 700 years. 

Then head out to see the Nazi party rally grounds. Discover the Great Street, designed by architect Albert Speer to be the central axis of the rally grounds, and the half-finished Congress Hall of the Nazi Party, a building Hitler planned to use for party meetings. There’s also the largest Third Reich buildings, where Hitler inspected members of the SS, and the Documentation Center, a museum with exhibits on vital wartime and post-war events, like the Nuremberg Trials.

Continue to the Nuremberg Palace of Justice, where the 1945-49 Nuremberg Trials were staged. Visit the courthouse (own expense) if the court is not being used at the time.

This private tour is a customized experience, so be sure to include any specific requests and desired attractions to the guide at any time.

The tour concludes with a hotel drop-off in central Nuremberg.
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Hauptmarkt
The marketplace has been the center of the city since the 1300's.
Duration: 15 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Reichsparteigelande (Nazi Party Rally Grounds)
The former Nazi Rally Grounds on the southeast side of the city.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Nuremberg Palace of Justice
The courthouse where the War Crime Tribunals were held after World War II.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Not Included
Stop At:  
Altstadt
The walled medieval city of Nuremberg.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 30 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • OPERATED BY Nuremberg City of Empires Tours

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Private Tour: Nuremberg Sightseeing Including Old Town, Rally Grounds and Nuremberg Courthouse?
A:
The policy on sanitization is:

  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
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Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Private Tour: Nuremberg Sightseeing Including Old Town, Rally Grounds and Nuremberg Courthouse?
A:
The policy on staff health & safety is:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
See all safety measures taken by Private Tour: Nuremberg Sightseeing Including Old Town, Rally Grounds and Nuremberg Courthouse.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during Private Tour: Nuremberg Sightseeing Including Old Town, Rally Grounds and Nuremberg Courthouse?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 9 travelers.

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Traveller Tips


  • "This is tour is good if you want a quick overview and then go back to the sites that interest you to explore them in more detail." See review

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star-4
Our guide Chris was very knowledgeable...
Morgen B
, Oct. 2018
Our guide Chris was very knowledgeable and used a vehicle which meant we could fit a lot in. We started with a tour of old town Nuremberg and finished with the WWII rally grounds. Chris gave a comprehensive explanation of the history. However, Chris was all business and this tour felt rushed with little time to take in each site properly and the tour ended 30 munites early. This is tour is good if you want a quick overview and then go back to the sites that interest you to explore them in more detail.
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If you are looking for a World War...
Patricia V
, May 2017
If you are looking for a World War II Nuremberg history tour, I wouldn't recommend this tour. It is highly focused on the old town tour. However, if the old town is what you are interested in, this is a good tour. I gave it 3 stars for this reason.
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Only saw things from car or outside...
Santacruzcat
, Oct. 2015
Only saw things from car or outside. Not worth the money. Could have hired a cab to do the same thing for half the cost.
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We were told to be at the main...
Marilyn K. T
, Oct. 2015
We were told to be at the main entrance to the train station. I was not getting phone service so the driver was unable to contact us. We were looking for someone with a sign - I was holding one. Finally we used an alternate phone to contact. The taxi driver finally personally walked to the area. The taxi was small and cramped for 4 adults. I had a hard time seeing out of the window. The driver seemed knowledgable but spoke too fast to understand everything he was saying. He should turn off the telephone while giving a tour.
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star-5
Our tour was great. It was so nice...
Greg R
, Sep. 2015
Our tour was great. It was so nice to have a private guide rather than being moved about in a crowd with an earpiece lodged in your ear to allow you to listen to the tour guide. Our guide was personable and knowledgeable. Overall a worthwhile experience. Greg And Mary from British Columbia
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Chris was wonderful...very...
evelyn s
, May 2015
Chris was wonderful...very knowledgeable...gave us all the highlights and made our time there more enjoyable.
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