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Delve into Nuremberg’s rich and controversial history on a 10-hour private tour from Munich. Relax on the comfortable train ride to Nuremberg, then accompany your private guide on a personalized sightseeing walk through the historic city, famous as the epicenter of the Nazi propaganda campaign. See attractions like Congress Hall, Luitpold Arena, Great Street and historic old town, and learn about the birth of the Third Reich empire. The agenda is yours to design on this custom tour!


  • 10-hour private Nuremberg day tour from Munich
  • Visit key WWII sites like the Nazi Party Rally Grounds and learn about the Third Reich Empire
  • Build a custom itinerary with an expert guide, dedicating more time to your favorite sites
  • See historic landmarks like Congress Hall and Albrecht Dürer House
  • Roundtrip train transport from Munich included

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

Perfect for those who plan a longer stay in Munich and want to get to know the second biggest Bavarian city! Also, Nuremberg is steeped in history - so an absolute must for history fans!

What You Can Expect

Private Tour: Nuremberg Day Trip with Train Transport from Munich

See Nuremberg's highlights on a walk through the Old Town!

Start your day with a hotel pickup or alternatively, meet your guide at Munich Central Station and hop aboard your train to Nuremberg. Quicker than a journey by coach, your train ride lasts roughly 1.5-hours meaning you have more time to spend in the city itself. As you travel, your guide will talk to you about Nuremberg and also about the things that you want to see. Your itinerary is tailored to your interests, so if there’s something you want to see more or less of, simply let your guide know!

On arrival, walk to the city’s Old Town and admire the pretty timber-framed houses and cobblestone streets clustered around Nuremberg Castle. Amble through the Hauptmarkt, the city’s bustling central square, and learn about Nuremberg’s past – from bygone days as a center of the Holy Roman Empire to its Third Reich days under the spell of the Nazis.

The city’s architecture beckons to its layered history, too, and many examples of Nuremberg’s different architectural styles are covered on your tour. Admire St Lawrence Church and pass Schöner Brunnen, a replica of a 14th-century water feature that translates as the ‘beautiful fountain.’ Walk around the medieval city walls, stop for photos outside Albrecht Dürer House and stroll through Nuremberg Castle’s Imperial courtyards.

After a break for lunch (own expense), continue your tour to Nuremberg Old Town by public transport, and then head inside the Nazi party rally grounds. See intriguing sites like Luitpold Arena, the half-finished Congress Hall and large Third Reich buildings where Hitler inspected members of the Schutzstaffel (Nazi secret police). Stop at Great Street to see where crowds once gathered, and then explore the Documentation Center (own expense) – an on-site museum that exhibits information on key wartime and post-war events like the Nuremberg Trials.

Return to Nuremberg station by public transport with your guide, and then hop aboard your train. Your day trip finishes at Munich Central Station or back at your hotel.

Customer Reviews

Henry G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Jason our guide, was very knowledgeable and changed our perspective of the history of Nuremberg. Great trip.

Bianca Australia

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

This was amazing - our guide Jason met us at our hotel and we went over what we would be interested in seeing and letting the expert also give us some ideas - this was well worth it.

Jason was extremely knowledgeable on the history of Nuremberg and we travelled at our own pace as it was just myself, my husband and Jason.

Would definitely recommend for lone travellers or small max 4 people groups so that the personal attention of the guide can be appreciated.

William G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2014

Excellent tour; we got exactly what we requested on our private tour. Guide very knowledgeable and accommodating to our informational and disability needs.

Amy S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2013

This tour was very interesting. The town of Nuremberg has such different parts of history and our guide was very good at talking about the early and recent history of Nuremberg


4 star rating: Recommended April 2016

We had a great guide in Jason. His knowledge of the history of the city and the connection with the Nazi rallies was a great asset. Stopped for a great lunch up near the castle. Would heartily recommend this tour.

Eileen D

4 star rating: Recommended October 2014

excellent. Guide Akim very informative and knowledgeble. Took us by train and we felt totally at ease. Lucky to have seen this bit of history with a great well spoken guide

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