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Free  Walking Tour of Nuremberg
Activities in Nuremberg

Free Walking Tour of Nuremberg

9.40 / 10
470 reviews | 3,615 travellers
Claudio and Fede are excellent guides. They explain each event in detail and go at your own pace, they are very friendly and have knowledge and material to show you the story. Super recommended the tour.
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Located in the region of Franconia, Nuremberg is a city with hundreds of stories to tell. Join us on this free walking tour around the historical centre, exploring medieval buildings, squares, fountains, art and a castle.

Free Walking Tour of Nuremberg

We'll meet in the centre of Nuremberg to start our tour along the banks of the River Pegnitz. You'll only need to look up to discover Hauptmarkt, the city's main market. Did you know that this has been the commercial heart of the city since the Middle Ages? We'll wander through this area full of colours, aromas and flavours, and of course, we won't leave until we've heard the famous chiming of the bells at the Church of Our Lady. Don't forget to make a wish at the Schöner Brunnen fountain!

We'll continue our walking tour through the San Lorenzo neighbourhood, feeling like we've stepped back in time as we discover its fountains, bridges and bourgeois residences. We'll also stop outside the medieval St. Lorenz church which hides a long history...

From there we'll walk to the Hospital of the Holy Spirit, a building on the banks of the river. Here, our expert tour guide will tell us all about Till Eulenspiegel, a popular character among locals.

Our tour won't just be about medieval times, but we'll also discover the city's more recent history, such as the history of the Jewish community at the Hans-Sachs-Platz Synagogue and we'll head into the St Sebaldus neighbourhood to discover its eye-catching church and the new town hall. We'll soon be near the Castle, one of the city's central hubs.

We'll step back in time again and finally reach Albrecht Dürer's House: a  master Renaissance painter, engraver and print maker who changed the concept of art at the end of the Middle Ages. Today his house has become a museum dedicated to his life and works.

Important Information

  • At the end of the tour, you'll be able to tip our expert guide based on how much you think it was worth.
  • This walking tour is not available for groups of more than 6 people. If you're a group of more than 6 people you should book the Private Tour of Nuremberg.

Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protective material and safety to help avoid the spread of Covid-19.

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Price

Free tours do not have a fixed price, rather each person offers the guide the amount they consider appropriate, depending on their level of satisfaction.

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Duration

2 hours 30 minutes.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english.

When to book?

You can book up until 4 hours before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Digital voucher

Show the voucher on your phone to take part in the activity.

Accessibility

Yes, most areas are accessible.

Pet-friendly?

No.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

    Q - Is a minimum number of participants required?

    A - This activity requires a minimum of 5 participants. Should this number not be reached, we'll get in touch with you to offer alternatives.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

Free!

Free cancellation

If you are not able to attend the tour, please cancel your reservation, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.

Meeting point

Frauenkirche, in the Hauptmarkt Square