Nuremberg Third Reich and Roman Empire Historical Day Trip

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  • Location: Munich, Germany
  • Duration: 10 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
  • Tour code: 2850NUREMBERG

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During your time in Germany, visit the famous town of Nuremberg and learn about its fascinating story on this full-day trip from Munich. Today a dynamic and lively city, Nuremberg calls to mind a history of tyrannical rule. With your expert guide, retrace Nuremberg's story and learn about the birthplace of the Holy Roman Empire of German Nations and the Third Reich empire with a tour of the historic old town. See the mighty Nuremberg Castle and the city walls, visit the churches and monuments and get an in-depth look at the tyranny of Hitler and the leaders of the Third Reich.

Highlights

  • Comprehensive tour by bus/coach
  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
Board a first-class, luxury coach in Munich and drive 106 miles (approx. 169 km) north along the Rhine and Danube Rivers for an unforgettable day trip to Nuremberg. Listen as your knowledgeable guide reveals stories of Bavaria's second largest city, which now ranks among the world's safest towns.

But it hasn’t always been so safe -- initially a beautiful medieval town and one of Germany's oldest Jewish communities, Nuremberg has been a center of politics for centuries. Learn about the city’s history of empires from your expert guide: often referred to as the unofficial birthplace and capital of the Holy Roman Empire, Nuremberg was also the preferred residence of German Emperors in the Middle Ages.

When Adolf Hitler came to power, Nuremberg became the heart of Nazi rule, home to the Nazi leaders and center of anti-Semitic propaganda. As you tour the city, discover how at the end of WWII the city became famous for the Nuremberg trials of Nazi officials for war crimes and against humanity.

Although bombed in WWII, the medieval city center’s buildings have been reconstructed and restored, replicating many medieval buildings using the original stones.

Visit the old town and grab lunch at any of the many restaurants (own expense) before seeing the main sights of Nuremberg with your guide, such as St Lorenz church, the romantic half-timbered houses in the castle quarter, the majestic Nuremberg Castle and the impressive 3-mile (5-km) historic city wall from the 15th century.

Should you visit Nuremberg between November 25th and December 24th, you may also visit the Nuremberg Christmas Markets (Christkindlesmarkt)! The Christmas Markets in Nuremberg feature nearly 200 beautiful wooden stalls decorated in red and white cloth and bearing handmade gifts and baked goods. Shop at leisure and sample the famous Nuremberg sausages before returning to Munich.

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Departure Dates:
Departure Point:
Central Munich
Departure Time:
8:30am
Return Details:
Returns to original departure point at approximately 7pm

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Nuremberg Third Reich and Roman Empire Historical Day Trip

Nuremberg Third Reich and Roman Empire Historical Day Trip

Inclusions:
  • Transport by first-class luxury bus
  • Live commentary on board in German and English
Exclusions:
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entrance fees (approx. 5.00 Euros)
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Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: Diane R, USA, August 2014

Ursula was a great guide and this day trip through Bavaria into Nuremberg was voth beautiful and thought-provoking. One must be prepared for the combination of quaint medieval town and a historical site/museum informing citizens on details surroinding the rise of the third reich. Unforgettable in both respects.

Reviewed by: Katie, August 2014

Amazing day in Nuremberg! Our guide was superb. She gave us historical information along the way. When we arrived, we were given a wonderful walking tour around the Old Town. We had free time to have lunch, see the churches and explore the shops. Then we traveled out to the stadium and visited the wonderful Documentation Center. I wish we had more time there. Overall, I would recommend this trip!

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Tour code: 2850NUREMBERG