Excursions into the historic town
Nuremberg is the second-largest city in Bavaria and an important location for industry and trade. Nuremberg is a significant location for trade fairs and the metropolis welcomes thousands of visitors each year. Tourists have been discovering Nuremberg for many years. The famous Christmas market, a romantic historic part of town and a whole series of cultural events makes the city a popular destination for short breaks. The H+ Hotel Nürnberg lies in the south-east of the city and is only around three kilometres away from the trade fair grounds. Our hotel is therefore particularly popular with trade fair visitors.
Experience the trade fair city of Nuremberg in the H+ Hotel Nürnberg
At the Nuremberg Messe there are always events from different industries in the calendar. Whether you’re visiting the trade fairs professionally or privately, the nearby H+ Hotel is the ideal base for your visit to the exhibition grounds. In the hotel, we are happy to help you plan excursions to other sights in the city.
Visit the Historic Mile in the old part of town, that takes you past the most important places in the city. On Tiergärtner Square you will find Albrecht Dürer’s house and on Hauptmarkt you can see the Frauenkirche and the ‘Beautiful Fountain’. Don’t forget to spin the rings surrounding the fountain. According to folklore, it will make your wishes come true.
Take a seat in one of the cosy coffee houses and let the Nuremberg atmosphere flow around you. You can spend a wonderful day at Nuremberg Castle, the city’s great landmark. Admire the 13th century Doppelkappelle and visit the exhibition to learn about Nuremberg’s role in the late Middle Ages.
The H+ Hotel serves as a base for excursions to the surrounding area
If you have a little bit of spare time, we can recommend some places to visit surrounding the city. You can reach the little town of Lauf an der Pegnitz by tram, a beautifully preserved medieval town with historic gates, water mills and a moated castle. Gößweinstein, in the centre of Frankisch Switzerland, is a well-known place of pilgrimage with an idyllic church. The castle of the same name towers majestically above the old part of town.
Places of interest near the H+ Hotel Nürnberg
Nuremberg Castle – impressive fortifications
The oldest parts of Nuremberg Castle (Nürnberger Burg) date back to around the year 1000. It is considered one of the most important fortifications in Europe, and offers broad views over the old town. It is also worth taking a tour of the rocky paths below. It is approximately 25 minutes’ drive from the H+ Hotel Nürnberg.» Continue to Location & surroundings
Albrecht Dürer’s house – home and painter’s studio
Albrecht Dürer’s house dates back to the 15th century. Although this half-timbered sandstone house has changed hands more than 20 times over the years, it remains known as the “Dürerhaus”. In addition to a multivision show, visitors can see faithfully reproduced living spaces and a painter’s studio. It is approximately 35 minutes by bus and U-Bahn from the H+ Hotel Nürnberg.
Schöner Brunnen – an image of medieval society
The “Schöner Brunnen” fountain on Hauptmarkt is 19 metres high and takes the form of a Gothic church spire. The forty figures adorning the fountain are drawn from the worlds of academia, religion, and secular power, and represent the world view of the Holy Roman Empire. It is approximately half an hour by bus and U-Bahn from the H+ Hotel Nürnberg.
Nuremberg Zoo – dolphin show and nature reserve
Nuremberg Zoo (Tiergarten Nürnberg) is one of Europe’s largest landscaped zoos. It is characterised by its natural enclosures, and impresses with facilities including an aqua park and a tropical house. Another special feature is the dolphinarium with saltwater lagoon. It is approximately 20 minutes’ drive from the H+ Hotel Nürnberg.
Sebald’s Church – magnificent interior
St. Sebald’s Church, known locally as the Sebalduskirche, was built in the 13th century as a pillared basilica. The building is characterised by Romanesque and Gothic elements. Inside, numerous pre-Reformation works of art are on display. Particularly significant is the tomb of St. Sebald. It is approximately half an hour by bus and U-Bahn from the H+ Hotel Nürnberg.» Continue to Location & surroundings