Day Tour to Nuremberg and Rothenburg from Frankfurt

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What To Expect

Go on an excursion to Nuremberg, the capital of Franconia, and learn about its colorful history. Afterwards, explore medieval town of Rothenburg. All these and more in one unforgettable day tour!

Highlights

  • Visit Nuremberg and explore the city that used to be the medieval cradle of trade and commerce

  • Experience royalty as you see the Imperial Castle, home to the Emperors of the Holy Roman Empire of the German Nations

  • Set out to explore the medieval town of Rothernburg and bask in its picturesque castle gardens

Specifications

Type:
Day Tours from Frankfurt
Departs From:
Frankfurt
Meeting Point:
Wiesenhüttenplatz or hotel pick up
Duration:
10 hours and 30 minutes
Availability:
daily at 9:30 AM
Product Code:
6339
Voucher info:
Paper voucher printout not required for this activity. You may show e-voucher from your mobile device.
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Featured On:
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Description

Nuremberg has gone from being the mighty center of European trade and commerce during the Middle Ages, to becoming the focus scene of the "Third Reich" and nowadays a thriving city. Nuremberg is also the birth place of Albrecht Dürer, one of Germany's greatest artists. It also hosts the famous Christkindl's Market during winter. At lunch, make sure to taste the famous Nuremberg fried sausages!

Next, see the mighty Imperial Castle (Kaiserburg), residence of the Emperors of the Holy Roman Empire of the German Nation, the House of Albrecht Dürer, the most famous son of the city and one of "the greatest European artists", the Old City Hall, the main market square, site of the famous Christkindl's market, the beautiful fountain, the church of St. Lorenz, the Church of Our Lady with the "Running Men" clockwork, the Crafts Yard and so much more.

Continue on to the best-preserved medieval town in Germany - Rothenburg ob der Tauber high above the Tauber River Valley on the Romantic Road. Go for a sightseeing walk through the picturesque old lanes and the castle gardens. Then admire St. Jacobs Church and its wood-carved altar by Tilman Riemenschneider. Marvel at half-timbered houses, city gates and the mighty Renaissance Town Hall. In your leisure time, visit the fascinating Medieval Crime Museum, Doll and Toy Museum, German Christmas Museum and many more.

You may also but memorabilia in Rothenburg such as wooden carvings, wine glasses, Christmas tree ornaments, beer steins and even cuckoo clocks. Try out a traditional German treat, a "Schneeball" (snowball), a local fried dough ball with many different toppings.

Includes

  • English/German speaking tour guide

  • Lunch box*

  • Entrance fees

  • Hotel transfers to/from Frankfurt city center hotels, depending on option selected

Excludes

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Personal expenses

  • Optional activity costs

Please Note

  • Infants aged 0 to 1 will have to pay child price. Please select child ticket option.

  • *Lunchbox contains sandwich and juice/water.

  • Hotel Pick up and Drop off rates apply to Frankfurt city center hotels only. Transfers outside this area may be subject to additional costs, please inquire.

  • This tour has a 4 passenger minimum requirement for operation and is subject to cancellation if this minimum is not met. Please call at least 24 hours prior to departure to confirm schedule.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation: 8 days or more prior to start date of activity.
  • 20% Cancellation Fee (80% reimbursement): between 4 to 7 days prior to date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (no reimbursement): 3 days or less prior to date of activity.

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