Recent Searches
Clear

Learn more about our Covid-19 response.

Read More

Imperial Castle of Nuremberg (Kaiserburg) Tours

Imperial Castle of Nuremberg (Kaiserburg)
Built in 1120, Imperial Castle of Nuremberg (Kaiserburg) was once a residence for kings of the Holy Roman Empire. Despite suffering damage over the years (especially during WWII), the castle has been carefully restored to showcase its original Gothic and Romanesque architecture. 

The Basics 
A trip to Nuremberg Castle is essential if you want to understand Germany’s ancient history, especially in the context of the Holy Roman Empire. The castle has plenty to see, including Sinwell Tower, the double chapel, cellars, courtyards, and permanent history exhibitions. Some castle tours also include a visit to the adjacent Old Town and stop at attractions such as Albrecht Dürer's house, St. Lorenz Church, and the Nazi Party Rally Grounds. 

Day trips to Nuremberg Castle typically leave from Munich, Prague, and Frankfurt. Some excursions include a visit to the castle along with other German destinations such as Munich, Rothenburg, or Heidelberg. 

Things to Know Before You Go:
  • Nuremberg Castle is a must-see for history buffs.
  • Wear comfortable shoes as there are uneven surfaces and steps to climb.
  • Not all areas of the castle are accessible to wheelchairs and strollers. 

How to Get There
Nuremberg Castle is located in Nuremberg Old Town (Nuremberg Altstadt). Guided tours are an easy way to visit as they typically provide round-trip transportation, although you can also get there by catching the tram to Lorenzkirche or Tiergärtnertor.

When to Get There
The castle is open seven days a week, throughout the year. There are usually longer opening hours between April and September. The Christmas market (Christkindlesmarkt) lasts the first three weeks of December—a good time to visit if you don’t mind crowds and want to enjoy the holiday atmosphere. 

World War II Historical Sites in Nuremberg
Nuremberg has strong World War II ties, as it was the chosen city for Hitler’s infamous Nazi party rallies. You can learn about the Third Reich—and Nuremberg’s time under Nazi rule—at the Nazi Party Rally Grounds and Congress Hall, which features exhibitions about the rallies. The famous Nuremberg Trials were also held here, and you can learn more about them at the Memorium Nuremberg Trials museum.
Address: Burg 13, Nuremberg, Bavaria, Germany
Admission: Varies
Read More

12 Tours and Activities to Experience Imperial Castle of Nuremberg (Kaiserburg)

Filter
Select Dates
Today
Tomorrow




Free Cancellation:Get a full refund up to 24 hours in advance on most experiences.See Details
Sort by:Featured
Nuremberg Old Town and Nazi Party Rally Grounds Walking Tour

Nuremberg Old Town and Nazi Party Rally Grounds Walking Tour

star-4.5
Visit the magnificent, medieval city of Nuremberg, Germany — featuring a trip to the Nazi party rally grounds — on this guided, 4-hour sightseeing tour. Learn about the history of the city, from the days of the Holy Roman Empire to the German Renaissance, Third Reich, Nazi rallies and Nuremberg Trials. See German Renaissance artist Albrecht Dürer's house, the Imperial Castle courtyards, plus Town Hall, gothic St. Lawrence Church, bustling Craftsmen’s Courtyard and much more. Public transportation to and from the Nazi party rally grounds is included.
More
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$27.21
From
$27.21
Taking safety measures

Nuremberg Old Town Walking Tour in English

Nuremberg Old Town Walking Tour in English

star-4.5
Discover the history and heritage of one of Bavaria’s most picturesque cities on this 2-hour walking tour of Nuremberg Old Town. Stroll around the medieval city walls, snap photos of the colorful half-timbered buildings and see the Hauptmarkt, where Nuremberg’s famous Christkindlesmarkt is held. Learn about Nuremberg’s Roman roots and links with the Third Reich from your guide, as you walk along the River Pegnitz and visit landmarks like the Albrecht Dürer House, St Lawrence Church and Nuremberg Castle.
More
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$12.37
From
$12.37
Taking safety measures

Private Tour: Nuremberg Medieval Old Town and Nazi Rally Grounds Walking Tour

Private Tour: Nuremberg Medieval Old Town and Nazi Rally Grounds Walking Tour

star-4.5
Visit the magnificent, medieval city of Nuremberg, Germany—featuring a trip to the Nazi party rally grounds—on this private, guided sightseeing tour. Choose from multiple tour durations, then enjoy personalized attention while learning about the history of the city, from the days of the Holy Roman Empire to the German Renaissance, Third Reich, Nazi rallies, and Nuremberg Trials. See German Renaissance artist Albrecht Dürer's house, the Imperial Castle courtyards, plus the central market and more. Hotel pickup and drop-off is included.
More
  • 2 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$123.70
Price varies by group size
From
$123.70
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

The Taste of Nuremberg - Tour Classic

The Taste of Nuremberg - Tour Classic

star-5
This tasty Nuremberg tour is a combination of an old town sightseeing tour and a food tasting extravaganza. As an outsider, it can be hard to know where to find the best local food spots. This tour will help you discover the best Nuremberg has to offer. You’ll try local specialities such as Nuremberg sausages, gingerbread, and red beer. You won’t have to worry about getting lost as a guide will lead the way; pointing out Nuremberg’s top landmarks along the way.
More
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$97.72
From
$97.72
Taking safety measures

Nuremberg: 1-Hour Private Sightseeing Flight

Nuremberg: 1-Hour Private Sightseeing Flight

Go on an unforgettable adventure and discover the beauty of Nuremberg in the most unique way...from a private micro plane! You’ll see stunning views of the old town with its medieval buildings, the Kaiserburg...and many more for you to discover with a local pilot! Your pilot is key to this adventure. They are sharing the flights' direct cost, not making a profit. They just love to fly and want you to understand their passion for aviation. So be sure to meet your pilot directly at the airfield provided, as there are several private airfields around. ++Confirm weather conditions with your pilot before++ --> Access a local airfield --> Discuss the flight route together with your pilot --> Pre-flight check --> Up you go, enjoy the view from a whole new perspective! The flight can depart between 9-17h, depending on the availability of the pilot, aircraft, and weather. Please let us know your flexible hours/days upon booking, and make sure that you've been in touch with us beforehand!
More
  • 1 hour
  • Taking safety measures
From
$164.52
From
$164.52
Taking safety measures

5 days Tour From Nuremberg to Munich WWII, Bamberg, Adidas Factory, Dachau

5 days Tour From Nuremberg to Munich WWII, Bamberg, Adidas Factory, Dachau

We will have 5 days of great fun starting in the city of Nuremberg where we will learn a little of the history of World War II and also a little bit of medieval time later we will do a day of shopping in the factory of Adidas and Puma So understanding the history of the two brothers, we will meet the beautiful Bamberg with all its medieval details and we will taste the beer of the city that has the smell and flavor of bacon, finally we go to Dachau where we will know the first concentration Camp and also what was used As a model for everyone, the last stop will be Munich where we will meet the second largest city in Germany with all its charm and beauty.
More
  • 5 days
From
$2,102.94
From
$2,102.94

Nuremberg Old Town Tour

Nuremberg Old Town Tour

star-3.5
See German Renaissance artist Albrecht Dürer's house, the Imperial Castle courtyards, plus Town Hall, gothic St. Lawrence Church, bustling Craftsmen's Courtyard and much more.
More
  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$96.19
Price varies by group size
From
$96.19
Price varies by group size

City tour of Nuremberg

City tour of Nuremberg

star-5
The great city tour of Nuremberg Classic in the yellow double-decker bus Get in and enjoy the highlights of Nuremberg on the city line. With our double-decker convertible buses, the discovery tour becomes an experience. See the city from above. Because besides gingerbread, sausages and toys, Nuremberg has a lot more to offer. The modern HopOn-HopOff concept enables you to get off at any stop and discover your favorite places on your own. If you do not want to leave the vehicle and would rather enjoy the flair of the city from the comfort of your seat, the tour takes about 2 hours! During the tour, you can learn more about the sights and the thousand-year history of the pulsating metropolis of Franconia via loudspeaker or LiveGuide. With us, your stay in Nuremberg will be an unforgettable experience. Discover the most beautiful sides of Nuremberg with the HopOn-HopOff bus tour.
More
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$20.41
From
$20.41

myCityHunt scavenger hunt Nuremberg

myCityHunt scavenger hunt Nuremberg

myCityHunt makes Nuremberg your playing field! A myCityHunt scavenger hunt gives you the opportunity to explore Nuremberg on your own - without any time pressure! Our tickets are valid for 6 months after purchase, so you can redeem them on any date. You are also completely flexible in terms of time - start when you want and take breaks as you wish. On your way through Nuremberg, our varied tasks not only challenge your team spirit and your expert knowledge - they also always present you with new challenges that must be mastered together. If you manage to solve enough of our active, photo and multiple choice tasks, you can immortalize yourself in the online highscore. In addition, during your scavenger hunt you will learn a lot about Nuremberg, its sights and much more! Information about other features, such as your personal picture gallery can be found on our website!
More
  • 3 hours
From
$16.07
From
$16.07

myCityHunt Outdoor Escape Game Nuremberg

myCityHunt Outdoor Escape Game Nuremberg

Would you like to experience Nuremberg in a slightly different way? myCityHunt offers you the opportunity to combine a walk through the Albrecht Dürer city with an interactive outdoor escape game. The old town of Nuremberg becomes the scene of a criminal case that you have to solve together as a team. On your way through downtown Nuremberg you will be confronted with many exciting puzzles that you solve in fictional locations in the city. This will bring you closer to solving the criminal case, you can convict the criminal and find a digital treasure. You will receive your ticket by email immediately after purchasing it in our online shop so that you can start right away. These are valid for 6 months after purchase, so it is up to you when you go on the hunt for criminals. During your tour you are flexible in terms of time - nothing stands in the way of a short break in a small café or a Franconian restaurant.
More
  • 3 hours
  • Taking safety measures
From
$16.07
From
$16.07
Taking safety measures

City tour through Nuremberg with the Bimmelbahn

City tour through Nuremberg with the Bimmelbahn

star-4
Drive through the old town and through the unique history of Nuremberg. From the main market with the beautiful fountain past the Maxbrücke, the St Lorenz church, the Heilig-Geist-Spital and up to the Kaiserburg with its fortifications. Everything is easy for you to admire from the train. You will also learn fun and interesting facts, old-fashioned and current, glamorous and possibly also cruel, romantic and temperamental about Nuremberg and its residents. On this tour you will experience the highlights of several centuries in about 40 minutes and then you can explore the city on your own.
More
  • 40 minutes
  • Taking safety measures
From
$11.13
From
$11.13
Taking safety measures

Photogenic Nuremberg with a Local

Photogenic Nuremberg with a Local

This Experience is provided by a private Local. Come with me to discover the city of Nuremberg through your camera lens! Join me on this short city walk for the unique opportunity to get to know the city from an insider’s point of view and take stunning pictures of it at the same time! Our walk will take us from the Albrecht-Dürer-Haus to the Handwerkerhof. While you use your camera to capture the beauty of Nuremberg, you will also get to discover local spots and hidden gems that a typical tourist tour won’t show you. Treat your curiosity by discovering an alternative side of Nuremberg and all the unique beauty it has to offer! Don't forget to book the Experience at a suitable time to have the best light possible for the pictures! You cannot leave the city without having captured the beauty of the Pegnitz from the Fleisch Bridge!
More
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$45.77
From
$45.77

Frequently Asked Questions

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What's the best way to experience Imperial Castle of Nuremberg (Kaiserburg)?