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Cruises to Nuremberg

Nuremberg (Photo:ESB Professional/Shutterstock)

About Nuremberg

Nuremberg, located 110 miles north of Munich, is the second-largest city in Bavaria, boasting a population of 500,000. Save for its significance during World War II, it doesn't always get the spotlight it deserves. Yet, once you set foot in the walled medieval Old Town, you'll realize what a treasure the city is, especially if you can snag one of its famous Lebkuchen, Christmas gingerbread cookies dating to the 13th century. Even better: If you're there during the holidays, you can visit Christkindlemarkt, the city's world-famous Christmas market.

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Viking Vali
Viking Vali (Photo: Viking River Cruises)

14 Night
Grand European TourDetails

14 Reviews
Leaving:Amsterdam
Cruise Line:Viking River Cruises
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Viking Skadi
Viking Skadi

14 Night
Grand European TourDetails

113 Reviews
Leaving:Amsterdam
Cruise Line:Viking River Cruises
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Viking Idun
Viking Idun

14 Night
Grand European TourDetails

121 Reviews
Leaving:Amsterdam
Cruise Line:Viking River Cruises
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14 Night
Magnificent EuropeDetails

15 Reviews
Leaving:Amsterdam
Cruise Line:Avalon Waterways
Sep 26, 2024
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Splendours Of EuropeDetails

168 Reviews
Leaving:Amsterdam
Cruise Line:Emerald Cruises
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Grand European TourDetails

123 Reviews
Leaving:Amsterdam
Cruise Line:Viking River Cruises
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Grand European TourDetails

151 Reviews
Leaving:Budapest
Cruise Line:Viking River Cruises
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Grand European TourDetails

103 Reviews
Leaving:Budapest
Cruise Line:Viking River Cruises
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Grand European TourDetails

123 Reviews
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Festive Season On The Blue Danube DiscoveryDetails

60 Reviews
Leaving:Budapest
Cruise Line:Avalon Waterways
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Splendours Of EuropeDetails

162 Reviews
Leaving:Amsterdam
Cruise Line:Emerald Cruises
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11 Night
Christmastime From Nuremberg To Basel With 2 Night...Details

60 Reviews
Leaving:Prague
Cruise Line:Avalon Waterways
Dec 8, 2023
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Grand European TourDetails

120 Reviews
Leaving:Budapest
Cruise Line:Viking River Cruises
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Grand European TourDetails

121 Reviews
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14 Night
Grand European TourDetails

141 Reviews
Leaving:Amsterdam
Cruise Line:Viking River Cruises
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Why go to Nuremberg?

Pros:

Visit the famous Christkindlemarkt Christmas market during the holiday season

Cons:

You'll have to take a bus from the port to get into town

Bottom Line:

Storybook sites abound in Nuremberg, home to a walled medieval Old Town

Getting Around?

Although the city lies on the Danube, your ship will dock in an area that's not conducive to walking into Old Town. Instead, you'll be bussed into Nuremberg, where you might walk around the Imperial Castle, an important palace of the Old Holy Roman Empire. The castle towers above the city, allowing panoramic views.


Nuremberg Cruise Reviews
Visited the Congress Hall, Zepplin Field, Court room 600. Read More
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mt53
Excursion was excellent and chilling. We got to sit in the courtroom where the trials took place. Guide was terrific! Read More
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Oscar Cruiser
We took the "Monument Men" tour to see where artworks were hidden during WWII.Read More
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umbrellagirl
excellent guide of the court room 600 and the Nuremberg trialsRead More
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