City tour with stunning views: My recommendation for the morning
In the morning, I recommend taking a leisurely stroll through Nuremberg´s beautiful old town. The perfect start into the day can of course be found in Hotel Elch Boutique, where a hearty buffet breakfast offers all you could wish for. Afterwards you can take a walk on the picturesque castle hill next to Albrecht Dürer´s house. The name says it all: “Café Wanderer” on Albrecht Dürer Square invites you to have a little break while enjoying a cappuccino. From here your walk will take you to Nuremberg´s castle and its viewing platform, offering stunning views of the city and its surroundings. This is exactly the right spot to take a few great shots above the city´s rooftops.
Nuremberg´s specialties for lunch
A visit to Nuremberg is not complete without enjoying tasty Franconian food. My personal recommendation: lunch at the restaurant “Bratwursthäuschen” located directly next to St. Sebald´s Church. The original Nuremberg grilled sausages are served here on tin plates in rustic style, best accompanied by freshly draught beer – the traditional atmosphere brings across the characteristic feel of a typical Nuremberg restaurant!
Strolling along Germany´s longest shopping street
Spend the afternoon on Germany´s longest shopping street, right in the centre of the city. You will discover a wide variety of shops suited to every taste and budget: small boutiques can be found alongside big department stores and branches of well-known fashion designers. If you fancy a little break head to one of the many small cafés around here. My personal favourite: “Black Bean” located on Ludwigsplatz 2. They offer tasty coffee and Aperol Spritz as well as delicious paninis ideal as a snack.
Dinner at „Albrecht Dürer Stube“
For dinner there is no better option than Albrecht Dürer Stube located in the street of the same name. My recommendation: make a reservation beforehand! The owner himself is the kitchen chef – his repeatedly awarded cuisine treats you to regional and seasonal ingredients always freshly prepared. Another big plus: Albrecht Dürer Stube has a wide variety of guests and prices are very reasonable.
A short walk from the restaurant takes you to the main market square and Heilig-Geist-Spital on to “Rote Bar”. “Rote Bar” is a popular venue for all ages, scenesters, tourists and party hoppers alike. Cocktails are particularly delicious here – attentively prepared using only the best ingredients! Rote Bar makes the perfect start into Nuremberg´s nightlife.