Trade fair city Nuremberg

Explore Nuremberg

Do you have any spare time during your stay for Insights-X in Nuremberg? Then take the chance to explore Nuremberg. We show you the things you should not miss to visit.

Leisure time tips

A long past and a future-oriented mind-set create a unique city climate which attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors to Nuremberg every year. With its picturesque half-timbered houses and carefully designed churches, the Old Town offers much to see not only for those with an interest in history.

The impressive medieval Kaiserburg with its wonderful panorama towers proudly above this amazing vista. Nuremberg’s cultural offerings are extended by numerous museums and exhibitions, such as the Germanic National Museum, or the Documentation Center on the former Reichsparteitagsgelände.

Those who are more inclined to seek relaxing pastimes will be able to indulge in what nature has to offer at Germany’s second-largest zoo, or the nearby Dutzendteich pond. Shopping enthusiasts will be in paradise on the mile-long streets around Breite Gasse.

All information and tips for for spending your free time in Nuremberg are provided on the website of the Nuremberg Convention and Tourist Office.

Stationery in Nuremberg

Nuremberg is the birthplace of the German industry for writing utensils and drawing instruments. As far back as the mid-17th century already, pioneers of this industry are mentioned in the city’s deeds. Also paper manufacturing has a part of its roots in Nuremberg.

Even today, renowned manufacturers of this sector have remained true to their roots, basing their head office either in Nuremberg or the surrounding area. Explore stationery industry history, presence and future!

Did you know that the first German paper mill was established in Nuremberg in 1390? Are you aware that the more than 20 printing works in Nuremberg made it the media city in the Middle Ages and that the first market regulations for reputable merchants were issued here? Nuremberg is the city of pencils: in the late 19th century, 23 pencil producers were based here. Even the highlighter is a Nuremberg invention. I wish you much enjoyment when you go on a tour of discovery during the Insights-X in Nuremberg.

—Gabriele Stauß, Certified Tour Guide (Chamber of Commerce)

Restaurant and bar tips

After having a busy day at Insights-X, Nuremberg has some great places to spend your evening. Treat yourself to some fine food or try one or two drinks in one of the numerous bars in the city of Nuremberg.