Nuremberg (Nurnberg) is a Pegnitz River cruise port in Bavaria (Germany). The city covers a total area of 186,46 km2 (72 ml2) and has access to Germany's Rhine–Main–Danube Canal. The port is located approx 170 km (110 ml) north of Munich (on Isar River). Nurnberg is Bavaria's 2nd-largest city (after Munich). Its population of around 0,5 million ranks it the country's 14th-largest city.
- Nuremberg is still associated with its traditional Lebkuchen (gingerbread) products, sausages, handmade toys. Nuremberg eggs (pocket watches) were made here Peter Henlein (1485-1542). In the 19th century, the town became Bavaria's "industrial heart" - with companies like MAN and Siemens.
- Current-day Nurnberg's industry produces motor vehicles, electrical equipment, optical products, drawing / writing paraphernalia, printed materials, various stationery products. However, the city's strongest industries are energy, automation, medical technology. Siemens is the largest industrial employer. Nuremberg International Toy Fair is the world's largest. The city also hosts a number of hi-tech fairs annually, attracting experts from all over the world.
- Nuremberg State Theatre is dedicated to all types of ballet, opera and stage performances. Staatsphilharmonie Nurnberg is the 2nd-largest Bavarian opera orchestra. Internationales Kammermusikfestival Nurnberg takes place early September each year. Concerts take place around the city. Bardentreffen is an annual folk festival Germany's biggest music festival) is also held here.
- Nuremberg Castle is one of the major tourist attractions. It comprises 3 castles towering over the city,
- Heilig-Geist-Spital stands on the bank of Pegnitz River in the city centre. Established in 1332, this was one of Europe's biggest hospitals. Currently, the building houses a restaurant and elderly persons.
- The city is famous for the Nurnberger Bratwurst (grilled sausage) that is thinner than other German sausages. Another traditional food is Nurnberger Lebkuchen (ginger bread) offered during Christmas. Nuremberg Christmas market (Christkindlesmarkt) attracts over 1 million tourists during the Xmas holidays each year.
Highlights: City walls, imperial castle, St. Sebald church,
Nuremberg cruise terminal
The follwoing photo shows the terminal / docking area where cruise ships in Nuremberg are berthed.
Port Nuremberg cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Nuremberg, Germany. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
The Nuremberg cruise port map is interactive. It shows the port's exact location, along with the real-time cruise ship traffic (if any) in its vicinity - today, and right now. By zooming-out you can see other cruise ship ports located near Nuremberg, Germany.
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