Visitors who take flights to Nuremberg are greeted with a humid continental climate. This means it has warm summers but no real dry season. The hot season lasts from late May to early September with daily temperatures between 15-20 degrees (Celsius). The cold season runs from late November to late February. The average temperature is around 6 degrees. If you want to really get into the Christmas spirit, a festive event is held at the Hauptmarkt from late November to Christmas Eve, transforming Nuremberg into the “Christmas City” and attracting shoppers from all over Europe and the world.
Low season is the best time to find cheap flights to Nuremberg but from late November to the Christmas period, flight prices and hotel rates are likely to be more expensive due to the popularity of the city during the Christmas Market. From February onwards rates are likely to be cheaper, until May, when the warmer weather heralds the start of high season in the city. Seasonal specials may be offered for very brief periods before the high season.
Travellers on flights to Nuremburg can choose to spend their holiday in a variety of ways. Nuremberg is Bavaria’s second largest city and a dynamic location with an excellent nightlife for those who like to see the sunrise. The city is bustling with the younger crowd who love to sample its dark beer and enjoy the sights. Once the home of German kings and their jewels, Nuremberg hosts some intriguing architectural sights, museums, galleries and is the famous Kaiserburg castle. The Hauptmarkt is a busy square in the old town (Altstadt) which is the home to various markets and the Christmas market called Christkindlesmarkt. As Nuremberg was home to the Nazi war trials in 1945-46, the city has commemorated these trials, and the court room 600 in which they took place, with the Memorium Nuremberg Trials museum.
The Germanisches Nationalmuseum offers visitors to the city exhibits ranging from prehistory to the earliest 20th century, with painters, sculptors and other artists well-represented as well. After a day seeing the sights, travellers can soak up some authentic German culture and cuisine at Bratwursthäusle,a timber frame restaurant with views of the Altstadt. Families with children will enjoy visiting the local zoo, the Round Tower or the five outdoor miniature golf courses for the sporty tourist. Spa hotels are in abundance in the area and ideal for the weary visitor who needs to relax and unwind in a stress-free environment.
The rail service will connect you to various cities once in Nuremberg. Taxis and private car rentals are also a great way to see the sights and get around the city. The night bus is a great option for afterhours travel around the city.
Once you have landed on your flight to Nuremberg getting to the city from Nuremberg Airport (NUE) is easy using a variety of public transport methods. The underground line connects the city to the airport with the Central Station. It is also possible to travel by bus to Nuernberg Thon or Nuernberg Buch. A range of airport shuttle buses are available for your travel needs.