Dresden or Nuremberg?

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Dresden or Nuremberg?

Dresden and Nuremberg are two popular destinations in Germany. Dresden is the twelfth largest city in the country, while Nuremberg occupies the fourteenth place.

Dresden or Nuremberg?

1. Dresden x Nuremberg Overview

Nuremberg, a beautiful city in Bavaria, GermanyNuremberg – ©Jonathan Wolf

Dresden, a beautiful city in GermanyDresden – ©Alexander Henke

Dresden is a charming city located on the banks of the Elbe, with beautiful Baroque and Rococo architecture. It is the capital of the state of Saxony.

Nuremberg is the second largest city in the state of Bavaria. The city is known for its historic old town area and landmarks such as Nuremberg Castle and the city walls.

2. Hotels

In Dresden, the average price for a 3-star category hotel is USD 95 and for a 5-star category hotel, it is USD 173.

And in Nuremberg, the average price for a 3-star hotel is USD 83, and for a 5-star hotel, USD 135.

3. Shopping

A street in NurembergNuremberg – ©Giedrė Ti.

In Dresden, there are excellent shopping options for shopping such as Centrum Galerie Dresden, QF Passage Dresden, and Elbepark Dresden.

Nuremberg offers excellent shopping venues such as the Kaufhof, the Franken-Center, and others. The city is located 92.7 km from the Outlet Ingolstadt Village.

4. Museums

Museum in DresdenDresden – ©Radek

Museum in NurembergNuremberg

Dresden offers excellent museum options such as the Zwinger, Verkehrsmuseum Dresden, the Stadtmuseum Dresden, the Militärhistorisches Museum der Bundeswehr, and others.

Nuremberg also offers great museum options such as the Germanisches Nationalmuseum, the Dokumentationszentrum Reichsparteitagsgelände, the Neus Museum Nürnberg and others.

5. Parks

Beautiful green area in DresdenDresden – ©Alexandr Hovhannisyan

Green area in NurembergNuremberg – ©Anja Junghans

Dresden is home to beautiful gardens and parks like Schloss & Park Pillnitz and the Grosser Garten.

Nuremberg also offers beautiful green spaces and parks like Stadt Park and Volkspark Marienberg.

6. Day Trips

Nationalpark Sächsische Schweiz in GermanyNationalpark Sächsische Schweiz in Germany – ©Anatoli Wolf

Regensburg Germany - PhotoRegensburg – ©Chi Nguyen Phung

From Dresden, it is possible to combine good options for day trips to destinations such as Moritzburg, Nationalpark Sächsische Schweiz, Meissen, and Görlitz.

And from Nuremberg, it is also possible to combine excellent day trips to destinations like Bamberg, Regensburg, Augsburg, Würzburg, and Ingolstadt.

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See also

Dresden Germany: 2-day Itinerary and Map

Nuremberg Germany: 2-day Itinerary and Map

German States Map

German States and Regions