Le Méridien Grand Hotel Nuremberg

Bahnhofstrasse 1-3, Nuremberg 90402 Germany
+49 911 23220

Leisure Activities


Creative stimuli, artistic esprit and exciting perspectives – Le Méridien Grand Art Hotel in Nuremberg opens new horizons to its guests. Unlock ArtTM  is the name of the innovative program which offers free access to the first addresses of contemporary art and avant-garde.

The principle is as simple as attractive: Your artist-designed keycard together with the Unlock ArtTM-invitation, that you will find on your room, can be used as a ticket for the New Museum. Its balanced presentation of art and design is unique in the world. Furthermore, two collections of fine and applied arts are brought together.

The Dalai Lama, Gerhard Schroeder or The Beatles - the list of famous guests who once stayed at our Le Méridien Grand Hotel Nuremberg is very long. Find out more about the longstanding history of our Hotel and get to know some interesting facts as well as humorous anecdotes about our guests.

Nuremberg and its surrounding area have a wide range of recreational activities on offer all year round. Franconian Switzerland and the Franconian Lake District are ideal places for your leisure pursuits.

Whether it's shopping in Nuremburg, a visit to the zoo, a climbing or hiking excursion, or a visit at the Christkindlesmarkt, which is certainly the most famous Christmas market in the country - In and around Nuremburg you won't be bored with the range of leisure activities on offer! Visit our city hotel in Nuremberg to explore the city on its best!

Hiking, climbing or mountain biking?
Your excursion here will be energetic. Franconian Switzerland is located in the middle of the tri-city area of Bayreuth, Bamberg and Nuremburg. In the idyllic natural landscape at Nuremburg's doorstep you can go hiking or climbing, play golf, go mountain biking or go bouldering. Visit Franconian Switzerland. It's well worth it!

Sailing, surfing or swimming fun?
The Altmühlsee, Brombachsee, Rothsee, Dennenloher See and Hahnenkammsee lakes are 30 km from Nuremburg and form the Franconian Lake District. In addition to sailing, surfing or enjoying the lakes' bathing spots in summer there is even more to do here. There are also well-maintained biking and hiking trails.

For young and old alike
The zoo doesn't just appeal to children, it also attracts adults with its abundance of attractions. At Nuremburg Zoo, where Flocke ("Flake") the polar bear was born, you can marvel at the dolphins in Southern Germany's only dolphinarium and of course pay a visit to the offspring of the numerous animal families.

Activities with children
With its indoor and outdoor play areas, the Playmobil FunPark in Zirndorf offers diverse leisure activities for young children. Here, on the 90,000 square metres of space, the concept of 'playing, moving and experiencing' can be fully put into action. All the young discovers' senses are stimulated at this park. Visitors can entertain themselves at the amusement park's various colossal Playmobil worlds and marvel at all the attractions, even if the weather leaves a little to be desired.

River cruises on the Main-Danube Canal departing from Nuremberg

The ideal place to stay before or after a river cruise on the Main-Danube Canal: Le Méridien Grand Hotel Nuremberg.

Unlock Art Museum


Art for explorers. If you want to experience contemporary art in matching surroundings, your next stop is Neues Museum. You will find a complimentary admission ticket in your room. On 3000 m² the exhibition at Neues Museum shows contemporary art and design as well as classic masterpieces. Sculptures, paintings, video and foto installations are linked in a unique and fascinating way.

Neues Museum Nuremberg

Start your journey of discovery through the international contemporary art scene just a few minutes’ walk away from Le Méridien Grand Art Hotel Nuremberg. The complex of the New Museum itself is an impressive testimony of the most modern architecture, which integrates harmonically into the historic cityscape with its clear shapes and transparent elements. 

Inside the building you will be astonished in view of the 1,500 works of the Collection of Art. It focusses on ensembles of the artists Guenter Fruhtrunk, Horst Antes, Gotthard Graubner, François Morellet, Bridget Riley, Armando, Nam June Paik and Thomas Ruff.

 

New Perspectives

Observable are various forms of artistic expression such as painting, plastics, photography, video arts and installations. 

Enthusiasts of modern design will be excited about the Collection of Design. The boundaries between both collections are fluid. The fact that there is no separation in terms of space or content opens up new perspectives to the visitor.

You will find the New Museum surrounded by the historic city center, situated at the Klarissenplatz.

Discover Art + Design

You will find the New Museum of Art Nuremberg right in the historic center of the city, right on the Klarissenplatz.

The opening hours of the New Museum are as follows:

Tuesday - Sunday: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Thursday: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Monday: closed

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The most beautiful river cruises depart from or arrive in Nuremberg.

The port of Nuremberg lies directly by the Main-Danube Canal, making it a popular starting point and base for river cruises along the Main-Danube Canal, via the River Danube and out as far as the Black Sea. After setting off from Nuremberg, the cruise passes through some of Europe’s most beautiful cities. Enjoy the comfort that a river cruise offers, and discover some of Europe’s most attractive cities on the way. The port of Nuremberg is located south west of the city of Nuremberg and is easy to reach in 15-20 minutes by taxi or through the hotel organized limousine.

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Where to stay?

Spend the nights before departing on a river cruise on the Main-Danube Canal to the Rhine, Main or Danube in Le Méridien Grand Hotel Nuremberg, allowing you to be fully relaxed and stress-free when you board your river cruise. You will benefit from the central location of the hotel, directly at the gates to the historic old town, and can discover the cultural highlights of Nuremberg before setting off on your cruise. Our exclusive limousine service, which has to be booked separately, will take you to the port in comfort.

Your river cruise ends in Nuremberg? Bring your holiday to a relaxed conclusion at Le Méridien Grand Hotel Nuremberg, before making your way home stress-free the next day. Or maybe you will decide to extend your stay to enjoy the wide range of leisure activities in and around Nuremberg.

Our limousine transfer arrangements for your river cruise on the Main-Danube Canal:

Overnight stay in a spacious double room
Varied breakfast buffet included
Exclusive limousine transfer to the landing dock at Nuremberg's port

We are looking forward to receive your reservation by E-Mail (reservations@lemeridiengrandnuremberg.com) or phone: +49 911 2322 613

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