Coburg

Which highlights are really cool and worth a visit ... or perhaps trying out? We’ll tell you what’s well worth your time to see and experience in Coburg

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9 Things to Do in Coburg

Blick vom Hofgarten auf die Veste Coburg

Veste Coburg

The “Fränkische Krone” (Franconian Crown) has watched over the Coburg region since the Hohenstaufen dynasty, and is home to the “Luther-Zimmer” (Luther Room), as well as art collections with works by Cranach and Dürer, among others.
veste.kunstsammlungen-coburg.de

Blick vom Hofgarten auf Schloss Ehrenburg in Coburg

Schloss Ehrenburg (Ehrenburg Palace)

Magnificent stately rooms from the 17th-19th centuries behind a neo-Gothic façade. The “Stadtresidenz” (City Residence) of former Coburg dukes would feel just as at home in London as it does here, and it was also a part-time home to Queen Victoria.
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Die Coburger Bratwurst ist eine traditionelle Spezialität der Stadt

The "Coburg Bratwurst"

A must-try sausage for non-vegetarians! 31 centimetres of sheer Upper Franconian culinary delight roasted on pine cones. Available daily on the market square, just follow your nose!

Coburg: Wochenmarkt auf dem Marktplatz im historischen Zentrum mit dem Prinz-Albert-Denkmal aus Bronze

Coburger Marktplatz (Market Square)

Seven alleys lead through the historic old town to Coburg’s market square. There, a magnificent 360° panoramic view of half-timbered houses and rococo and gothic façades opens up in all its splendour.

Blick vom Hofgarten auf die Coburger Altstadt

Hofgarten (Court Garden)

The green connection between the old town and Veste. The best place for a sundowner with a view of the city.

Das Landestheater in Coburg

Landestheater Coburg (Coburg State Theatre)

The three-part theatre stages up to 280 performances a year in a stately ambience.
landestheater-coburg.de (only in German)

Schloss und Park Rosenau in Coburg

Schloss Rosenau (Rosenau Palace)

The former summer residence of the ducal family and retreat of Queen Victoria. Situated a few kilometres north-east of Coburg in the municipality of Rödental.
schloesser-coburg.de

Coburg: Internationales Samba-Festival

Internationales Samba-Festival

The world’s largest samba festival outside Brazil offers everyone a chance to enjoy a South American attitude to life. Three days of dancing, drumming and celebrating in July.
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Traumhaft: Ein Sonnenuntergangsspaziergang am Hofgarten Coburg

Audio walks

Coburg has four themed audio walks stretching between 2 and 7 kilometres long with interesting facts on the “guidemate” app.
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Altstadthäuser in der Innenstadt Coburgs

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