Coburg is the home of the North Bavarian ducal castles Veste Coburg, Ehrenburg, Callenberg and Rosenau and their famous art collections. Prominent residents were Martin Luther, the king of waltz Johann Strauss and Queen Victoria.
Coburg is well-known for regional handicrafts, e.g. dolls and teddy-bears, the famous M.I.Hummel figurines and Christmas glass decorations. Lots of events like the Christmas Market and the biggest Samba festival outside Brazil are worth a visit.