The Coburg-Rennsteig Trail
Splendid castles, traveling back in time to old childhood toys, nature’s beauty, unforgettable hiking and bicycling opportunities: That’s what the vacation area Coburg Rennsteig is all about.
The majestic Fortress Veste Coburg sits above the beautiful residence city of Coburg like the Crown of Franconia. Maybe less imposing, but nevertheless magnificent and always worth a visit are the Rosenau Castle in the Röden Valley, as well as the nearby castles Ehrenburg, Callenberg, and the Veste Heldburg in the Coburg.Rennsteig region.
The past does not only come to life in baroque buildings. Reminisce about times gone by in the Museum of the German Toy Manufacturers in Neustadt near Coburg, the German Toy Museum in Sonneberg, and the Coburg Puppet Museum. The Rennsteig Trail is a preferred route for visitors planning to hike or bike through beautiful nature and lower mountain regions.
Trade fairs and exhibits
Coburg Design Days
May 23rd, 2017 - May 28th, 2017Design ideas, installations, product development, presentations and discussions; all of this is in the 6 day ongoing program of Design Days that takes place annually in May in the Hofbrauhaus.
International Samba Festival
July 14th, 2017 - July 16th, 2017Since 1992, Coburg has been Europe's samba capital city. Always on the second weekend in July, time-honored Coburg transforms itself into the secret capital city of samba and thousands of drummers, dancers, singers and musicians put the "Franconian Crown" into a genuine rhythmic craze. It starts on Friday around 7.00pm at Marktplatz and at Schlossplatz. After 11.00pm, the ...
July 20th, 2017 - July 24th, 2017Schlossplatz Festival – the largest gourmet party in northern Bavaria Under the motto, in vain and outside, the organizers of the Coburg Schlossplatz Festival invite you to the biggest gourmet party in northern Bavaria at the Coburg Schlossplatz. Lasting for five days you'll have the opportunity to be spoiled with culinary treats, surrounded by live music and shows. The ...
Fairs and town festivals
Coburg Bird Shooting
July 28th, 2017 - August 6th, 2017No other festival has such a long tradition and yet appears to as lively year by year as the Coburg Schutzenfest, called "Bird Shooting". The richly traditional Coburg bird shooting always begins on the Friday of the last weekend in July.
Christmas markets and -events
Coburg Christmas Market
December 1st, 2017 - December 23rd, 2017Christmas in Coburg is a truly wonderful experience. One reason for this is the Christmas market where you get to watch real artists and craftsmen create amazing things. The Coburg Christmas Market is a snug fit in the streets between the historical town hall and the old, ducal chancellery. There are numerous stands selling traditional Christmas items, most of them made ...