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B&B Outside Nurnberg

I'm wondering if anyone has recommendations for a quaint place to stay near (but outside) Nurnberg. We'll be traveling by car and like smaller B&B-like places with character but a medium sized hotel could work, too. Budget would be $100 or less for a double room.


Posted by
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I don't know of any specific lodgings, but I can recommend the towns of Stein or Lauf. Or, if you want to go a little further north to Franconian Switzerland, Pottenstein or Gößweinstein.

Posted by
328 posts

Thank you for the suggestions. These towns look wonderful and give me lots of options to consider.

Posted by
4151 posts

I too was working for the US Army in the Nurnberg area in the 80's. I lived in the city but commuted to Erlangen, where my primary work location was. I frequently rode the train between there and the Nurnberg HBF. It takes 30 minutes or less.

You might do a little Googling about the town to see if it would be suitable. Many military and DA civilians lived there back then. You can take a look at these listings from Trip Adviser: You can also do a Google search for gasthof Erlangen and get results like this: .