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About Coburg

A gorgeous town brimming with a wealth of arts and heritage attractions in beautiful Bavaria, Coburg is a fabulous destination. Tracing its origins back to the 11th Century, the town has been home to Dukes for centuries, ensuring a rich cultural tradition and some majestic buildings. The town has also played host to the likes of Martin Luther and Queen Victoria, and its wonderful timber-clad buildings now house restaurants, shops and hotels. Our pick of the best places to stay in Coburg is a characterful luxury hotel, perfect for those looking to discover the town’s highlights in style.

Perched atop a hill overlooking the town, Veste Coburg Castle is a simply spectacular spot to begin to get a feel for the place. Admire historic artefacts and soak up magical views of Coburg and the Bavarian landscapes beyond before ambling into the old town. Pop into cafés, bars and boutiques, or pick a perch at one of the bustling restaurants of the imposing Marktplatz for some great people-watching.

Take a quiet moment amidst the ancient trees of the well-maintained Hofgarten in the late afternoons, when the light is at its best. The Schloss Ehrenburg, the city residence of the dukes of Coburg from 1547 to 1918, is mesmerising and not to be missed, whilst evening shows at the grand Landestheater are unforgettable. Return to our pick of the best places to stay in Coburg for a sumptuous gastronomic experience — it’s well worth booking your table in advance!

The Best Places to Stay in Coburg

For Foodies

  • Hotel Goldene Traube is a characterful property in the heart of Coburg. Individually decorated guest rooms feature brightly coloured textiles, large windows and contemporary furnishings — including wonderfully comfortable beds. Savour the best of the well-stocked wine bar, paired with Michelin-starred seafood at the acclaimed restaurant. An indulgent hotel for a luxurious alpine break.


  • If you'd prefer a self-catering option, we suggest that you visit our online partner Booking.com.

Travel Information

  • Fly to Nuremberg Airport and take a 1 hour and 15-minute taxi, train or bus to Coburg. Alternatively, fast and frequent trains run from hubs across Germany.
  • There's plenty to see around Coburg! Contact our online partner Rentalcars if you would like to hire a car.
  • Visit during the summer months, with temperatures averaging around 21°C between May and early September. You'll find fewer crowds and great hotel deals outside the school holidays.



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Best Hotels in Coburg

  • Hotel Goldene Traube Coburg 70 rooms from £112

    Local exploring  -  A historic building well positioned within walking distance of many of Coburg's best sights.
    Restaurant  -  Victoria Grill specialises in steaks, seafood and sushi
    Sights nearby  -  Visit the stunning 13th century Veste Coburg castle.
    Full of character
    RestaurantPet friendlyParking

    A characterful property in the heart of Coburg. Brightly coloured, individually styled rooms, feature large windows, contemporary furnishings and wonderfully comfortable beds. A well stocked wine bar is the perfect spot to enjoy an evening drink plus a steak seafood & sushi restaurant. Very smart. See More

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