Sights

Top ChoiceCastle in Coburg

Schloss Ehrenburg

The erstwhile residence of the Coburg dukes, Ehrenburg is a must for fans of the British monarchy – it was here that Prince Albert spent his childhood and Queen Victoria made several long visits. She stayed in a...

Top ChoiceFortress in Coburg

Veste Coburg

Towering above Coburg's centre is a story-book medieval fortress, the Veste Coburg. With its triple ring of fortified walls, it’s one of the most impressive fortresses in Germany, though it attracts few foreign...

Museum in Coburg

Coburger Puppenmuseum

Filling a huge townhouse, this delightfully old-fashioned museum boasts a huge nostalgia-inducing collection. The downstairs section is like a museum of German childhood with lots of different toys from the late...

Square in Coburg

Marktplatz

Coburg’s epicentre is the magnificent Markt, a beautifully renovated square radiating a colourful, aristocratic charm. The fabulous Renaissance facades and ornate oriels of the Stadthaus (townhouse) and the...