Should you visit Wernigerode or Nuremberg?
Which city is more affordable and which is best for your travel style? If you're trying to figure out where to go next, comparing the travel costs between Wernigerode and Nuremberg can help you decide which place is right for you.
Dating back to the 10th century, Wernigerode is a charming medieval town in Central Germany. Nestled in the northern foothills of the Harz Mountains, it is best known for its fairytale castle overlooking the old village of timber-framed houses.
Located in Bavaria, Nuremberg is the region's second largest city. It is positioned on the banks of the Pegnitz River and the Main-Danube Canal, about 100 miles from Munich. Nuremberg is famous for a handful of things, including gingerbread, Christmas, and the Nuremberg Trials. The old town itself is beautiful, with gothic churches and impressive castles. It has quaint streets lined with beautiful houses and an old world atmosphere.
Which city is cheaper, Nuremberg or Wernigerode?
These are the overall average travel costs for the two destinations.
The average daily cost (per person) in Wernigerode is €108, while the average daily cost in Nuremberg is €83. These costs include accommodation (assuming double occupancy, so the traveler is sharing the room), food, transportation, and entertainment. While every person is different, these costs are an average of past travelers in each city. Below is a breakdown of travel costs for Wernigerode and Nuremberg in more detail.
Wernigerode's average price for two people sharing a typical double-occupancy hotel room is €118. A typical place to stay for one person, per day is €59.
The average price for accommodation for two people in Nuremberg is €98. This is for two people sharing a typical double occupancy hotel room.
While meal prices in Wernigerode can vary, the average travelers spends about €36 per day on food. Based on the spending habits of previous travelers, when dining out, an average meal in Wernigerode should cost around €14 per person. Breakfast prices are usually a little cheaper than lunch or dinner. The price of food in sit-down restaurants in Wernigerode is often higher than fast food prices or street food prices.
The average traveler spends about €27 per day in Nuremberg for food, but obviously this is dependent on the type of restaurant and the amount of food ordered. To save money you can grab a lighter lunch or dinner, or you can try fast food or street food.
Meals for one day
Typical Food prices in Wernigerode
Some typical examples of dining costs in Wernigerode are as follows:
Dinner for Two
The cost of a taxi ride in Wernigerode is significantly more than public transportation. On average, past travelers have spent €15 per person, per day, on local transportation in Wernigerode.
The average price of local transportation around Nuremberg is €9.42 per person, per day. As this average includes both taxis and public transport, keep in mind that the prices of private drivers and taxis are significantly more expensive than public transportation.
Hired Cars and Shuttles in Nuremberg
Some specific examples of transportation prices in Nuremberg:
Private Airport Transfer from Nuremberg to Nuremberg Airport NUE:
Low Cost Private Transfer From Nuremberg Airport to Nuremberg City - One Way:
Private Transfer: Nuremberg to Nuremberg Airport (NUE):
Private Transfer - Nuremberg from Harbor, Airport or Old Town:
Private Transfer from Nuremberg City to Munich City:
Private Nuremberg Departures Airport Transfer from Nuremberg City Center:
Private Nuremberg Harbor Transfer from Nuremberg City Center:
Private Nuremberg Harbor Transfer to Nuremberg City Center:
Private Transfer from Nuremberg to Prague with 2h of Sightseeing:
Private Transfer from Nuremberg to Munich, Door-to-Door, English-speaking driver:
Nuremberg to Prague - Private Transfer with 2 hours of Sightseeing:
From Nuremberg to Munich Airport - Private Transfer - punctual & friendly Driver:
Is it cheaper to fly into Wernigerode or Nuremberg?
Prices for flights to both Nuremberg and Wernigerode change regularly based on dates and travel demand. We suggest you find the best prices for your next trip on Kayak, because you can compare the cost of flights across multiple airlines for your prefered dates.
Entertainment and activities in Wernigerode typically cost an average of €22 per person, per day. This includes fees paid for admission tickets to museums and attractions, day tours, and other sightseeing expenses.
Nuremberg's costs for entertainment, tickets, attractions, and tours will often cost around €8.15 per person, per day. This cost can vary widely by the type of activity, however, as this includes admission tickets, day tours, museums, and other things to do.
Tours and Activities in Nuremberg
Here are a few actual costs in Nuremberg for available activities, ticket prices, and tours:
Nuremberg Old Town Walking Tour in English:
Nuremberg Old Town and Nazi Party Rally Grounds Walking Tour:
Nuremberg World War 2 Tour:
Nuremberg Old Town Tour:
30 min Private Sightseeing Flight:
Private Tour: Nuremberg Medieval Old Town and Nazi Rally Grounds Walking Tour:
Former Nazi Rally Ground Tour:
Nuremberg World War 2 and Beer Tasting Tour:
Bamberg PRIVATE Walking Tour:
Nuremberg WWII Tour plus Courtroom 600 and 3rd Reich Sites:
PRIVATE Nuremberg Nazi Party Rally Grounds Walking Tour:
1-Hour Private Sightseeing Flight:
The average person spends about €17 on alcoholic beverages in Wernigerode per day. The more you spend on alcohol, the more fun you might be having despite your higher budget.
While the amount that someone spends on alcohol while visiting Nuremberg may vary from person to person, on average a person spends €13 per day on alcoholic beverages.
When we compare the travel costs of actual travelers between Wernigerode and Nuremberg, we can see that Wernigerode is more expensive. And not only is Nuremberg much less expensive, but it is actually a significantly cheaper destination. So, traveling to Nuremberg would let you spend less money overall. Or, you could decide to spend more money in Nuremberg and be able to afford a more luxurious travel style by staying in nicer hotels, eating at more expensive restaurants, taking tours, and experiencing more activities. The same level of travel in Wernigerode would naturally cost you much more money, so you would probably want to keep your budget a little tighter in Wernigerode than you might in Nuremberg.
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