Walking route in Erlangen

Visit Erlangen's top attractions in this 1.8 hour itinerary. Schloss Erlangen, Stadtforscherhaus, Bergkirchweih and all other sights were never that easy to visit in this well planned 1.8 hour Erlangen itinerary.

Route type Route distance Route time
Walking 7.3 km 1.8 hour

Key attractions

Route itinerary

  1. Walk 850 m / 12 minutes
  2. Walk 1.1 km / 16 minutes
  3. Walk 330 m / 5 minutes
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  5. Walk 250 m / 3 minutes

    Wilhelm Fleischmann Memorial

    Wilhelm Fleischmann (31 December 1837 in Erlangen – 13 January 1920 in Göttingen) was a German agriculturist and chemist. He is known for his work on the chemistry of milk. == Biography == He received his education at Nuremberg, Würzburg, Erlangen and Munich. In Justus von Liebig's laboratory in 1862, he began work on agricultural chemistry, and in 1864-67 while teaching in the Realschule at Memmingen conducted experiments there. From 1867-76, he was principal of the Realschule at Lindau and for the following 10 years directed the first dairy experiment station of Germany, in the vicinity of Lalendorf, Mecklenburg.

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  6. Walk 240 m / 3 minutes
  7. Walk 370 m / 5 minutes
  8. Walk 100 m / 1 minute

    Carl Haag Memorial

    Carl Haag (20 April 1820 – 24 January 1915) was a Bavarian-born painter who became a naturalized British subject and was court painter to the duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha. == Biography == Haag was born in Erlangen, in the Kingdom of Bavaria, and was trained in the Academy of Fine Arts Nuremberg and at Munich. He initially practised as an illustrator and as a painter in oils of portraits and architectural subjects; but in 1847 he settled in England, where he studied English watercolour techniques. After this he devoted himself to watercolours. In 1850 was elected an associate of the Royal Society of Painters in Water Colours before becoming a full member in 1853.

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  9. Walk 130 m / 2 minutes
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  11. Walk 40 m / less than minute

    Schloss Erlangen Castle

    The Schloss Erlangen is a residence in Erlangen, built between 1700 and 1704 by George William, Margrave of Brandenburg-Bayreuth. Work was initially led by Antonio della Porta and after his death in 1702 by Gottfried von Gedeler. It was the first baroque building built from scratch in Franconia. Christian Ernst moved his third wife Margravine Elisabeth Sophie of Brandenburg into the Schloss in 1703 when it was still incomplete, giving it its initial name, the Elisabethenburg. Behind it was a 280 metre wide and 550 metre long garden with an orangery (completed in 1706), the Konkordienkirche (completed in 1706, now the Geological Institute), the Hugenottenbrunnen fountain, an equestrian statue and a now-lost Sylvan theater.

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  12. Walk 90 m / 1 minute
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  15. Walk 200 m / 3 minutes

    Neischl-Grotte Attraction

    The Botanischer Garten Erlangen (2 hectares), also known as the Botanischer Garten der Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, is a botanical garden maintained by the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg and located on the north side of the castle garden in the city center at Loschgestraße 3, Erlangen, Franconia, Germany. It is open daily except Monday. The garden's origins date back to 1626 when the hortus medicus was established in Altdorf bei Nürnberg. In 1747 the first botanical garden in Erlangen was established in front of the former Nürnberger Tor, and since 1828 the botanical garden has been established at its current location. Today the garden contains about 4,000 species representing a wide range of plants of different climates, including those maintained within greenhouses (about 1700 m²).

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    Markgrafentheater Erlangen Building

    Markgrafentheater Erlangen is a theatre in Bavaria, Germany.

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  19. Walk 510 m / 7 minutes
  20. Walk 850 m / 12 minutes
  21. Walk 220 m / 3 minutes
  22. Walk 620 m / 9 minutes
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  24. Walk 310 m / 4 minutes

    Bergkirchweih Attraction

    The Bergkirchweih is an annual Volksfest (beer festival and travelling funfair) in Erlangen, Germany. Locals nickname it Berch, which is the East Franconian pronunciation of the German word Berg, meaning mountain or hill. The Bergkirchweih starts on the Thursday before Pentecost at 5 PM. The opening ceremony called "Anstich", which is carried out by the town's mayor, takes place in a different beer cellar every year. Thousands gather to watch the opening spectacle hoping to get one of the free beers from the first barrel. Twelve days later the last beer barrel is buried in the cellar where the next Anstich will take place.

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