Friday, July 1, 2016

July 2016 - Overview

Holidays (Federal or Bavaria specific) and Important Dates   




Events (by no means a complete list)

School Holidays (July 30 - September 12)       


Herzo
Summer Festival July 8-17 
July 21 - Guided tour of the Town Museum in English 
July 22  - Dinner in White, hosted by ZONTA Club
July 30-31 Medieval Festival
Erlangen
June 30 - August 8 - City Beach Erlangen
July 1 - 3 Zollhausfest - Erlangen's largest street festival
July 1 - 4 Bruck Kirchweih
Thursdays through August 6 Erlangen goes Fit- free fitness classes (like them on FB for up to date changes to schedule.
July 8 Rottelheimpark Area Festival
July 9 Ceramic Market 
July 16 - 17 Kunigunden Kirchweih, Eltersdorf
July 16 - Found Bike Sale! Bikes abandoned or confiscated and not claimed are auctioned off
July 16-17 Bismark Streetfest
July 22 - 25 City Beach Area Festival
July 24 - Jazz on the Lake
July 29 - August 1 Alterlangen Kirchweih
July 29 - 31 Altstadt Fest
July 31 Erlangen Triathlon


Nürnberg 
Every Thursday, City Marketing Nürnberg publishes weekend tips! 
Until July 26 City Beach is open
July 1 - Night Flea Market
July 15 - 17 Organic Market 
July 25-28 International Singing Competition
July 29-31 Bardentreffen - Music Festival 

Other
July 1 - 17 Kiliani Volksfest, Wuerzburg
June 3 - July 3  Mozart Festival, Wuerzburg 
July 4 - 10 Hofgarten Weinfest, Wuerzburg
July 13- 25 Weinfest am Stein Wuerzburg
July 15-17 Bamberg Zaubert Magic acts throughout inner city Bamberg
July 22 - August 1 Annafest Forchheim

Other things to do? 


Loads of beer related activities- festivals, etc. in and around the Fränkischer Schweiz. See here for a calendar (in German). 


Maps of beer/brewery related walking routes in and around the Fränkischer Schweiz here. (in German)

Click here for a list of tours in the area in English, many are indoors (museums). 


Visit the Nürnberg Planetarium


Find a local Beer Keller here! 


Check out the German-American Institutes events here

Events (in German) at the Walderlebniszentrum Tennenlohe (Erlangen) April - September here. 

Pick your own berries and currants, and even asparagus! click here or here for a few places in the Nürnberg area. Check the individual websites for more information.  


Go (indoor) rockclimbing. Kids just €2,50.   


Take the steam engine tour through the Frankische Schweiz €14 adults

Rock cut beer celler tours (Nürnberg) every Sunday 11:30am in English. €5 


Take a hike! Link to VGN hiking information site here (English). Combine hiking and beer with the 5 Seidla Tour (English). Hiking trails in and around Herzo here. Nature parks in the region may be found here (link in German, click on interaktiven Karte for the map). 


Head to the Frankischer Schweiz (link in English) for breweries, hiking, castles, rock climbing, canoeing and more. An interactive map of hiking trails in the Frankischer Schweiz can be found here


Take your own wine walk in Nürnberg (link in German, map on right hand side of page)


Bikemap.net has loads of bike paths/routes in and around our area. 

Visit a pool or sauna- Atlantis is in Herzo, Nürnberg has many to choose from (link in  German), Stein (near Nürnberg) is home of Palm Beach, Bamberg has Bambados Can´t decide?  Schwimmbadcheck is an online review site for public pools, link is in English.

   
Celebrate all things asparagus at an asparagus festival!

From April - October, take a tasting tour (in German) of Erlangen €26 



It´s wine festival time! With so many wineries in the lower Franconian region there´s a festival every weekend. Check out the list (in English) here . The area is about one hour from Nürnberg by train.