Coburg is a stunning town, which dates back to 1056 A.D. and features loads of historic homes and streets, most of which were built in the 16th century. With its array of history and medieval architecture, Coburg is sure to have something for everyone and is a highly recommended town to explore while travelling by your rental car in Germany.
Next to the Itz River in Bavaria, Coburg boasts three museums. Of particular note, the Rustkammer Museum, which contains the largest collection of medieval armour and weaponry in Germany, with over 10,500 items. There is plenty to explore during your time in Coburg, so make sure you have the ability to get where you want to go. Auto Europe can provide you with a discount car hire to meet all your transportation needs.
Coburg is home to one of Germany's largest surviving medieval castles, the Veste Coburg. Built in 1225 A.D., the citadel dominates the townscape from the hilltop. The history of the castle is fascinating in its own right but is most notable as Martin Luther's home for six months in 1530. The area at the base of castle hill is known as Old Town. Rebuilt after a fire in 1690 the Ehrenburg Palace, a former Franciscan convent, the palace now houses a museum and famous library.
Rich with history, Coburg is home to a variety of festivals. Known as "Europe's Capital of Samba," Coburg hosts the annual Samba Festival. Be sure to go out exploring the pubs and restaurants, because the nightlife of dancing in Coburg will not leave you disappointed. Eating is always a great way to experience local cultures. A former Coburg resident, Johann Georghehener, is credited with creating the frankfurter in the late 1600's. As a result, the famed local delicacy is the Coburg Sausage, which is traditionally roasted over a pinecone fire. Locals and tourists alike enjoy this popular dish.
Navigating to and around this small medieval town of Coburg by car is made easy by the German highway system. For day trips and sightseeing adventures to all the surrounding castles and cathedrals, be sure to book your Coburg rental car online - it saves you money.
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