Many of Franconia’s highlights are within easy driving distance of Forchheim, so it is a popular place to stay or visit on a day trip. Two attractions that should be on every visitor’s itinerary is the wonderful Erlangen Botanical Garden and the ever-popular Schloss Weissenstein. And don’t miss Adidas Headquarters and Puma Headquarters.
Those interested in exhibits and shows will find many interesting museums, exhibits and venues in and around Forchheim. Visit the various museums and exhibit spaces the Nuremberg Toy Museum in Nuremberg, the Fembohaus City Museum and the Industrial Culture Museum.
This area offers visitors a wealth of outdoor escapes including Devil's Cave in Pegnitz. Join in a ball game, read a book, or just relax in the shade at Municipal Park in Fuerth.
Attractions like Frauenkirche in Nuremberg, Nuremberg Castle and Bamberg Cathedral in Bamberg are great places to check out while you’re in Forchheim. History buffs will enjoy checking out Old Palace in Bamberg and the Nuremberg Palace of Justice in Nuremberg. The St. Martin's Church in Bamberg, the St. Sebaldus Church in Nuremberg and Wachenroth Church in Wachenroth offer those visiting a chance to better understand the role religion has played in the area.
If you are ready to splash some cash, browse Green Market in Bamberg.
When it’s time to wind down after checking out the charms of Forchheim, check in to one of the area’s numerous accommodation options. Whether you’re staying for a night or a few weeks check out the amenities at the Moevenpick Hotel Nuernberg Airport, Nuremberg, the Hotel Agneshof Nürnberg, Nuremberg, and the popular Welcome Kongresshotel Bamberg.