The ‘Lebküchnerei’ is an undisputed hotspot for the cherished treat that is gingerbread. The flagship store of Nuremberg’s traditional company, Wicklein, is gingerbread paradise throughout, and invites guests to explore, taste and enjoy.
TEXT: MARILENA STRACKE | PHOTOS: WICKLEIN
The lovingly designed Lebküchnerei is located in the heart of the Franconian metropolis directly by Nuremberg’s main Christmas market, the legendary Christkindlmarkt. Here, the world-famous speciality from Nuremberg can be enjoyed with all your senses. Around 200 square metres of retail space is home to the entire Wicklein product range. This includes the particularly exquisite Elisen-gingerbread and other Christmas biscuits, high-quality trinket boxes made of metal, various organic products, as well as some shop-exclusive treats and original gift ideas to remember Nuremberg by.
In addition, the lovely gingerbread-making ladies will give you a fascinating insight into the centuries-old traditions of gingerbread production. Fancy some gingerbread freshly made just for you? At Lebküchnerei, you can enjoy tasty specialities, smell the unique scent of exotic spices and indulge in an extraordinary shopping experience.
Until the end of November: Monday to Friday from 10am to 7pm, Saturdays from 10am to 6pm.
During the Christmas market: Monday to Saturday from 9.30am
to 8pm, Sundays from 10.30am to 6.30pm