Bamberg is a historical yet dynamic city. It is a town of complementary tradition and progress. The locals like to stress their city spreads across seven hills like Rome, has a network of waterways like Venice, and an old city which is at least as beautiful as Prague and on which the same architects left their unmistakable mark. Old Town Hall, which parts the flow of the River Regnitz, can only be reached by two stone bridges; the Romanesque/Gothic Cathedral is endowed with four unique towers; the picturesque fishermen’s houses of “Little Venice” prop each other up on the river bank and the magnificent New Residence boasts a splendid baroque room known as the Emperor’s Hall. In summer, Bamberg’s beer cellars or “Keller” are a special attraction. The locals and tourists appreciate a locally brewed beer and savor a typical Franconian snack. Bamberg is lovely for those who also enjoy a stroll. The possibilities are many and include the Hain, an extensive wooded park on the periphery, or the pretty paths along the canals and the River Regnitz.
Group Vacations in Bamberg
German Grandeur River Cruise with Amy Hanten
Join Amy Hanten, “The Cooking Mom”, on this picturesque Rhine River Cruise. We begin in Basel, Switzerland where you will board the beautiful Avalon Envision. You will sail to Breisach, with your choice of a visit to Badischer Winzerkeller, or an excursion to the Black Forest. Enjoy the fascinating city of Strasbourg, ...