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Bamberg might not feature on the high-end traveller’s accounts of Germany that you might encounter, but a day’s drive to this scenic town is worth every minute you spend inhaling the fresh countryside! If you wish on taking a fairly less travelled road, (and we promise you this is one!), take your next road trip to Bamberg Germany for a day of sightseeing and frolicking by the Regnitz river!

FactBamberg is an UNESCO heritage city that is almost a 1100 years old primarily remarked for its rich fascinating medieval architecture &. Fortunately, Bamberg wasn’t heavily bombarded during the WW II which means a lot of the buildings are still intact as they were throughout 1000 years. Many historical anecdotes entail the cute town’s folklore existence.

Discover Bamberg in Germany

Beautiful Bamberg, Germany



Let the quaint charm of this small town not fool you: Bamberg is also called Little Venice. Thanks to the many sights it offers to travellers and tourists that make it akin to the historic Italian city. You can take a riverside cruise tour with an audio guide that makes the sights come alive.


things to do in Bamberg Germany

Also called the Little Venice


You might want to take an extra few minutes to marvel at the Altes Rathaus, or the Bamberg Town Hall, that stands tall bang in the midst of the River Regnitz! The Gothic- inspired architecture might look untouched, but the building has actually been retouched with Baroque and Rococo elements from the mid eighteenth century. Tall arched bridges connect the structure to either side of the riverbank.

things to do in Bamberg Germany

Traditional Medieval Bamberg – so pretty

things to do in Bamberg Germany

View from the Altes Rathaus Bamberg Germany


The Bamberg Cathedral is another fascinating sight to visit whilst in town. The archaic church was built as early as the 1002, having been commissioned by the Emperor Heinrich II. If you are lucky, and chance upon the Cathedral on a day when Church service is proceeding, you may get to witness an elaborate organ concert. However, despite a church proceeding, the guided tours are well worth a visit, as the Cathedral houses the tombs of some of Bamberg’s beloved royals.

While some consider a private tour guide too expensive to hire, it might be worth considering, for this mystic cathedral hides many a historic enigma behind it’s clandestine Gothic pillars. So consider the enormous amount in Euros that you might have to cough up for a private tour. Or just take a walk around yourself. Also note that a private tour is relatively rare and might require the Church Administration to permit the tour.


Remember to take a walk down the Kettenbrucke Bridge, also called the love lock bridge. Rumour has it that many a lovers have travelled from faraway lands to anoint their love and proclaim it to the world by leaving locks behind on the bridge’s railings.

Spend time walking around here and do remember to snap lots of photos! You might not consider this one of Bamberg’s best attractions, but the spot has managed to draw quite the crowd in recent years.

Central Market Bamberg

Not bad for a long walk, ah? The Kettenbrucke Bridge

love locks Bamberg

And couples can even lock their love here


Bamberg was hitherto known and cherished for it’s other-worldly charm. Popular as a getaway from the busy streets of Berlin, the town became well known for it’s outdoor cafes and pubs. Some of the best known breweries, in fact, can be found serving top notch alcohol. And while you might consider that a small town like Bamberg might call for early nights, let it’s rustic beauty not fool you! Most pubs and bars in the area are open till the wee hours of the morning. In fact some cafes serving wholesome, satisfying food.

things to do in Bamberg Germany

Walk down the narrow lanes and make way towards the pubs and cafes

things to do in Bamberg Germany

Fruit market Bamberg

things to do in Bamberg Germany

One bowl full of happiness and calories


A valuable recommendation would be to take a long walk around the town after a meal. To help your visual and olfactory senses slowly bring themselves to the end of the day.

The disarming allure of the Gothic architecture is all lit up at night, and the river stands silent as a bystander to the town’s shenanigans. Make sure you have an ice cream at the famous parlours in town before you head off to hit the sack!


Of all things to do in Bamberg Germany, this has been a consistent favourite with tourists!


0 responses to “THE BEST OF BAMBERG IN A DAY”

  1. Giulia Malano says:

    Stunning place and pictures.

  2. Sarah Bailey says:

    I have to admit I’ve never looked into all the things you can do in Bamberg – it sounds like such an amazing place to go and visit though! Sounds great!

  3. GiGi Eats says:

    I’ve never even heard of Bamberg before so thank you for bringing it to my attention!!! It’s absolutely breath taking, a must travel to for sure!

  4. Alice Megan says:

    How have I never heard of this place before? It looks amazing!

  5. Jennifer says:

    Wow your photos and post definitely make it feel like I’m actually there. Looks amazing!!

  6. Ebonye says:

    I’ve never heard of Bamberg before. Thank you for sharing your tips and experience! I’ll definitely keep this in mind!

  7. Mama in Heels says:

    What a beautiful place! I have never heard of Bamburg but will have to add this to our travel list. Thanks for sharing.

  8. Charli Bruce says:

    I’ve never been to Germany before, let alone Bamberg. It looks like an amazing place to visit x

  9. Lorelle says:

    This is great. Going to add this to my list for Germany next year. What a fairytale village! 🙂

  10. Rosey says:

    What what what?? I can see why it is called Little Venice. I would love to go!

  11. Ching says:

    This place looks so rich in cultuRe and architectural design. I love traveling to spots where I learn something new!

  12. I’d say capping off a tourism day with ice cream is a must do in almost any beautiful city. Bamberg’s might be off the beaten path, but it looks beautiful.

  13. The views are so amazing!.. I wish I could be in Germany one day… this place is so beautiful!

  14. What a breathtaking place and love the colours in your photos as if I am already going through that place.

  15. sammi says:

    Interesting place. Are the houses mostly painted yellow, or is it the same house from a different angle.

  16. Jona Shares says:

    Wow, the place is just amazing! Super beautiful! I wish we could also visit the place together with my husband. Cruising together sounds very romantic too.

  17. Heather says:

    I’ve never heard of this place but it’s stunning! I love the bright colors.

  18. Debby says:

    What a beautiful quaint city! My daughters have been to Berlin and Munich but this is breathtaking.

  19. What an amazing post! I don’t think I’ve heard of this place before. I want to jump through the screen, this place looks AMAZING. Thanks for sharing! 🙂

  20. vikramjit singh says:

    What a stunning and excellent place. Your blog is also beautiful. I am always excited about searching for new places on your blog.

  21. ranjot says:

    such a great article thanks for sharing

  22. cheema says:

    hello prerna ,

    really very helpful article , thanks for sharing this helpful article with us

  23. chinmay says:

    Hey Prerna,
    It’s really an amazing article.. I like this very much.

  24. Great article. Your blogs are unique and simple that is understood by anyone.

  25. Thank you for sharing your amazing blog with us, very interesting experience, keep it up

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