Bamberg Tourism

Visit Bamberg - Best of Bamberg

Escape to the town that is spread over seven hills with lush green landscape and magnificent architecture. On a visit to Germany, you definitely can’t miss out on the city of Bamberg. The city of Bamberg is a compilation of nine breweries, museums, shopping, sparkling nightlife, entertaining festivals and events, exquisite architectural structures and the gift of nature pointing out to its Bavarian green hills, rivers and various other fun activities. If you are thinking of a holiday in this city, you are heading towards a trip replete with immense fun and adventure. 

The city of Bamberg is located in Southern Germany and lies to the north of Bavaria. It is typically a central European town which comprises of religious people and secular building belonging to the medieval period. Ever since the 10th century, Bamberg became a crucial link with the Slav peoples, especially those of Poland and Pomerania. In the atmosphere of the city lingers a layer of the past the comprises of Europe’s largest intact old town centers, lively arts and cultural centre that comes with a thousand year old history, traditional beer breweries, antique shops and more. Bamberg has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1993.

The festival scene in the city is pretty impressive. It comprises of theatre and cultural performances, music festivals, etc. Contribute enormously to the eventful entertainment of Bamberg. The proud city boasts about its traditional breweries making fresh brewed beer the highlighted beverage with a varied variety. 

The city also makes for a romantic place with its natural beauty, countryside and lovely rose garden. There are several attractions that highlight the city of Bamberg. The Old town hall and the Bamberg cathedral are an integral part of them. 

The city of Bamberg is rich with attractions, nightlife, historic structures, festive celebrations, shopping and more. The city is therefore an ideal German holiday destination.

Bamberg Travel Tips

Essential travel information and Bamberg tips for your visit

  • It rains throughout the year in Bamberg so come prepared with a raincoat or an umbrella. 
  • The festival time is an ideal time to visit Bamberg. 
  • The city can be covered on foot. 
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Facts and Stats for Bamberg*

  • Pollution Statistics in Bamberg

    Know the pollution level of Bamberg before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • Bamberg: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Bamberg for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Bamberg.

    • Burglary and Theft 50 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 50 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 50 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 50 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 50 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 50 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 50 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 50 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 50 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during night 50 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 62.5 (High)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 50 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 62.5 (High)
  • Living in Bamberg - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 46.88 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 33.62 (Low)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 4.43 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Bamberg

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Bamberg

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.12 USD
    • International Movie per seat 11.79 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 47.17 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 94.34 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 76.65 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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