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Huddled atop seven hills and surrounded by picturesque countryside lies a quaint German town that is almost untouched by modernity – the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Bamberg. Touted to be one of Germany's most attractive settlements and romantic towns, Bamberg often earns itself the tag of ‘Franconian Rome’. Scroll through this Bamberg Itinerary 1 Day to find out the best way to plan a memorable one-day trip to Bamberg.

How to spend 1 day in Bamberg?


Begin your day with a fulfilling German breakfast at Caffèbar Kranen because a hectic day full of sightseeing lies ahead of you! Then, head to Bamberg’s iconic attraction, the Old Town Hall, that lies in the middle of the Regnitz River. Enjoy the three-dimensional baroque architecture of this beautiful structure and admire the old Rococo Hall. Also worth a mention is the Ludwig Collection which consists of 300 artistic figurines and cutlery made of porcelain from the 18th century.

Nothing less than a fairytale, “Little Venice” is a part of the Old Town that features a waterfront lined by half-timbered houses. Located quite close to the Old Town Hall, this attraction along the Regnitz east bank is sure to provide you with ample number of Instagram-worthy photo opportunities!


Take a break from all the walking around and have a hearty and delicious lunch at a local pub in the Old Town. You can also enjoy your beer while roaming around the pretty cobblestone streets in the afternoon after you have had your meal.

Post lunch, visit the 13th-century Bamberg Cathedral that was founded in 1002 by emperor Henry II. Admire the historic architecture of this cathedral and visit the tombs of emperor Henry II, his wife Cunigunde of Luxemborg, and Pope Clement II inside this ancient building.


The fascinating Rose Garden housed at The New Residenz is perfect to kickstart your evening on a colorful note. Housing more than 4500 varieties of blooms, this garden is sure to treat you to a relaxed and an aromatic evening in Bamberg. Also worth mentioning are the panoramic views of the city which greet you upon your arrival at this garden.

For dinner, head to Zum Sternla, Bamberg’s oldest pub. Since Bamberg is filled with pubs and beer gardens, the nightlife in the city is as exciting as it can get. From quintessential pubs serving different varieties of local beer and German munchies to relatively newer ones which provide you with eclectic drinks and quirky ambiance.

Best places to eat in Bamberg if you've only 1 day

Bamberg houses a huge range of restaurants and pubs that cater to people with diverse tastes. The most famous places to eat in Bamberg are obviously brewery-restaurants and beer gardens that are a typical trait of this town. Visitors crowd to these pubs and breweries to sample local delicacies like smoked beer. Schlenkerla, a place serving traditional Bavarian food and drink, and Aposto, serving mouthwatering Italian classics are some of the most notable restaurants in Bamberg.

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