Culture & Tours

Bamberg Symphony

The Bamberg Symphony – Bavarian State Philharmonic – enjoys a worldwide reputation and is well known for its artistic excellence and frequent international touring. Enjoy classic or modern concerts here in Bamberg and have an unforgettable music experience!

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Bamberg Tours

Bamberg’s Old Town is full of mediaeval charm mixed with baroque architecture. Discover well-known or secret places in Bamberg and learn more about the UNESCO heritage town.

The team of the Villa Geyerswörth will be happy to tell you news about Bamberg or to give you advice as to guided tours or special arrangements. Please feel free to contact us.

Tours in Bamberg

Fascination - World Cultural Heritage
Tour through the historical town of Bamberg
Duration: up to 2 hours
Groups: up to 25 persons
The Nightwatchman's Call (at night)

Duration: 1.5 hours
Groups: up to 40 persons

Bamberg and its Tunnels
A rendezvous with Bamberg’s underworld
Duration: 1.5 hours
Groups: up to 25 persons

You need to bring your own torch, one per person.
You need to wear hard hats – ideally bring your own cycling or climbing helmet.
You have to wear sturdy shoes.
It is strongly recommended to dress warmly, as it is always a lot colder in the tunnels than outside.

Bamberg and its Beer
Bamberg’s beer-brewing history, the “Beer War”, original locations of former and existing breweries in the Old Town
Duration: 35 minutes
Groups: 10 to max. 24 persons

Boat Trip on the Regnitz
Cranes – Little Venice – the port – the water gates and back
Duration: 80 minutes
Groups: should register in advance

Gondola Ride in Bamberg
Gondola rides in original Venetian gondolas
Duration: approx. 30 minutes
Groups: max. 6 persons per gondola

From Crib to Crib
A Tour along the Bamberg Nativity Trail
Duration: approx. 2 hours
Groups: up to 25 persons
Bookable: from the first Sunday in advent till January 6th

Tours around Bamberg

Pommersfelden & Weissenstein Castle
the castle remains in the private possession of the Earl of Schönborn and features one of the largest and most valuable art galleries.
Opening hours from 1st April until 31st October, daily from 10 am until 5 pm.

Long tour takes approx. 1 hour
Short tour takes approx. 30 minutes

18 km from Bamberg

The Basilica of the Fourteen Saints and Banz Abbey
Tour of the Basilica of the Fourteen Saints by a Monk (Father Claus)
Tours must be booked in advance

28 km from Bamberg

Seehof Castle in Memmelsdorf
Opening hours from 1st April until 31st October, daily (except Mondays) from 9 am to 6 pm

Tours must be booked in advance
Duration: approx. 45 minutes
Distance to Bamberg: 10 km

Bayreuth – Wagner’s Town
Coach tour or walking tour through the town

Duration: 2 hours
Groups: up to 25 persons
Distance to Bamberg: 65 km

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