We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book In Advance
All photos (1,811)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good19%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“old town”(148 reviews)
“the river”(118 reviews)
“little venice”(38 reviews)
From the 10th century onwards, this town became an important link with the Slav peoples, especially those of Poland and Pomerania. During its period of greatest prosperity, from the 12th century onwards, the architecture of Bamberg strongly...more
Bamberg, Bavaria, Germany
+49 951 95320
Ways to Experience Bamberg Altstadt
from US$ 521.80
More Info
from US$ 630.80
More Info
Reviews (1,774)
Filter reviews
570 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews old town the river little venice beautiful city smoked eel cobblestone streets a unesco world heritage site every corner great town walk around german town great place to visit local beer small town shops and restaurants train station middle ages
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 570 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago

My unit of assignment was 82d En Bn (Blue Babe) that transitioned from wheeled to mechanized and even though it was only a 2 year tour, it was very demanding. First In, Last Out, any Blue Babe's out there?

Thank egz39
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Can take some lovely photos here.walk through the different bridges so that you can see from different angles .also can see the small Venice area.lovely shops around.

Thank Etiennee M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having Europe's largest intact historical city center, Bamburg has been named a UNESCO World Heritage City; it is easy to see why - in fact, it is obvious. While, there are many attractions to see here, the city IS the main attraction: enchanting squares, Baroque...More

Thank NeedPivo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Bamberg lies on several hills and can thus be compared to Rome, also for certain historical reasons. It is a city where you will never feel bored because of the many activities you can go in for there. I started just strolling around without a...More

Thank Departure811861
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A must see for anyone traveling abroad Bamberg is the ultimate city in history and activities and sightseeing

Thank F0psb1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great opportunity, could walk from Accommodation to Allstadt. Amazing variety and authentic and comfy town. Great food with excellent atmosphere at a local hotel. A good and safe night time stroll as well

Thank Grahame R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our son recommended we make the climb up to Alstadt and we are so happy we made the effort. The building is quite amazing and the views are incredible. You can drive if you aren't up to the climb, but you should see the spot...More

Thank 567dales
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

The Bamberg Altstadt is a centre of imperial and episcopal power for almost a thousand years, and often referred to as the Rome of Franconia, the city Bamberg stands on seven hills, the city old town comprises three historical districts – the episcopal town, the...More

Thank aiiBurstein
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

Bamberg is a charming town situated at the confluence of two rivers. The old centre contains many buildings of historic significance; arguably the old town hall is the most impressive. Bamberg boasts a speciality smoked beer - an acquired taste; I didn't like it at...More

1  Thank Peter M
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

The people of Bamberg asked the reigning authority to donate land to build their Rathaus. He agreed they could build it, but not on his land holdings. Not to be dissuaded they built their Rathaus in the middle of the river. Ingenious! A memorable building...More

1  Thank RobertSofSC
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 41 nearby hotels
Hotel Brudermuehle
124 reviews
.03 km away
Pension Scheiners am Dom
10 reviews
.12 km away
Alt Ringlein
132 reviews
.16 km away
Hotel Alt Bamberg
63 reviews
.19 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 259 nearby restaurants
Schlenkerla, the historic smoked beer brewery
1,551 reviews
.15 km away
348 reviews
.06 km away
Restaurant Alt-Ringlein
225 reviews
.16 km away
276 reviews
.17 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 79 nearby attractions
Altes Rathaus
659 reviews
.23 km away
Klein Venedig
360 reviews
.30 km away
St. Martin
71 reviews
.26 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
7 February 2018|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from amlasali | Reviewed this property |
Hi Chantelle, You can reach by train from Nürnberg. Its hardly one hour journey. Have fun in Bamberg! 🙂 Regards Amlas
16 November 2016|
AnswerShow all 9 answers
Response from machkova |
Hi, we parked in the parkhaus Zentrum Nord. Not exactly in the center, but you reach the historic center in 5-10 min walk. The price was reasonable. I do not remember rate, but I guess it might have been 1,0-1,5 EUR per... More
6 May 2015|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from virginac | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I can't help you out. Visited Bamberg on a Viking Cruise. Great town--have fun!