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Hin & Hören: Beer culture in Bamberg

Rustic and legendary: Discover Little Venice with us and taste the legendary Rauchbier - on a pleasure tour through Franconia's beer capital Bamberg.


Go with us on (beer) tour through Bamberg

Experience the Franconian city from its pleasure side! Even the monks in the Middle Ages enjoyed the beer here particularly well: In this episode of "Hin & Hören", the Bavaria podcast of DB Regio Bayern, we taste the world-famous smoked beer in Bamberg with you and visit the legendary breweries of the charming Franconian metropolis.

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Discover Bamberg and other beer highlights in Bavaria now.

In Bamberg, beer culture is writ large - the Franconian city also has numerous other highlights to offer, which we have summarized for you. In addition, fans of good beer, coziness and enjoyment also get their money's worth in the rest of Bavaria!

Elsass-Feeling – und das nur eine Zugfahrt entfernt. Bamberg macht es möglich. Die fränkische Stadt macht ihrem Prädikat als Weltkulturerbe alle Ehre: Hier trifft eine beeindrucke mittelalterliche Architektur samt historischer Stadtstruktur auf eine regionale Küche, die nach Urlaub pur schmeckt! Ein perfekter Ort für eine kleine Auszeit á la Elsass.

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Rathaus in Bamberg mit Fluss
Leere Bierflaschen aufgereiht auf einer Auffüllmaschine

Brewery tour through Upper Franconia

This hike will take you around multiple Franconian breweries, where you will also get to know the culture and scenic attractions in the region.
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Luftaufnahme des Fünf Seidla Steigs

Fünf-Seidla-Steig®: hike through the homeland of Franconia's speciality beers

Forests and fields, great beer and irresistible food: Franconian Switzerland is home to the Fünf-Seidla-Steig® hiking trail that takes you through a beautiful landscape as you visit local breweries.
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The small Bavarian town on the Red Main has made a name for itself not only as a film set for... Possibly the most picturesque lido in Bavaria. Drink a glass of wine on the Old Main Bridge, admire your reflection in the palace's imperial hall... Bamberg is famous for its horticulture. Dive into the life and work of gardeners and wine makers... Below the town hall, 15 prison cells show how prisoners fared in the 14th century. In the Middle... At the Obermain Therme in Bad Staffelstein, Bavaria's strongest thermal brine provides cosy warmth... The little town situated on the Upper Main river is the wicker capital of Germany. If you would... This hike will take you around multiple Franconian breweries, where you will also get to know the... Be warned: these excursion tips may not be to vegetarians' tastes. Because it's all about sausages... Cows, pigs, goats – boooooooring. There are a lot of exotic animals to discover in Bavaria. We... There are more than 1,000 caves in Franconian Switzerland. The most well-known and most accessible...