Holidays in the Bamberg region
There are superb possibilities for day trips to surrounding areas:
Imperial town of Bamberg with its cathedral
There is much to see in Bamberg, notably the Old Town Hall, Bamberg Cathedral, the old and new residences of the bishops and the brewery museum.
Further towns and cities
Hot Springs Bad Staffelstein
Relax and rejuvenate in the Obermain Therme, literally “upper main thermal hot springs”, in the Adam-Riese town of Bad Staffelstein just about 30 km down the road.
Franconian wine country and Steigerwald natural park
Enjoy the renowned pleasant Franconian wines in one of the quaint inns called “Heckenwirtschaft” in the nearby wine growing area of Mainfranken or in the Steigerwald natural park, where wineries serve food and their own wines during certain weeks of the year.
This popular tourist retreat offers plenty of attractions including numerous stalactite caves, countless hiking paths and rock climbing options.
The surrounding outdoor swimming pools or lakes are great places to cool off on a hot sunny day.
Franconia is particularly famous with beer and “Brotzeit” (savory snacks) lovers for its many beer gardens, also known as “Bierkeller” in Franconia.
The many festivals in the surrounding area are also worth a visit, e.g. ...
You can find an overview of all wine festival here: www.fraenkischer-weinfestkalender.de