The old episcopal city towers above a food plain of the Regnitz. Bamberg impresses with Germany’s greatest historical and secluded old town centre. The hotels in Bamberg are embedded in a unique ensemble of 1,000 year-old architecture.
Similar to ancient Rome, Bamberg and its hotels are situated on seven hills. The townscape is dominated by a cathedral of the 13th century. While staying at a hotel in Bamberg we recommend a visit to the famous Bamberger Reiter. Numerous hotels in Bamberg are located not far from the Green Market with its fabulous baroque buildings. The hotels of Bamberg are located in the centre of the city, adjacent to the square Schillerplatz. In E.T.A. Hoffmann’s residential house you will find a museum, commemorating the poet. If you have booked a hotel near the Lower Bridge, you will find yourself facing “Little Venice”. Looking at the idyllic fisher houses on the shore you will be able to relax immediately.
If you are visiting Bamberg in March you can join in the Klezmer days and listen to traditional folk music. The hotels in Bamberg tend to be fully booked in the months of summer, when the E.T.A. Hoffmann theatre conducts its open-air performances. In order to reach your hotel easily, please rely on the 22 bus lines.
During your stay in Bamberg please make sure to stop off at the city’s taverns. A specialty that is also offered by many of the hotels in Bamberg is the Rauchbier (”smoked beer“), which is produced using smoked malt. Nine breweries make for the business location of Bamberg. Furthermore the Franconian city is also home the vehicle supplier Robert Bosch GmbH as well as companies belonging to the electrical engineering and food industry.
Total population: 80,237 (January 2008)
Postal codes: 96001 - 052