Guided tour

Bamberg: Immersive Medieval Tour

4.8 / 5

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Bamberg: Immersive Medieval Tour

From $18.78 per person

Tour the medieval town of Bamberg, an important center of the German empire in the 11th century. Take on the role of one of Bamberg's medieval inhabitants and experience everyday life in the middle ages as you learn about the history of the town.

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  • Enjoy a genuine mead to start your tour off right
  • Become a person from the Middle Ages for a few hours
  • Learn about Bamberg's history through the centuries
Full description
Feel the medieval magic of fire, mead, and witches' ointment in a present-day UNESCO World Heritage Site. Go on an interactive tour of Bamberg, the town chosen to become a "second Rome" by German emperor Henry II in the 11th century.  Check out well-preserved structures dating back to the 11th century from the colorful town hall to the city's ancient Romanesque cathedral. Learn how the town's architecture influenced central European urban form and evolution over the centuries.  But don't just get the official, zoomed out history of the city. Greet your tour guide and enjoy a glass of delicious medieval mead before coming face to face with how the common people lived, loved, and died when the world was still populated by demons and witches. Take on the role of a noble lady or a simple craftsman for the duration of the tour. Appreciate the authentic props and hands-on approach that will allow you to collect water from wells and ignite the embers in the stove with a fire striker like someone from the Middle Ages.
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  • Immersive tour
  • Mead
    Covid-19 precautions
    Traveler requirements
    • You are required to bring and wear a mask
    • You must present either proof of full vaccination, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative test taken no more than 24 hours before the activity starts

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    Meet at Tourismus- und Kongressservice Bamberg, Geyerswörthstraße 5, 96047 Bamberg

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    Not allowed

    • Alcohol and drugs
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    4.8 /5

    based on 24 reviews

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    Very interesting and also manageable for my 76-year-old mother. Gladly again.

    August 2, 2021

    Was great!

    June 27, 2021

    Vivid, essential, original

    September 22, 2019

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