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  2. Bavaria
  3. Bamberg

Bamberg: Historical City Tour in German with Brewery Visit

Product ID: 87410
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Enjoy a city tour through Bamberg's beer history, and embark on a guided tour of the world-famous Schlenkerla brewery. Learn everything there is to know about hops and malt and taste the traditional Zwickelbier.
About this activity
Duration 2 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
German
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Discover Bamberg's old town on a beer-themed tour and learn about hops and malt
  • Listen to the important role beer production plays in Bamberg and visit one of the city's most famous traditional breweries
  • See how the beer is brewed, what steps are necessary and taste the unfiltered Zwickelbier for yourself
Full description
Discover Bamberg’s beer culture by visiting important sites related to the art of brewing, and hear exciting stories about hops and malt. Afterwards, enjoy an exclusive visit to the Schlenkerla brewery at Stephansberg, complete with malting and gusset samples.

Hear about the important role beer plays in Bamberg. Eleven family-owned breweries in the Bamberg city area and around 60 breweries in the nearby Bamberger district produce over 400 different kinds of beer, all hand-brewed, including winners of international awards, traditional varieties and new specialties.

The sheer variety of beer in Bamberg - from rauchbier (smoked beer) to Franconian Kellerbier, from Ungespundetes or lager beer to bock beer - is amazing.
Includes
  • City tour through Bamberg's beer history
  • Guided tour of Schlenkerla brewery
  • Zwickelbier tasting (0.1 liter)
What’s Not Included
  • Transfer

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Meeting point

The tour will start at the Tourist Information Office, Geyerswörthstraße 5, in Bamberg. Your voucher must be exchanged there for your ticket.

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Important information
Know before you go
• Wearing sturdy shoes and appropriate clothing for the tour of the brewery and the 8° C fermentation cellar are recommended
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