Discover Bamberg (UNESCO World Heritage Site) on a highly interesting city tour by bike and explore the region with beautiful destinations such as the diverse Regnitz Valley, Seehof Castle and Coburg with its famous fortress. You cycle on cycle paths and small country roads through the partly hilly Bamberg countryside. In the midst of the variety of Upper Franconian breweries, gourmets, but also fans of delicious snacks, get their money's worth, because the area is rich in carp ponds and wild animals. You spend the night in Bamberg on the banks of the Regnitz, a few steps from the old town, in the Welcome 4-star Superior Hotel Residenzschloss. The hotel, built in 1787, offers a special ambience between baroque and modern. 184 elegantly furnished rooms invite you to relax for 6 days. Let yourself be spoiled by culinary delights in one of the two restaurants and treat yourself to coffee and cake on the sun terrace. Round off your day in the lounge with a cool drink or enjoy rest and relaxation in the "Residenz Spa" wellness area.
- Good value for money
- Tour incl. hotels and luggage transport
- Extensive route booklet & GPS data
- Top brand rental bikes bookable
- Over 30 years of experience
Day 1: Individual arrival in Bamberg
Welcome in Bamberg! The city is called because of its location on seven hills Frankish Rome designated. There are many sights in the city that you can explore during your cycling holiday in Bamberg. Be it the cathedral with its four towers, which dominates the silhouette of the old town, the old town hall, which was built in the Regnitz, or the Franconian Brewery Museum, which provides information about the brewing tradition in Franconia - in the coming days you will have enough time to explore look at everything carefully
Day 2: Discover Bamberg by bike
Look forward to a highly interesting city tour by bike. An experienced city guide will show you in the
Bicycle saddle on a 12 km route the beauties of the city. Except for Dom‐ and Michelsberg, where you
If you have to push your bike for a short time, the bike route is flat and comfortable, mostly on asphalt, in the
Old town partly on cobblestones. Discover the old town hall, the rustic traditional restaurant
Schlenkerla, Little Venice, St. Michael's Monastery, the old court, the cathedral, the rose garden, the new one
Residence, the Concordia moated castle, the historic lock 100, the old town, the university, the
Gärtnerstadt, the Hainpark and the theater. In 3 hours you will not only learn a lot about the history and the
Sights but also about the country and people.
Day 3: Seehof Castle and beer cellar tour, approx. 37 km
This circular tour combines leisurely cycling through a charming landscape with the enjoyment of something special
Variety of beers and the beer tradition of Upper Franconia. Discover Schloss Seehof just outside Bamberg, the
summer residence was built for the prince-bishops according to plans by Antonio Petrini (from 1686). Be amazed
about the White Hall with its imposing ceiling paintings, about the sandstone sculptures of the
rococo garden and the babbling cascades of the water features. Then cycle along the
Sculpture path into the "Franconian Tuscany" and reach the small community of Geisfeld around noon
with pretty half-timbered buildings and several private breweries. From here your bike tour is peppered with
Breweries, beer cellars and enticing beer gardens. You then cycle via Strullendorf along the
Main-Danube-Canal back to Bamberg.
Day 4 In the Regnitz valley from Bamberg to Erlangen, about 35 or 51 km
Look forward to a varied bike tour along the Regnitz and start right in front of the
hotel door! The Regnitztal cycle path takes you idyllically out of Bamberg. You cycle through the wide Regnitz valley
with its alluvial forests, historic water wheels, through fertile fruit and vegetable land, where freshly caught
Fish and the best Franconian beer culture are at home. Always alternately you follow the idyllic small river, sometimes the cycle path along the Main-Danube-Canal. Discover the Slavenkirche in Seußling, the oldest single malt whiskey distillery in Germany in Neuses and the beautiful half‐timbered old town of Forchheim with picturesque houses from the Gothic and Baroque periods. Experience Erlangen, the smallest city in Bavaria, stroll through the beautiful castle gardens and through the winding, narrow streets of the old town, which exudes French flair. In the afternoon, you can travel comfortably by train from Forchheim (35 km) or Erlangen (51 km) back to beautiful Bamberg.
Day 5: Coburg - Bamberg, approx. 60 km
In the morning you travel by train to Coburg, visit the old town, which is well worth seeing with the impressive
Market square and Ehrenburg Palace. The famous castle complex (Veste) is also worth a visit
pay off The Veste Coburg towers over the city and is rightly called the 'Franconian Crown'
Then you cycle through the hilly Coburg countryside to the baroque Tambach Castle and on to Sesslach with its unique old town, which is still completely surrounded by a city wall and has often been called Filmbackdrop was used. It then continues on flat paths along the Rodach and the Itz to the Main and back to Bamberg.
Day 6: Individual departure
The cycling holiday in Bamberg is coming to an end. Of course you can use the time again to do a little city tour before you start your journey home.
- 5 overnight stays with breakfast, national 3* level
- Night watchman tour in Bamberg
- Admission and guided tour of Weißenstein Castle
- Vouchers for 4 x 0,5 l beer per person (from 18 years), redeemable in Bamberg
- Travel documents with maps (1 x per room)
- 7-day service hotline
- 5 nights/breakfast in the Superior Hotel Residenzschloss (4 stars),
- 1 bottle of mineral water, coffee and tea station in the room,
- City tour by bike through Bamberg (3 hours),
- cycling map with marked route,
- Detailed route description, travel preparation tips, tourist information,
- 7-day hotline service
Travel prices 2023
|Price in € per person *||Cat II|
|Double room including breakfast||€489|
|Single room including breakfast||€649|
From 16.04.2023/06.05.2023 to XNUMX
- €90,00 surcharge in Cat. II
From 07.05.2023/23.09.2023 to XNUMX
- €130,00 surcharge in Cat. II
From 24.09.2023/07.10.2023 to XNUMX
- €90,00 surcharge in Cat. II
- Rental bike with luggage bag - €99,00
- Electric rental bike with luggage bag - €239,00
Note: All prices are per person.
|Category II||89 EUR||129 EUR|
Star tours Main Bamberg
- 6 days
- Overnight stays
- 5 nights
- Overnight stays
- about 210 km
World Heritage city, gourmet region and beer capital
Attention: This trip is not suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Train: to/from Bamberg main station
- Public parking garage, approx. 45 euros / week (reservation not possible, subject to availability)
- Free Park & Ride parking spaces on the outskirts (reservation not possible, subject to availability)
Rooms with shower/toilet or bath/toilet
Hotel: Welcome Hotel Residenzschloss
Visitor's tax, city tax or cultural tax, which is not included in the travel price, is EUR 2,00-3,00 per person/night, payable locally.
Not included: Arrival and departure, transfers, excursions, entrance and sightseeing fees, city maps, ferry fees, insurance, tips and personal expenses