Your leisure time in Franconia – Rome, Baroque and wild rivers

Bamberg, the "Franconian Rome" by the river Regnitz, is built on seven hills, like the Italian metropolis. In more than 1,000 years of moved history, a veritable jewel with picturesque alleys and fascinating buildings has developed. The cathedral, towering over everything, and the old town hall by the lively river Regnitz characterise the image of the old town of Bamberg. Sights like the oldest preserved crossroad in Germany, the historical buildings that are protected monuments, including the Palais, small stores and Franconian restaurants around the Sandstraße in Bamberg are something you really shouldn't miss – this is where the city's heart is beating!
Discover the unique ensemble of Medieval and Baroque architecture and experience the world cultural heritage of Bamberg up close!


Flair, celebration and Franconian Switzerland

Thousand-year-old Bamberg is more temperamental than ever. Franconian lifestyle and a nearly Mediterranean flair fill the old alleys and squares. There will always be some celebration somewhere here: in the pubs in the evening, during street festivals or the many fairs. Still, you fill find calm corners as well. The area around Bamberg offers a broad range of excursion destinations with Franconian Switzerland, picturesque castles and a wonderful landscape. Offers go from a torch hike to a canoe ride, from the high rope course to musical events. We not only want to satisfy. We want to make you enthusiastic! Therefore, we work hand in hand with experienced service providers to work on smooth execution of your framework program and will gladly advise you.

Anstossen mit Bier aus der Flasche

Overview of our excursion and event advice

  • Concerts of the Bamberger Symphoniker
  • Obermain Therme Bad Staffelstein – Bavaria's warmest geothermal brine
  • Canoe rides with a guide through Bamberg – the city and its surroundings
  • Adventure park Schloss Thurn with attractions for the entire family
  • Medieval Altenburg to the West of Bamberg
  • Schloss Seehof Memmelsdorf with Roccocco garden and water fountains
  • Schloss Weißenstein in Pommersfelden – a highlight of Franconian Baroque
  • Veste Coburg – Medieval castle facility on Upper Franconia
  • Bayreuth – Made world-famous by the Richard-Wagner festival
  • Hiking and climbing tours in Franconian Switzerland
Entspannen Sie sich mit unseren Wellnessanwendungen in den Welcome Hotels Bad Arolsen und Wesel

Relax in our soft wellness area at the Welcome Hotel Residenzschloss Bamberg

Return from a visit of the Bamberg sights and lay back in our soft wellness area (against a fee). Relax and strengthen your well-being in the sauna, steam bath or whirlpool. A small fitness room is also available for everyone who feels a need to be active and is motivated to exercise.