Visiting Bamberg – A City on Seven Hills

Bamberg Altes Rathaus

BAMBERG SITS AT THE STARTING POINT OF THE MAIN-DANUBE CANAL: Amsterdam to Budapest River Cruise – Avalon Waterways – Day 7 Today’s crusing was interesting as we entered the Main-Danube Canal which connects the Main and Danube rivers. The 171 km long canal runs from Bamberg (our next destination) at one end, through Nuremberg to […]

A Happy Bamberg Beer Experience

Drinking Rauchbier on the Bamberg Beer Experience Tour

WITH NINE BREWERIES PRODUCING FIFTY TYPES OF BEERS, BAMBERG IS INDEED A BEER CITY: Bamberg is a town that’s famous for its breweries. There are nine breweries in this small town producing some fifty different beers, including its specialty rauchbier, a smoked beer with a characteristic taste. So, when our river boat called at Bamberg, […]

Bamberg and its Smoky Rauchbier

Bamberg Schlenkerla rauchbier

Rauchbier, Bamberg’s specialty smoked beer: Bamberg is a town that’s not only famous for its medieval heritage, but is also noted for its excellent beers.  For its small population of 80,000, Bamberg has nine breweries which brew some fifty different types of beer. A specialty of Bamberg is rauchbier, a “smoked beer“.  On our river […]