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Bamberg: Guided Beer History Tour with Optional Tasting

Activity provider: AGIL Bamberg erleben

Bamberg: Guided Beer History Tour with Optional Tasting

Activity provider: AGIL Bamberg erleben
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From US$ 12.87 per person

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Immerse yourself in the exciting history of beer and discover the art of brewing in Bamberg on a guided tour. Learn more about the importance of beer over the centuries, explore the interesting sights in the town, and sample beer in the Ambräusianum.

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Duration 1.5 hours
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  • Experience an entertaining tour of Bamberg's beer culture
  • Enjoy tasting different types of beer (optional and not included)
  • Admire the beautiful sights in the town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Learn more about Frankish customs and traditions
  • See the Eisgrube with the Upper Parish Church, the Domberg, and Sandstraße
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The paths to beer are short in Bamberg, but the exciting history of the delicious beer stretches far back. It is impossible to conceive of the history of Bamberg without beer, making it the perfect place to follow the footsteps of brewing from its monastic beginnings via the flourishing hop trade to the global commercial malt houses. Discover more about the fine art of brewing and learn about customs and traditions concerned with drinking beer. Visit the main attractions of the town, itself a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Marvel at the original locations of the Bamberg beer war, meet the Säufermännla, and sample delicacies of the town in a pub brewery. Along the way, see the Pfahlplätzchen, the Eisgrube with the Upper Parish Church, the Domberg, and the Sandstraße.
  • Tour guide
  • Beer tasting (€4.50 for four 0.1L beer samples)
  • Transfers
Not suitable for
  • Children under 18 years
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

AGIL Lädla, Alte Hofhaltung, Domplatz 7, 96049 Bamberg, Germany

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  • Participants can pay the tour guide €4.50 per person for the optional beer tasting (4 samples of 0.1L each: light, dark, wheat, and smoked beer).
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4.6 /5

based on 272 reviews

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We liked it very much!!

The tourist guide was very nice and did her "thing" great. Since we were traveling in the group only as a family (no other visitors) we could make the tour very individual and she has responded to our requests and questions. Not the typical city tour. Very relaxed and not boring !! Was very interesting. The beer tasting was delicious and she could tell us a lot about the history and beer production. We were able to implement the tips she gave us for the afternoon session. Thank you Mrs. Maaß !! again and again.....

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June 17, 2019

The tour was good.

The tour was good, but before I realized that I had the right group, it took a while. My tour guide was a lady around 50. She did great. Although I am the Netherlands, and stood among Germans, I was able to follow pretty well. Until she asked questions. Then I quit ...

May 17, 2019

Wir haben die Führung mit dem Matthias gemacht. Sehr kurzweilig, nett und kompetent. Hat Spaß gemacht. An der Führung haben 25 Personen teilgenommen. Die letzte Station auf der Tour war vorm Schlenkerla. Da waren sehr viele lustige Personen auf der Straße und es war so laut, dass man den Matthias kaum verstanden hat.

July 5, 2021


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