Free Walking Tour of Bamberg

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Free Tour Bamberg

The Free Tour Bamberg is led by a local guide who will tell you all about the history and fascinating identity of the German city of beer. You’ll see the beautiful facade of Bamberg Town Hall, the magnificent Bamberg Cathedral, and the stunning New Residence.

See many other important landmarks like the Schlenkerla Tavern and the beautiful Little Venice as you learn about the best places to eat in the area!

This Free Walking Tour is a marvelous way to experience Bamberg from a local perspective, and your expert guide will keep you up to date on all the important landmarks, stories, and traditions.

What is a Free Tour

Discover Bamberg on a Free City Tour

Discover the Best Free Things to Do in Bamberg with World Free Tours! 🤩 Experience the charm of this UNESCO-listed German town on our exceptional Free Walking Tours tailored for travelers like you. Not only are these tours informative and engaging, but they’re also easy on the wallet.

Embark on a captivating journey through Bamberg’s rich history, vibrant culture, and stunning architecture. 🏘️ Our passionate, local guides share enthralling stories and hidden gems, making your experience truly unforgettable.

Booking is a breeze – reserve your spot online and pay nothing upfront. You decide the value of the tour by tipping the guide at the end based on your satisfaction. 💸

Explore Bamberg’s enchanting corners on a Free Walking Tour and create priceless memories while setting your own price!


Ready to get the most out of Bamberg?

Explore the german city of beer on foot with an expert tour guide!

You’ll get to see all the best spots, from the tavern Schlenkerla to the little Venice of Bamberg, and the Cathedral of Bamberg.

Experience one of Germany’s most charming towns at your own pace and book the Free Walking Tour of Bamberg!

Tour Information

Price: Free
Language: 🇬🇧
Meeting point: See map
Duration: 2.5 hours
Covid-19 measures: Our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations.


What will I see during the tour?
– Bamberg Cathedral
– Bamberg Town Hall
– Little Venice of Bamberg
– Bamberg Canals
– Bamberg Rider
– Obstmarkt square
– Alte Hofhaltung
– New Residence
– Schlenkerla Tavern
– Smoked Beer
– and more!

Do I need to print my reservation?
No. Just have your booking confirmation ready on your phone.

How much should I tip?
If you enjoyed the experience, at the end of the tour you may tip your guide according to your budget and level of satisfaction.

How do I find the guide?
The guide will be waiting for you at the meeting point. Try to arrive 5-10 minutes before the starting time as it may not be possible to meet the guide after the tour has already started.

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FAQs 🔎

What will I see during the Free Tour of Bamberg?

The Free Tour of Bamberg takes you on a journey through the city’s history, stunning architecture, and charming streets. Key highlights include the iconic tavern Schlenkerla, known for its traditional smoked beer, and the picturesque “Little Venice” of Bamberg, a delightful area lined with half-timbered houses along the river. The tour also showcases the majestic New Residence, former home of the city’s prince-bishops, and the impressive Cathedral of Bamberg, a stunning example of Romanesque and Gothic architecture. As you explore the enchanting streets of Bamberg, you’ll be captivated by the city’s unique charm and UNESCO World Heritage status.

How much should I tip my guide?

For free tours the general principle of tipping is based on your satisfaction with the tour and your budget. A common practice could be in the range of €5 to €15 per person, depending on the quality of the tour, the guide’s performance, and your budget. Of course, if you feel that the guide went above and beyond, you could tip more as a token of appreciation.

Keep in mind that these amounts are just suggestions, and you should adjust your tip according to your level of satisfaction with the tour. It’s always a good idea to carry some small bills to make tipping easier.

How do I find the guide?

Head to Obstmarkt square and try to arrive a few minutes before the scheduled start time. Keep an eye out for a group gathering, as there could be fellow tour participants. By arriving early and being attentive to signs and group dynamics, you’ll easily find your guide and be ready to embark on an unforgettable journey through Bamberg.

What is the meeting point of the Free Tour of Bamberg?

The meeting point is in Obstmark square.

How long does the Free Tour of Bamberg last?

The Free Tour of Bamberg lasts around 2 and a half hours.

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