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The Fränkisches Brauereimuseum on the Michaelsberg has a wonderful select of old brewing equipment and breweriana.
The best beer bar in Bamberg is Cafe Abseits at Pödeldorfer Str. 39. It is around behind the train station. They have beers from some of the smaller breweries in the countryside (on a rotating "Beer of the Month" basis). A bit out of the way if you are in the Altstadt, but well worth the walk.
The official city and region website is www.bamberg.de
Getting there by train:
Trains for Bamberg leave from Wurzburg and Nürnberg frequently.
More information on can be found at en.bamberg.info/en (English)
Points of Interest: Franconian Brewery Museum
|Breweries in Bamberg|
Bambergs newest brewery (opened 2004), just two doors down from Schlenkerla
Closes 3pm on Saturdays.
|Stopped brewing in 2008|
The Maisel Keller is now the Fässla Keller.
Closes 2pm on Saturday.
Beers can be purchased at the "Fan Shop" and at Cafe Abseits.
|Some other places you may want to visit|
Cafe Abseits is around behind the train station. They usually have beers from some of the smaller breweries in the countryside (on a rotating Beer of the Month basis). A bit out of the way if you are in the Altstadt, but well worth the walk
Sports bar with an very good selection of beers on tap and a good bottle list as well. Opens at 6pm weekdays, 3pm on weekends. Not far from Mahrs and Keesmann.
Opens at 5pm
Wine bar and pub. They usually have a number of interesting beers on draft The selection changes so its worth a stop to check it out. Open 8pm until late.
Connected by family with the brewery in town, they serve the Spezial Lagerbier (rauchbier) from wooden kegs. Open year round (opens at 3pm) but an absolute must during the warmer months when you can sit outside and get a wonderful view of Bamberg. A bit of a hike up the hill, but that just makes the beer taste better when you get there.
A cozy little pub on the way up the hill to the Spezial Keller. Open from 6pm, Light food menu.
|Some places open only in the warmer months|
Opens at 4pm (3pm on Sunday) from May to September. Closed for bad weather.
Other cities in the same district (Landkreis) as Bamberg