Bamberg, city of secrets

Bavaria’s hidden gem, has a world-beating take on brewing

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent @emmetjryan
24th January, 2016
The city of Bamberg teems with picturesque little backstreets and atmospheric haunts in which to eat and drink. All pictures copyright of the archives of the Bamberg Tourism & Congress Service; see

Styles make beers – well, no, lots of things make beers, but in one city that has always been a little bit different, style has defined an extraordinary beer culture.

Located at the very north of Bavaria, Bamberg is two hours by train from Munich and one of Germany’s best kept secrets.

The medieval city, untouched by the war, is home to just 70,000 people yet it houses ten breweries within the city boundaries.

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