On the Upper Main Canoe Trail, you can travel for 35 kilometres between Bad Staffelstein and Bamberg without encountering any weirs or barrages. From Bamberg, you can continue your trip downstream in a relaxed ambience. Whitewater enthusiasts are attracted to Wiesent in the region surrounding Bamberg.
Be it for children, adults or families and groups, the wide variety of tours has something for everyone. Paddle past the Regnitz meadows, Theresian Park, and Little Venice on a guided canoe tour in a 10 seat canoe, or let a romantic gondola trip on the River Regnitz enchant you. Enjoy the Mediterranean flair of this city and experience the unusual views of the thousand-year city. There is also an audio-visual thematic tour on the waterways and the river. Additional information is available from Bamberg's Tourist Information.
Chance – The ferry project
This new ferry crosses the river Regnitz connecting the Stephansberg hill side of town, where all the beer cellars and many restaurants are located with the historical Hain city park on the other side of the river. It’s a charity youth project by the Don Bosco youth office.
The oldest ferry of its kind in Upper Franconia The origins of the Pettstadt ferry can be traced back to the 14th century. The ferry is pulled or pushed across the river, depending on the way the rope is set and the current of the river.
The Franconian River Paradise
The Rivers Main and Regnitz are the main players within the Franconian River Paradise. It’s these two rivers, that characterize and form the landscape, creating an enormous potential for recreational activities for man, but also for a natural habitat for animals and plants, sensitive and well ...
Discover Bamberg on the water Experience Bamberg’s Little Venice and the green vicinity of Bamberg. This boat trip starts in the heart of Bamberg’s old town and takes you along Little Venice passing several bridges towards Bamberg’s harbour and the confluence of the River Regnitz and the ...
€ 398,- Fixed price
Experience the Main-Danube Canal including the harbour area
Follow the beat of the drum and experience a rapid boat ride in a dragonboat. Experience the Rivers Regnitz and Main from an unusual point of view. Including: Briefing and instructions for the ride Safety equipment (Lifejacket) approx. 2 hour ride in the dragonboat with cox
€ 15,- per person
Canoe trip to the World Heritage city
A unique experience!
On this unique adventure in 10 seat boats with a tour guide you will glide quietly and steadily over the waters of the left arm of the River Regnitz. You can admire the picturesque houses of Little Venice from a different and unique perspective. On the opposite hillside, we see the majestic St ...
€ 15,- per person
Gondola ride in Bamberg
Be enchanted by a trip on the River Regnitz in an original Venetian gondola.
Enjoy the diversity of the city's one thousand year history during a romantic gondola trip among fascinating monuments and spots of natural beauty in an enchanting setting. Duration: approx. 30 minutes Times: Friday, Saturday and Sunday 2:15pm/3.45pm Please note: Special appointments on ...