Dom, Bamberg

A relatively unsung city that approaches Rothenburg in medieval charm. The town is at its most enchanting at dusk when the illumination of the buildings and statuary is just beginning to take effect.

Top Sights:
• Domplatz
• Dom
• Altes Rathaus

Suggested Activity:
• Try a Rauchbier ("smoky" beer) at Brauerei Schlenkerla, Dominikanerstrasse 6, one of the city's 10 breweries.

A Place to Stay:
• Hotel St. Nepomuk, Obere M¸hlbr¸cke 9, ( tel. +49/0951/98420, fax 984 2100, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) Doubles $109-$135.

A Place to Eat:
• Dinner just outside of town in Gaustadt at Brauereigasthof Kaiserdom, Gaustadter Haupstrasse 26, tel. +49/0951/965140, fax 9651444.