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  1. Germany
  2. Bavaria
  3. Bamberg

Bamberg: Guided Tour of the Gardeners' District

Product ID: 207729
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The market gardeners’ district belongs to the UNESCO World Heritage site of Bamberg. On this tour you’ll get to know the character, traditions, and customs of the market gardeners and their historic district.
About this activity
Duration 90 minutes
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Take a guided tour of the market gardeners‘ district
  • Have an unforgettable visit to Niedermaier´s organic market garden company
  • Explore the Museum of market gardeners and wine growers
Full description
Many centuries ago, Bamberg’s market gardeners exported their products (mainly onions, seeds and sweet licorice) throughout the world. The gardeners from Bamberg even had a special nickname, 'onion treaders'. In the market gardeners’ district, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site of Bamberg, you can still see the typical gardeners’ houses from various centuries, with living and working quarters close together.

During this guided tour you’ll get to know the character, the traditions, and the customs of this historical district, and you’ll visit an organic market garden run by one Bamberg's current gardening families. A stopover in the market gardeners’ and wine growers’ museum shows the living and working environments of the market gardeners and wine growers of former times.
Includes
  • Guided tour of the market gardeners‘ district
  • Visit to Niedermaier´s organic market garden company
  • Visit to the Museum of market gardeners and wine growers

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Meeting point

The tour will start at the "Maximiliansbrunnen" at Maximiliansplatz, in Bamberg. Before, your voucher must be exchanged in the Tourist Information, Geyerswörthstraße 5 for your ticket.

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