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Themed guided tours

Themed guided tours

Experience Amberg with our exciting guided tours of the city. Our staff member Ms. Adamczyk will gladly advise you (Contact: +49 9621/10-239).
Maria-Hilf-Bergkirche
Maria-Hilf-Bergkirche
Tour of the hill church

This tour through the hill church tells of the long-gone time of the high baroque, of Wolfgang Dientzenhofer and his contribution to its construction, and of the work of the painter Cosmas Damian Asam.

CostChildren: Under 6 years free
7-12 years: 1.50 €
Youths and Adults: 4.00 €
Family admission: 9.00 €
Groups: 45.00 €
Meeting pointIn front of the church on the hill
Date15.07.2015, 5 o'clock
- Group tours on request -
Tour length1.5 hours
TicketsGroup bookings: Cash payment on site 
Amberg City Hall
Amberg City Hall
Tour of the city hall

A tour of the history of the construction and development of the city hall of the city of Amberg with a tour through the large, intermediate, and small council chambers.

CostChildren: Under 6 years free
7-12 years: 1.50 €
Youths and Adults: 4.00 €
Family admission: 9.00 €
Groups: 45.00 €
Meeting pointAt the marriage fountain in front of the city hall
Date06.05.2015, 17:00 Uhr
- Group tours on request -
Tour length1.5 hours
Tickets

Tickets can be purchased on site or in the tourist information office.
Group bookings: Cash payment on site 

The Vils tells
The Vils tells
Stroll along the Vils River

A stroll through the old city from the English Garden to the Stadtbrille. The Vils with its great importance and function then and now.

CostChildren: Under 6 years free
7-12 years: 1.50 €
Youths and Adults: 4.00 €
Family admission: 9.00 €
Groups: 45.00 €
Meeting pointIn front of the Vils gate
Date

08.04.2015, 5 o'clock - Group tours on request -

Tour length1.5 hours
TicketsTickets can be purchased on site or in the tourist information office.
Group bookings: Cash payment on site 
City walls & gates
City walls & gates
Amberg, the "most secure princely city"

Discover anew the 3-kilometer-long city fortifications, with their towers and gates, and hear tales about the Doggenhansl, the Saubaustei, and much more.

Cost

Children: Under 6 years free
7-12 years: 1.50 €
Youths and Adults: 4.00 €
Family admission: 9.00 €
Groups: 45.00 €

Meeting point

At the marriage fountain before the city hall

Date

03.06.2015, 5 o'clock
- Group tours on request -

Tour length

1.5 hours

Tickets

Tickets can be purchased on site or in Tourist Information.
Group bookings: Cash payment on site 

City theater
City theater
A look behind the scenery

You will receive an historical overview of the earlier use of the theater and its happenings and will be able to glance behind the scenery of the city theater.

Cost

Children: Under 6 years free
7-12 years: 1.50 €
Youths and Adults: 4.00 €
Family admission: 9.00 €
Groups: 45.00 €

Meeting point

In front of the city theater

Dates

On request

Tour length

1.5 hours

Tickets

Tickets can be purchased on site or in Tourist Information.
Group bookings: Cash payment on site 

The woman of the Middle Ages
The woman of the Middle Ages
The place of women in the Middle Ages

Whether a scholar in the cloister, a midwife, a destitute young woman, or a well-to-do patrician, each woman had her place and her sphere in the societal order of the Middle Ages.

Cost

Children: Under 6 years free
7-12 years: 1.50 €
Youths and Adults: 4.00 €
Family admission: 9.00 €
Groups: 45.00 €

Meeting point

At the marriage fountain before the city hall

Date

23.09.2015, 5 o'clock
- Group tours on request -

Tour length

1.5 hours

Tickets

Tickets can be purchased on site or in Tourist Information.
Group bookings: Cash payment on site 

The Church of St. Martin
The Church of St. Martin
St. Martin - Small basilica

The largest gothic hall church in the Upper Palatinate after the Regensburg dome testifies to the wealth and open-mindedness of the citizens of Amberg in the Middle Ages.

Cost

Children: Under 6 years free
7-12 years: 1.50 €
Youths and Adults: 4.00 €
Family admission: 9.00 €
Groups: 45.00 €

Meeting point

At the marriage fountain before the city hall

Date

12.08.2015, 5 o'clock
- Group tours on request -

Tour length

1.5 hours

Tickets

Tickets can be purchased on site or in Tourist Information.
Group bookings: Cash payment on site 

Children can discover the old city
Children can discover the old city
Children's tour - around the "Egg"

Children can discover exciting details about the city's history in a walk through the old city. Hear and experience tales.

 

Cost

Children: Under 6 years free
7-12 years: 1.50 €
Youths and Adults: 4.00 €
Family admission: 9.00 €
Groups: 45.00 €

Meeting point

At the marriage fountain before the city hall

Date

17.06.2015, 5 o'clock
- Group tours on request -

Tour length

1.5 hours

Tickets

Tickets can be purchased on site or in Tourist Information.
Group bookings: Cash payment on site 

From the executioner's alder to the ballroom alley
From the executioner's alder to the ballroom alley
Street names and their meaning

Who knows that on the executioner's alder no one was ever hanged and that in the ballroom alley no one ever danced? You will learn about this and much more about the changing history of the street names in this tour.

Cost

Children: Under 6 years free
7-12 years: 1.50 €
Youths and Adults: 4.00 €
Family admission: 9.00 €
Groups: 45.00 €

Meeting point

At the marriage fountain before the city hall

Date

29.07.2015, 5 o'clock
- Group tours on request -

Tour length

1.5 hours

Tickets

Tickets can be purchased on site or in Tourist Information.
Group bookings: Cash payment on site 

The princely Amberg
The princely Amberg
The splendid age of Amberg

The palatinate princes were the sovereigns of Amberg for almost 300 years and turned Amberg into the capital of the "Upper Palatinate."

Cost

Children: Under 6 years free
7-12 years: 1.50 €
Youths and Adults: 4.00 €
Family admission: 9.00 €
Groups: 45.00 €

Meeting point

At the marriage fountain before the city hall

Date

09.09.2015, 5 o'clock
- Group tours on request -

Tour length

1.5 hours

Tickets

Tickets can be purchased on site or in Tourist Information.
Group bookings: Cash payment on site 

Over seven bridges
Over seven bridges
The bridge city of Amberg

Seven bridges lead over the Vils into the wall-ringed old city. They stamp the picture of the Amberg old city and tell their "secrets" in this tour.

Cost

Children: Under 6 years free
7-12 years: 1.50 €
Youths and Adults: 4.00 €
Family admission: 9.00 €
Groups: 45.00 €

Meeting point

Entrance of the Kurfürstenbad

Date

20.05.2015, 5 o'clock
- Group tours on request -

Tour length

1.5 hours

Tickets

Tickets can be purchased on site or in Tourist Information.
Group bookings: Cash payment on site 

Jewish life in Amberg
Jewish life in Amberg
Jewish life in Amberg

The history of the Jewish population in the Middle Ages and in the modern era is the heart of this guided tour. A visit to the synagogue affords the opportunity to enter more closely into its Jewish history.

Cost

Children: Under 6 years free
7-12 years: 1.50 €
Youths and Adults: 4.00 €
Family admission: 9.00 €
Groups: 45.00 €

Meeting point

At the marriage fountain before the city hall

Date

21.10.2015, 5 o'clock
- Group tours on request -

Tour length

1.5 hours

Tickets

Tickets can be purchased on site or in Tourist Information.
Group bookings: Cash payment on site 

 
On the plazas
On the plazas
10 Amberg plazas

House facades, fountains, and monuments on ten Amberg plazas in the old city tell about the animated life of past centuries.

Cost

Children: Under 6 years free
7-12 years: 1.50 €
Youths and Adults: 4.00 €
Family admission: 9.00 €
Groups: 45.00 €

Meeting point

At the marriage fountain before the city hall

Date

26.08.2015, 5 o'clock
- Group tours on request -

Tour length

1.5 hours

Tickets

Tickets can be purchased on site or in Tourist Information.
Group bookings: Cash payment on site 

Medieval Amberg
Medieval Amberg
Amberg's heyday in the Middle Ages

In historical Amberg, buildings, plazas, and installations remind us of the heyday of our city.

Cost

Children: Under 6 years free
7-12 years: 1.50 €
Youths and Adults: 4.00 €
Family admission: 9.00 €
Groups: 45.00 €

Meeting point

At the marriage fountain before the city hall

Date

07.10.2015, 5 o'clock
- Group tours on request -

Tour length

1.5 hours

Tickets

Tickets can be purchased on site or in Tourist Information.
Group bookings: Cash payment on site 

The school church
The school church
Tour of the school church

The construction of one of the most important rococo churches in Germany followed the plans of Wolfgang Dientzenhofer.

Cost

Children: Under 6 years free
7-12 years: 1.50 €
Youths and Adults: 4.00 €
Family admission: 9.00 €
Groups: 45.00 €

Meeting point

At the marriage fountain before the city hall

Date

22.04.2015, 5 o'clock
- Group tours on request -

Tour length

1.5 hours

Tickets

Tickets can be purchased on site or in Tourist Information.
Group bookings: Cash payment on site 

Reformation and Counterreformation
Reformation and Counterreformation
Reformation and Counterreformation

There were reformers in every age, from every walk of life. Catholics, Protestants, and Calvinists marked the history of Amberg for almost 300 years.

Cost

Children: Under 6 years free
7-12 years: 1.50 €
Youths and Adults: 4.00 €
Family admission: 9.00 €
Groups: 45.00 €

Meeting point

At the marriage fountain before the city hall

Dates

On request

Tour length

1.5 hours

Tickets

Tickets can be purchased on site or in Tourist Information.
Group bookings: Cash payment on site 

Friedrich V., the Winter king
Winter king tour
Friedrich V - the Winter king

In this tour of the city you will be immersed in the political intrigue of the time of the Winter king Friedrich V and will learn about his rise and fall.

Cost

Children: Under 6 years free
7-12 years: 2.50 € 
Youths and adults: 6.00 €
Family admission: 12.00 €
Groups: 60.00 €

Meeting point

At the marriage fountain before the city hall

Date

01.07.2015, 5 o'clock
- Group tours on request -

Tour length

1.5 hours

Tickets

Tickets can be purchased on site or in Tourist Information.
Group bookings: Cash payment on site 

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