For a visit to our sights, the 3G rule applies if the 7-day incidence determined by the competent district administration authority is above 35, i.e. all visitors must either be
vaccinated against Covid-19
(with a vaccine authorised in the EU),
recovered from Covid-19 or
Proof of a negative PCR test (maximum 48 hours old) or rapid antigen tests / self-tests under supervision (maximum 24 hours old) must be BROUGHT ALONG.
No tests will be offered or proof issued on site!
Children up to their sixth birthday, pupils who are subject to regular testing as part of their school attendance and children not yet enrolled in school are exempt from compulsory testing.
You will need to bring appropriate proof (written or electronic).
The New Residence Bamberg can currently be visited without a guided tour. The Imperial Hall, the State Gallery and part of the Prince-Bishop's Apartment can be seen.
April-September: daily 9 am-6 pm
October-March: daily 10 am-4 pm
Public holidays: The New Residence is closed only on 1 January, Shrove Tuesday and 24 / 25 / 31 December.
The New Residence Bamberg can currently be visited without a guided tour.