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The Foods of Franconia, Germany

The food of Franconia is hearty fare and what many would consider “typical German food”. Typical Franconian restaurants and inns dot the landscape of this German region and they often feature similar dishes on their menus. A meal at such a restaurant begins with a salad sampler, comprised of cucumbers in a vinegar or yogurt …

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Visit Schloss Seehof in Germany’s Franconia Region

  When traveling around Franconia (Northern Bavaria), be sure to visit the impressive Schloss Seehof, located just five kilometers from Bamberg in Memmelsdorf. The Baroque structure was constructed in the late 17th Century as the summer residence and hunting lodge of the prince-bishop Marquard Sebastian Schenk von Stauffenberg. Four domed corner towers mark the symmetrical …

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Historic and Authentic Bamberg Germany

Bamberg Germany: A Franconian Gem with Cobblestone Streets and Half-timbered Houses Forty miles north of Nürnberg in the German state of Bavaria is the historic city of Bamberg. Divided in half by the Regnitz River, Bamberg is a rare German city in that it escaped Allied bombing during World War II. While other cities have …

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