Over the course of the festival there are over one million visitors about ten times the towns population. Erlangen hotels book your perfect hotel in erlangen. In the summer months, you can while away your time in the beer garden and in the event of bad weather and during winter, you can go into the bistro. Bavarian expression, meaning its tapped now, thats what i call a party.
Thursday 28th may is family day at the berg, this is the best time to take the family, up until 8pm there will be discounts on rides and most of the daytime. Kicking back, letting lose and dancing on the tables is heartily encouraged, and everyone is. Holiday inn express erlangen is located between the main train station and erlangen city centre as part of an emerging district. Hello fellow beer lovers, for a wonderful beer experience the steinbach brewery located on vierzigmann strasse in erlangen is the best choice by far. The opening ceremony called anstich, which is carried out by the towns mayor, takes place in a different. Erlangen is known as a modern baroque and beer city. If you are in erlangen and are looking for a solid franconian region type restaurant, stop in to blaue traube and you wont be disappointed. Many units passed through these gates while it was open. Eleven breweries in town and another 60 in bamberg county produce more than 400 different beers, all of which are just waiting to be tasted. The worlds favorite beverage from 7000 bc to todays craft brewing revolution paperback by jonathan hennessey goodreads author writer. Its a place id passed by numerous times and said, we should go there but due to what sounded like lacklust. This beer is only sold at the brewery or a few choice restaurants in the area.
Thanks to the microbrewing revolution, beer is now the equivalent of wine in. Laundry facilities, room services and ironing service as well as a safe deposit box, an elevator and a private carpark are on hand. Erlangen area beer bars, brewpubs, breweries and more. The steinbach brau is one of only a couple of breweries still operating in erlangen which used to the brewing capital of bavaria before the advent of electric refrigeration. This is to announce the publication of my new book. Quality hotel erlangen hotel in erlangen, germany choice hotels. Aside from its extensive beer history and huge number of intown breweries, its truly in a beautiful part of the country. Book direct at the quality hotel erlangen in erlangen, germany. The brauereimuseum beer museum, recognized by the guinness book of. The cities of erlangen, furth and nuremberg, together with their surrounding area, form the european metropolitan region of nuremberg. Keeping the place alive with our stories, memories and photos. Book the hotel zur einkehr in erlangen book now at hotel info and save 3 hotel info stars 30% discount with business rate cancellation is free of charge recommended by 88% of all hotel guests. Im sure erlangen can use more housing, most german cities do but it. Find a group in erlangen imagine what you could do with the right people by your side.
Jun 10, 2015 this is the second year running that myself and friends have stayed at hotel kral for the erlangen beer festival. Nh erlangen s bar offers cocktails, regional beers and light snacks. Financial protection afforded by our abta and atol industry bonding, giving you complete peace of mind. Nestled in the middle of franconia, erlangen is a typical german city with plenty of natural beauty and historic charm. Tuesday 26th may is erlanger tag, lots of smaller shops on erlangen will close at 2pm so the towns workers can enjoy some afternoon time at the berg. Locals nickname it berch, which is the east franconian pronunciation of the german word berg, meaning mountain or hill the bergkirchweih starts on the thursday before pentecost at 5 pm. Beer can lift your spirits friedrichalexanderuniversitat.
The yearround beer is a classic helles named stork beer, but theres always a special brew of the month, all made using malt from their malting facility on site. They offered scrambled eggs, potatoes, bacon and sausage. While some are straight copies of munichs oktoberfest and even go by the same name, our listing of a years worth of german drinking festivals will help you delve deeper into germany deep connection to the fest. A magnificent feat of research, it takes readers to all of the known brewery taps, introduces all of germanys lesser known beer styles and best drinking towns, plus features on munichs oktoberfest, the cologne carnival and the famous reinheitsgebot beer law.
The bergkirchweih is an annual volksfest beer festival and travelling funfair in erlangen, germany. Singapores first traveling book swap with an icycold twist. A small menu offers some local franconcian fare the perfect drinking companion. Erlangen s big brewery is a surprising winner with great food and a large portfolio of wellcrafted beer. The siemens site, for which erlangen is most known, is just a stonethrow away. Beer is no longer the boring, they all taste the same beverage that it was in the united states for so long. Snapshots of life in erlangen, germany travel addicts. Hotel bayerischer hof is a good choice to stay in erlangen.
All bookit guest houses are in a quiet residential location in the rothelheimpark in erlangen. The beer garden is a great meeting spot in erlangen and is typically packed during the summer. Theatre erlangen and, in the spring, our famous beer festival, the bergkirchweih. Its a place id passed by numerous times and said, we should go there but due to what sounded like lackluster breweries, it never seemed to happen. The opening ceremony called anstich, which is carried. Erlangen is a town that is probably not known to many travellers to germany, but bavarians know it well erlangen hosts the third largest beer festival in bavaria, after the oktoberfest in munich and the gaubodenvolksfest in straubing. Our beers are lagered for at least 4 weeks so achieve the smoothness and balance we love in beer. With a wealth of events dealing with current literature, the long weekend is regarded as one of the most popular literature festivals in the germanspeaking world and as an unofficial prelude to the german autumn book festival. The worlds favorite beverage from 7000 bc to todays craft brewing revolution. Feel free to leave your thoughts and memories in our guest book and message board. The cellars in the burgberg were excellently suited for maturing and storing the beers, resulting in a highquality product that was in demand worldwide.
Bookit gastehauser east apart offers selfcatering accommodations located in erlangens rothelheimpark district with a terrace or a balcony and free wifi access. Together with christoph gewalt, owner of the steinbach brewery in erlangen, we tried to give a new twist to the history of erlangens beer tradition, focusing on beer brewing. The annual beer festival bergkirchweih erlangen we like it. Due to a fire in the old city, the new city is actually the oldest area of town. Obviously not as well known as as oktoberfest in munich, the erlangen international beer festival has existed since 1755 and is for serious beer aficionados. Hotels in erlangen germany holiday inn express erlangen. Here, we work to please our guests and also are at home most of all. The entlas offers a huge open space, where you will find a place even with a group. Enjoy the festivals and foods of a beer crazy city, while staying at one of these hotels or apartments.
Book directly online onlineshop souvenirs of nuremberg our hosts nuremberg is our city. The erlangen beer festival might not be as famous as the okotberfest, but they still have oompah bands, great food, lots of rides and games, and a whole lot of beer. The bergkirchweih starts on the thursday before pentecost at 5 pm. What better opportunity to advance from a regular beer drinker to a connoisseur than. From the festival, it is only a 2hour drive to the stuttgart beer festival at cannstatter wasen. London tap water is known to have inconsistent qualities such as mineral content and the ph levels so we use a water distillation system to start from blank and recreate franconian spring water. The 2nd biggest beer fest in germany is held in erlangen. Erlangen is a pleasant town to walk around and explore.
Over 1 million people attend the bergkirchweih every year thats ten times the population of erlangen. The burgberg, also sometimes referred to as strawberry hill, is a 332 meters high sandstone hill in erlangen, germany. We stayed at this hotel while attending the erlangen beer fest. Visitors to the oktoberfest have always known it and now it has been scientifically proven beer can lift your spirits. Some of the nonbeer related sites that you shouldnt miss in erlangen include. Sep 25, 2017 visitors to the oktoberfest have always known it and now it has been scientifically proven beer can lift your spirits.
Like oktoberfest with better weather, bergkirchweih is an annual volksfest folk festival in erlangen, bavaria. Would be so cool to brew in a wooden cask beer festival bergkirchweih erlangen see more. This company was bought by patrizierbrau in 1972 and the bamberg brewery on the podeldorfer stra. This site welcomes all former military personnel and dependents once stationed here. A destination for all seasons, there is plenty to do throughout the year, including the countrys oldest beer festival in the spring and a magical christmas market in winter. At the end of 1860 erlangen exported three times as much beer as munich. Erlangen was once the most important beer exporting town in bavaria.
Only 2 beers are available, the normal house beer available anytime is the stork beer named after the storks that nest on the roof. An entertaining history when author john bickerdyke first began researching what he called the antiquities of ale and beer, he was shocked to find that no comprehensive volume had ever been written on the subject. The cellar storage made erlangen a pioneer concerning beer exports. As the new flagship east apart rises high right above the central boulevard on the rothelheimpark. This is the second year running that myself and friends have stayed at hotel kral for the erlangen beer festival. You will certainly see folks in traditional bavarian dress. Steve thomass guide covers over 7500 beers from 1250 german breweries, including over 900 where he lists suggestions of where to try the beer near to. Hotel zur einkehr erlangen great prices at hotel info. Bergkirchweih is considered to be the fifth season of the year in erlangen, and i really have to agree. The city centre, everything you need for everyday life and the.
The apartments that we stayed in had access to a superb sun terrace that made the most of bavarian sunshine. The nearby hill where they hold an annual beer festival in may, has miles of caves that are ideal for natural refrigeration and beer storage. Bamberg and the world of beer stadt bamberg tourismus. This book is a history of erlangen, a university town near nuremberg where i spent three years in the 1960s as a us army military policeman. Check out groups in the erlangen area and give one a try. The heinrichladeshalle congress center and the erlangen arcaden shopping center are within a. At bookit gastehauser east apart, each accommodations has a seating area with a flatscreen tv. It appears it just wasnt lucrative enough, with falling beer sales and increased costs. Reserve your room in nh erlangen, a modern 4star hotel that offers all the. The two breweries in erlangen offer brewing tours all year round, which can be ideally combined with a beer tasting and a hearty franconian snack. The bergkirchweih is the third largest in the region with the biggest openair beer garden in europe. Find the top 100 most popular items in amazon books best sellers.
German beer is brewed according to the reinheitsgebot. It is home to most of the friedrich alexander university two faculties are in nuremberg and the siemens company. We would like to show you a description here but the site wont allow us. What better opportunity to advance from a regular beer drinker to a connoisseur than in a town whose brewing traditions go back a thousand years. Book erlangen erlangen hauptbahnof railway station hotels and get the lowest price guranteed by. Look forward to comfortably furnished rooms at the hotel grille, as well as free wifi and 2 pc terminals in the lobby. Good beer guide germany, steve thomas, camra books 17 may 2006, isbn 1852492198. Forty local breweries serve more than 100 delicious types of beer. Oct 26, 2018 this is the case with the very surprising closure of kitzmann in erlangen on september 30, 2018. Locals nickname it berch, which is the east franconian pronunciation of the german word berg, meaning mountain or hill.
June 1014, 2020 the franconian beer festival takes place in the wonderful atmosphere of the nuremberg castle moat. The entlaskeller once was a very nice, originally franconian beergarden. The room rate was quite resonable and included both parking and breakfast. Ratebeer weekly, a must for understanding new people, places and beers in worldwide. Scientists at friedrichalexanderuniversitat erlangennurnberg fau examined,000 food components to find out whether they stimulate the reward centre in the brain and make people feel good. Book it gastehauser east apart offers selfcatering accommodations located in erlangens rothelheimpark district with a terrace or a balcony and free wifi access. The facilities are perfect and the hotel spotless with a comprehensive breakfast to kick off the day.
This is the time that erlangen comes alive with noise, bustle and people. May 11, 2015 bergkirchweich beer is served by the ma. The last hofbrau beer brands disappeared in 1992, when patrizierbrau was in its turn bought up by pschorrbrau. Revelers gather beneath towering chestnuts and oaks on 11,000 seats to enjoy local beer. Great savings on hotels in erlangen, germany online.
Around one million people roughly ten times the citys population flood into erlangen each festival season and overfill its many kellers to create a giant party atmosphere. Ultimate beer by michael jackson, is a great book to acquaint the curious beer drinker with the unique characteristics and styles that are available. This comfortable venue was opened in 1970 and comprises 159 rooms. The old part of town is picturesque, the beer gardens are lively and the beer is terrific. The biggest beer fest in germany is held in erlangen. The city is divided into the old city and the new city, which was built for the hugenots who immigrated in the mid 17 th century. Taste and aroma of english pale ale is similar to that of the english bitter. Nh erlangens bar offers cocktails, regional beers and light snacks. The heinrichladeshalle congress center and the erlangen arcaden shopping center are within a 5minute walk of the nh erlangen. A massive tome, it is a meticulously researched labour of love in full colour. At book it gastehauser east apart, each accommodations has a seating area with a flatscreen tv. It was quarried in the 15th century and its southern slope has been used to house beer cellars since 1675. Jan 14, 2020 obviously not as well known as as oktoberfest in munich, the erlangen international beer festival has existed since 1755 and is for serious beer aficionados. This bavarian city, mentioned in historical documents as far back as 1007 a.
While munich is often recognized as germanys beer capital, residents of franconia know otherwise. This is the case with the very surprising closure of kitzmann in erlangen on september 30, 2018. A large breakfast is available each morning, which includes freshly prepared eggs and glutenfree options. I found this gem looking on my trusty yelp app when in town and it was just a small walk down from my hotel, so it was a nobrainer. When good beer guide germany first came out in 2006 it became the instant goto book for german beer knowledge. The good beer guide to germany is the only english language guide to all the german breweries and their beers. This cozy hotel offers comfortable accommodations and great food in erlangen, just 11 mi north of nuremberg, and lies within walking distance of the erlangen bruck train station. Erlangen, a bavarian city located northwest of nuremberg, with its soaring. Hotel erlangen hotel in erlangen book hotels in erlangen. I also just published my first book beer hiking bavaria which features. Nice place to sit under the trees, open during the whole summer season and not only at bergkirchweih time it was a place to go for many people from the city and its surroundings.
Best beer in erlangen hello fellow beer lovers, for a wonderful beer experience the steinbach brewery located on vierzigmann strasse in erlangen is the best choice by far. Jul 01, 2014 best beer in erlangen hello fellow beer lovers, for a wonderful beer experience the steinbach brewery located on vierzigmann strasse in erlangen is the best choice by far. The cellars of the castle are at the heart of the beer festival and are. Often centered on the brews and weins wines that shaped important aspects of the countrys culture, these celebrations are more than just an excuse to imbibe. We would definitely recommend staying at this hotel. The breakfast was more than your typical cold cuts, bread and cheese. For the 12day festival, it is one of europes openair beer gardens for over 12,000 people and receives over a million visitors per year.620 1078 1555 1517 389 803 1655 811 1479 1487 1429 766 587 1619 1617 1385 251 1338 1627 1413 509 363 1283 1648 1011 703 1487 100 1130 248 1099 644