Leipzig Walking Tours

Rathausplatz Leipzig

Old Town Walking Tour Leipzig

Join us on our tour through Leipzig’s historic old town and get to know all the important sights with us in short time.

We visit famous places of Johann Sebastian Bach’s activity, the sites of the peaceful revolution and the beautiful courtyards and passages of the city. How did the Mustermesse get its name? What are Leipzig’s larks? Leipzig’s history and stories await you, as well as interesting facts about the natives, their customs and traditions.

  • Duration: 2h
  • Group tour: from 149,-€
  • Starting point: can be arranged individually, recommendation: Burgplatz in front of the New Town Hall

Suggestions for add-ons (at a supplement):

  • Leipzig Lark tasting
  • Visiting the Panorama Tower with spectacular views over the city
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Capahaus Leipzig

World War II in Leipzig Walking Tour

Tanks of the United States Army and infantrymen drove in the streets of Leipzig in Germany after taking it over during World War II.

Learn about Robert Capa and his most definitive images of the second world war. It was here that the American photographer Robert Capa shot his world-famous photo series „Last Man to Die“. Hear the story of the Last Stand at Völkerschlachtdenkmal during the Battle of Leipzig in 1945, that really made it a monument. And many more…

  • Duration: 2h
  • Price: upon request
  • Starting point: to be arranged individually

Suggestions for additions:

  • Visiting the Panorama Tower in Leipzig’s city center
  • Visiting the Monument of the battle of nations
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Thomaskirche Leipzig

Luther and the Reformation in Leipzig Walking Tour

It is almost exactly 500 years since Martin Luther met the theologian Johannes Eck, who was loyal to the Pope, at the Pleißenburg in Leipzig – where the New Town Hall stands today.

The dispute in the summer of 1519 went down in history as the “Leipzig Disputation” and marked Luther’s final break with the Roman Catholic Church. Come to Leipzig in 2019 and immerse yourself in history! Discover historical sites such as St. Thomas Church, where the disputation was once opened and closed and “Auerbachs Keller,” the famous site of Faust’s first encounter with Mephisto in Goethe’s play….

  • Duration: 2h
  • Price: upon request
  • Starting point: can be arranged individually, recommendation: Burgplatz in front of the New Town Hall

Suggestions for additions:

  • Climbing the steeple of St Thomas’s Church
  • Visiting the Leipzig Panorama Tower with spectacular views over the city
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Leipzig – City of Music – Walking Tour

There are few cities in the world that have such a rich musical history as Leipzig. Composers such as Johann Sebastian Bach, Robert Schumann, Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy and Richard Wagner were at home here and have left their mark on the city over the past centuries.

The dispute in the summer of 1519 went down in history as the “Leipzig Disputation” and marked Luther’s final break with the Roman Catholic Church. Come to Leipzig in 2019 and immerse yourself in history! Discover historical sites such as St. Thomas Church, where the disputation was once opened and closed and “Auerbachs Keller,” the famous site of Faust’s first encounter with Mephisto in Goethe’s play….

  • Duration: 2h
  • Price: upon request
  • Starting point: can be arranged individually, recommendation: Burgplatz in front of the New Town Hall

Suggestions for additions:

  • Climbing the steeple of St Thomas’s Church
  • Visiting the Leipzig Panorama Tower with spectacular views over the city
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Westwerk Kaiserbad Leipzig I Free Walking Tour Leipzig

The hip boroughs of Plagwitz and Lindenau Walking Tour

From a farming village to one of the largest industrial locations in Europe. Following the footsteps of Karl Heine.

Today you can find loft, IT workplaces in old machine halls and trendy restaurants and bars here. Find out how street art, artists and entrepreneurs around the Spinnerei and the Kunstkraftwerk use the old industrial buildings and what attracts people to the district on our tour…

  • Duration: 2h
  • Price: upon request
  • Starting point: Felsenkeller

Tip: optionally the tour can also be done by bike

Suggestions for add-ons:

  • Visit the exhibitions in the Kunstkraftwerk
  • Visit the galleries and art spaces of Spinnerei
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Who are the tour guides?

You will be accompanied by experienced, licensed guides through the city. We are happy to answer all your questions and can tailor the tour to your individual needs.

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