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Leipzig: Old Town Guided Tour

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Leipzig: Old Town Guided Tour

From US$ 12.26 per person

Discover the historical wonders of Leipzig on this guided tour. Visit iconic landmarks, mingle with the locals, and get a sense of Leipzig’s heritage and culture.

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Duration 1.5 hours
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  • Explore Leipzig's historical Old Town with a knowledgeable guide
  • Get a sense of local culture as you wander around the bustling market
  • Hear stories of the famous composer Bach who once lived here
  • See St. Thomas Church, Auerbachs Keller, Barthels Hof, and more
  • Learn about Leipzig's history, heritage, famous events, and traditions
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Meet your guide then set off on your sightseeing tour through Leipzig’s historical Old Town district. Start with a visit to St. Thomas Church, where the famous composer Johann Sebastian Bach once worked. Continue the tour to the Zum Arabischen Coffeebaum next, one of the oldest coffee houses in Europe. From here, admire the magnificent bay windows at the popular Barthels Hof. Later, stroll through the bustling market where you can mingle with the locals going about their day. Pass by the magnificent Renaissance Town Hall as well as the historic Auerbachs Keller, the second oldest restaurant in Leipzig. There’s also time to stop at the Naschmarkt before ending the tour with a wander through some of Leipzig’s most charming passages and courtyards.
  • Tour guide
  • Hotel
  • Food and drinks
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • Masks are required while indoors
  • You must present either proof of full vaccination, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative test taken no more than 24 hours before the activity starts
  • Masks are optional for this activity
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • All participants who are over 16 years old must present one of the following: proof of full vaccination administered at least 14 days ago, proof of a Covid-19 infection within the last 6 months (must be recovered for more than 10 days), a negative PCR test taken no more than 72 hours before the activity starts, or a negative antigen taken no more than 48 hours before the activity starts

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Meeting point

Meet at the New Johann Sebastian Bach Monument and look for your guide holding a sign that says "Treffpunkt Leipzig". Please arrive at least 5 minutes before the start of the tour.

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  • This tour takes place rain or shine
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