Leipzig
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Our most recommended Leipzig Neighborhood Tours

  • Leipzig: Old Town Guided Tour

    1. Leipzig: Old Town Guided Tour

    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.

  • Walking Tour Around Leipzig's Historic City Center

    2. Walking Tour Around Leipzig's Historic City Center

    Discover the historic and beautiful center of the German city Leipzig, on this informative walking tour. Leipzig's colorful past and lively present can be glimpsed everywhere in the city. Visit the busy market place with the Old Town Hall, St. Thomas‘s Church, St. Nicholas‘s Church and the Mädler Passage with its legendary restaurant, Auerbachs Keller. Each place will help you discover more about the diverse traditions, personalities and history of Leipzig. There have been many famous individuals who have spent time in or called Leipzig home. Renowned composers Johann Sebastian Bach, Mendelssohn, and Schumann, as well as the famous German writer and philosopher Friedrich Schiller have all left their musical and artistic mark on the city of Leipzig. Even today, Leipzig's international reputation as a music-city is closely intertwined with the famous Gewandhaus Orchestra. The great Germ...

    Loved the personalised tour and learnt so much around the centre. Loved all the history of the various buildings. A fantastic tour and didn't expect all this history in Lepzig!!

  • Leipzig: 3-Hour Sightseeing and Food Tour

    3. Leipzig: 3-Hour Sightseeing and Food Tour

    Take a tour of Leipzig and get to know the city through its food. Delight in a pinch of culture, smell the scent of fresh coffee, and be charmed by the tunes of talented street musicians while seeing the city's sights.  Stops on this tour include visits to Thomas and Nikolai churches, the market square, and detours through Leipzig's numerous arcades and interior oases. While in the arcades experience Leipzig's 500-year-old trade history that's accumulated a diverse array of influences on the city's food. During the tour try local foods at five to six different tasting stations.

  • Leipzig Old Town Private 2-Hour Walking Tour

    4. Leipzig Old Town Private 2-Hour Walking Tour

    Explore the interesting old town of Leipzig on this private walking tour. Learn more about the history of the nearly 1000-year-old trade fair city. Look back at long-lasting traditions that are reflected in the buildings of the city. All German book publishers had an office in Leipzig – for this reason Leipzig is known as the “City of Books”. Many musicians lived and worked here, such as Johann Sebastian Bach, Mendelsohn Bartholdy, and Robert and Clara Schumann. The buildings of the historical city center portray this vibrant mix and provide many interesting corners to discover. See old and new buildings from various periods of style directly next to one another. Discover the most beautiful sights in the city including the Market Square with the old town hall, the New City Hall, and St. Thomas Church with the Bach Monument. Stroll across Augustusplatz, admire the opera house and the G...

  • Welcome to Leipzig: Private Tour with a Local

    5. Welcome to Leipzig: Private Tour with a Local

    Make travel as much about the people you meet as the places you see. Get a welcome to Leipzig from a local eager to share all the tips and tricks to help you make the most of your stay. Meet at your accommodation and get familiar with the neighborhood as you learn insider tips such as the best places to buy groceries and the easiest ways to get around. Alternatively, arrange to meet at a central landmark or intersection to start your walking tour. Hear about the top things to see and do, customized to your interests. Feel more comfortable navigating the city confident that you have all the information you need by the end of the tour.

    Omar welcomed us on time for a two hour walking tout through the central part of Leipzig. We much enjoyed this short tour as well as Omar’s explanations and his friendliness.

  • From Leipzig: Day-Trip to the Ore Mountains

    6. From Leipzig: Day-Trip to the Ore Mountains

    The wealth of the Wettin princes and the baroque splendour of Dresden would hardly be imaginable without the lavish income from ore mining in the Ore Mountains. The art treasures and craftsmanship, the cultural landscape, the scientific institutions or even traditions and folk art of the Ore Mountains are unique in the world. Recently this has also been recognised by the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Committee. Experience a varied day in the upper Ore Mountains, leaving from your pickup point in Leipzig. Your destination for the day is the mining town of Annaberg-Buchholz. Named after the patron saint of the miners, St. Anna, the church of the same name dominates the townscape of the town with its 20,000 inhabitants. On the way there you have the possibility to visit a wood artist in his workshop or to enter a visitor mine. Enjoy the wonderful views of mountain peaks and wildly romanti...

  • From Leipzig: Christmassy Day-Trip to the Ore Mountains

    7. From Leipzig: Christmassy Day-Trip to the Ore Mountains

    Start the Christmas season in style with a tour through the winter landscape of the Erzgebirge. Get the chance to admire lovingly decorated villages and towns on your way to the quaint mining town of Annaberg Buchholz. Here you will have the opportunity to meet a wood artist who will teach you about their traditional craft.  Visit the St. Annenchurch or the manufacturer of the dreamers with one of the most remarkable wood-art collections in Europe. During the trip you will taste some local delicacies and learn more about the secret Christmas traditions of the locals. You also have the opportunity to visit the Christmas markets in Annaberg-Buchholz. There, you can buy gifts for your loved ones before you go to Leipzig.

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What people are saying about Leipzig

Overall rating

4.1 / 5

based on 32 reviews

The tour was super individual. It was discussed very flexibly what should be looked at & if the schedule had shifted slightly, a new solution was always found. The transfer was perfect and the food was also very tasty and varied.

Jörg was superb!

We enjoyed our tour and time so much we were sad to leave Leipzig the next day and wished Jörg could come with us! He was excellent and so engaged with our interests. We would recommend him highly!

Great culinary tour with a very committed, competent and amusing native-born woman who made time fly by. We liked the specialties served and we would do this tour again at any time.

Loved the personalised tour and learnt so much around the centre. Loved all the history of the various buildings. A fantastic tour and didn't expect all this history in Lepzig!!

We had an excellent friendly and very well-read guide. Detailed information about the country and its people