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Leipzig: 3-Hour Sightseeing and Food Tour

1. 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.

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 German writer Johann Wolfgang von Goethe also studied poetry in Leipzig during the late 1760s. The presence of Goethe and all of Leipzig’s artistic geniuses has turned the city into one of Germany's true cultural strongholds. Leipzig was the starting point for the events that led to the Peaceful Revolution of 1989. You can visit the original locations of the uprising such as St Nicholas's Church as well as the once secretive headquarters of the secret police (Stasi).

From Leipzig: Day Tour to the Green Belt

3. From Leipzig: Day Tour to the Green Belt

Explore the towns of Röcken, Lützen, Mödlareuth, Burgstein and Sachsgrün from Leipzig with a local guide. Come across the Green Belt of the former inner-German border. Relish the peaceful nature, enjoy free time and taste local culinary of the region. Stop in Lützen and Röcken, the hometowns of Gustav Adolf and Friedrich Nietzsche. Take a short visit to Blankenstein, the beginning of the Rennsteig and former inner-German border town of today, Thuringia - Bavaria, known also as Little Berlin. Go to Museum Mödlareuth and the border station, Gutenfürst. Take a detour to the Castle ruins near Krebes and walk along the Green Belt near Sachsgrün. Visit the Saxon province, a place that has produced some great thinkers. Explore the abandoned peripheral areas that have written history, or were its plaything.

From Leipzig: Christmassy Day-Trip to the Ore Mountains

4. 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

4.5 / 5

based on 29 reviews

I was on the tour with a friend from Leipzig and she also took a lot of new things with her. The food stops were very well selected, there was something for everyone. What we were offered for the price was sensational. The guide had a refreshing narrative style and enriched the 3.5 hours with the flow of dialect stories of a Leipzig poet / writer (unfortunately I forgot my name) - gladly again.

Very entertaining and interesting. Definitely worth the money. Successful selection of meals. Guide Susanne was very competent and amusing with very nice dialect contributions. Fortunately, we took another review to heart beforehand, not to have too extensive breakfast beforehand. Gladly again, we will recommend the tour.

We walked around Leipzig learning about the story of the food and the places we were walking by. I loved the stories the guide told us and the food we had. Also ITs an amazing price for what you get :)

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!!