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Free Walking Tour Leipzig

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You will receive the full meeting point details and a map after you finalize your booking, in a confirmation email.
Do I have to book my Free Tour?
Yes, it's necessary to book your Free Tour in order to receive the full meeting point details via email on time. This helps ensure an enjoyable experience and good coordination between guides and tour guests. Booking is free, quick, and easy!
Can I contact my guide?
Yes, you will be able to message your guide with any questions that you might have after making a reservation, up until the start of the tour.
Can I make a booking for a larger group?
Maybe! In order to keep the group sizes manageable, each guide sets their own limit of guests per booking and departure. Choose the Free Tour you want to book, select the number of people in your group, and see if there are any departures available that suit your needs.
Are Free Tours really Free?
Yes, with Free Tours, there's no set price; instead, the guides rely on the tips of participants to sustain their livelihoods. By contributing a fair amount that reflects the value you receive from the tour, you not only support the guides but also express your appreciation for their expertise and dedication.

Free Tours Leipzig

Duration: 2-2.5 Hours
Next Tour: Tomorrow, 11:00

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Best Free Tours in Leipzig

Leipzig is a city with a rich cultural heritage and plenty of reasons to visit. Leipzig caters for all visitors whether you’re a music lover, a history buff, or just looking to explore a vibrant and dynamic city. And what better way to experience all that the city has to offer than through a Leipzig free walking tour? The Essential Leipzig City Tour is a fantastic way to discover the heart of the city, taking you to some of its most iconic landmarks and historic sites alongside a knowledgeable and friendly guide. For those interested in Leipzig’s rich musical heritage, the Leipzig Music Tour offers a fascinating journey through the city’s history of music, from Bach to Wagner and beyond. And for those looking to delve into Leipzig’s recent history join the Leipzig WW2 History Tour and learn about how the city recovered after its near devastation. Let’s not forget about Leipzig’s beer culture! The Leipzig Beer Tour takes you on a journey through the city’s best beer halls and breweries, offering a chance to sample local brews and learn about Leipzig’s brewing history. Leipzig free walking tours are a fantastic way to experience all that it has to offer. So come and discover the magic of Leipzig for yourself – you won’t be disappointed!

Highlights of a Free Tour in Leipzig

Leipzig’s historical center is a treasure trove of cultural and architectural wonders that is sure to captivate any traveler. Visitors can step into the city’s past by joining one of the free tours in Leipzig and come face-to-face with some of its most iconic landmarks. Some of the popular landmarks included on the tour are the unmissable St. Thomas Church, which is famous for its association with Johann Sebastian Bach (who is buried on the church grounds); the Old Town Hall, a beautiful Renaissance building that now houses the Leipzig City History Museum; and the Leipzig Opera House, one of the most prestigious opera houses in the world. Another noteworthy site you will come across on the tour is Leipzig University, one of the oldest universities in Europe, dating back to the 15th century. The tour also takes in the Holocaust Memorial, a poignant reminder of the atrocities committed during World War II. Last but not least is the Market Square, a bustling hub of activity where one can find fresh produce, meats, cheeses, and other local products. Whether you’re a history buff, a culture vulture, or just looking for a great vacation destination, a free tour in Leipzig’s historical center should definitely be on your to-do list.

Things to Do in Leipzig

From exploring the city’s historic center to enjoying outdoor activities and indulging in delicious local cuisine, there is something for everyone in Leipzig. The Leipzig Zoo, one of the oldest and most renowned in Europe, is definitely worth a visit. For a more serene experience, the Botanical Garden provides an opportunity to relax and appreciate nature’s beauty. The Museum of Applied Arts is a fascinating destination for anyone interested in design and decorative arts, boasting an impressive collection of furniture, ceramics, glassware, and textiles from around the world. Music lovers will appreciate the rich musical heritage of Leipzig, with the renowned Gewandhaus Orchestra performing regularly at the city’s concert hall. Leipzig is also known for its beer and nightlife scene. The city has a rich brewing history, and beer lovers will enjoy visiting the many traditional breweries and pubs around it. When the sun goes down, Leipzig comes to life. It has a variety of bars, clubs, and live music venues that cater to all tastes. Head to the up-and-coming Plagwitz neighborhood to discover hipster hangouts and classic jazz clubs. With so much to do and see, Leipzig is a destination you won’t regret visiting – it’s definitely the place to be!

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