Free Mysteries & Legends Tour Strasbourg

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Free Mysteries & Legends Tour Strasbourg

  • Explore the fascinating legends and stories surrounding the construction of the Notre-Dame Cathedral in Strasbourg, a stunning example of Gothic architecture.
  • Uncover the chilling mystery of the dance fever of 1518, a tragic event that took the lives of hundreds of citizens.
  • Gain a unique perspective on the dark history of the Nazi occupation of Strasbourg and the shocking and projects conceived at the Reich University during Hitler’s regime.
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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?
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Step into a world of intrigue and mystery on the Free Mysteries & Legends Tour in Strasbourg, a captivating experience that unveils the city’s hidden secrets and spooky tales. As you wander through Strasbourg’s historic streets and alleys with your local guide, you’ll discover a side of this city rarely seen by tourists, offering a unique and unforgettable adventure. Don’t miss the opportunity to uncover Strasbourg’s rich history of myths, legends, and shocking events that will leave you fascinated and enthralled. From the medieval ages to the Nazi Regime, you will uncover a different side of Strasbourg.

Your fascinating journey commences in front of the majestic Notre-Dame Cathedral, a Gothic architectural marvel dating back to the 15th century. Immerse yourself in the hair-raising stories and demonic legends that envelop its grand facade, and discover the enigmatic forces that influenced its construction. Then, you’ll make your way to Kleber Square, where the tragic story of Frau Troffea comes to life. In 1518, Frau Troffea’s uncontrollable dancing sparked a frenzy that resulted in the deaths of almost 400 people due to heart attacks, strokes, and exhaustion. Investigate the theories behind this peculiar occurrence while absorbing the eerie atmosphere of the square.

As the tour progresses, you’ll explore the iconic Covered Bridges and unearth the grim history of punishment inflicted upon those accused of practicing pagan rituals or witchcraft for many centuries. Wander into the picturesque Petite France neighborhood, where chilling accounts of ghosts and murder await around every corner. The tour reaches its climax at the Barrage Vauban, where you’ll learn about the sinister plans conceived by Adolf Hitler’s regime during the Nazi occupation of Strasbourg. Throughout this unique free guided tour, you’ll be mesmerized by the city’s dark history, beguiling legends, and the thrilling tales that make this tour a must for intrepid travelers.

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