Lübeck
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Our most recommended Lübeck Sightseeing Tours

  • Lübeck: 1-Hour Splash Bus City Tour

    1. Lübeck: 1-Hour Splash Bus City Tour

    Enjoy a unique attraction in Lübeck: Splashtour, a bus that transforms into a boat.  The captain will greet you at the bus stop and take you on a journey through his hometown, mixing personal stories with historical facts to make this a truly special experience. This ride will give you a completely different view of the city. On this 1-hour tour, you'll see the most interesting and beautiful corners of the Hanseatic city. The highlight is the spectacular splash, when this bus suddenly becomes a ship and drives you along the Trave, past the picturesque skyline of Lübeck. Enjoy the live commentary in German, giving you insights on Lübeck's history, glory days, and most famous inhabitants. Travel through the Lübeck harbor and around the historic old town. From the water, you can see all main sights including the 7 towers of Lübeck, the Holsten Gate, countless bridges, the romantic garden...

    It was a great experience. A one hour tour both on the ground and in the river getting to know the Lübeck city.

  • Lübeck: 1-Hour City Cruise in German

    2. Lübeck: 1-Hour City Cruise in German

    Experience the most beautiful sights in Lübeck, and admire the city's mesmerizing skyline on this sightseeing cruise. Relax onboard the comfortable boat, equipped with a minibar and a bathroom, while enjoying fascinating live commentary in German. Learn about the glory days of Lübeck, explore its history, and hear stories about the city's most famous inhabitants.  This 1-hour cruise takes you through the harbor and around the historic old town. See Lübeck's main sights from the water, including the seven towers of the city, Holsten Gate, the romantic garden district, and the houses of old town. Your captain will take you on a journey through his home-town, mixing personal stories with historical facts to make this a truly special experience.

    The tour was in German . The tour guide was extremely funny and well informed. If you don’t speak German, this tour isn‘t for you. You can order drinks on board. Beer/Beer/mix oder soft drinks. We enjoyed the cruise very much!!

  • Lübeck: Everyday 2-Hour Old Town Highlights Walking Tour

    3. Lübeck: Everyday 2-Hour Old Town Highlights Walking Tour

    Discover the highlights of Lübeck and learn about the fascinating local history on a guided walking tour. Stroll around the charming Old Town, and see picturesque Old Market Square with its many cathedrals and churches. See the defensive towers and gates of the city walls, including the formidable Holsten Gate. Pass a row of riverside salt warehouses from the 16th century, and admire St. Peter's Church with its stunning tower. Marvel at the amazing Rathaus building, one of the largest medieval town halls in Germany. Learn about the turbulent history of St. Mary's Church, then admire the organs and marine characteristics of St. Jakobi Church. Finally, visit the historic swing bridge of Drehbrücke.

  • Lübeck: Christmas Market and Historical City Tour

    4. Lübeck: Christmas Market and Historical City Tour

    Visit the Christas capital of the north. Immerse yourself in the history of the Hanseatic League and take a walk through the beautiful town of Lübeck. Discover the Old Town, with its narrow alleys, gables, and famous Christmas markets. Choose between a 1-hour or 1.5-hour tour.  The tour begins at the famous Holsten Gate and takes you past multiple Christmas markets and city sights, including the craftsman market outside of St. Petri Church, the traditional market outside of the town hall, and the historic market at Marien Church. Learn about the rich history, hidden secrets, and local traditions of this city as you walk past the markets. The aroma of roasted chestnuts, mulled wine, and delicious sausages will waft in the winter air. Prepare to be amazed, because especially during wintertime the UNESCO World Heritage Site will enchant you with its magnificent scenery. Hundreds of shiny ...

  • Lübeck: Classic Tour of the Hanseatic City

    5. Lübeck: Classic Tour of the Hanseatic City

    Discover the Hanseatic city of Lübeck with its unparalleled architecture, especially significant to its appointment as the first German UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1987. See the unique skyline of Lübeck, decorated with the 5 main churches, the world-famous "Holstentor" (Holsten Gate) and the brick "Kaufmannshäuser" (merchants' houses), all signifiers of the hundred-year-long history of this Baltic Sea city. Hear interesting stories about the history of the city. Begin at the famous Holsten Gate and continue to the "Salzspeicherhäusern," past the former industrial heart of the city, the Port of Lübeck. Continue to the famous town hall with its traditional Hanseatic architecture and history, then to the sweet "Teufelchen" and St. Mary's Church. Conclude the tour with a stroll through the famous streets and the decorated houses at Buddenbrook-Haus.

  • Lübeck: Old Town Highlights Private Walking Tour

    6. Lübeck: Old Town Highlights Private Walking Tour

    Start your 2, 3, or 4-hour Lübeck adventure by meeting your local guide at the meeting location. After a short meet-and-greet, set-off on your walking tour through the city whilst your guide regales you with tales of Lübeck's fascinating local history.

    For all tours, you will visit 16th-century riverside salt warehouses, the Rathaus, Town Hall, and Drehbrücke. Your guide will also introduce you to some of Lübeck's most significant religious destinations such as St Peter's, St Mary's, and St Jakobi Church.

    On the 3-hour tour, you will enjoy entrance to St. Mary’s Church. Giving you a chance to admire the Astronomical Clock and medieval paintings. Plus, you’ll see the monumental Lübeck Cathedral where you will find amazing chapels and sacral art.

    If you select the 4-hour tour, you will also visit the ...

  • Lübeck: Backyards and Town Houses Private Guided Tour

    7. Lübeck: Backyards and Town Houses Private Guided Tour

    Meet your guide at the Holsten Gate then head out onto the streets of Lübeck for your private, guided tour. Appointed as a UNESCO World Heritage Listed Site, the city is renowned for its Gothic brick architecture and centuries-old buildings. Stroll through the narrow streets, past romantic houses, and local craft stalls as you discover the beautiful old town of Lübeck. Admire the typical architecture of this Hanseatic city displayed through the array of house signs and gables. Follow your guide through small courtyards, alleyways, secluded spots, and low passages, listening to fascinating insight into the living conditions of the citizens along the way. Learn about the historical ‘angel pit’, and why it has nothing to do with so-called heavenly messengers, and discover what’s so special about the street lamps in the city. Finally, stroll past the pilgrim church of St. Jakobi before end...

  • Lübeck: Historical Tour in the Footsteps of the Hansa

    8. Lübeck: Historical Tour in the Footsteps of the Hansa

    Immerse yourself in the history of the Hanseatic League in beautiful Lübeck and discover the old town with its narrow alleys and typical stepped gables. Learn how the Hanseatic League grew from a connection of merchant guilds to a confederation of cities, which in its heyday included about 300 maritime and inland cities in Northern Europe from Riga to Bruges.  Start at the historic Holstentor, one of four city fortification gates at this wall passage alone. Stroll past the salt storehouses and the Trave Harbour. Go through the Große Petersgrube, one of Lübeck's oldest streets with beautiful old brick and stepped-gable buildings. See St. Mary's Church, which was the model for numerous churches in the Hanseatic cities in the Baltic region. Passing by the Buddenbrook House of the Mann family, you'll finally reach the venerable Schiffergesellschaft guild hall, where the s...

    Our guide Cornelia responded immediately to our particular interests and built our walking tour around them. She has contributed immensely to our enjoyment of our time in Lubeck.

  • Lübeck: Architecture and Local Craft Private Guided Tour

    9. Lübeck: Architecture and Local Craft Private Guided Tour

    Meet your guide at the Holstentor then head out onto the streets of Lübeck for your private, guided tour. Appointed as a UNESCO World Heritage Listed Site, the city is renowned for its Gothic brick architecture and centuries-old buildings. With your local guide, discover the wonders of Lübeck as you wander through the city’s quaint streets, admiring magnificent church buildings, playfully decorated townhouses, and more. During the tour, learn about Lübeck’s original street system, the artificial expansion of the construction areas in the Middle Ages, sagging houses, modern gable alterations, and Lübeck’s world-famous churches. One of the many highlights of the tour includes a stroll through the town market place, where you can marvel at the town hall and the famous Ratskirche St. Marienchurch. Then, pass through the Baroque Buddenbrockhaus until you reach the Glockengießerstraße, where...

  • Rostock: Day Trip to Lübeck and Private Guided Tour

    10. Rostock: Day Trip to Lübeck and Private Guided Tour

    Discover the highlights of Lübeck and hear about its fascinating history on this day trip from Rostock. Walk around the Old Town, see top attractions and hidden gems. Enjoy a convenient pick-up from your accommodations in Rostock and embark on a guided tour of picturesque Lübeck. See the towers and gates of the old city walls, including the imposing Holstentor fortified gate. Pass a row of riverside salt warehouses from the XVIth century and learn about the trading history of this merchant city. Admire St. Peter's Church with its stunning tower. Take an elevator to the top for panoramic views of the city. Learn about the fascinating and turbulent history of other local sights, like the Marienkirche. Visit St. Jakobi Church for its marine decorations and impressive organs. See the monumental Luebeck Cathedral and its unique historic clock.

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What people are saying about Lübeck

The meeting point would be found immediately, organization was great, hygiene regulations were precisely adhered to and the passengers reacted promptly when they did not keep their masks on, the journey was very interesting and exciting. Highly Recommended.

The tour was in German . The tour guide was extremely funny and well informed. If you don’t speak German, this tour isn‘t for you. You can order drinks on board. Beer/Beer/mix oder soft drinks. We enjoyed the cruise very much!!

It was a great experience. A one hour tour both on the ground and in the river getting to know the Lübeck city.

Nice quick tour to get a good overview of the city from water and land. Would definitely do it again.

Drive off in time to get a parking space. Otherwise the tour was great :-)