5. Beautiful Lübeck: Shore Excursion from the Port of Kiel
Welcome to your exclusive day trip from Kiel Port to the charming city of Lübeck. Designed especially for cruise ship passengers, this tour offers a perfect blend of comfort, history, and cultural exploration. Lübeck, famed for its iconic red-brick Gothic architecture and rich Hanseatic heritage, promises an unforgettable experience for all history and architecture enthusiasts. We start our journey with a comfortable ride in an air-conditioned vehicle directly from your ship to the heart of Lübeck. Here, you'll be introduced to a local guide, a true connoisseur of the city's many tales and secrets, eager to share their love for this fascinating city with you. Our first stop is the striking Holsten Gate, an enduring symbol of Lübeck's medieval legacy. Step back in time as you admire its Gothic design and learn about its construction dating back to 1464. The exploration continues with a tour of the old salt storehouses, the vibrant marketplace, and the stately Town Hall, each bearing witness to Lübeck's past and present vitality. Your guide will enrich your visit with captivating stories and insights about these historic landmarks. Our highlight is the visit to the Basilica of St Mary's Church, an architectural masterpiece that has inspired many other red-brick churches across the Baltic Region. Stand beneath the world's highest brick vault and let the enormity of this structure amaze you. After the guided tour, you'll have leisure time to enjoy Lübeck at your own pace. Whether you choose to browse the local boutiques, sample some authentic German cuisine, or just wander the city's enchanting streets, the choice is yours. At the end the driver will escort you back to your cruise ship, capping off your memorable day in comfort and style.