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Our most recommended Leipzig Seasonal & Holiday Activities

  • Gruseltour Leipzig: A Haunted Guided Tour

    1. Gruseltour Leipzig: A Haunted Guided Tour

    Spend 1.5 hours experiencing the haunted side of Leipzig on a guided walking tour. Enter a world of grisly legends, creepy secrets of the past and goose-bump-inducing events. Discover why Leipzig was such an important destination for those who believed in ghosts. Hear about a city bustling with gravediggers who would bury people alive. Your guide will also tell you about the so-called evilest man that ever lived, who, when he visited this beautiful city, left a bad impression on Leipzig that lingers until today. The secrets of the past will be revealed to you and your guide will introduce you to the demons of the night in Leipzig.

    It was a fantastic way to go through Leipzig's history and the city itself! There were special effects as well that made the tour even more exciting. Our guide was super cool and we felt instantly welcomed and had a great evening. Nothing to complain! Everybody who wants to know more about Leipzig's dark secrets and long history should join this tour, highly recommend it.

  • Leipzig Old Cemetery: 75-Minute Dark History Tour

    2. Leipzig Old Cemetery: 75-Minute Dark History Tour

    Visit the Old Johannisfriedhof, a 750-year-old cemetery with a powerful story. In 1 hour and 15 minutes a gravedigger guide will lead you through a tour that both respects the site as a final resting place and reveals its darkest secrets. Become immersed in a long-forgotten world and learn about the horrors of the past. Hear how one can make a pact with the devil before death, which famous personality drove his children to suicide and why some people believe that Johann Sebastian Bach may actually be buried in the Old Johannisfriedhof. The tour concludes with a magical wishing ceremony conducted by the guide.

  • From Leipzig: Christmassy Day-Trip to the Ore Mountains

    3. 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

Interesting stories about Leipzig. I found the stories personally sometimes creepier than the actions. Not suitable for small children. Most fun in dry weather, because not everything can be covered. A star deduction; Because of the ambient noise, we could not understand everything and in some places we talked too long. All in all, a very nice package as a change from the everyday birthday.

It was a fantastic way to go through Leipzig's history and the city itself! There were special effects as well that made the tour even more exciting. Our guide was super cool and we felt instantly welcomed and had a great evening. Nothing to complain! Everybody who wants to know more about Leipzig's dark secrets and long history should join this tour, highly recommend it.

Last night we went on a scary tour with Clarissa through Leipzig. Even if it wasn't scary, we really liked the tour. Clarissa is great, she entertains the guests with full devotion. She told us interesting stories about Leipzig very well. We can only recommend this tour.

A great tour of the Johannisfriedhof, with lots of information from different times. Very well and entertaining we were led over the cemetery in the 75 minutes. Season doesn't seem to matter at all!

I liked it very much, I especially liked the way my children were involved. It was exciting and we all enjoyed it. Many Thanks.