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Guided Tours through Lüneburg

Enjoy the unique town and adventure tours through the salt and Hanseatic town of Lüneburg. Our trained and professional guides will take you on a journey back in time. Discover the most beautiful spots in the medieval town and learn more about the Hanseatic League’s heyday. Tours are available in various languages: just pick one on this page and submit an enquiry. We will do our best to cater to your needs!

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Our Tours

Classic City Tour
Our Tour Guides

Classic City Tour + Guided Tour through the Old Town Hall (en, fr)

On this tour, you will spend an hour in one of the largest and most significant medieval town halls in northern Germany and a further hour visiting the historic salt and Hanseatic town.

2 h I 83€ per goup up to 25 person I plus 3€ per person (entrance fee for the old town hall)

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Town Hall Tour
Old Town Hall

Town Hall Tour (en, fr, es, it)

Follow the trail of the Sülfmeister (master salters) and councillors! A guided tour of the historical town hall will take you through the four main halls: the Fürstensaal (royal hall), Gerichtslaube (court house), Gewandhaus (cloth hall) and Große Ratsstube (main council chamber).

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Around the Town Hall Tour (en, fr, zh, es, it, ru)

Lüneburg town hall is not only at the geographic centre of the town; it has also been a historic centre for centuries. This deliberate tour will take you across the market square, where you will learn some interesting facts and anecdotes about the Hanseatic town of Lüneburg. Just the thing for an introduction to Lüneburg.

1 h I 54 € per group up to 25 person

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Guided tours through Lüneburg
The Big Tour

The Big Tour ("Der große Rundgang") (en, zh, es, fr, it, ru)

This tour combines the Classic Tour and the Salt and Subsidence Tour. It’s perfect for those who would like to delve deeper.

2 h I 83 € per group up to 25 person

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Guided tours through Lüneburg
Salt and Subsidences

Salt and Subsidences ("Salz und Senkungen") (en)

Discover Lüneburg’s subsidence area: your guide will take you through the historic streets in which the consequences of salt mining become apparent. About 30 years ago, the entire subsidence area was meant to be completely redeveloped. The new buildings threatened to devour the historic, western old town. Lüneburg’s public spirit prevented this, and today, film crews frequently shoot medieval scenes here. It’s definitely worth seeing!

1,5 h I 7 € per person I 67 € per group up to 25 person

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Guided tours through Lüneburg
Lüneburg Water Tower

Pure Water ("Wasser pur") (en)

Tour with a view! The view from the water tower’s platform will blow you away: all of Lüneburg lies at your feet! And this town tour will take you through one of Lüneburg’s picturesque areas, the Wasserviertel (Waterside District) and the historic harbour.

1,5 h I 67 € per group up to 25 person I plus small entrance fee to the water tower

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Guided tours through Lüneburg
St Nicolai

Gothic churches (en, fr)

An introduction to the churches in Lüneburg’s town centre: John the Baptist, St Michaelis and St Nicolai. All three churches were built in brick Gothic style—yet each has its own individual charm. For example, Johann Sebastian Bach was the most famous choral scholar at St Michaelis’ monastic school from 1700 to 1702.

2 h I 83 € per group up to 25 person

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Guided tours through Lüneburg
Historic Tour Guides

Historic Costume Tour (en, fr)

If you would like to have a more thorough historical experience, take a tour through the alleys and streets of the town centre, led by a guide in period costume. It will take you past the most beautiful sights. Lüneburg’s history and anecdotes will amaze you!

1,5 h I 87 € per group up to 25 person

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Guided tours through Lüneburg
Evening Tour

Evening Tour (en, fr)

Discover the quaint Wasserviertel (Waterside District) with the Alter Kran (Old Crane) and the picturesque, centuries-old houses at twilight. Stroll through the medieval alleys of Lüneburg and explore the historic town centre with its more than 1,050 years of history. This is an incomparable experience in August and September!

1,5 h I 9 € per person I 92 per group up to 25 person

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Guided tours through Lüneburg
Salty Tour through Lüneburg

Salty Tour (en, frz)

Lüneburg is a salt town! This white gold was extracted and traded in Lüneburg for 1,000 years, making Lüneburg a rich town in the Middle Ages. Spend an hour at Lüneburg’s salt subsidence area and another at the Deutsches Salzmuseum (German Salt Museum) following the trail of salt.

2 h I 83 € per group up to 25 person I plus 4 € entrance fee per person to the German Salt Museum

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Guided tours through Lüneburg
Lüneburg Christmas Tour

Christmas Tour (en, frz)

Experience the festively illuminated salt and Hanseatic town accompanied by a guide in period costume on this Christmas town tour. The romantic tour will come to an end at one of Germany’s most beautiful Christmas markets in front of the illuminated Lüneburg town hall. Why not try the fragrant mulled wine in the traditional Christmas market mug?

1,5 h I 87 € per group up to 25 person

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