Things to do in
Brunswick, Germany

Our most recommended things to do in Brunswick, Germany

Braunschweig: Guided Walking Tour with Food Tastings

Braunschweig: Guided Walking Tour with Food Tastings

Explore the city of Braunschweig on a walking tour. Follow a local guide as they show you around the city and take you to local eateries for 4 food tastings. There is something for every taste, from spices from all over the world to unusual ice cream flavors. We meet at the three red benches on Friedrich-Wilhelm-Platz in the heart of the Kultviertel, Braunschweig's trendy district. We visit well-known and lesser-known places in the heart of the city. We see historic market squares and continue on to the Magniviertel, the oldest part of Braunschweig.

Braunschweig: Scavenger Hunt Self-Guided Walking Tour

Braunschweig: Scavenger Hunt Self-Guided Walking Tour

Receive your scavenger hunt box in the mail and discover Braunschweig on your own walking tour. Enjoy learning about the city at your own pace as you solve a variety of puzzles and riddles provided, discovering highlights of the city including Burgplatz, Kohlmarkt and the Michaelisviertel district. Find eleven sealed and numbered envelopes within the box. Decipher small puzzles, led by clear directions as you stroll around Braunschweig. Detailed background information on the history, current use, and more are provided for each point of interest you will discover. Start the tour in the heart of the city, Burgplatz. Visit notable local landmarks such as Kohlmarkt or the fountain of Eulenspiegelbrunnen. The city game takes you through the Magni and Michaelisviertel districts as well as to Jakobs-Kemenate, one of the oldest buildings in the city. Decide for yourself when you start your scavenger hunt tour of the city, and decide how long you want to linger in every place. You can pause the game at any time and even continue your scavenger hunt on a different day for total flexibility. If you need to refuel, stop at one of the cities many cafés, pubs, and restaurants. Sample some local cuisine or beers, and re-start the tour whenever you wish.

Brunswick: Self-guided Historical Crime Tour

Brunswick: Self-guided Historical Crime Tour

This tour is only available in German. This self-guided tour is like a journey back in time to the rococo era. Accompany the main character of a detective novel Fritz Bosse through Brunswick in 1772 to solve a fraud and a murder. With a little imagination, you will also discover the magnificent rococo residence that Brunswick once was. Unfortunately, little remains of this era in the cityscape, although the charm of the past can still be felt in many places. The tour starts at the Ägidienmarkt and takes you for 2 to 3 hours through the historic streets of Brunswick, past the Leisewitzhaus, the Waisenhaus and the Neustadtrathaus. You will learn exciting details about the history of the city and its inhabitants. At the tour stops, there are entertaining tasks to solve and questions to answer. Who knows, for example, what ... but no, we won't tell you yet! The tour is a great way to get outside and discover new things with family, friends or on your own. You can start the tour at any time and as often as you like in the browser of a smartphone. On site or even from the comfort of your sofa. Enjoy your time in Brunswick! *** Good to know *** You will receive the link to start the tour in an email directly after booking.

Brunswick: Self-Guided Outdoor Escape Game

Brunswick: Self-Guided Outdoor Escape Game

Experience a unique outdoor escape game right on your smartphone. Take on the role of a profiler who travels back in time to solve a tricky case. Complex challenges await you in this adventure that will lead you deeper and deeper into the swamp of organized crime. The puzzles are location independent, so you can look forward to tricky and exciting tasks. But after each level, you'll learn interesting facts about the environment around you. While solving the puzzles of this thrilling case, you'll wander past some of Brunswick's most fascinating sights. Grab your smartphones and head to the starting point to get started. Whether you work together as a team or split into smaller groups and teams, you can expect an exciting walk with breathtaking sights and relaxing breaks. Solve tricky puzzles, combine clues, discover surprising facts about each location, and enjoy the freedom to walk at your own pace. This game is ideal for escape game enthusiasts and puzzle fans who are looking for a challenging challenge for their group and don't want to miss out on the city's interesting locations.

Braunschweig: Private City Walking Tour with certified Guide

Braunschweig: Private City Walking Tour with certified Guide

Discover Braunschweig’s important sites with a local certified guide. Begin at the Burgplatz and admire Braunschweig’s symbol, the Brunswick Lion, as well as the cathedral and half-timbered houses of the Chamber of Crafts. Next, see the Town Hall, the former ducal palace, and the Magniviertel, where you’ll find the Happy Rizzi House and many more half-timbered houses. Move on to the Kohlmarkt and hear about its history as a junction of important trade routes in the Middle Ages. Then, explore the center of Hanseatic life in Braunschweig in the Old Town. There, see the Altstadtmarkt, the Church of St. Martin, and the Cloth Hall, the Guildhouse of the Cloth Merchant. The tour ends at the Altstadtmarkt or at your desired point in the city center.

Braunschweig: Murder Crime Game Self-Guided Interactive Tour

Braunschweig: Murder Crime Game Self-Guided Interactive Tour

Solve a murder and at the same time see all the highlights of the city center of Braunschweig. Play this unique game with a group of friends or your family. You will receive instructions, a photo sheet and an answer form in advance via email. You'll also receive a map of the city where the murder took place. The center is divided into sections where you have to look for a location where you can take a group selfie. Once you've located the spot, send a selfie via WhatsApp to your game instructor. If the location's correct, they'll send you the next clue about the murder. As you walk along the nicest places in the centre of the city, you will collect more and more clues about the murder. These clues will then need to be combined in the end to find out... ... who is the murderer? ... where has the murder taken place? ... who is the victim? ... what time did the person get killed? ... what weapon was being used? During the game you will have enough time to enter a cafe or shop that you pass and to admire some of the highlights of Braunschweig.

Braunschweig: Private Tour through the history of crime

Braunschweig: Private Tour through the history of crime

Discover the dark side of Braunschweig and stroll through its streets while admiring the architecture and sights and learning about the city's grisly criminal history from the past to more modern crimes on this private tour. Begin your journey in the Middle Ages and learn about witch trials, organized crimes, murders, and the victims and perpetrators of these dark deeds. Get to know more about Braunschweig's dark side on this guided tour with an exciting search for clues that await you at real crime scenes. Marvel at the cathedral of Brunswick, and learn about the darker side of the Romanesque 12th-century church. Follow your guide to sites of interest, like the execution location of many criminals as you learn about organized crime in the red light district and the criminal law at Altstadtmarkt.

Braunschweig: Private Tour to Ghosts, Witches & Vampires

Braunschweig: Private Tour to Ghosts, Witches & Vampires

Discover Brunswick's dark, supernatural history with a guided ghost tour from Altstadtmarkt to Kohlmarkt. Wander an medieval cemetery, to old buildings, and ancient half-timbered houses, listening carefully as your guide details haunting stories of vampires, ghosts, zombies, and witches. Meet your guide in Altstadtmarkt and venture to a medieval cemetery hidden beneath the streets of modern-day Brunswick. Slip into a side street lined with half-timbered houses and learn about a hangman who once lived there. Then it's time to visit on of the oldest houses in Brunswick and learn about Mos Teutonicus, a medieval burial method. Hear about other superstitious and dark beliefs, such as how drinking blood was considered a natural source of energy, before ending your tour in Kohlmarkt.

Braunschweig: Alpaca Trekking Tour

Braunschweig: Alpaca Trekking Tour

Take part in a unique experience that's perfect for all animal lovers. Meet alpacas up close, learn how to handle them correctly, take them for a walk, and take plenty of photos. The tour starts with a short introduction to the alpacas. Learn what they like and how to handle them correctly. With up to 12 alpacas (one per two adults), head towards the river Oker, around the lake Südsee or to other places around Braunschweig. Admire the riverside scenery, take some photos, and get to know the alpacas individually. Back at the starting point, there will be time to cuddle the alpacas. Pepe, the boss of the herd, and his friends will be pleased to show you around the facilities. Depending on the date you choose we offer different treks. The trek in Riddagshausen incl. a coffee and cake break at a local restaurant.

The Hunt, an cat-and-mouse adventure in Braunschweig

The Hunt, an cat-and-mouse adventure in Braunschweig

Go on an adrenaline-pumping adventure in the heart of Braunschweig with the activity 'The Hunt’. Feel the thrill of chasing or dodging as you are divided into teams - the criminals and the police. Imagine being immersed in a world of tension and strategy as the clock starts ticking and the hunt begins. It's a battle that requires strategy. The teams needs to hide, chase and run. Every minute is crucial, every minute is exciting! It's a game for people who like action and strategy. Enjoy 'The Hunt' with your friends, family, or colleagues in Braunschweig.

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Overall rating

4.7
(47 reviews)

The guided tour through the history of the crime was a very interesting and entertaining experience for us. We learned a lot about historical Braunschweig. Our tour guide, Mr. Schwarz, is a very good storyteller and took us on a journey through some of the strangest historical crimes. We had a lot of fun and we can definitely recommend “getyourguide”.

Excellent tour, very tasty tastings at locations that we have often just walked past. Plus lots of interesting stories about our Braunschweig and extremely nice conversations with Pascal. We will definitely do it again with visitors or friends 🤩👍

Absolute recommendation! 5 stars plus 😁 the tour was super exciting! lots of great stories and information. Thank you for the wonderful time. LG

Our guide proved to be extremely knowledgeable and managed to fill the 90 minutes with great aplomb. The whole group was thrilled!

Our guide was great! We heard exciting, interesting stories! So all 5 stars!