Things to do in Brunswick, Germany

Our most recommended things to do in Brunswick, Germany

Braunschweig: Guided Walking Tour with Food Tastings

1. 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. Meet your guide in Braunschweig's Kulturviertel located near the old train station and stop for your first tasting of the day. From here, you'll continue to the Kohlmarkt and the Altstadtmarkt, 2 of the city's most important squares. Then, head to Braunschweig's Old Town and enjoy sightseeing highlights like the Dankwarderode Castle, the former residence of the Brunswick dukes. Finally, follow your guide as you wind your way to the Magniviertel, the oldest part of Braunschweig, to see the Happy Rizzi House. 

Braunschweig: Private City Walking Tour with certified Guide

2. 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 at the Altstadtmarkt. There, see the Altstadtmarkt, the Church of St. Martin, and the Guild house of the Cloth Merchant. The tour ends at the Altstadtmarkt or at your desired point in the city center.

Braunschweig: Scavenger Hunt Box Self-Guided Walking Tour

3. Braunschweig: Scavenger Hunt Box 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.

Braunschweig: True Criminal History Private Tour

4. Braunschweig: True Criminal History Private Tour

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: Exciting Outdoor-Escape-Game and Adventure

5. Braunschweig: Exciting Outdoor-Escape-Game and Adventure

Get to know Braunschweig while playing an escape game. Download the app to your phone, then meet your friends or family in the city center. Walk or cycle to different sites, receive clues, and solve the crime. Go on a tour that is interactive, fun, and perfect for couples and families with kids over 9. Start your tour by meeting at Altstadtmarkt. Listen to a fictional story about a missing former investigator and bestselling author and assist the local police in finding him. Get access to witness reports and police files. Take on the challenge and try to crack this unusual case as a team. Make your way across the city, answering riddles and discussing your theories of the case as you go. As you search for clues, marvel at Wiesbaden’s sites. Challenge yourself to complete the game as quickly as possible. Enjoy completing some extra tasks and riddles from the app after the game has finished.

Braunschweig: Adventure Date and Tour for Friends and Couple

6. Braunschweig: Adventure Date and Tour for Friends and Couple

Explore the beautiful city of Braunschweig with this smartphone tour. Get closer to a friend or partner with creative tasks, questions, and challenges that focus on you and your relationship with each other. You will discover 15 sights like the city center along the way.  Start your tour at a popular spot in the central area. You will take the tour at your own pace with the option to pause and resume. Make use of the map feature on the app to uncover a secret route through the area. Solve little tasks at each location that you visit on your route.  You will find out more about yourself and your game partner with the exciting app questions. At each location, be ready for a new task or challenge to unlock your next destination and receive points.

Braunschweig: Ghosts, Witches & Cemetery Private Tour

7. Braunschweig: Ghosts, Witches & Cemetery Private Tour

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.

Brunswick: Virtual Reality Lounge Experience

8. Brunswick: Virtual Reality Lounge Experience

Visit this modern multimedia-supported attraction for some immersive virtual reality adventures, whether alone or with friends. Experience all kinds of alternate universes without physically going anywhere. Just put on your VR gear and travel to different worlds straight from Brunswick. Book your VR lounge and dive into the exciting virtual world. Forget about the stress of everyday life for a moment, with the newest virtual reality technology that'll allow you to become truly immersed. With over 60 VR experiences in the library, you can choose between various topics, such as bows and arrows, laser guns, diving, flying, and many more. Even if this is your first time playing, the staff will introduce you to the gear and teach you all the basics.

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What people are saying about Brunswick, Germany

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 27 reviews

das spiel ist echt mit liebe gemacht. wir (vier junge erwachsene) fanden es super spannend.

We loved our guide Andreas he was very friendly and we had a great time!