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Leipzig: Scavenger Hunt through City Center in German

1. Leipzig: Scavenger Hunt through City Center in German

Explore Leipzig city center in a unique way with a scavenger hunt in German. You will find 11 sealed and numbered envelopes in the city game box. In these envelopes are the challenges, which have to be solved. You receive clear directions and make your way through Leipzig's city center on foot. Solve the riddles and discover the next stop for your tour. The solution to the riddles is always the number of the next envelope. Prior to solving the riddles you don't know the order in which the envelopes for the scavenger hunt/city tour have to be opened. You will also receive detailed information about the history and today's use of each of the sights during the tour. You decide yourself when you want to start your scavenger hunt through Leipzig's city center and how long you want to stay at each site. Stroll through the city at your own pace and experience a an interesting and extraordinary tour. You can stop the tour at any time and continue it on a different day - just as you wish and how it fits your schedule. En route you will find plenty of inviting cafés and restaurants to relax in between stops and enjoy a refreshing pick-me-up. Experience Leipzig with this combined scavenger hunt and city tour in a unique way: An experience for the whole family! These sights await you on your tour: The city game starts at the central train station in Leipzig. Continue to Augustusplatz, where you can see the opera, the cloth hall as well as the so-called “Uni-Riese”, a well-known high-rise building. You will also pass the popular student club Moritzbastei. Not to be missed during your Leipzig tour is the famous restaurant Auerbachs Keller in one of Leipzig’s many arcades, the Mädler Passage. Discover also the beautiful Old Stock Exchange (Alte Handelsbörse) and the town hall during your scavenger hunt. Your tour will also lead you to the St. Thomas Church ‒ one of Johann Sebastian Bach’s famous domains ‒ and to the St. Nicholas Church. You don’t need to book a date for your scavenger hunt. Simply order the city game box and get it sent to you or pick it up in Dresden (after prior agreement and during the opening hours) and you are ready to start!

Leipzig: Self-Guided Audio Walking Tour - Explore Your Way

2. Leipzig: Self-Guided Audio Walking Tour - Explore Your Way

Explore your way with this self-guided audio walking tour of Leipzig, one of Germany’s most charming cities. Walk at your own pace and spot must-see sights such as Leipzig Hauptbahnhof and the beautiful Leipzig Opera House. After downloading the MP3 audio tour combined with a fully detailed map of the area (download instructions found on your confirmation voucher), start your adventure with your audio device as your personal guide. Visit the monumental Leipzig Hauptbahnhof, the largest train station in Europe by floor area, and St. Thomas Church, the final resting place of the great musical genius Johann Sebastian Bach. Browse the Bach Archive and Museum, one of the premier collections of materials relating to the life and work of Bach. Marvel at the Museum of Fine Arts with its magnificent collection of Dutch and German masters such as Frans Hals and Lucas Cranach. Continue on to the Leipzig Opera House, Moritzbastei, New Town Hall, Market Square, Old Town Hall, St. Nicholas Church, and more. 

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What people are saying about Moritzbastei

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 75 reviews

Nice tour with free time to get to know the city

Overall, we liked this type of city tour. We were able to explore the city, discover important sights and take a break depending on our mood. A big negative point was the descriptions of the sights on the back of the cards - far too much text and unnecessary information! Our suggestion would be to print the information on the cards only in bullet points and beautiful ones would also be small anecdotes from time to time or a funny story about the sight instead of mere facts. In my experience, years are quickly forgotten (2-4 per card are enough), while funny stories / legends remain in the memory for a long time.

Timely dispatch of the documents. Painstakingly designed maps told us a lot about the individual waypoints. I would book it again for any other city.

The scavenger hunt was great. Well worked out and everything was easy to find

The scavenger hunt was great. Well worked out and everything was easy to find. Nice maps and great information

An interesting way to get to know the city!

Little things that might otherwise remain hidden can be discovered. Highly recommended for small groups!

Funny scavenger hunt with simple puzzles

you should pack good shoes, we ran about 15KM that day through Leipzig.