Private tour

Braunschweig: Witches and Beguines Private Tour

Braunschweig: Witches and Beguines Private Tour

From US$ 90.51 per group up to 25

Discover the history of beguines and witches in medieval Braunschweig. Explore Germany’s possibly oldest red-light district.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
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Duration 1.5 hours
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Live tour guide
Wheelchair accessible
Private group


  • Skip the “touristy trail” and get to know the unknown Braunschweig
  • Explore the medieval town fortifications
  • Take in panoramic views of the red-light district
  • See one of the few preserved beguinage houses
Full description
Begin at Altstadtmarkt and stroll along the picturesque Echternstraße with half-timbered houses. Next, walk along the medieval defensive city walls and learn about the history of witch-hunting. Along the way, you will discover the history of the city’s oldest red-light district where the hangman lived, who watched over the sex-workers of Echternstraße. Stop outside the beguinage in the Magniviertel at the end of the tour and take some pictures.
  • Private walking tour with a local certified guide
  • Booking fee
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Tips
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • You must present either proof of full vaccination, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative test taken no more than 24 hours before the activity starts

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Meeting point

Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes before the tour begins. Your guide will wear a crossbody bag with the "Braunschweig" written on it.

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Important information

Not allowed

  • Video recording
  • Audio recording

Know before you go

  • This tour takes place rain or shine
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Product ID: 390989