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Leipzig: 70-Minute Motorboat Canal Sightseeing Cruise

Product ID: 242997
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Enjoy a relaxing tour through the various canals in the heart of Leipzig. See its industrial heritage and learn about its profound history. Climb on board for a 70-minute motorboat tour along Leipzig’s waterways.
About this activity
Duration 70 minutes
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
German
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the major sites of Leipzig on a motorboat
  • Marvel at the architecture of historic industrial buildings
  • See where history blends together with the modern essence of contemporary life
Full description
Begin your tour at the picturesque city harbor of Leipzig with its famous beach bar. Relax on board of a motorboat as you embark on a 70-minute sightseeing tour of Leipzig's historical and modern sights along the waterside.

See the villa of the famous publishing Baedeker family who is well-known among travelers around the globe. Continue to the Palmengartenwehr, a vital part of Leipzig's public flood protection facilities. Head to the western territories, enjoy a brief moment of silence and admire the nature surrounding the area. Admire the architecture of the textile factories of the Buntgarnwerke, a former yarn mill building built in the late 19th century. It is one of the largest Wilhelminian-era industrial sites in Germany.

Making our way to the Karl Heine Canals, you will explore one of the most beautiful canals in Leipzig, meandering through the old industrial district of Plagwitz. Karl Heine, a lawyer, entrepreneur and industrial pioneer, played a key role in the urban development of Leipzig’s western areas. See the striking Stelzenhaus at the last stop of the tour before heading back to the harbor where you'll enjoy a cold drink at the beach bar. The harbor is perfectly located if you wish to explore further sights of Leipzig after the motorboat tour.
Includes
  • 70-minute motorboat tour
  • Cold drinks and coffee
  • Blankets

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Pick up your tickets at the blue counter next to the river. The staff will then guide you to your boat.

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Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.9 / 5
based on 47 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.6/5
Organization
4.4/5
Value for money
4.6/5
Safety
4.7/5

Organized by

Stadthafen Leipzig GmbH

Product ID: 242997