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Our most recommended Lower Saxony Walking tours

Braunschweig: Private City Walking Tour with certified Guide

1. 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: Ghosts, Witches & Cemetery Private Tour

2. 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.

Braunschweig: Witches and Beguines Private Tour

3. Braunschweig: Witches and Beguines Private Tour

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 trials. Along the way, you will discover the history of the city’s oldest red-light district where the hangman lived, who watched over the ladies of Echternstraße. Stop outside the beguine houses in the Magniviertel at the end of the tour and take some pictures.

From Hamburg: Private Guided Day Trip to Hanover

4. From Hamburg: Private Guided Day Trip to Hanover

Take a city break in Hanover and discover a mix of old-world charm and green areas and parks. Learn about this city’s history and culture from your guide and relax knowing that private transportation to and from the city is taken care of. Adjust the tour according to your preferences. Begin by getting picked up from your hotel and get taken to Hanover. First stop off at the 300-year old Herrenhauser Gardens, and enjoy the beauty of the most distinguished Baroque gardens in Europe. Spend a couple of hours exploring the fountains and sculptures as well as the Herrenhausen Palace. Follow your guide down Herrenhauser Alley to Hanover city center. Take a look at some of the very few buildings that survived the WWII bombings – including the Market Church, which dates back to the 14th century. Check out the Old Town Hall, with its gothic gables and ornamental frieze. Next, walk towards the castle-like New City Hall. Take in the picturesque landscapes surrounding the building. See the elegant neo-Renaissance building of the Landesmuseum, which hosts 7 centuries of art and history. End at Schützenplatz, home to the Frühlingsfest fairground.

Braunschweig: Historic Cemeteries Private Tour

5. Braunschweig: Historic Cemeteries Private Tour

An eventful section of our history is hidden under lawns and stones. The traces of those days are still visible today. The cathedral- and Magnicemetery stand out for their wonderful design and the multitude of personalities buried there. If the cathedral cemetery refers to life and death at the Braunschweig court, the Magnifriedhof is the resting place of the commoners who left their mark on history through their deeds. You will visit Lessing's grave, get to know the builder of the Brunswick Residence Palace and discover secrets of the ancient art of tombstones.

Hanover: Interactive City Quiz for one or more Teams

6. Hanover: Interactive City Quiz for one or more Teams

Bring your knowledge to the streets and gather new insights on a playful sightseeing tour through Hanover's City with a tablet and a team. Travel past the sights of the district and discover urban secrets along the way. Put your knowledge of special features to the test, learn fun facts about the capital of Lower Saxony and collect as many points as possible by answering knowledge questions, photo and video tasks, and challenges in order to win against other teams in the end. Whether tourist sightseeing information or funny fun facts that will be remembered, with this city quiz you'll get to know the district in a playful way and at your own pace. You'll always receive the correct solutions to the quiz questions in real-time on a provided iPad. Make your way through the urban jungle and decide where to go and which task to solve next.

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