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Regensburg: Guided City Walking Tour with Stone Bridge

1. Regensburg: Guided City Walking Tour with Stone Bridge

Immerse yourself in Regensburg on this guided walking tour taking you to all the key sights. Witness the city's iconic Stone Bridge, Porta Praetoria, the Cathedral of St. Peter, and its Old Town Hall while learning all about its history from your local guide. Meet in the centre of town at the famous Rathausplatz and get ready to explore the scenic city. Stroll through wide squares and pleasant narrow streets as you encounter the city's historic buildings. Suck up 2000 years worth of history as you go to the Stone Bridge, the ciy's quintessential landmark. Marvel at the Porta Praetoria, be wowed by the Cathedral, and pause at the Old Town Hall. Learn about other sights like patrician houses and dynasty towers as you get to know Regensburg.

Regensburg: Walhalla Boat Trip - Sightseeing Tour

2. Regensburg: Walhalla Boat Trip - Sightseeing Tour

Take a trip to one of the most famous monuments around Regensburg. Get on board and enjoy a beautiful view of the city and the surrounding scenery. Learn interesting facts about Regensburg and its history from our Audioguide. This 3 hour trip will get you to the little town Donaustauf, where the famous Walhalla is located high up on a hill. Our ship will land there, so you can get out and climb the stairs up to the Walhalla. Enjoy the amazing view and take a look around inside the Walhalla (entry fee not included!). After a 75 minute stay our ship will be ready to take you back to Regensburg. Just get an board and relax until we are back in the city.

Regensburg: City Tour

3. Regensburg: City Tour

Explore the historic city of Regensburg onboard a tourist train. Enjoy a ride through the city center departing from the Cathedral. Travel along the Danube and pass by the Palace of St. Emmeram, the seat of the princely family of Thurn and Taxis. Enjoy panoramic views of the sights from the comfort of your train seat. In addition, learn more about the history of the city and uncover its secrets and legends from an informative audio-guide. During this tour, see see all of the city's highlights in just 45 minutes and afterwards, explore the rest of the city at your own pace.

Regensburg: Sightseeing Cruise to Walhalla

4. Regensburg: Sightseeing Cruise to Walhalla

Machen Sie den Trip zum berühmten bayerischen Wahrzeichen zum Erlebnis. Ein unvergesslicher Ausflug mit der Regensburger Kristallflotte. Auf dieser ca. zweistündigen Erlebnisrundfahrt von Regensburg zur Walhalla und zurück werden Sie von der Magie des Wassers verzaubert. An Bord der Kristallkönigin oder Kristallprinzessin erleben Sie dreimal täglich die faszinierende Welt aus Wasser und Kristall! Lassen Sie sich von einmaligen Attraktionen an Bord begeistern. Sehenswürdigkeiten und Wissenswertes entlang der Strecke werden inszeniert über Bordlautsprecher erklärt.

Regensburg: City Highlights Historical Boat Tour

5. Regensburg: City Highlights Historical Boat Tour

Discover the history and architecture of Regensburg from the river as you cruise along the Danube. Board the MS Bruckmadl and travel past the river’s whirling currents, known as ‘strudel’. See the colorful Old Town, St Peter’s Cathedral and the Stone Bridge as you go. Climb aboard the MS Bruckmadl to start the tour. Learn about the boat’s former life as the MS Agnes Bernauer, one of the shipping company Wurm & Noé's oldest vessels.  Pass through the medieval Old Town of Regensburg, under the 12th Century Stone Bridge and gaze at the cathedral's dramatic Gothic spires. Learn more about the city as you go from detailed facts over the boat’s loudspeaker.

Regensburg: Strudelfahrt - Sightseeing Boat Trip

6. Regensburg: Strudelfahrt - Sightseeing Boat Trip

Enjoy the beautiful scenery and learn interesting facts about Regensburg and the city's history. See the famous Old Stone Bridge and many other historical landmarks. Our trip is the perfect opportunity to get to know Regensburg from a different perspective. Our captains will guide your ship safely through the famous water whirls (Strudel) around the bridge while you enjoy the view. Along the trip you can take wonderful pictures, so don't forget to bring your camera! Our cosy ships and our experienced staff will make your trip a lovely experience. In the summer we often use our special ship, the "Siebnerin", a replica of a historical wooden saltship which offers a unique feeling of being close to the river.

Regensburg: Private Walking Tour With Professional Guide

7. Regensburg: Private Walking Tour With Professional Guide

Take a private walking tour through Regensburg, one of the oldest cities in Bavaria. Discover its origins as the “Fortress by the river Regen” and see its historical sights. Meet your guide at the train station and start your tour. See one of the oldest and most well-preserved medieval bridges in German, the Stone bridge. Marvel at the Schloss Thurn und Taxis, a city palace that is still in the hands of the ancient aristocratic family of the same name to this day. This is one of the very few surviving examples of palaces still in use by the nobility in Germany. See the Regensburger Dom, in the picturesque center of town. The Grand Cathedral that stands as a classic example of Bavarian gothic architecture, and is home to the “Regensburger Domspatzen”, a famous boys' choir. Be inspired by the stunning beautifully preserved Old Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Stroll through one of the largest medieval towns north of the Alps and admire the historic architecture of over 1500 different buildings.

Regensburg: Day Trip to the Danube Gorge in Weltenburg

8. Regensburg: Day Trip to the Danube Gorge in Weltenburg

On the way to Weltenburg Abbey we make a stop at the Liberation Hall in Kelheim, an impressive 19th-century structure commemorating the liberation of Bavaria in 1815. Inside the monumental building there are 18 goddesses of victory who honor Napoleon's liberation. You also have the opportunity to enjoy the view of the Danube and the surrounding region. The Weltenburg Monastery, located directly at the Danube Gorge, is known for its impressive baroque Asam Church and its famous beer. Founded in 610, it is the oldest monastery brewery in the world. Here you have the opportunity to visit the church and taste the beer in the monastery brewery. Our tour is accompanied by a local guide who will give you interesting information about the region and the places visited during the journey. There is a lot to discover and experience, so don't miss the opportunity to explore the beauties of the region with us.

Regensburg: Experience a historic city

9. Regensburg: Experience a historic city

Welcome to Regensburg, one of the most beautiful cities in the world. That’s our own opinion, of course, but Regensburg’s tourist guides are proud to work in such a special town. It’s apparent to anyone walking through the city streets that Regensburg has so much history and must have so many stories to tell. There’s always something interesting to see or something new to discover. Regensburg is endlessly fascinating - we’re sure that you’ll agree with us by the end of your stay here!This tour will introduce you to the Old City, with its wealthy merchants’ houses, the Old Town Hall, and cathedral (all from the outside), the Stone Bridge and the Porta Praetoria. Our knowledgeable guides will be glad to answer any special questions you may have.

Regensburg: Sherlock Holmes Self-guided Smartphone City Game

10. Regensburg: Sherlock Holmes Self-guided Smartphone City Game

Experience the excitement of being a detective and join the thrilling Sherlock Holmes game with your team. While celebrating freedom at the Liberty Festival, a man named Balthazar, the head of Homeland Security, is found dead with a knife in his back. The police have apprehended four suspects and it's up to you to solve the case and uncover the truth. By moving around the city you will unlock assignments. Here you will find characters who are willing to help. But the information comes at a price! Solve their puzzles, chase down culprits and play along to get closer to solving the murder. During this murder mystery you can check your progress on the suspect board. Can you solve the murder? Play Sherlock Holmes! IMPORTANT INFORMATION - Date: to book this game you have to choose a date, BUT you can play, pause & continue whenever you like. - Persons: 1 player stands for 1 team. - Note: this City Game uses the city as an interactive playing field, but does not provide any information about the city!

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4.4 / 5

based on 111 reviews

It was a nice short trip to sit and see the historic Regensburg town. Roughly 40 mins ride, with 5 different languages for the audio guide. Friendly staff, we get an earphone to listen to the guide. A must try especially with kids.

A great experience for young and old, very good information about the origin and history of the city of Regensburg.

Uncomplicated rebooking to another time. Very friendly and helpful contacts. Always my pleasure

We saw all of the main sites that we were looking to see in this beautiful little town.

The tour was very nice and informative. All sights were easy to see from the train.