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Guided tours can be arranged for tour companies, families or groups up to 25 people. They must be booked in advance. The guided tours are available in following languages: German, English, French, Dutch, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Japanese, Chinese.

Grand city walk

The licensed city guides offer a revealing impression of Weimar during the two-hour tour and do not spare anecdotes and entertaining details from the rich collection of Weimar city history.

Weimar from bird's eye view

Explore Weimar with one of our licensed city guides, initially from your usual perspective. At the end of the city tour, let yourself be taken up with the CitySkyliner, a mobile observation tower, at a height of 81 metres, to see what you have seen and all the other highlights of Weimar from another...

Guided tour through historic old town

Discover classic Weimar in an hour and a half: This city tour, limited to the old town, takes you to the highlights of the classical period and to the places where Goethe, Schiller, Herder and Wieland worked. The participants get an informative overview of Weimar's most important sights in the Old...

The early Bauhaus

This tour focuses on the lives of some of the Bauhaus masters. It includes a visit to the Bauhaus-Museum, the former workshops in what is now the main building of Bauhaus University, and the Monument to the March Dead by Walter Gropius.

The Bauhaus and Weimar Modernism

An exciting chapter of German history was written more than 90 years ago in Weimar: With the ratification of the constitution at the German National Theatre the first democratic republic was born within German borders and was named after Weimar.

Political Weimar

The darkest chapter of Weimar’s history is closely associated with the concentration camp at Buchenwald. Yet evidence of the Nazi era is also to be seen in Weimar itself – in the architectural legacy of the Third Reich.

Democracy of Weimar

An exciting chapter of German history was written more than 90 years ago in Weimar: With the ratification of the constitution at the German National Theatre the first democratic republic was born within German borders and was named after Weimar.

Parks and gardens: a walk in Weimar

Many parks and gardens with historical significance contribute to the charming aura of Weimar very much. Many of them are part of the Federal Garden Show (BUGA) in Erfurt in 2021. One of the most famous is the Park on the River Ilm with Goethe's garden house. Somewhat hidden from view, however, are...

Great Women of Weimar

Over the centuries, famous women have always helped shape the history of Weimar: just think of Anna Amalia, Charlotte von Stein and Maria Pawlowna. This tour will tell you all about these and other great women of Weimar.

At home of Anna Amalia

After the city tour "Great female personalities" to visit the Wittumspalais. Weimar's grand duchesses, artists and Bauhaus women often stand in the shadow of the famous men. They have shaped Weimar's image, the promotion of the arts and art itself.

Scenes of music

Few know that Johann Sebastian Bach lived and worked in Weimar for almost 10 years, that his first musical masterpieces, cantatas and organ works were written here, and that his most famous sons Carl Philipp Emanuel and Friedemann were born here. Weimar as a musical magnet began with the...

Conducting with Liszt

Weimar can look back on an excellent musical history that begins with Johann Sebastian Bach, goes on to Franz Liszt, Johann Nepomuk Hummel and Richard Strauss. There are reports of world premieres, major plans and minor scandals. The tour ends at the Liszt House, which can be visited after...

Scenes of literature

Where was world literature created in Weimar? Where were classics of the stage first performed? Where exactly did some of Weimar’s seventy writers at the beginning of the twentieth century live? To find out the answers to all these questions and more, just book this extraordinary guided tour!

Bach as a baroque genius

Few people know that Johann Sebastian Bach lived in Weimar for almost ten years. Weimar is two stations in his life. The thematic city tour leads to the composer's life and places of work, such as the city palace, the former residence and the city church of St. Peter and Paul.

Parks in and around Weimar

Parks in and around Weimar The castles and parks in and around Weimar were places of leisure and pleasure, music, art and European dialogue about garden art and all fine arts.

Walking through summer residences - after a guided park tour into the castle

The parks determine Weimar's appearance: directly in the city centre, the large park on the Ilm river as an English landscape garden, the design of which has been significantly influenced by Goethe. No less impressive are the palace parks in Tiefurt or Belvedere. No matter which one you choose for a...

Tour with stories

During the tour you will learn interesting facts about the history of Weimar as well as the secret paths taken by the former Weimar councillors, the rock steps in the park and why Johann Wolfgang von Goethe resigned his service as director of the court theatre.

Stories from the Goethe Park

This tour is available in German only.

Historic sites of the Reformation in Weimar

Luther visited Weimar several times. A licensed city guide will lead you in his footsteps, to sites such as the Jakobskirchhof cemetery, the Franciscan monastery, the Lutherhof building, and City Church of St Peter and Paul.

World stars in Weimar (german only)

Hundreds of celebrities stayed in Weimar, among them world-famous actresses, literary stars and pioneering scientists of the 20th century, who were attracted by the reputation of the classic city. What exactly brought Franz Kafka, Sigmund Freud, Marlene Dietrich here? How did Ernst Neufert make...

Bauhaus-Laternspaziergang, Foto: Matthias Eckert, weimar GmbH

Bauhaus Lantern Walk

You can learn interesting facts about the places of the early Bauhaus on an evening walk in Weimar. Guests of the lantern walk are led through the streets and the atmospheric Ilm Park to the former homes and studios of the masters with lights. You will learn historical and anecdotal facts about the...

Barrier-free city tour

This tour for visitors with impaired mobility, people with disabilities, and wheelchair users is not only available with an individually tailored course and pace, but the topics are also adapted to the respective route.