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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,  Chinese, Czech and Polish.

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.

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…

On your mark, get set, Bauhaus – Tour to the Bauhaus Artists Studios and Apartments in Weimar

The tour begins at the Theaterplatz. From there, it's on to the former residences of Gropius and Schlemmer, past the main building of the Bauhaus University Weimar to the Tempelherrenhaus, through the park on the Ilm to the house Am Horn and on to the apartments of Klee, Itten and Moholy-Nagy. Along…

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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…

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…

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.

Jewish life in Weimar

The first traces of Jewish life in Weimar can be traced back to the 14th century. In the centuries that followed, Jewish life in Weimar existed between affliction and flourishing. Follow the traces of almost 700 years of Jewish life in Weimar on this two-hour city walk.

Weimar - experience simply

This tour is in simple German only. Duration: one hour. Distance: one kilometer.

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.

Stories from the Goethe Park

This tour is available in German only.