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New Year’s Tour Leipzig: New Year's Eve in the City of Music!

Journey

Travel time
4 days or upon request
Arrival information
30/12 - earlier arrival upon request
Bookable from
10 person(s)
Characteristics of the tour
Festive tourtailor-made group tour suggestionfor groups of 10 or more people
  • Fairy lights and fir tree in the city of Leipzig
    Image source: Philipp Kirschner, leipzig.travel

  • Christmas Market Old Town Hall
    Image source: PUNCTUM, leipzig,travel

  • Entrance to the Leipzig Christmas Market
    Image source: Philipp Kirschner, leipzig.travel

  • Leipzig Christmas Market Augustusplatz
    Image source: Philipp Kirschner, leipzig.travel

What to expect

No sooner has Christmas finished than the next celebrations arrive! New Year’s Eve is a time to say goodbye to the old and joyfully welcome in the new!

And what better place to spend this special time of the year than on a New Year´s tour to Leipzig, the city of music? The last day of the year sees the city transformed into a glorious, pulsating metropolis and invites your guests to dance into the New Year with a varied programme of events and spectacular fireworks on Augustusplatz square between the Opera House and Gewandhaus!

To explore the delights of Leipzig in the winter season, we recommend taking a stroll through the city centre, marvelling at its top-class art and music exhibitions or enjoying a “Leipzig Lerche” in one of the city’s many cafés.

Travel description as PDF

Contact Person

Ulrike Ehlemann Kreis

Ulrike Ehlemann

+49 (0)351 - 563 48 0

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My tip for Leipzig: Enjoy the New Year’s Eve Motet at St. Thomas’s Church, when parts of Bach's Christmas Oratorio will be performed.

Itinerary

Detailed information for journey "New Year's tour Leipzig"

Basic package for your festive tour to Leipzig:
4 days/3 nights

30/12: Individual arrival to Leipzig
When planning your New Year’s Tour to Leipzig, make sure you arrive in time to gain an initial impression of Leipzig by taking a guided tour through the old trade fair city. A culinary break during the guided city tour of Leipzig at the Alte Nikolaischule should not be missed.

31/12: New Year’s Eve in the "City of Music"
Today you enjoy an evening organ concert at Leipzig’s famous Gewandhaus before assembling in the foyer for sparkling wine and light snacks. Food, drink and entertainment are all in rich supply as you see in the New Year right outside on the Augustusplatz square.

01/01: New Year’s Day in Leipzig
On the third day of this New Year’s Tour to Leipzig, make sure a generous breakfast at your hotel still leaves time for a visit to the Bach Museum with our BachPLUS package*. Those whose appetite for local delicacies was whetted on the first day can then embark on a hunt for the famous “Leipzig Lerche”.

02/01: Departure or extension
Your exciting New Year’s Tour to Leipzig is sadly now at an end, and it is time for you to return home or travel to your next destination.

This itinerary is only a suggestion for your next festive tour to Leipzig which can be adjusted according to your desires. Whether you draw inspiration from the proposals made in this itinerary or blend them with your own ideas, the AugustusTours team looks forward to putting together your next New Year's tour.

 



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Contact Person

Ulrike Ehlemann Kreis

Ulrike Ehlemann

+49 (0)351 - 563 48 0

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

My tip for Leipzig: Enjoy the New Year’s Eve Motet at St. Thomas’s Church, when parts of Bach's Christmas Oratorio will be performed.

Services

Services included

Basic package for your festive tour to Leipzig:
4 days/3 nights

  • 3 x Overnight stays incl. breakfast in Leipzig
  • Welcome glass of sparkling wine upon arrival
  • Walking tour of the city centre with a local guide
  • Culinary break at the Alte Nikolaischule, including a tasting of Leipzig specialties
  • Entry to the New Year’s Organ Concert at the famous Gewandhaus, followed by sparkling wine and light snacks in the foyer before seeing in the new year in spectacular style on the adjacent Augustusplatz square
  • One city map of Leipzig per room
  • Travel documents for the tour manager
  • 24-hours telephone service during your New Year´s tour to Leipzig

PLUS packages for your festive tour to Leipzig

BachPLUS

  • Visit to Leipzig’s Bach Museum
  • Guided tours of the Bach Museum and St. Thomas's Church

Further suggestions

  • New Year’s Motet (1:30 p.m.) or evening service (6:00 p.m.) at St. Thomas's Church in Leipzig
  • Visit to Leipzig’s Mendelssohn House (open daily) or the Museum of Musical Instruments at the University of Leipzig (closed on New Year’s Eve)
  • Visit to one of the city’s many museums, for example the Museum of Fine Arts or the GRASSI Museum of Applied Art (both closed on New Year’s Eve)

This itinerary is only a suggestion for your next festive tour to Leipzig which can be adjusted according to your desires. Whether you draw inspiration from the proposals made in this itinerary or blend them with your own ideas, the AugustusTours team looks forward to putting together your next New Year's tour.


Contact Person

Ulrike Ehlemann Kreis

Ulrike Ehlemann

+49 (0)351 - 563 48 0

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

My tip for Leipzig: Enjoy the New Year’s Eve Motet at St. Thomas’s Church, when parts of Bach's Christmas Oratorio will be performed.

Quotes

Prices for services included

This New Year´s Tour to Leipzig is characterized by its creativity and flexibility, with each itinerary specially tailored to both your requirements and those of your guests. It can be shortened, extended or adapted according to your desires. The prices are based on the programme, group size and hotel class. We are looking forward to your inquiry and provide you with an individual offer for your New Year´s Tour to Leipzig or to other German cities . We are also happy to organize city tours in different German cities for your group!

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Request a tailor-made offer for your group tour to Germany

All our group tour suggestions can be altered, shortened or lengthened to your specific requirements, so please see them as food for thought rather than a set meal. It would be our pleasure to draw up a tailored quote based on your ideas and expectations – giving you a group tour that will leave you shouting “encore”! Please send us your request for a group tour to Germany. Once you have submitted your request we will work on a tailor-made quote for you.

Being a very experienced and high-performance incoming partner for Germany, we offer you support and advice regarding the realisation of your group travels. Since 1997, we have been working for international travel agents, associations, companies as well as private clients. During all our work, we constantly follow our standard “Expertise. Ideas. Passion”. We are based in Dresden, so we know where your guests travel.

We have numerous itinerary suggestions for you and your group – no matter if you are planning a city break, cultural tour or round trip throughout Germany! The mentioned tours are only suggestions. Please do not hesitate to send us your special ideas and requirements on your next group tour.

We look forward to working with you and would be glad to become your go-to partner for city and cultural tours in Germany!

 

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Further information about our festive tours to Germany

Experience German Christmas magic!

The cold air fills with the scent of mulled wine and gingerbread, Christmas carols ring out across streets and squares… Advent is a wonderful time to visit Germany, especially during one of our festive tours to Germany! For a few enchanting weeks, German towns and villages show themselves from their most cosy and romantic side – offering you the opportunity to stroll through traditional Christmas markets and let yourself be charmed by their unique atmosphere.

The breaking of our bookings record for Advent, Christmas and New Year's tours seems to have become an annual event in recent years  and no trip is complete without a visit to one of Germany's oldest and most charming Christmas markets!

To whet your appetite:

  • The "Striezelmarkt" in Dresden
  • Leipzig Christmas Market
  • The "Christkindlesmarkt" in Nuremberg
  • The "Christkindlmarkt" in Munich

Our incoming service for groups to Germany

Dresden’s Striezelmarkt and Nuremberg’s Christkindlesmarkt are amongst Germany’s oldest and most celebrated Christmas markets, and make a great occasion for a club tour, company excursion or special interest holiday. Go on a festive tour to Germany with AugustusTours and experience festive cheer in Germany’s most beautiful cities!

More information about our festive tour suggestions

The smaller, alternative Christmas markets now established in many larger towns and cities are also gaining in popularity. When you're next in Germany for some festive cheer, why not try the romantic Advent market next to Dresden's famous Frauenkirche (Church of Our Lady) or the Mediaeval Christmas Market in Munich?!

It's well worth rounding off your tour with a trip out into the surrounding area. This is especially true in Dresden, where you are just a stone's throw away from the Ore Mountains a winter wonderland with a long tradition of hand-made candle holders (Schwibbögen), revolving pyramids and incense smokers (Räuchermännchen).

A visit to a gingerbread maker's in Pulsnitz or a stollen baker's in Dresden is always a tasty treat for your festive tour. If your journey takes you to Bavaria, why not enjoy its winter landscapes with an excursion to Neuschwanstein Castle or Garmisch-Partenkirchen.

Our portfolio also includes tours spread over Christmas and New Year's Eve, with many hotels offering special packages including a traditional Christmas menu or a gala dinner to see in the New Year. If you would like to take in an opera or a concert during your stay, we recommend Berlin, Dresden, Munich or a combination thereof!

Expertise. Ideas. Passion. – Group tours to Germany tailor-made by AugustusTours

Does your group have particular interests or hobbies? Our themed cultural tours for groups are available to book all year round. How about a group tour to the Harz or along the Romantic Road? Simply give us a call – we look forward to giving you a quote for a winter tour tailored to your specific requirements!

Contact us when your group tour to Germany or your festive tour to Germany is in the planning stages, as we can assist you in making practical and sound travel decisions. We will help you make your group tour become a successful journey!

 

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