Music tour Leipzig

Journey

Travel time
4 days or upon request
Arrival information
daily
Bookable from
10 person(s)
Characteristics of the tour
Music tourtailor-made group tour suggestionfor groups of 10 or more people
  • Thomas’s Church in Leipzig

  • Boys Choir of the St. Thomas Church
    Image source: Dirk Brzoska, Leipzig Tourismus und Marketing GmbH

  • Bach Museum in the city of Leipzig

  • Mendelssohn House in Leipzig

What to expect

Leipzig is a city of music. Renowned musicians such as Johann Sebastian Bach, Georg Philipp Telemann, Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy and Robert Schumann are inextricably linked with the city.

A tour in the footsteps of all these great musicians is a very special occasion when coming to Leipzig. Visit extraordinary museums which tell interesting stories, listen to terrific organ music and let yourself be enchanted by the music spirit of this impressive city.

Of course Leipzig has many more sights to offer: the famous restaurant “Auerbachs Keller”, the Monument to the Battle of the Nations and the beautiful courtyards of the former merchant´s houses. Explore the versatility of Leipzig with us!



Contact Person

Kerstin Pelz

Ulrike Ehlemann

+49 (0)351 - 563 48 0

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My tip in Leipzig: "A very special visit can be planned to the world famous piano factory Blüthner. Here you will learn all about the production of these interesting instruments."

Itinerary

Detailed information for journey "Music tour Leipzig"

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

Day 1: Individual arrival to Leipzig

After arriving to Leipzig we recommend a guided walking tour. Leipzig is the city of music. Explore it during the themed walking tour “Leipzig Music Trail”.

Day 2: Music museums of Leipzig

Bachmuseum in LeipzigToday the tour in the footsteps of the great musicians continues. The Bach Museum is one of the most famous museums of Leipzig. Get to know more about Johann Sebastian Bach, the renowned composer of Baroque times. The museum Mendelssohn House tells about the life and work of the composer who is considered to be one of the most important musicians of the Romantic period and set new standards as a conductor.

Another famous sight of Leipzig is the restaurant “Auerbachs Keller”. You can enjoy German cuisine in a very special atmosphere here. In the afternoon the Monument to the Battle of the Nations is worth a visit, a very impressive building telling interesting stories.

Day 3: Schumann House and free time to explore Leipzig

In 1828 Robert Schumann came toAuerbachs Keller in Leipzig Leipzig in order to study law. Here he decided to dedicate his life to music. The Schumann House tells more stories about the pianist and composer.
The afternoon is free to explore Leipzig. Get to know the beautiful courtyards of the former merchant´s houses and have a coffee in one of the many cafés, e.g. the famous café Kandler next to St. Thomas´s Church. Do not miss to try the “Leipziger Lerche”, a culinary specialty of the city. Our tip: On Friday and Saturday motets can be enjoyed at the world famous St. Thomas´s Church.

Day 4: Individual return journey or extension

Today you start the journey home or extend your stay. If you would like to get to know more about the German composers we recommend to visit Weimar and enjoy an organ music performance at Herder Church. Another idea would be to visit Halle where Georg Friedrich Händel lived for 18 years. Or take a trip to Dresden where you will learn more about Richard Wagner. There are many possibilities. We are happy to help you to find ideas.

Credits:
Bachmuseum in Leipzig © AugustusTours
Auerbachs Keller in Leipzig © AugustusTours

 

 

Contact Person

Kerstin Pelz

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 in Leipzig: "A very special visit can be planned to the world famous piano factory Blüthner. Here you will learn all about the production of these interesting instruments."

Services

Services included

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

  • 3 x overnight stay including breakfast in Leipzig
  • Local guide for walking tour “Leipzig Music Trail”, 2 hours
  • Admission and guided tour to Bach museum
  • Admission and guided tour to Mendelssohn House
  • Admission and guided tour to Schumann House
  • Visit of St. Thomas’s Church
  • City map of Leipzig per room
  • Travel documents for the tour manager/driver
  • 24-hrs telephone service

Further suggestions

  • Visit to a motet at St. Thomas’s Church (Friday and Saturday)
  • Tickets for music events at Leipzig Gewandhaus and/or Leipzig Opera
  • Excursion to Weimar incl. organ music performance at Herder Church and visit to the museum of musical instruments
  • Excursion to Köthen incl. guided tour “In the footsteps of Johann Sebastian Bach” and visit to St. Agnus Church incl. organ music
  • Excursion to Halle incl. visit to Händel House
  • Excursion to Dresden incl. guided tour “In the footsteps of Richard Wagner” and visit to Lohengrin House and Hunting Lodge in Graupa, where Wagner stayed during summer

This tour suggestion can of course be adjusted to your requirements and your groups interests. Please feel free to contact us for more ideas for your special interest tour to Dresden or other German cities. We look forward to setting up an individual itinerary for your group.

Contact Person

Kerstin Pelz

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 in Leipzig: "A very special visit can be planned to the world famous piano factory Blüthner. Here you will learn all about the production of these interesting instruments."

Quotes

Prices for services included

This music 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 music tour to Leipzig or to other German cities. We are also happy to organize a cultural tour 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 extended as required. We will be pleased to make you an offer tailored to your specific needs – please send us your request for a group tour offer to Germany. Once you have submitted your request we will send you a tailor-made quote.

Being a very experienced and high-performance incoming partner, 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.” and thus implement it while booking your travel. Follow the link to find out how we work in the department of city and cultural tours.

We have numerous 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 some suggestions. Please do not hesitate to send us your special ideas and requirements on your next group or study tour.

We look forward to working with you and would be glad to put together a customized package for your group travel to Germany!

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Further information about our music tours to Germany

Discover the sonorous diversity of Germany!

Lively music scenes and melodious diversity characterize the German musical landscape: Bach, Wagner, Strauss, Beethoven and many more influenced the musical variety all over the world. A music tour in the footsteps of famous Germany music geniuses will offer your group the opportunity to appreciate their musical works but also to trace their life at interesting places of residence and work.

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