Music tour 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!
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
Today 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 to 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.
Bachmuseum in Leipzig © AugustusTours
Auerbachs Keller in Leipzig © AugustusTours
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
- 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.
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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