Sightseeing stroll through the Lion City
Braunschweig was founded approximately 1,000 years ago and roughly 850 years ago Henry the Lion expanded the city and made it his residence. Historical buildings from the Middle Ages right through to modern days bear testimony to the eventful and changing history of the city.
This tour leads you from the Burgplatz (Castle Square) with Braunschweig’s landmark, the lion, Burg Dankwarderode (Dankwarderode Castle) and Dom St. Blasii (St. Blasii Cathedral) to the Altstadtmarkt (Old Town Square).
Access to the Burgplatz may be restricted due to other events.
This tour can also be booked for groups in the following languages: German, English, French, Spanish, Russian, Polish and Czech.
Please note that for the tours with fixed Dates in English tickets must be pre-booked. We reserve the right to cancel tours if the minimum number of participants has not been reached. Please inquire in any case 24 hours before in the Touristinfo Braunschweig, whether the tour takes place.
Organizer: Braunschweig Stadtmarketing GmbH
Saturdays at 2pm. (German language). Sundays at 11am. (German and English language). English language bookings by prior arrangement. Note: both language's spoken within each tour.
During the summer holidays of 2023 in Lower Saxony tours will also take place Monday to Friday from July 6th through August 16th at 2pm(German language).
Dates for groups on request.
- Meeting point
- Tourist Information, Kleine Burg 14 (see city map below)
- Length of tour
- approx. 1.5 hours
- Price single person
- 9.50 € per person (children under eight years of age free of charge; school children, students, apprentices and trainees and the severely disabled on presentation of an identity card 4.75 €)
- Price groups
- 90 € up to 25 people in a group