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Discover Hildesheim

This city tour takes in all of the most important sights of Hildesheim. The tour begins in the Historic Market Square and continues to the UNESCO World Heritage Church St Michael's, then on to the Cathedral and the 1000-year-old rosebush.

Duration

2 hrs.

Languages offered

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UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Hildesheim

St Mary's Cathedral and St Michael's Church have been UNESCO World Heritage Sites for roughly 30 years. This tour will give you an insight into the history of the city and St Michael's Church. A one-hour tour of the renovated cathedral can be...

Duration

2 hrs.

Languages offered

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Testführung Schulung

Duration

2 hrs.

Languages offered

  • German
  • English

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Evening Stroll Through Hildesheim

Spontaneity is the defining feature of this tour: the city guides will take you on a spontaneous stroll through the city with no fixed route, but nevertheless plenty of interesting insights and stories.

Duration

1 hrs. 30 min.

Languages offered

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Evolutionary History of Hildesheim

Agriculture and the prosperity of the city were closely linked. On a tour through the city you will learn how the "Hildesheimer Börde" had an influence on the history of the city's origins.

Duration

2 hrs.

Languages offered

  • German
  • English
  • French

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The House of Welf in Hildesheim

From Henry the Lion to Queen Marie of Hanover, discover the chequered relationship between the House of Welf, the Bishopric and the City of Hildesheim.

Duration

2 hrs.

Languages offered

  • German
  • English

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Through Ancient Alleyways

Beginning in the Market Square, the tour leads to the late Romanesque St Godehard's Church and on to the gothic St Lamberti's Church in the market place of the New Town. Then the tour takes you through streets lined with old half-timbered houses...

Duration

2 hrs.

Languages offered

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Wander with Hildwinus Hafersack – Children's Tour

Hildwinus lives in the mayor's desk and is well-acquainted with the market. He is very old, very crafty and very inquisitive! That's why he has so many stories to tell. For nursery and preschool children.

Duration

1 hrs.

Languages offered

  • German
  • English

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Multimedia World Heritage Exhibition Tour

A multimedia exhibition gives you a fun and concise insight into the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Hildesheim, and also takes a look at the World Heritage Sites in the surrounding area and around the world. Touchscreens, 3D models, virtual...

Duration

0 hrs. 30 min.

Languages offered

  • German
  • English

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Witches in the City

In mediaeval Hildesheim, rumours of people being in league with the Devil could spread quickly. This tour follows the stories of Hildesheim residents in the middle ages who faced "justice".

Duration

2 hrs.

Languages offered

  • German
  • English

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Hildesheim for Little Feet

The "Garenmathe" yarn measure, the dancing donkey, the Huckup statue, the "Gottesburg" of St. Michael's Church, the Devil's Horn and the legend of "the Virgin of Hildesheim" are all featured in this city tour. Fun for the whole family (4 years...

Duration

2 hrs.

Languages offered

  • German
  • English

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Discover Hildesheim by Bike

The cycling tour follows the Innerste to Steuerwald and to the Marienburg estate. There are plenty of interesting facts to discover about Hildesheim's mediaeval fortifications.

Duration

3 hrs.

Languages offered

  • German
  • English

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Above the Rooftops of Hildesheim

A school trip to St. Andrew's Church where students from the 5th grade onwards will get to know the impressive church and its history. Afterwards, they will climb Lower Saxony's highest church tower where they can discover Hildesheim from a...

Duration

1 hrs. 30 min.

Languages offered

  • German
  • English
  • Spanish

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Discover Hildesheim for Children

During this tour, the children will discover the most important attractions in Hildesheim. The route leads from the historic Market Square to the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of St Michael's Church and the Cathedral. The tour is suitable for...

Duration

2 hrs.

Languages offered

  • German
  • English
  • Spanish

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Hildesheim at Christmas

This tour shows off the beautifully lit Hildesheim from its best side. Starting at the Christmas market, the tour passes the city model on its way to the St Andrew's Church steeple. Take in the magnificent view of the wintry landscape from 75...

Duration

2 hrs.

Languages offered

  • German
  • English
  • Spanish

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Short and Smart

The City Guides Guild offers an hour-long tour that provides an introduction to the seat of the bishopric. Route, content and meeting points are agreed individually with the tour guide.

Duration

1 hrs.

Languages offered

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Feel History

Let Hildesheim take you by the hand - the city guides offer a tour specially designed for those who are visually impaired.

Duration

2 hrs.

Languages offered

  • German
  • English

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Mediaeval Life in Hildesheim

This tour brings history to life. It is particularly suited to primary school children.

Duration

1 hrs. 30 min.

Languages offered

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Tour: Harz Tour - Even more Sites for UNESCO Fans

Passing the Schloss Derneburg, the route winds its way along the idyllic Innerste Dam through the unique mountain landscape of the Upper Harz Mountains, all the way to Hahnenklee. The stave church there is unique among churches in Germany thanks...

Duration

6 hrs.

Languages offered

  • German
  • English
  • French

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Tour: Monastery Route

Follow the trail of prominent monasteries through the Hildesheim region. The route begins in Hildesheim, continues through the spa town of Bad Salzdetfurth, and from there winds its way to Bodenburg and Lamspringe. There you can see the focal...

Duration

4 hrs.

Languages offered

  • German

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Tour: Monasteries, Castles, Stately Homes

Discover royal and aristocratic residences on this tour. After visiting Marienrode convent, the tour continues on to Schloss Söder, one of the most beautiful baroque castles in Lower Saxony, and from there to Schloss Derneburg. This former...

Duration

4 hrs.

Languages offered

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Tour: Castles and Half-Timbered Towns

The area surrounding Hildesheim is full of surprises. Experience monasteries, castles, stately homes and the magnificently varied landscape for every season from the comfort of a bus.

Duration

2 hrs.

Languages offered

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Tour: World Heritage: Hildesheim Region

The World Heritage Sites are the main attraction on this tour. See the early Romanesque St Michael's Church and St Mary's Cathedral in Hildesheim. Then the tour continues on to Alfeld to the Fagus Factory, the first industrial building in the...

Duration

6 hrs.

Languages offered

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Mysterious Hildesheim - a memorial tour

During this tour your ability to concentrate, your creativity and your memory will receive new impulses. Solve tasks together in your group around your city tour.

Duration

2 hrs.

Languages offered

  • German

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Legendary Hildesheim

Experience the mediaeval history of the city differently with the Devil's Horn, the 1000-year-old rosebush and "the Virgin of Hildesheim".

Duration

2 hrs.

Languages offered

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Talking Hands

The city guides offer a tour conducted in sign language for people who are hard of hearing.

Duration

2 hrs.

Languages offered

  • German
  • Sign language

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On the Trail of Jewish Life – Themed Tour

Beginning in the Market Square, the tour leads to the Jewish cemetery, then on to the memorial in the Hildesheim New Town. This tour highlights and explains the history and experiences of the Jewish inhabitants of the city.

Duration

2 hrs.

Languages offered

  • German
  • English
  • Polish

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On the Trail of Jewish Life

The students discover the historical traces of Jewish life - from the Market Square via the Jewish cemetery, ending up at the memorial in the New Town. The tour is suitable for students aged 12 and above.

Duration

1 hrs. 30 min.

Languages offered

  • German
  • English

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Kopie von Through Ancient Alleyways

Bei der Führung lernen Sie die spätrömische Basilika minor St. Godehard kennen. In den vergangenen Jahrhunderten wenig verändert, beeindruckt die Kirche durch ihren Baustil und bedeutende Kunstschätze. Ein Rundgang durch die sehenswerten und...

Duration

1 hrs. 30 min.

Languages offered

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St Andrews

This tour focuses on the gothic civil church of St. Andrew, which houses one of the largest organs in northern Germany. The bronze works of art in the chancel are also worth seeing.

Duration

1 hrs.

Languages offered

  • German
  • English
  • Spanish

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St Andrew's – Above the Rooftops of Hildesheim

This tour focuses on the gothic parish church of St. Andrew. Beginning in the Market Square, the tour passes the city model and the "Upended Sugarloaf" on its way to the church. Climbing the steeple for a view of the city and the region from 75...

Duration

1 hrs. 30 min.

Languages offered

  • German
  • English
  • Spanish

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On the trail of Stylistic Eras

Romanesque, gothic, baroque - stylistic eras are the focal point of this tour. Students learn about these eras using Hildesheim churches as an example. The tour is suitable for students aged 12 and above.

Duration

2 hrs.

Languages offered

  • German

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UNESCO World Heritage Sites compact

The tour combines Hildesheim's "parlor", the historic market place, with one of the two UNESCO World Heritage churches, St. Mary's Cathedral or St. Michael's Church.

Duration

1 hrs. 30 min.

Languages offered

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Our Market Square in Hildesheim

Butcher's Guild Hall, "Tempelhaus", "Rolandstift", "Wedekindhaus" or "Rococohaus" - the "gute Stube", or the impressive face of Hildesheim transport you back in time. You will find out all about these historic buildings and their usage from the...

Duration

1 hrs.

Languages offered

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From St. Magdalena's Church and Garden to the Crypt at St Michael's Church - Themed Tour

This tour focuses on the two closely linked churches and the Magdalena Gardens, which were designed according to historic plans.

Duration

2 hrs.

Languages offered

  • German
  • English

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Christmas in Hildesheim

Enjoy the pre-Christmas atmosphere during a walk through Hildesheim. The path leads you through the festively decorated streets past the World Heritage churches. The tour ends with a visit at the Christmas market with a cup of hot mulled wine or...

Duration

1 hrs. 30 min.

Languages offered

  • German

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Who is "the Virgin of Hildesheim"?

Queen Louise a guest of Hildesheim? The city guides will introduce you to some interesting personalities - but this tour isn't just interesting for women!

Duration

2 hrs.

Languages offered

  • German
  • English

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Where is the Devil's Horn?

A different kind of children's birthday party - the birthday child and their guests go for a walk with a city guide, starting at the cathedral courtyard and ending at the Market Square. On the way they will hear exciting stories of clever canons,...

Duration

1 hrs. 30 min.

Languages offered

  • German
  • English

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Over the Ramparts to "Cheese Cellar"

The tour begins at St Michael's Church, continues through the Magdalena Gardens and over the ramparts to the "Kehrwieder" tower near the streets lined with old half-timbered houses in the Hildesheim New Town. A visit to the casemates - commonly...

Duration

2 hrs.

Languages offered

  • German
  • English
  • Spanish

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