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Our most recommended Mannheim Sightseeing Tours

  • Mannheim: Guided Street Art Walking Tour

    1. Mannheim: Guided Street Art Walking Tour

    Discover urban artwork from national and international street artists that have transformed Mannheim’s grey façades into large-scale murals. Meet your guide and learn about the works on display as you stroll through an open-air urban art gallery, “Stadt.Wand.Kunst”. Choose between a walking tour of the Quadrate or Neckarstadt areas of the city, with private and shared tour options available in several languages. See a variety of innovative creative concepts as you stroll through Mannheim’s city center. Choose to discover the areas of Quadrate where you can see work by HERAKUT, LOW BROS, and Sourati, among others. Or, explore the Neckarstadt district which features work by PEETA, Ruben Sanchez, SatOne, and 1010.

  • Mannheim: Guided Walking Tour, Modern & Historical Mannheim

    2. Mannheim: Guided Walking Tour, Modern & Historical Mannheim

    Start the tour from Europe’s second-largest Baroque palace. Meet your expert guide who will provide more information about this stately former residence of the city the former residence of the Prince-electors of the House of Wittelsbach. Next, see the magnificent Jesuit Church located nearby in the city center. Stroll through the heart of the city and discover several charming squares, the assembled buildings of the Reiss-Engelhorn Museums, and the beloved “Planken” shopping street. Learn more about the monuments and memorials and uncover tales of Mannheim’s eventful history. Discover contemporary works of art at the atmospheric Art Nouveau square at Friedrichsplatz. Learn more about the varied gastronomic scene and the modern spirit of the city. Admire the view of Mannheim’s landmark historic water tower before finishing up your stroll through the city.

  • Mannheim: Guided Bus Tour

    3. Mannheim: Guided Bus Tour

    This extensive driving tour of Mannheim provides a great overview of the city and helps you discover its many hidden gems. Starting at the coach park at Toulonplatz in the city centre, first stop is the former residence of the Elector, Europe’s second largest baroque palace. You will also see the historic water tower, located in the centre of the Art Nouveau square of Friedrichsplatz. The route then crosses to the other side of the River Neckar and takes an excursion to the East. After this, we will drive back towards the city center, taking in the splendid mansions from the time of the city’s founding in the Oststadt district and the boulevard-style Augustaanlage. The tour crosses into the attractive Neckarstadt district and circles one of the largest district squares in the city, the Alter Messplatz. You will pass the Yavuz-Sultan-Selim mosque, one of Germany’s largest mosques, trav...

  • Mannheim: Guided Walking Tour with Night Watchman

    4. Mannheim: Guided Walking Tour with Night Watchman

    You will meet your guide, the night watchman, in front of the baroque Palace church. Together you will explore the area around Mannheim's baroque palace. Against the backdrop of historic buildings such as the old observatory or the armoury, join the night watchman for a chat about Mannheim’s development into a residence for the Palatinate Electors and the culture, society and religion that developed there throughout the 17th and 18th centuries. Listen as he reveals anecdotes about life at court, the changes to the city from one era to the next, and the not always honest goings on that he witnesses as he makes his rounds through Mannheim’s night-time streets. During the tour you will pass by several historical buildings and places such as the baroque palace church, the old observatory, the Jesuite church and Schillerplatz.

  • Mannheim: Segway Tour along the Neckar River

    5. Mannheim: Segway Tour along the Neckar River

    Ride along the Neckar River on a Segway and see the nicest bits of Mannheim! Along the way, your tour guide will tell you about the most important sights of this university town. The Neckar, a truly romantic river, strives toward the mouth of the Rhein as it flows through Mannheim. Its last few kilometers are nothing like the fields, forests, and meadows that typify the Neckar area, but there’s a lot to discover there. On this tour, you’ll see that cityscapes and industrial areas can have quite a lot of charm as well. Route: along the Neckar, we’ll pass the Collini Center on the way to the Museum Ship. Then, the path continues on the shores of the river to the Pop Academy and over the Jungbusch Bridge to the other shore. Finally, we’ll go by the fire station and the Neckar boardwalk before coming to the Mannheim rowing club Maruba and crossing the Schleusen Bridge. From there, it’s a ...

  • Segway Tour of Mannheim: Rhein, Waldpark, and Lindenhof

    6. Segway Tour of Mannheim: Rhein, Waldpark, and Lindenhof

    Enjoy a 2-hour guided Segway tour along the Rhein and see all that Mannheim has to offer. Ride by the noble Lindenhof area, through the magical Waldpark, and through the courtyard of the castle. Experience Germany’s most beloved river in an entirely new way: an exclusive Segway tour is exciting not just for you and the pedestrians you pass along the way, but also catches the attention of the crews of passing boats! The route will take us through the courtyard of the Mannheim Castle and across the castle garden to the shores of the Rhein, going toward the Rheinterrassen. We’ll continue along the Rhein, pass the noble Lindenhof area in the Waldpark on our way to the river’s shore, and return by a new route back to the castle. Experience Mannheim’s greatest sights with the comfortable convenience of a Segway.

  • Segway Tour: Old Town Hall, Water Tower & Ehrenhof

    7. Segway Tour: Old Town Hall, Water Tower & Ehrenhof

    This Segway tour will guide you across the city of Mannheim. Together with a guide, explore Mannheim’s most worthwhile places of interest, such as the Ehrenhof Castle, the old Town Hall, the water tower, the National Theater, and much more. Left, right, straight ahead: get to know every corner of the city with the Segway. Not from A to Z, but from A to U – the planners who constructed Mannheim’s alphanumerically named streets ran out of space in the end! But, in any case, there’s a lot for you to see and to discover. Be swept off your feet by the fantastic churches, meaningful cultural sights, and much more. From the Baroque to the modern, it’s all there! Sample route: • Schloss Ehrenhof • Jesuitenkirche • Schillerplatz • Alte Sternwarte • Reiss-Engelhorn-Museen • Altes Rathaus • Synagoge • Museumsschiff • Nationaltheater • Christuskirche • Congress Center Rosengarten...

  • Segway Tour of Mannheim

    8. Segway Tour of Mannheim

    Roll through Mannheim by Segway and see the city's highlights while receiving an informative and interesting running commentary from your guide. See, among other attractions, the station, and the largest Baroque palace in Germany! This tour is led by well-versed guides, employees of the Mannheim Tourist Information Bureau. They will take you to selected fascinating sights within the city, and tell you all about the foundation and development of Mannheim. The joys of Segway riding are an additional attraction. You will start at Mannheim Station, once described as the "Mannheim milk bottle," and travel onwards to the water tower on beautiful Friedrichsplatz. After this you will pass the monument to Carl Benz, inventor of the car, and the Luisenpark, on your way over the Kurpfalzbrücke, through the city's Baroque grid to the marketplace. After this you will visit the synagogue, the town h...

  • Mannheim: Guided Walking Tour of the City’s Inventions

    9. Mannheim: Guided Walking Tour of the City’s Inventions

    Join a unique tour presented by a woman cosplaying as German automotive pioneer and inventor, Bertha Benz. Gain insight into the world of Mannheim’s inventions and innovations from a woman dressed in a contemporary costume, taking you through history in her own special way. Learn all about cultural, technological and societal inventions that were conceived in her city. Slip back in time as you listen to these stories from the perspective of a woman living at the end of the 19th century. Bertha Benz brought global attention and marketing boost to her husband’s Benz Patent Motorcar with her long-distance drive from Mannheim to Pforzheim and back. Hear about her pioneering story and how it paved the way for automobiles. Numerous sights on the way from the Augustaanlage square to the “Kurpfälzer Meile der Innovationen” (Electoral Palatinate Innovation Mile) in front of the baroque palace ...

  • Mannheim: Criminal History Tour with a Costumed Guide

    10. Mannheim: Criminal History Tour with a Costumed Guide

    Join a special kind of tour of selected criminal cases and crime scenes from different centuries. See contemporary witnesses and participants describe the cases from their points of view. On this tour you will also have a closer look at the sights of Mannheim, and an opportunity to learn about the general history of the city.  What did the shy student with the dagger want when he visited the famous poet August von Kotzebue? What made a lawyer become an armed revolutionary? What made the profession of executioner so dangerous? These and other questions are asked and answered on your walk through the scenes of mysterious and unexplained criminal cases in Mannheim. You will feel both shudders and amazement, guaranteed. The commissary takes you and your guests on a forensic search for clues about terrible crimes. The charming daughter of the Mannheim hangman and Prussian grenadiers who are...

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What people are saying about Mannheim

The tour was very informative and entertaining, I can only recommend it. What should be revised is the meeting point information. Nobody knew the address "urban garden". Why can't you just specify the stop at the new messplatz? The street names should be recognizable on the small city map, this helps with orientation.

Gladly again!

The briefing from our guide Tev was easy to understand and fun. The route on the Rhine was beautiful and there was also time for a few photos. There were three of us and we had a lot of fun. We will definitely be back soon!

The tour guide was great and told a lot about each picture. Also background information. It was very appealing and never boring. Great tour with great pictures.

It was a great tour! The guide knew about everything. It was very interesting! I can only recommend it!

Really fun activity

beautiful scenery , good guide and riding a segway is real fun