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Regensburg: Sightseeing Train City Tour with Audio Guide

1. Regensburg: Sightseeing Train City Tour with Audio Guide

Explore the historic city of Regensburg onboard a tourist train. Enjoy a ride through the city center departing from the Cathedral. Travel along the Danube and pass by the Palace of St. Emmeram, the seat of the princely family of Thurn and Taxis. Enjoy panoramic views of the sights from the comfort of your train seat. In addition, learn more about the history of the city and uncover its secrets and legends from an informative audio-guide. During this tour, see see all of the city's highlights in just 45 minutes and afterwards, explore the rest of the city at your own pace.

Regensburg: Guided City Walking Tour (German)

2. Regensburg: Guided City Walking Tour (German)

Immerse yourself in Regensburg on this guided walking tour taking you to all the key sights. Witness the city's iconic Stone Bridge, Porta Praetoria, the Cathedral of St. Peter, and its Old Town Hall while learning all about its history from your local guide. Meet in the centre of town at the famous Rathausplatz and get ready to explore the scenic city. Stroll through wide squares and pleasant narrow streets as you encounter the city's historic buildings. Suck up 2000 years worth of history as you go to the Stone Bridge, the ciy's quintessential landmark. Marvel at the Porta Praetoria, be wowed by the Cathedral, and pause at the Old Town Hall. Learn about other sights like patrician houses and dynasty towers as you get to know Regensburg.

Regensburg: Sightseeing Cruise to Walhalla

3. Regensburg: Sightseeing Cruise to Walhalla

An unforgettable excursion with the Regensburg Crystal Fleet. You will be enchanted by the magic of water on a round trip from Regensburg to Walhalla and back. On board the Crystal Queen or Crystal Princess, you will experience the fascinating world of water and crystal three times a day! Be inspired by the unique attractions on board. Sights and interesting facts along the route are explained over the on-board loudspeakers.

Regensburg: City Highlights Historical Boat Tour

4. Regensburg: City Highlights Historical Boat Tour

Discover the history and architecture of Regensburg from the river as you cruise along the Danube. Board the MS Bruckmadl and travel past the river’s whirling currents, known as ‘strudel’. See the colorful Old Town, St Peter’s Cathedral and the Stone Bridge as you go. Climb aboard the MS Bruckmadl to start the tour. Learn about the boat’s former life as the MS Agnes Bernauer, one of the shipping company Wurm & Noé's oldest vessels.  Pass through the medieval Old Town of Regensburg, under the 12th Century Stone Bridge and gaze at the cathedral's dramatic Gothic spires. Learn more about the city as you go from detailed facts over the boat’s loudspeaker.

Regensburg: Sightseeing Boat Tour to Walhalla

5. Regensburg: Sightseeing Boat Tour to Walhalla

Take a boat tour to one of the most famous monuments around Regensburg, the Walhalla. Enjoy a beautiful view of the city and the surrounding scenery. Learn interesting facts about Regensburg and its history from an audio commentary. Get on board and sail on the Danube to the little town of Donaustauf, where the famous Walhalla is perched high up on a hill. Disembark from the ship and make your way to the memorial. Climb over 350 steps up to the Walhalla and admire the impressive marble structure interiors and the spectacular view. After 75 minutes of free time in Donaustauf, get back to the ship to return to Regensburg. Please note that we cannot offer group or family discount on getyourguide. If you are travelling as a family or as a group of 20 or more, please visit our website.

Regensburg Self Guided Sherlock Holmes Murder Mystery Game

6. Regensburg Self Guided Sherlock Holmes Murder Mystery Game

The Sherlock Holmes City Game is a self-guided tour that gives you a fun and interactive way to walk around the city. All you need is a phone with an internet connection. As soon as you book the game, we will send you all the information you need via email. By moving around the city, you will unlock assignments. Here you will find characters who are willing to help. But the information comes at a price! Solve their puzzles, take on hilarious photo challenges, chase down culprits and play along to get closer to solving the murder of Balthasar. IMPORTANT INFORMATION: - Difficulty level: easy – also suitable for families with children - Duration: 2 hours - Tickets: You only need to buy 1 ticket per group (1-4 people) - Each group will play with 1 device. For groups of more than 4 people, you can buy 2 or more tickets. - To book this game you need to indicate a date/time, BUT you can start whenever you like. - *NOTE: this City Game uses the city as an interactive playing field but DOES NOT provide any information about the city! HOW TO PLAY: Book the City Game, check the email we send you with the instructions, download the Loquiz App, and begin your gaming experience! Explore the city at your own pace while playing the Sherlock Holmes City Game, a self-guided tour that offers a lot of freedom and flexibility. You can play when, where and with who you want. Whether you want to play alone for personal excitement or with a group of people this is the game for you! Playing with more groups will turn into a competitive experience, perfect as a teambuilding activity. This game is a fun activity you can do while visiting a city with your family and friends or as a couple. Our City Game offers the maximum independence, you can play pause & continue whenever you want!

Regensburg: Scavenger Hunt Self-Guided Tour

7. Regensburg: Scavenger Hunt Self-Guided Tour

Challenge your brain and feast your eyes on the sights and sounds of Regensburg as you work your way through puzzles and clues on a unique, explorative scavenger hunt. Explore the city through 11 sealed and numbered envelopes containing tasks. See highlights like the Old Bridge along the way. Once you've booked the game box and it's arrived at your front door, you're ready to begin the scavenger hunt. Head out to the Old Bridge and open the first envelope to begin your adventure. Then, follow the clues to find the next city sightseeing point. On the scavenger hunt, you'll see classic Regensburg sights, including the Salzstadl, Neupfaarplatz, Dom and Haus der bayerischen Geschichte. If you like end your tour with a snack at the famous Wurstkuchl. Go at your own pace, stop for refreshments at a café, and resume when you're ready.

Regensburg: Private Walking Tour With Professional Guide

8. Regensburg: Private Walking Tour With Professional Guide

Take a private walking tour through Regensburg, one of the oldest cities in Bavaria. Discover its origins as the “Fortress by the river Regen” and see its historical sights. Meet your guide at the train station and start your tour. See one of the oldest and most well-preserved medieval bridges in German, the Stone bridge. Marvel at the Schloss Thurn und Taxis, a city palace that is still in the hands of the ancient aristocratic family of the same name to this day. This is one of the very few surviving examples of palaces still in use by the nobility in Germany. See the Regensburger Dom, in the picturesque center of town. The Grand Cathedral that stands as a classic example of Bavarian gothic architecture, and is home to the “Regensburger Domspatzen”, a famous boys' choir. Be inspired by the stunning beautifully preserved Old Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Stroll through one of the largest medieval towns north of the Alps and admire the historic architecture of over 1500 different buildings.

Regensburg: Day Trip to the Danube Gorge in Weltenburg

9. Regensburg: Day Trip to the Danube Gorge in Weltenburg

On the way to Weltenburg Abbey we make a stop at the Liberation Hall in Kelheim, an impressive 19th-century structure commemorating the liberation of Bavaria in 1815. Inside the monumental building there are 18 goddesses of victory who honor Napoleon's liberation. You also have the opportunity to enjoy the view of the Danube and the surrounding region. The Weltenburg Monastery, located directly at the Danube Gorge, is known for its impressive baroque Asam Church and its famous beer. Founded in 610, it is the oldest monastery brewery in the world. Here you have the opportunity to visit the church and taste the beer in the monastery brewery. Our tour is accompanied by a local guide who will give you interesting information about the region and the places visited during the journey. There is a lot to discover and experience, so don't miss the opportunity to explore the beauties of the region with us.

Regensburg: Murder Crime Game Self-Guided Interactive Tour

10. Regensburg: Murder Crime Game Self-Guided Interactive Tour

Solve a murder and at the same time see all the highlights of the city center of Regensburg. Play this unique game with a group of friends or your family. You will receive instructions, a photo frame and an answer form in advance via email. You'll also receive a map of the city where the murder took place. The center is divided into sections where you have to look for a location where you can take a group selfie. Once you've located the spot, send a selfie via WhatsApp to your game instructor. If the location's correct, they'll send you the next clue about the murder. As you walk along the nicest places in the centre of the city, you will collect more and more clues about the murder. These clues will then need to be combined to find out.. ... who is the murderer? ... where did the murder take place? ... what was the murder weapon? ... when did the crime happen? ... who is the victim? During the game you will have enough time to enter a cafe or shop that you pass and to admire some of the highlights of Regensburg.

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4.4 / 5

based on 111 reviews

Informative commentary, slow enough to see what is being discussed, glass roof so can see up high to the top of buildings (also great when raining as you are warm and dry and can still see everything). Just 45 mins to see the main historic areas of the city. Friendly driver and efficient ticket office. Front carriage had English and other languages available using headphones.

We had visitors from Düsseldorf and such a short tour is simply ideal to get a little overview, even in the rain. We all really enjoyed it, thank you very much

It was freezing cold. But the leadership was mega. Our guide answered all questions and was able to tell stories in a rousing way. We had a lot of fun.

Very, very good, was incredibly informative and interesting. But it was also due to our guide Bruno, who was very friendly and knowledgeable.

Our guide Wolfgang was born in Regensburg's old town. Of course, that made him come across as very authentic.