Add dates

GorlitzSightseeing walking tours

Our most recommended Gorlitz Sightseeing walking tours

Görlitz: Old Town Guided Walking Tour

1. Görlitz: Old Town Guided Walking Tour

Explore Germany’s easternmost city on a walking tour. Join a local guide as they show you the city’s sights, including Schönhof, the oldest Renaissance building in Görlitz. Meet your guide at the Obermarkt, one of the largest and most beautiful squares in Görlitz. From here, make your way to the smaller, but no less impressive Untermarkt. See the Trinity Church, the Napoleon House, the Schönhof, and the Town Hall with its impressive clocks. Marvel at scenes from the Old and New Testament set in sandstone and attached to the “Biblische Haus” or biblical house. Visit the Untermarkt, often used as a filming location, and see the Whispering Arch. Finally, wander down narrow alleyways to reach the imposing Peterskirche, the city church with dual towers that loom over Görlitz. 

Görlitz: Ghosts and Spooky Historical Night Walking Tour

2. Görlitz: Ghosts and Spooky Historical Night Walking Tour

Immerse yourself in Görlitz's dark past with a local guide on a historical walking tour. While wandering the town by night, listen to stories about spooky activities and gruesome executions. Walk by landmarks such as Peterskirche, a towering gothic church, built in the 1400's. Meet your guide at Peterskirche, continuing to the Waidhaus, the oldest secular building in Görlitz. Disappear into the city's shadowed alleyways, listening carefully as your guide describes Görlitz's haunted past and details why the town became a sought-after destination for mummy tourists. Walk down haunted alleyways and venture into forgotten pathways revealed on an old city map. Understand why the dark ages produced some of the most gruesome executions in the region's history, and how those deaths fueled local superstitions and folklore. Continue further to learn about mysteries like the Görlitz Plague Tract, a forgotten yet historically significant document. Listen to more stories about spooky legends, identify places of spooky activity, and even try to cast your own spell before ending your tour inside the Schwibbogen hotel.

Görlitz: Scavenger Hunt Self-Guided Tour

3. Görlitz: Scavenger Hunt Self-Guided Tour

In the game box, you'll find eleven sealed and numbered envelopes with small tasks that need to be solved. Led by clear directions, walk around the Görlitz old town, solving the puzzles in order to get to the next station. As a solution for the puzzles, get a number that tells you what envelope you have to open next. As you criss-cross through the city, receive detailed background information on the history of each site that you reach. The tour starts at the train station. Stroll across Postplatz with the Muschelminna and walk past the imposing Art Nouveau department store, which has been the backdrop for various film productions as well as the city itself. This is why the city is also often called Görliwood. Decide for yourself when to start the tour. Along the way, take as much time as you’d like to stop for a snack, a coffee, or to do some shopping. Discover the very special flair of the historic Görlitz old town at your own pace without a city map or travel guide.

Görlitz: Christmas walk, fun game, team activity & challenge

4. Görlitz: Christmas walk, fun game, team activity & challenge

Discover Görlitz during christmas time with this team activity full of interesting christmas content. This fun christmas adventure will lead you through the city and will challenge you and your team by fun and creative tasks. Solve puzzles, answer quiz questions, take creative photos and unlock interesting and fun facts about christmas. You will have a lot of fun as a team and will create long lasting memories. Begin your interactive outdoor christmas party and christmas adventure in the city center and allow the interactive smartphone app to guide you from there. Challenge yourself and your team and enjoy a winter walk. Learn new things about Christmas, create memories and experience fun moments during this 90-120 minutes game. Enjoy a combination of quiz game, outdoor-escape-game and blackstory game, while you explore the city center. All content is connected to Christmas as a theme. It is recommendet that you play this game as a team of 2-5 persons during november or december. It is possible to book more than one team. Perfect activity for couples, families or team collegues. Perfect also as christmas party for companies.

From Dresden: Day Trip to Pulsnitz, Bautzen & Görlitz

5. From Dresden: Day Trip to Pulsnitz, Bautzen & Görlitz

Discover what was once Europe's longest trade route, the Via Regia corridor, and today’s urban gems of Upper Lusatia. See Germany's traditional blueprint or pepper cakes workshop in Pulsnitz. Slip back in time with the well-preserved old town of Görlitz. Visit Bautzen's medieval towers and impressive fortifications. Start your tour with a visit to Pulsnitz, aptly called the gingerbread city, to get acquainted with traditional blueprinting and pepper cake making. Continue to Bautzen, the cultural center of the Sorbian minority in Saxony. See the historical center with the Old Waterworks, Ortenburg Castle and the Sorbian Cultural Center. Hop on a minibus to see the outer city center of Görlitz with the Holy Sepulchre, the Nikolai cemetery and the Upper Market. Explore the many wonderful details of the Lower Market and the Zwinger at a leisurely pace. On the way back to Dresden, stop by the Berzdorfer See, the former open-cast lignite mine near Görlitz. Görlitz has a rich architectural heritage. Many movie-makers have used the various sites as locations. Enjoy some free time during the day tour to soak in the atmosphere. Indulge in local tastings along the way and treat yourself to snacks, drinks, and delicacies.

Available activities

2 activities found
Sort by:

You might also like...

Frequently asked questions about Gorlitz Sightseeing walking tours

What are other things to do than Sightseeing walking tours that are worth visiting in Gorlitz?

The other unmissable things to do in Gorlitz are:

What are the best Gorlitz Sightseeing walking tours?

Other Sightseeing Options in Gorlitz

Want to discover all there is to do in Gorlitz? Click here for a full list.