2 Hour Private Guided Walking Tour: Gutenberg and Old Mainz

2 Hour Private Guided Walking Tour: Gutenberg and Old Mainz

This tour takes you back to Johannes Gutenberg's time at the end of the Middle Ages. You will see an original Gutenberg Bible from the 1450s - one of the most famous books in the world - and a live printing demonstration showing you how it was printed. Afterwards, we will visit some of the most beautiful parts of Old Mainz including the famous Cherry Garden ("Kirschgarten") with its half-timbered houses.

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Stop At: Gutenberg Museum, Liebfrauenplatz 5, 55116 Mainz, Rhineland-Palatinate Germany

In one of the world's oldest museum dedicated to books, printing and writing, you will enter the high-security vault and get a close-up view of the Gutenberg Bible printed around 1450 in Mainz. Understand the impact of this masterpiece by the "Man of the Millennium". Another highlight is the live printing demonstration; sit down for 15 minutes and see how letters were cast and how pages were printed nearly 600 years ago by Johannes Gutenberg in his local workshop. See beautiful historic printing presses and learn about the many different aspects of the first generation of printed books.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Marktplatz, 55116 Mainz, Rhineland-Palatinate Germany

From the cathedral we will stroll through the nearby pedestrianised old town ("Altstadt"). We will wander around the magnificent cathedral square stopping at its colourful, ornately decorated old houses and the beautiful renaissance well. If we are lucky, we will also experience the traditional farmers' market which still takes place here every Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (until 14:00) as it has for centuries.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Kirschgarten, 55116 Mainz, Rhineland-Palatinate Germany

We will then walk along the romantic winding lanes of the medieval part of the city and discover picturesque little squares such as the Cherry Orchard ("Kirschgarten") with its half-timbered houses.

Duration: 45 minutes

Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability"
"Wheelchair accessible"
"Stroller accessible"
"Service animals allowed"
"Near public transportation"
"Transportation is wheelchair accessible"
"Surfaces are wheelchair accessible"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Face masks may be required in the museum"

Horário de Início: Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. With hotel pickup (on foot) 8/15/2020 - 7/28/2022
Tuesday:09:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Wednesday:09:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Thursday:09:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Friday:09:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Sunday:09:30 AM - 04:30 PM
With hotel pickup (by taxi) 8/15/2020 - 7/28/2022
Tuesday - Sunday:09:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Without hotel pickup 7/7/2020 - 7/28/2022
Tuesday - Sunday:10:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Duração: 2 Hours
Ponto de partida: Gutenberg Museum, Liebfrauenpl. 5, 55116 Mainz, Germany

Traveler pickup is offered
Unless otherwise arranged, the meeting point is outside the main entrance of the Gutenberg Museum.

Cancelamentos e reembolsos: Para receber um reembolso integral, cancele com até 24 horas de antecedência do início da experiência.


  • Local Guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (optional, by arrangement)

Não Incluído

  • Gratuities
  • Museum entrance fees (ca. 5€ per adult, 2€ for children 8 and over, free for children under 8)
  • Entry/Admission - Gutenberg Museum


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