Tour 1: Historical old town

In this tour you will discover the many facets and dynamic history of Görlitz. You will hear how the trade and the “Via Regia” or Royal Highway shaped the history of Görlitz. I will tell you about the meaning and history of many sacral and secular buildings of the gothic, renaissance and baroque epochs. You will get unexpected insights in the history and the lives of the inhabitants of Görlitz through the ages. You will hear of the enormous wealth of the merchants; of the woad and cloth trade, the unique hall houses, the tradition of beer brewing, the interest in sciences and much more.


This tour is also suitable for families with children. There are a small quiz and many interesting stories for the children.


Duration: 1 ½ hours