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Hanseatic Town of Lübeck

Hanseatic Town of Lübeck

Lübeck, the undisputed Queen of the Hanseatic League, was founded in 1143 as 'the first western town on the Baltic coast' and provided a shining example for all the Hanseatic towns and cities along the Baltic. The medieval old town is one of the foremost examples of brick Gothic architecture and reflects Lübeck's illustrious past as an early centre of international trade.

In 1987 Lübeck's old town became the first in northern Europe to be named a World Cultural Heritage site. Surrounded by water on all sides, it has been dominated by seven church steeples since the Middle Ages.

For centuries, Lübeck's name stood for freedom, justice and prosperity. Today, all the many Gothic, Renaissance, baroque and classical buildings, narrow lanes and streets, churches and abbeys, merchants' houses, craftsmen's yards and fortifications still tell of the heyday of Lübeck. Surrounded by water, the old town with the seven towers of its five principal churches brings to life 1,000 years of history and has been protected as a UNESCO World Heritage site thanks to its outstanding brick Gothic architecture. The site includes the quarter around the town hall, the castle abbey, the grand old patrician town houses between St. Peter's Church and the cathedral, the salt warehouses on the banks of the Trave river and the Holsten Gate, the city's most famous landmark, which is also an interactive museum. A harbour tour is the perfect way to round off any visit to Lübeck, as is a visit to the merchants' houses dedicated to Lübeck's three Nobel prize winners: Thomas Mann, Willy Brandt and Günter Grass. If it's that time of year, you can visit the annual Travemünde Week just outside the town, which offers a mix of first-rate sailing activities and fairground buzz. A tour of the bars at night is also an absolute must for any visitor to Lübeck: when the sun goes down, the numerous pubs, restaurants, bars and clubs come to life. Beforehand, you might want to line your stomach with some genuine Lübeck marzipan – an irresistible sweet treat for which the city has become renowned throughout the world.

Opening times, tours and tips

Guided tours

January – March and November: Saturday and Sunday at 11am

April – October and December: daily at various times

Harbour and canal tours

City boat tours: March to October daily
www.cityschifffahrt.de

Quandt Linie Lübeck: all year round, April to October daily 10am to approx. 6pm
www.quandt-linie.de

Stühff – Lübeck motor launch tours: all year round, during the high season daily approx. 10am to 5.30pm,
www.luebecker-barkassenfahrt.de

Further information:

www.luebeck-tourismus.de

Tapahtumat
Uniting Max Liebermann and Hans Meid in a joint exhibition seems suprising at first glance, though even more worth it at second glance.
What combines Liebermann and Meid is the quantity of their graphical works. But despite of the overlapping of some subjects like riders in the zoological garden, excursion restaurants or bathers, fundamental differences can't be overlooked. Go on an extraordinary and suprising discovery tour during this worth-seeing exhibition.

Seuraavat ajankohdat:

15.09.2019 - 05.01.2020

Tapahtumapaikkakunta

Museum Behnhaus Drägerhaus
Königstraße 9
23552 Lübeck
museum-behnhaus-draegerhaus.de

Kaikki hintoja, ajankohtia ja aukioloaikoja koskevat tiedot sitoumuksetta.
For the beginning of the new theatre season, 25 theatres of Lübeck and 15 stages invite to Lübeck’s night of theatres.

Visitors can watch theatre plays, operetta, dancing and puppet theatre until midnight. Experience pure variety with musical, drama, singing and dancing. Small and well-known stages open their doors and present  a varied programme until midnight.

Seuraavat ajankohdat:

21.09.2019

Tapahtumapaikkakunta

Lübeck
Lübeck
23552 Lübeck
Fon: 0451 122 4101
Fax: 0451 122 4106
kulturbuero@luebeck.de
www.theaternacht-luebeck.de

Järjestäjä

Hansestadt Lübeck Fachbereich Kultur und Bildung
Schildstr. 12
23539 Lübeck
Fon: 0451 122 4101
Fax: 0451 122 4106
kulturbuero@luebeck.de
http://www.theaternacht-luebeck.de/

Kaikki hintoja, ajankohtia ja aukioloaikoja koskevat tiedot sitoumuksetta.
The "Christmas City of Northern Germany" invites to several fantastically festive Christmas markets all over the medieval Old Town.
Particularly now at Christmas, the UNESCO World Heritage Site enchants with its magnificent scenery and special cultural events. Have a browse through the decorated streets of the Old Town and through the beautiful Christmas and craft markets with your family and friends. Different markets for both young and old, magnificent craft markets as well as a ferris wheel and an ice skating rink provide for an unforgettable pre-Christmas experience.

Seuraavat ajankohdat:

25.11.2019 - 30.12.2019

Tapahtumapaikkakunta

Lübecker Innenstadt
Marktplatz
23552 Lübeck

Kaikki hintoja, ajankohtia ja aukioloaikoja koskevat tiedot sitoumuksetta.

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