On this tour, you'll depart Bremerhaven by coach and drive along one on Germany’s many Autobahnen to the nearby city of Bremen, home to the Mercedes-Benz Factory.
This behind-the-scenes tour will offer you the unique opportunity to see one of Germany's most modern automotive factories and witness the production and birthplace of some of its finest models up close. Since its inception, Mercedes-Benz has had a reputation for quality and durability. During your visit you will also have the opportunity to enjoy a cup of tea/coffee and traditional German cake and visit the Mercedes-Benz shop for some small souvenirs.
After this in-depth look into the myth and mystique of Mercedes-Benz, you will be transfered to the historic city center of Bremen - a fascinating city that reveals 1,000 years of history!
Walking Tour of Bremen
Your tour will mostly be on foot and includes some of the town’s best landmarks and attractions, starting with the city's most famous landmark: The graceful statue of the Knight Roland, who has been smiling down on the marketplace since 1404 and symbolizes freedom and justice. It is the most well-known of the many Knight Roland statues that can be found worldwide. Then you will visit the market square, considered the most beautiful in Europe, and where the architectural styles of five different eras are visible.
You will pass by the 600-year old Bremer Rathaus (Old Town Hall), Bremen’s most proud and prime example of distinct Gothic architecture with it magnificent facade, which dates back to 1405. From here you will walk to the St. Petri Cathedral, which originates from the first half of the 13th century.
Have you ever heard the tale about the music-making animals that were on their way to Bremen? Your next stop will be at the charming, famous, and internationally acclaimed bronze statue of the Bremer Stadtmusikanten (Bremer Town Musicians), sculpted in 1951.
You'll continue to the Schnoorviertel, the oldest residential quarter still intact, and admire its picturesque, tiny houses, some dating back to the 15th century; cozy taverns; and small shops.
Then you'll return to Bremerhaven by coach.