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Walking Mainz

Address: Liebfrauenplatz 1, 55116 Mainz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Phone Number: +49 176 96346000
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Owner description: Guided walking tours of Mainz in English. We visit the highlights of this once-powerful city and...
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Owner description: Guided walking tours of Mainz in English. We visit the highlights of this once-powerful city and tell you about its long history from Roman times to today. Private tours, all year round, in all weather. We offer a unique mix of historical information, fascinating stories, cultural insights and fun. We also do guided walks of nearby Wiesbaden and Worms. Self-guided tours of Rhine castle can be arranged.

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English first
Macomb, IL
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47 reviews 47 reviews
21 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

When I read in Rick Steves' Germany book "Mainz, Wiesbaden, and Rudesheim - these towns are too big or too famous. They are not worth your time." I thought Rick's problem was he has not seen these towns with Susan. My friend and I were in Mainz 3 days on our own before joining up with a tour group and... More 

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Belmont, Ohio, United States
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25 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We were treated to an organized tour by our host. This was quite nice. She took us to many nice places, including the Dom and the Gutenberg Museum. This part of the tour was quite nice, but just walking around the city was nice. We received explanations of many nice attractions not know to outsiders. Mainz is right on the... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

Susan took our family of 5 on tours of Mainz and Worms. Susan is a gentle, thoughtful and engaging guide. I cant imagine getting anywhere near as much out of the towns we visited without her. Highly recommended.

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Mainz-Kostheim
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

My daughter, son-in-law and granddaughter (12) were impressed by the width and breadth of the tour guides knowledge in her Tour of Mainz. The tour was outstanding and we were amazed at how she managed to explain the history and make it stick in your mind in a pleasant tone of voice......... we learned alot about Mainz in a very... More 

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Georgia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

If you want to learn about Mainz, as well as enjoy a fantastic walking tour, you can not do better then having Susan guide you around. The four of us had a great time, even though it was done in light rain. Robert/Atlanta, Georgia

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Kirkland, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

Susan is a superb guide. She advised me about every step of the process, including how to get from Frankfurt Airport to Mainz, and she anticipated my questions and needs (I was traveling alone and don't speak German). She is extremely knowledgeable about German history and art, and has many amusing and interesting stories to keep you fascinated and eager... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013

My husband, my 10 year old son and I enjoyed a 3 hr walking tour with Susan during our short layover at Frankfurt. Highly recommend the guided tour. Mainz is steeped in history and Susan's knowledge of the place and history, was a delight. Before we knew, the 3 hours were over. The restaurant recommendation for lunch by Susan was... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2012

Enjoyed a lovely afternoon walking tour of Mainz. Susan is a wonderful tour guide, she is very knowledgeable of the area and its history. I was lucky enough to visit on the market day, which was a real treat and a visual delight! I only had about 24 hours in Germany and this was really the best way to spend... More 

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fort lauderdale, fl.
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2012

I recently returned from my first trip to Germany. Found Susan on Trip Advisor, and I would like to add my name to the totally satisfied customers she has helped get to know Germany. I first took a 3 hour walking tour of Mainz, followed by one of Weisbaden the next day. On the third day, Susan arranged for me... More 

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Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2012

Yesterday, my wife and I took an absolutely awesome 3-hour tour with Susan in Mainz! She met us promptly at the Mainz Romisches Theater train station. We learned much from her about the history of Mainz, starting back during the Roman Empire when the town was called Mogontiacum. Susan made the Caesars and other principle figures come alive in her... More 

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