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Ghost Tour with the Executioner

Marktplatz, 91541, Rothenburg, Bavaria, Germany
+49 176 38911506
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Well maybe we were spoiled by taking the Night Watchman tour the previous night, but the... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2017
Nashua, NH
via mobile
Seriously entertaining

For a family thatfinds the dark side of human nature fascinating, we loved this tour. The tour... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2017
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The english ghost-tour starts at 7pm from the marketplace and ends there at 8pm. The tour is daily from April to the end of December. No registration necessary. The tour starts for 4 people minimum. The executioner can come few minutes late - due to his german tour before. Please wait for him.
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“his life” (2 reviews)
Marktplatz, 91541, Rothenburg, Bavaria, Germany
+49 176 38911506
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Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Well maybe we were spoiled by taking the Night Watchman tour the previous night, but the Executioner was just OK. If you are staying in town more than one night, why not do it. But certainly not at expense of NW which was mich better....More

1  Thank partyjoe27
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

For a family thatfinds the dark side of human nature fascinating, we loved this tour. The tour guide was entertaining and knowledgeable. He played the part of an Executioner well. His character brought the medieval times to life. A one hour tour that kept us...More

Thank kainman
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

I found the tour intetesting and funny and quite informative as although I know a lot about medieval history some details I didn t know so that was a plus. The guide is quite funny! Ghost stories there aren t any which is a shame...More

Thank Vania A
Reviewed 3 December 2016

On my first night in Rothenburg, I did the Night Watchman's tour because it was so highly recommended. I recommend you do the same. My experience with this tour, unfortunately, was terrible. When I showed up for the Executioner's tour on the second night I...More

2  Thank Jeffrey W
Reviewed 26 October 2016

While I would recommend the Night Watchmen Tour first, this one was fun and informative about some of the darker history of the city. It does finish with a great picture opportunity with the executioner himself.

Thank Jay B
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Just took to Executioners tour and had a great time! George gives a very funny, and at times dark, tour of the town from the perspective of the medival executioner. A good tour to take in addition to the Watchman's tour. Gave some insights to...More

Thank Tim C
Reviewed 8 September 2016

The Executioner welcomes you to his town and his life in the old days. I won't tattle on what he says (because he could punish me for gossip!). I was worried the subject matter might be too much for the kids in the group, but...More

1  Thank reisenfrau
Reviewed 21 June 2016

This is a nice tour of Rothenburg from the Executioners perspective; however, I was disappointed in how it was billed. Please know that there are no ghost stories told. I even asked specifically about ghost stories at the end of the tour and was told...More

Thank txnikster
Reviewed 28 September 2015

My daughter (21) wanted to go on the Executioner's Tour and my husband and I just rolled our eyes and went along. The tour was so much more than we expected. George (the guide) embraced the role of executioner and shared the story of how...More

Thank kevvik
Reviewed 9 September 2015

We had an enjoyable evening with George. Although it was only a small group he still gave us the full experience of walking through the town with the executioner in the 1300's. He was both informative on this serious subject, but with a hint of...More

Thank Michael M
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4 July 2015|
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Response from Steven T |
The "Ghost-tour with the executioner" starts at 7:15 at the Market Square in English. The brochure says that there is no tour Dec 23-26 or Dec 31.