Social Program

Social Program: Guided Tours

If you would like to join one of the guided tours, please e-mail us at to conduct a booking. Thank you!


Classic Mainz – The golden Mainz and its sights


This guided walking tour through the Old Town will take you to the classic sights of the city. Most importantly, you will visit the Cathedral of St. Martin – with its numerous steeples, it has characterized the cityscape of Mainz for more than 1,000 years. Furthermore, you will get to know the historic center with its beautiful half-timbered buildings, picturesque places and scenic squares. You will also step by the Church of St. Stephan, with post-war windows by Marc Chagall, the last masterpiece of the famous Jewish artist.

  • Date: Thursday, Sep 1 2016, 6:00 – 8:30 pm
  • Meeting point: Main entrance of the Philosophicum
  • Language: English
  • Price: € 12 per person


Kupferberg and its Sparkling Wine


Get informed on the tradition of champagne making and viticulture at the Kupferberg during a guided tour through the museum of the sparkling wine producer Kupferberg and its cellars, which are the ones with the deepest reaching levels in the whole world. A tasting will follow the tour and will feature two of the most famous Kupferberg sparkling wines: One glass of „Kupferberg Gold“, one of the oldest brand names in Germany with the quality guarantee of over 150 years of tradition, and one glass of Nostalgie-Cuvée, a limited special edition, blended from Germany’s best Rieslings.

  • Date: Thursday, Sep 1 2016, 6:30 – 7:45 pm
  • Meeting point: bar on the first floor of the Sektkellerei Kupferberg, Kupferbergterrasse 17-19, 55116 Mainz (or 6:00 pm at the main entrance of the Philosophicum for a joint walk to the vinery)
  • Language: English
  • Price: € 20 per person