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Minden along the river Weser

Guided bus tour through Minden
An experienced tour guide will join you on the bus and bring Minden's history to life. Next to the the sights of the city center and the Prussian Museum, you will see the world's biggest double waterway crossing, which you can marvel at from a different perspective on a boat trip in the afternoon. At the end of the tour, you will visit the Minden Cathedral, which is more than 1200 years old.
Duration: approx. 90 minutes

A visit to the unique ship mill
Greetings from Minden's miller! Unique in Germany, in the ship mill, reconstructed according to plans from the 18th century, you can follow the path from grain to flour with a full-time ship miller. As a little preparation for lunch, you can enjoy a herbal liquor after the tour.
Duration: approx. 30 minutes

Tip: We will be happy to book a table for you for lunch in the ship mill restaurant - there you can enjoy your meal with a picturesque view of the mill and the Weser.

Kanal-Weser round trip
Ship ahoy! You will hop aboard a comfortable ship with which you explore the historic fishing town and the promenade along the Weser and the Midland Canal. The highlight of the trip: You will experience the lock with a height difference of 13 meters in the new Weser lock and take a look at the over 100-year-old shaft lock.
Duration: approx. 2 hours

Bookable from April to October with previous reservation!
Price: 18,00 € per person (applies for groups starting from 20 people)
Prices for groups of less than 20 people:
Guided bus tour: 80,00 € per group
Ship mill: 2,00 € per person
Kanal-Weser round trip: 14,00€ per person
Please note that the schedules for the boat trips are fixed and vary depending on season. All other items on the agenda can be adjusted to your desires - provided that capacities are available.
Minden Marketing GmbH does not provide any kind of vehicles or transfer services.

For further information about our day trips and group trips, detailed descriptions about the modules and possible booking dates and prices please contact the tourist information (Minden Marketing GmbH) via phone  +49 (0) 571/829 06 59 or via e-mail

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