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Mainz - On the trail of Gutenberg

Mainz - On the trail of Gutenberg

Johannes Gutenberg is Mainz’s most famous son. He invented the printing press with moveable letters, laying the foundations for modern media communication. Come to Mainz, learn the fascinating history surrounding the ‘Man of the Millennium,’ and discover more about this city on the Rhine. 2018 is the 550 years anniversary of the death of Johannes Gutenberg.


  • 1 night incl. breakfast in a 3star hotel
  • Exclusive guided tour ‘From Henne Gensfleisch to Johannes Gutenberg, the Man of the Millennium’.
  • Admission to the Gutenberg Museum
  • Three-course meal at a traditional wine tavern in Mainz
  • mainzcardplus (free travel on all local public transport, free admission to Mainz museums, a free guided tour (‘The golden city of Mainz and its many attractions’)
  • 10 % discount on all souvenirs in the Tourist Service Center Mainz
  • Traveller insurance
  • Information package 


in a double room: from € 179,00 per person

Terms & Conditions

Minimum group size:  2
Available: all year round upon request, subject to availability
Individual modules may vary according to season. Each city's General Terms and Conditions apply.

Additional information

Second edition

Mainzer Sommerlichter 2017 (another new fireworks event apart from Rhine in Flames)