During this short walking tour, you will see all the most important sights and have an overview of Cologne’s long history going back to Roman times. Let us have a stroll through the old town and get to know Cologne’s inhabitants and their mentality better. Enjoy the Cologne Cathedral – one of the most important and impressive buildings in the world from the outside. Do you know how many people visit the Cathedral each year? Be impressed with Cologne’s Old Town, its late medieval town hall, pass the Old Market, and stroll through the cobbled streets and within small houses. Experience its distinctive historical charm and be drawn by its rustic narrow alleyways. Discover it all with our professional guide!

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Included

  • Professional local tour guide

Excluded

  • Admission fee to Roman-Germanic Museum: Adults 3 EUR, Children 1 EUR, Students 1 EUR
  • Admission fee to Eau de Cologne Factory: 5 EUR

Route & Duration

Duration
Duration
2 hours
  • 1

    Cologne Cathedral

    Visitors are sure to find this Gothic Grandeur of a place interesting as it reaches a staggering 157 m tall with its twin-spired tower, making it the 3rd tallest church in the world. Cologne Cathedral also holds an important relic of the mid-12th century, the shine of the Three Wise Men from the Bible.

  • 2

    Romans' Northern Gate

    This preserved remains of a gate built for a Roman city leaves a mark of a distant past and a reminder of the scope and influence Rome's ambition has had over this city and its architecture.

  • 3

    Roman-Germanic Museum

    Historians and and museum fans will enjoy spending their time in a place filled with materials, relics, and other objects that comes from prehistory to the early Middle ages. The museum boasts the largest collection of Roman glass in the world along side the jewellery fashioned by the Romans in the early medieval ages.

  • 4

    Heinzelmännchenbrunnen

    This fountain statue tells a tale of a legend whose being helped the city's hand workers with toils overnight. This remarkable memorial and fairytale allusion has delighted locals and visitors of all ages, making it a prime photo for people to take home.

  • 5

    Alter Markt

    This attractive pedestrian area is always full of life from day to night. With little traffic noise and many restaurants & bars, people come here to wind down and relax in a quiet market environment.

  • 6

    Eau de Cologne

    This popular cologne factory offers an in-depth tour that exhibits how these fragrances are created and the history of the brand and how it has raised its presence around the world.

  • 7

    Rhine Garden

    People looking for a nice place to enjoy the atmosphere of the city and enjoy the local beer or restaurant can find themselves a great time in this park. Rhine Garden is constantly kept well maintained & the many parrots flying around the area can add a unique environment with which many other parks cannot compete with.

Meeting Point

The main entrance of Cologne Cathedral (Domkloster 4, 50667 Köln) See Map

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.