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Segway Classic Tour (3h)

Segway Classic Tour (3h)

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Segway Tour Cologne is located in the heart of the city and is easily accessible with public transportation. When you visit Cologne for the first time, this is the ideal tour for you. On this 3-hour tour, you will discover the most famous sights of the city. You'll see attractions like the Cathedral, Fragrance Museum, Hohenzollern Bridge and Rheinauhafen. Besides having fun driving the Segway, your guide will give you an explanation about the history of this exciting city. Numbers are limited to 8 on this small-group tour, ensuring personalized attention from a guide. • 3-hour Segway Tour to Cologne's most famous sights • Your expert guide wants to give explanations at each stop • We only use original Segway PT • Learn about the history of the city • Have fun driving the Segway through Cologne's vibrant streets • Small-group format ensures a personalized experience
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$96.43
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$96.43
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Cologne Like a Local: Customized Private Tour

Cologne Like a Local: Customized Private Tour

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Trade a traditional guided tour of Cologne for a personalized walking tour based on a new travel concept. Meeting up with a Lokafyer guide is like having a friend to show you around Cologne, from the coolest neighborhoods to the places locals actually eat. Since you’ll connect with the guide to talk or chat before the tour, you can customize the experience to your preferences and interests.
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  • 2 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$37.56
Price varies by group size
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$37.56
Price varies by group size
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Excursion to Düsseldorf

Excursion to Düsseldorf

Make the most of your time in Germany—and see the best of Düsseldorf in just half a day—on this private tour from Cologne. Pick between multiple departure times, and head north to Düsseldorf (transit own expense). Upon arrival, explore the city’s key attractions with your guide. Admire the Old Town Hall, visit the Castle Tower (the only remaining part of the city’s historical castle), see the Arts Academy, and more.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
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$887.29
per group
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$887.29
per group

Cologne Walking tour with a visit to world famous Cathedral

Cologne Walking tour with a visit to world famous Cathedral

Discover Cologne’s top attractions, all in one single, private tour. Pick between multiple daily tour times, meet your guide in the city center, and enjoy a seamless way to explore this history-saturated city. You’ll visit the UNESCO-listed Cologne Cathedral (entry own expense), will admire the 900-year-old Historic Town Hall, will explore the Alter Markt (Old Market Square), and more.
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  • 3 hours
From
$315.62
per group
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$315.62
per group

Private-Group Bike Tour of Cologne with Guide

Private-Group Bike Tour of Cologne with Guide

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See more of Cologne in less time—and enjoy an active way to explore—on this private bike tour. Pick between numerous daily departure times, meet your guide in the center of town, and grab your bikes and helmets. You’ll cover roughly 10 miles (16 kilometers) of the city, and will spy the UNESCO-listed Cologne Cathedral, Hohenzollern Bridge, Kölner Philharmonie, and more. As you go, learn all about Cologne’s history.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$249.14
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$249.14
per group

Self-guided Discovery Walk in Cologne: Highlights & Hidden Gems

Self-guided Discovery Walk in Cologne: Highlights & Hidden Gems

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Discover the popular attractions of Cologne as well as its hidden secrets on this interactive city discovery game. You won’t have to learn how to use new devices, as the game can be accessed from your smartphone. It can also be used on multiple devices at once, so you won’t have a problem if your battery dies. Solve 15 clues and discover Cologne’s old town gems while you're playing. It’s a great way to go sightseeing and have fun at the same time.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$39.06
per group
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$39.06
per group

Old Town Private Brewhouse Tour

Old Town Private Brewhouse Tour

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With our passion for Cologne and its local beer specialty Kölsch, we want to take you on a journey to our favorite brewhouses in town. Become part of the Crew and try different Kölsch brands and learn why we love Kölsch so much! We spontaneously adapt every single tour to the group, so we can truly say: Our Cologne - Your tour! On our brewhouse tour in Cologne's old town, our guides will bring you to four traditional brewhouses. In each brewhouse you have the possibility to try their unique Kölsch and our entertaining guide will tell you everything you need to know about Kölsch, Cologne and the local mentality.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$187.79
per group
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$187.79
per group

Sancta Colonia: Through the Heart of Cologne Walking Audio Tour by VoiceMap

Sancta Colonia: Through the Heart of Cologne Walking Audio Tour by VoiceMap

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Avoid the rigid schedules of traditional walking tours and explore Cologne at your own pace with this self-guided audio tour. Narrated by Marcel Krüger, the tour takes you past major city sights, such as the Cologne Cathedral and Museum Ludwig, and offers insight into the city’s history and culture.
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  • 45 minutes
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$5.20
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$5.20

Discover Cologne's LGBT Nightlife with a Local

Discover Cologne's LGBT Nightlife with a Local

This Experience is provided by a private local. Cologne is known for being a no-judgment city and a city that is and always will be open to people from all walks of life. In Cologne you can find an unbelievably strong LGBT community with dedicated Clubs, Bars and so much more! Join an LBGT-friendly local to discover the best hangout spots to meet like-minded people and enjoy a memorable night out at some of Cologne's most prominent LGBT bars and clubs. While going from bar to bar you will get a better image and understanding of the LGBT community and get to ask all your questions! Come with me to discover another facette of Cologne full of colours and history!
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$61.35
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$61.35

Guided Brewery Walking Tour in Cologne

Guided Brewery Walking Tour in Cologne

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Visitors unfamiliar with Cologne’s unusual brewhouse etiquette may find themselves confused by the system. On this brewhouse tour, find out how the ordering process works and—crucially—how to indicate you’ve had your fill. Visit four traditional brewhouses with a guide, savoring a glass of kölsch—Cologne’s signature beer style—at each.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$20.75
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$20.75
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Southern Old Town Private Brewhouse Tour

Southern Old Town Private Brewhouse Tour

With our passion for Cologne and its local beer specialty Kölsch, we want to take you on a journey to our favorite brewhouses in town. Become part of the Crew and try different Kölsch brands and learn why we love Kölsch so much! We spontaneously adapt every single tour to the group, so we can truly say: Our Cologne - Your tour! Let us bring you to one of Cologne's most traditional neighborhoods: The Southern Old Town (Severin's quarter). On this tour, your guide will bring you to four traditional brewhouses and corner pubs in this historic quarter. In each brewhouse and pub you have the possibility to try their unique Kölsch and our entertaining guide will tell you everything you need to know about Kölsch, Cologne and the local mentality.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$187.79
per group
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$187.79
per group

Historical Walk through Cologne with a Local

Historical Walk through Cologne with a Local

This Experience is provided by a private Local. Discover the historical side of Cologne with a passionate local who wants to share all the historical and fun facts about Cologne. Our excursion will start at the Synagogue because Cologne has a deep Jewish history! Learn about how the city has grown and changed over time. From visiting the churches to discovering the history behind the Hahnen Gate or even The Domincan Church of St. Andrew, discover unique sites that an ordinary tourist tour won’t show you! We always knew travelling was the best way of learning, but having a knowledgeable Local by your side to give you insider tips and share local secrets is even better! Of course, if you want to learn about something in particular or have a special interest, just let me know, and I will adjust the itinerary for you!
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$80.13
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$80.13

Touristic highlights of Cologne on a Private half day tour with a local

Touristic highlights of Cologne on a Private half day tour with a local

Cologne is romantic, historic, and gorgeous. Experience the best of everything in this city. Our fun and entertaining guide will make this a memorable experience for you filled with sightseeing, visiting local popular hangout places and trying the local food & drinks. It is one of the best experiences to immerse yourself into the rich local culture.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$250.38
From
$250.38
Taking safety measures

Aachen Private Walking Tour

Aachen Private Walking Tour

Welcome to amazing Aachen, a place that should definitely be on every traveller's must-see list! We invite you to spend a couple of intense hours strolling through downtown and you will understand exactly why Charlemagne made this city the Capital of his European Empire and also why the stunning Dom became Germany’s first Unesco World Heritage Site. Travel back in time in this spa-town, the place where the German Kings were crowned, packed with historic sites that remind of the glorious days. Visit the impressive cathedral, the well preserved medieval buildings, city gates and beautiful fountains. Enjoy this fascinating city with its rich history in a tour that covers all the major highlights of the Charlemagne's legacy. You will see: * Aachener Dom * Cathedral Treasury * Town Hall * Center Charlemagne Museum * The Puppet Fountain
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$212.38
per group
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$212.38
per group

11 Cologne stories - an exciting scavenger hunt

11 Cologne stories - an exciting scavenger hunt

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Discover Cologne playfully, with a scavenger hunt! You can expect a modern city rally, where you come across tricky puzzles and interesting information about Cologne's history. Feel like Sherlock Holmes and reveal the secrets of the city. Playfully gain new insights and have fun. On the approx. 2.5km long route you will learn interesting facts and myths, meet women who have shaped the development of Cologne, get to know the attractive places of the Rhine metropolis. Immediately after the start you dive into a world full of hidden clues and enigmatic pictures. At the end of each task, exciting information about the respective sights awaits you. ⭐ HIGH lights »Independence of tourist guides and groups »Only a smartphone with internet connection needed »Suitable for individuals and groups »Playful mediation of interesting contents »Informative, exciting, amusing »Already from 6 Euro per person
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$38.03
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$38.03
per group

Photogenic Cologne with a Local

Photogenic Cologne with a Local

This Experience is provieded by a private Local. Come with me to discover the city of Cologne through your camera lense! Join me on this short city walk for the unique opportunity to get to know the city from an insider’s point of view and take stunning pictures of it at the same time! Our walk will take us from the St. Gereon's Church to the old fortification of the city. While you use your camera to capture the beauty of Cologne, you will also get to discover local spots and hidden gems that a typical tourist tour won’t show you. Treat your curiosity by discovering an alternative side of Cologne and all the unique beauty it has to offer! Don't forget to book the Experience at a suitable time to have the best light possible for the pictures! And be sure to capture the towering heights and romanesque beauty of Great St. Martin’s Church, a favourite landmark among the locals.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$46.32
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$46.32

Withlocals Highlights & Hidden Gems: Best of Cologne Tour with a Local

Withlocals Highlights & Hidden Gems: Best of Cologne Tour with a Local

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Explore a fascinating patchwork of Berlin’s immigrant communities and historic landmarks on a private walking tour of Kreuzkölln and Kreuzberg. Go beyond the typical Berlin tourist sights to visit the city’s oldest mosque, a World War II-era bunker, the famous foodie spot ‘Thai Park,’ lovely public squares, and much more.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$39.06
Price varies by group size
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$39.06
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Cologne Kölsch Tour & Beer Tasting

Cologne Kölsch Tour & Beer Tasting

Go ahead and experience the local beer jewel – Kölsch. It is a classic tour during which you will roam through at least 3 brewery pubs around the area of Cologne Cathedral to taste different types of the typical Cologne beer named Kölsch and get to know their special atmosphere. You will find out more about the history of this top-fermented light beer and its traditions, as well as its production and what it makes different to other beers. Taste this bright and clear beer with a straw-yellow hue. Cologne’s general history will be of concern, too. Come and join our professional guide for a sip of Kölsch.
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  • 2 hours
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$438.05
per group
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$438.05
per group

Private walking tour of Cologne's old town

Private walking tour of Cologne's old town

During the tour you will learn something about the history of the second oldest city in Germany, e.g. why a Roman empress absolutely wanted to give the city its name, why it took so long until the cathedral was finished, why all the waiters in Cologne have the same name, what we found right in front of the town hall, why the Schmitz family has a monument here has and much more. Everything is presented in an entertaining manner, with a wink and typical Cologne humor.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$67.13
per group
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$67.13
per group
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GAILY TOUR in COLOGNE - Gay & Lesbian Tour

GAILY TOUR in COLOGNE - Gay & Lesbian Tour

Cologne • Gay Tour & Eau de Cologne's Secrets  Cologne by Night • Gay Tour • Gay or Lesbian Friendly Tour Guide and/or Driver • Every Entrance Fee or Tasting described in the program
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  • 3 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$215.48
Price varies by group size
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$215.48
Price varies by group size
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Discover Cologne in 60 Minutes with a Local

Discover Cologne in 60 Minutes with a Local

This Experience is provided by a private local. You only have an hour to fall in love with Cologne? Challenge accepted! Discover Cologne during a short but sweet excursion, in which you will learn the most interesting facts about the city, the local lifestyle and the modern transformation of the city. We will meet in front of the Cathedral and go on our stroll from there :-) Discover what the everyday life of a local looks like and learn where the city gets its characteristic ambience from, by seeing it through the eyes of a local. Walking through the city, you will discover exactly what makes Cologne special! This is also your chance to get insider tips about the best cafes, restaurants and bars to visit during your time here, and learn how to make the most out of your visit. This is the perfect experience for someone visiting the city for the first time, or someone that wants to rediscover it!
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$33.81
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$33.81

Art and Culture in Cologne with a Local

Art and Culture in Cologne with a Local

This Experience is provided by a private local. Find out the different cultural and artistic characteristics that makes this city unique, and enjoy the buzzing community and city ambience! Whether you are visiting Cologne as a returning tourist who wants to get to know the city a bit better, or if this is your first time, this Experience is for you! While walking the streets of Cologne and looking at the amazing, unique street art or getting to know more about the city’s galleries and museums, you will hear about street-art artists as well as contemporary artists and their close connection to Cologne. I will share with you the art and cultural world of my city, where you will see, hear, and experience how colorful and multifaceted Cologne is!
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$41.32
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$41.32

The Best of Cologne Walking Tour

The Best of Cologne Walking Tour

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 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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  • 1 hour 15 minutes
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$431.91
per group
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$431.91
per group

Old town walk in a small group through Cologne

Old town walk in a small group through Cologne

During the tour you will learn something about the history of the second oldest city in Germany, e.g. why a Roman empress absolutely wanted to give the city its name, why it took so long until the cathedral was finished, why all the waiters in Cologne have the same name, what we found right in front of the town hall, why the Schmitz family has a monument here has and much more. Everything is presented in an entertaining manner, with a wink and typical Cologne humor.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$12.21
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$12.21
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