Guided tour

Cologne: 3-Hour Guided Bike Tour

Activity provider: Colonia Aktiv

Cologne: 3-Hour Guided Bike Tour

Activity provider: Colonia Aktiv
Likely to sell out

From US$ 34.44 per person

Likely to sell out

Discover the most beautiful places in Cologne on a guided bike tour along a 15-kilometer-long route. See the highlights fo Cologne, as well as some secret spots off the beaten tourist tracks!

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Reserve now & pay later
Keep your travel plans flexible—book your spot and pay nothing today.
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Duration 3 hours
Check availability to see starting times.
Live tour guide
English, German
Private group available

Experience

Highlights
  • Ride through history from the Roman times to Middle Ages and up to modern times
  • Hear anecdotes and fascinating historical facts about Germany's oldest city
  • Learn interesting facts about Cologne and its history from your tour guide
  • See Colognes touristic highlights as well as secret spots off the beaten track
  • Enjoy the Zoo Bridge, Hohenzollern Bridge, Cathedral, Rheinpark and much more
Full description

Visit the fascinating cathedral city of Cologne and learn all about its 2000 years of history on a guided bike tour. Explore the city in an environmentally friendly way and ride through the Roman times to the Middle Ages up to the latest architectural developments. 

Along the way, hear exciting anecdotes and fascinating historical facts on your journey of discovery though Germany’s oldest city. Explore Cologne on a route of approximately 15 kilometers and discover the most interesting places in the city along the way. 

Start at the Eigelsteintor, the medieval symbol of the northern old town, and ride past the Prussian Fort X and across the Zoobrücke. From here you can enjoy the fantastic views of Cologne’s skyline.

Ride to the green area of the city, the right bank of Rheinpark, which was voted Germany’s most beautiful park in 2007. From the bridgehead of the Hohenzollern Bridge you will see the famous photo scene with the cathedral, the Crane Houses, and the many small towers.

Stop on the historical steel bridge to see the love locks before heading to the Cologne Philharmonic Hall, Museum Ludwig, and the world-famous cathedral. Relax at one of the breweries before exploring the winding streets of Martinsviertel.

From here, cycle along the Rhine to Cologne’s newest and most exclusive area – the brand new Rheinauhafen. Its architectural highlights include the 3 Crane Houses, the Chocolate Museum, the Siebengebirgshaus, and the Wurstbude. 

Ride at a leisurely pace northward along the Rhine and admire the picturesque old town before returning to the starting point.

Includes
  • Tour guide
  • Bicycle rental
  • Helmet
  • Rain poncho
  • Food and drink
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

Select participants and date

Participants

Date

Meeting point

The meeting point is at Colonia Aktiv near the Eigelstein Gate. It is located just behind Cafe Extrablatt and is only 600 meters from Cologne Central Station, Ebertplatz Station, and Hansaring Station.

Open in Google Maps ⟶
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 380 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.8/5
  • Transportation
    4.6/5
  • Value for money
    4.5/5
  • Safety
    4.6/5

Sort by:

Traveler type:

Star rating:

Easy but interesting 6 mile ride round the centre of Cologne. Informative guide showing us some of the more unusual places in the city together with the main tourist sites - Old Town, Cathedral etc. Reasonable value for money, but would like to have covered a bit more ground during the 3 hours.

July 30, 2022

Johannes was a mine of information about Cologne. A very comprehensive tour that toured right around the inner & outer parts of the city centre on both sides of the Rhine. He knows every nook & cranny of this culturally rich city. We encountered a bit of rain on the East side & we waited that out.

June 1, 2022

Great tour to see the highlights of the City in a relatively short time period. Be prepared to “workout” a bit as you ride through the City. We were a small group of 3 (another couple and me) with the tour guide, which made it much more personable and provided more time for us to ask plenty of Qs about what was being shared. Well worth it.

Read more

May 23, 2022

Product ID: 44244