1. Germany
  2. North Rhine-Westphalia
  3. Cologne

Cologne: Medieval History Tour in German

Product ID: 72231
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Discover the daily life of a city in the Middle Ages on this German-language tour with a costumed guide.
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Duration: 2 hours
Starting time 3:30 PM
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Highlights
  • Learn about Cologne's medieval history
  • Learn all about the additional tasks of a hangman
  • Hear about the medieval past time activities
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Discover the Cologne of the 15th century as the largest city of the „Holy Roman Empire“ and one of the richest cities in Europe on this tour in German.

Follow a townswoman through the alleys of the city and let her tell you all about the daily life in the free imperial city of Cologne.

Learn how its inhabitants lived during that time, which social groups were present and what the German saying „Stadtluft macht frei“ („Town air frees you“) means.

Find out if social mobility was possible, how people earned a living and where they went for shopping. Find out the favorite past time activities of the rich and the common people.
Includes
  • Tour in German with a BVGD-certified guide

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Meeting point

Römertorbogen (Roman arch) at the cathedral

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Product ID: 72231