Cologne: Medieval History Tour in German

Cologne: Medieval History Tour in German

From $16.70 per person

Discover the daily life of a city in the Middle Ages on this German-language tour with a costumed guide.

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  • 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.
  • Tour in German with a BVGD-certified guide
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
    Traveler requirements
    • Customers are required to bring and wear masks
    • Customers must fill out a travel information form
    • You must present either proof of full vaccination, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative test taken no more than 24 hours before the activity starts

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    Ganz tolle Staftführung mit einer super engagierten Stadtführerin "aus dem 15 Jh."..ganz toll gemacht. Es war witzig, interessant, informativ und man merkte richtig wieviel Spaß und Ahnung sie dabei hatte uns dieses Jahrhundert in Köln näher zu bringen. Super begeistert!

    July 26, 2020


    July 20, 2020


    Sehr informativ und interessant, gern wieder, wir empfehlen Sie weiter

    Sehr informativ, interessant erzählt, sehr schönes Kostüm der Stadtführerin und sie hatte ein großes Wissen über das Leben im Mittelalter in Köln Wir werden Sie auf jeden Fall weiterempfehlen

    September 23, 2019

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    Product ID: 72231