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Düsseldorf: Brewery Tour with Alt Beer Tastings

1. Düsseldorf: Brewery Tour with Alt Beer Tastings

Experience a fun way to explore the beautiful city and history of Düsseldorf with the renowned brewery tour. Meet your young and energetic guide, an experienced professional who will happily take you on a trip through the city's most famous breweries. Not only will you learn a little bit about the breweries and the local brewing culture, but most importantly taste the result of hundreds of years of brewing experience. Enjoy the warm and traditional atmosphere as the brewery tour shines a light on Düsseldorf's weirdest, most interesting, and hilarious facts and legends. The tour covers not only the most historical and experienced breweries such as the “Im Füchschen”, but also the more modern masters in “Alt Beer” brewing such as the “Kürzer”. Begin at the Radschläger Brunnen opposite the famous Brewery “Zum Goldenen Ring”. The guides are easily spotted, equipped with black backpacks and a signature red nametag. They will gather all the participants before starting the tour giving you an opportunity to meet the rest of the beer lovers and make some friends as well as ensuring that nobody gets left behind. After getting acquainted, no time is wasted as the tour starts the thirst-quenching journey to 3 different breweries, where you will taste delicious local beer to find the one that best suits you. On this tour, the guides have the freedom to choose which breweries to take you to. This allows them to make decisions based on the group dynamic ensuring that everyone is entertained and satisfied. No matter whether you’re there with your friends, families, coworkers, sports team or even by yourself, the public brewery tour will satisfy each and every one of you.

Düsseldorf: Altbier-Safari Beer Walking Tour

2. Düsseldorf: Altbier-Safari Beer Walking Tour

Enjoy authentic Düsseldorf beer culture and lifestyle on this city walking tour. Sample local microbrews and learn about production as your guide takes you through the process. Your tour starts in front of the Schloßturm at Burgplatz in the old town of Düsseldorf. In the Brauerei Kürzer, get an insight into the brewing process and see the "beer barrel which is never empty." Sample the non-pasteurized craft beers with unique flavors you could taste blindfolded. Drink like a local, standing on the street in front of the brewery, and listen as your guide shares stories of the local beer culture. Learn the answers to the eternal questions: Why is Altbier not an old beer?What or who is a Köbes? Why you don't have to order beer in Düsseldorf? Why are the glasses so small? Where is the "longest bar in the world"? Where did the Neandertaler get its name? Afterward, make new friends and reserve a table at one of the breweries, where your tour will end on a high note.

Düsseldorf: Guided Beer Tour with 4 Beers & a Flexible Route

3. Düsseldorf: Guided Beer Tour with 4 Beers & a Flexible Route

Embark on a journey full of beer and banter with a tour across Düsseldorf. Visit pubs and breweries in Altstadt and along the Rhine River with a local guide who knows all the best spots. Hear stories about the city and its alcoholic offerings on the route to 4 unique bars. Taste 4 beers from different stems at each establishment and discover the proper etiquette for pouring and drinking German-style. Learn about the difference between Altbier, Pils, Lager, and cellar beer in a city with one of the most diverse selections in the world. Chat with your guide and group about your favorite brews and spots you’d like to drop into. With no fixed route, feel free to see where the night takes you and ask your guide for recommendations on more places to check out after the tour.

Dusseldorf: Old Town & Altbier Tour

4. Dusseldorf: Old Town & Altbier Tour

Together with your guide, you will take a look behind the scenes of the time-honored and myth-enshrouded provincial capital of North Rhine-Westphalia. See the hotspots of the old town, experience its unique atmosphere, and taste one of its culinary specialties: the famous Düsseldorf Altbier. Your guide will tell you lots of interesting facts about the history of the city and provide you with a crash course in terms of Düsseldorf Platt - the local dialect. Learn about historic buildings, French influences on the city, and secret recipes. You will also, of course, hear about the traditional rivalry with Düsseldorf's neighbor, Cologne. With the perfect combination of information and entertainment, you walk from one highlight to another. Explore locations and stories that mean a lot to the locals. Find out more about poets, painters, and even punk and pop artists who started their careers here.

Düsseldorf: Old Town Tour for Party Girls

5. Düsseldorf: Old Town Tour for Party Girls

Discover Dusseldorf's party culture on this guided tour in the Old Town. Taste the local beer, stop at a delicious cupcake cafe, and learn fascinating anecdotes about the Old Town and why it's known as "the longest bar in the world." Begin your tour in style with a can of Hugo at Carlsplatz. Stroll with your guide through Düsseldorf's Old Town and hear entertaining anecdotes about love, life, and partying at "the longest bar in the world." On your way to Königsallee, stop for some pink party shots and a local Altbier. Take a break at an ice cream parlor with special alcoholic ice cream. If you dare, enter the "Radschlag" contest to win a medal before heading to Düsseldorf's first cupcake café. As you enjoy your cupcake, snap the perfect Instagram pictures for your stories. Play drinking games with your friends. Finish your party tour in a bar at Bolker Straße with one more party shot.

Düsseldorf: Private Old Town Tour with flexible beer stops

6. Düsseldorf: Private Old Town Tour with flexible beer stops

Enjoy a guided walking tour through the Old Town. With this tour you are taking part in guided walking tour with loads of information about Düsseldorf, its History, its best places and its beer tradition, with the option to stop at the breweries as you are passing them. Meet your guide and start your tour at the famous luxury shopping mile Königsallee. Head to the Altstadt with its Highlights and secrets, and of course with its breweries. If you like, you can stop at one of the breweries for a little beer break, or at two of them, or three or simply all of them. Drinks are not included in the price. Follow your guide through the Old Town and hear facinating stories and historical information about the city. Learn about where locals like to eat, drink, and dance the night away. At the end of your tour, know exactly where to go for more food and drinks.  If you want to know more about Düsseldorf and its beer culture, but in a very flexible way, this is your tour!

Düsseldorf: Cologne Rivalry Tour with Bread Time and Beer

7. Düsseldorf: Cologne Rivalry Tour with Bread Time and Beer

This tour leads you to the most beautiful places in the Old Town of Düsseldorf. The first stop is in an authentic Brauhaus (brewery) for a tasty dark beer. Continue on to see the Schlossturm,  (old palace tower), the town hall, and the carnival museum. Your guide will tell you more about the rivalry between Cologne and Düsseldorf and their different beer, traditions, and mentalities. Pass the Rhine Tower, Düsseldorf's highest building, and the state parliament of NRW. The last stop is the Media Harbour, an old industrial harbor which is nowadays a stylish quarter with bars, restaurants, old port buildings, and crazy new architecture. There, in the center of Düsseldorf, you will be offered a delicious Kölsch in the only Kölsch brewery in town.

Düsseldorf: Craft Beer Walking Tour with Tastings

8. Düsseldorf: Craft Beer Walking Tour with Tastings

Discover Düsseldorf’s historic and contemporary craft beer scene on a guided walking tour of the Altstadt district of the city. Hear how the local Altbier was already a craft beer before microbreweries up and down the country, and the wider world, launched a revolution against mass-produced beers.  Join your guide who will share both the technical info and entertaining facts with you. Discover the latest craft beer trends of the area as you explore.Go behind the scenes, see the ingredients, and meet the beer experts of the city as you explore Altstadt. Learn more about how centuries-old traditions meet present-day beer culture. Start at the Uerige Brewery Inn with some small samples of local brews. Then continue to the Brauhaus Zum Schlüssel where the water used for brewing still comes from the brewery’s own spring. Hear about the secrets of the best-roasted malt that has been down from one generation to the next. Stop at the Holy Craft Bar for more tastings with the staff known as "beerkeepers". After tasting several beers you are almost certain to feel peckish, so make a stop at the legendary Altstadt snack bar HamHam bei Josef for a hearty pork-filled roll to finish the tour.

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What people are saying about Düsseldorf

Overall rating

4.3 / 5

based on 71 reviews

Very good information regarding Düsseldorf Alt Beer. We visited 4 breweries. The guide spoke both in English and German. Miguel was thorough. He answered all of my questions.

What a fun tour!! Thanks for all your fun stories and excellent recommendations for dinner. It was amazing!!!

Loved my time with our guide. had a great group, and had some excellent bier! would definitely do it again

Fantastic guide Lena! She knows the history and makes it sound interesting! Fun tour! :)

Great way to discover some of Düsseldorf’s oldest and most traditional breweries.