Guided tour

Cologne: Kölsche Highlights Tour

4.8 / 5

11 reviews

Cologne: Kölsche Highlights Tour

From US$ 13.70 per person

Experience stories about breweries, pubs, historical personalities, and sights as you wander around Cologne's Old Town. Together with a local guide, you will learn all about the area's history, which stretches back as far as Roman times.

About this activity

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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 1.5 hours
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Live tour guide
Wheelchair accessible


  • Learn stories, legends, and anecdotes from Cologne's history
  • Be taken to medieval Cologne
  • Let yourself be transferred back into the time of the Romans
  • Enjoy a barrier-free tour
Full description
Between the Cologne Cathedral and the "large St. Martin" at the Rhine is where the old town of Cologne is located. Even the old carnival hit "Die Hüs´cher bunt om Aldermaat" (text and music: Gerhard Jussenhoven/Jupp Schlösser; 1938) reflects the charm of this district with its medieval townhouses. The area also testifies to Kölscher peculiarity. Throughout this tour, allow yourself be carried away into the time of the Romans as you learn stories, legends, and anecdotes about Cologne's history. Get to know Cologne's Town Hall and the Jewish Quarter, as you encounter them with your local guide. Stories about breweries, pubs, historical personalities, and sights, invite you to a tour into the heart of Cologne. Experience and learn about medieval Cologne on this barrier free tour.
  • Expert guide
  • German-speaking, barrier-free tour
  • barrier-free tour
  • Food and drinks
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Traveler requirements
  • Masks are optional for this activity
  • All participants who are over 18 years old must also bring a valid form of government-issued photo ID
  • All participants who are over 18 years old must present either proof of full vaccination or proof of a Covid-19 infection within the last 6 months

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Meeting point

Kreuzblume (gegenüber Cafe Reichard/neben Domforum), Kardinal-Höffner-Platz, 59667

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Know before you go

  • This tour is free of charge for children up to 12 years of age
  • Food and drinks are not included
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 11 reviews

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Very nice and amusing walk through Cologne's old town. Unfortunately, the 1.5 hours passed far too quickly. The real Cologne boy, Harry, was awesome! Highly recommended!

November 24, 2019

Everything OK

November 11, 2019

It was an entertaining beautiful city walk highly recommended!

November 10, 2019

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