Tours in English

The easy-going way to get to know Cologne

Cologne for Beginners – The Köln Story

The essentials of Cologne’s 2000 years of history

The Old Town Hall

A tour of the old part of town including the historical town hall, Alter Markt (former medieval market square), St. Martin’s quarter (heavily bombed in World War II, reconstructed in the Seventies and Eighties).

Max. 25 participants

Meeting point: Kreuzblume (copy of a finial of Cologne Cathedral), Kardinal-Höffner-Platz

Group price: € 225,-

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Cologne Old Town Quiz

Be a winner – explore the city! A team competition

Fish Market fountain in Cologne Old Town

Everybody wins with our 3 hour event.
At the start either we divide the group into teams – for example 5 teams of 5 persons – or you do it yourselves beforehand.
Each team receives a folder containing approximately 35 questions. There are points for each right answer
The questions can be answered by walking round the old town with open eyes – our folder gives directions to take each group on a self-guided tour of the main city sights.
Our guide can be contacted at any time by mobile phone in case of problems.
At the finish the groups meet and we check the answers.
The winners are announced.
All participants get a certificate.
We create the certificates the way you want them (for example with your company logo).
We recommend a typical old-style restaurant for the finish.

Meeting point: Heinzelmännchen (elves) fountain, Am Hof

Price: € 25,- per person, minimum € 325,-

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Learning Kölsch

A guided pub crawl

Brauhaus Früh am Dom - the most popular waterhole to get a taste of the local brew

An entertaining walk of the old part of town, history and stories concering the famous local brew, Kölsch beer.
Naturally you get the opportunity to taste several glasses of this Cologne speciality.

This tour is not recommended for youths under 16.

Max. 25 participants

Meeting point: Heinzelmännchenbrunnen (elves fountain), Am Hof

Group price: € 225,- , beverages not included

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The Sightseeing Tour

A tour of the city by bus

Carillion at the 4711 building

This tour is an introduction to the city for visitors and everyone new to Cologne. You will discover the attractions of the old town between the Romanesque churches St. Martin the Great and St. Maria Lyskirchen. The tour continues along the Rhine to the traditional area of pubs and student life in the south of the city. We take the Ring boulevard to see imposing 19th century residences and modern architecture as well as parts of the medieval city wall with its towers and fortified gates. You will find out which shopping streets and malls are the most tempting and where the night-life is buzzing. During this trip past the most important sights we will tell you what you need to know about 2000 fascinating years of history and culture in this cathedral city.

A maximum of 50 persons can come along.

Duration: 1,5 hrs

Group price: € 535,- when starting and ending in the city centre, bus included.
When you come with your own bus and we only provide a tour-guide, the price is € 225,-.

When starting and ending outside of the city centre, there will be additional costs.

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Typically Cologne

An entertaining walk through the old town

Tünnes and Schäl, two popular characters of local folklore

A slow walk through history and stories concerning the “Cologne way of life” and everything “typically Cologne”, such as the world-famous Eau de Cologne, carnival or the strange drinking customs of the locals (using for example small, narrow glasses – instead of big steins – containing only 0.2 l of Kölsch, the local brew).

Max. 25 participants.

Meeting point: Heinzelmännchenbrunnen (elves fountain), Am Hof

Group price: € 225,- , beverages not included

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