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English guided tour (other languages offered)

English guided tour (other languages offered)

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Learn how Eau de Cologne was first produced 300 years ago, by visiting Farina Fragrance Museum in Cologne. You'll avoid long lines by having a pre-booked ticket, and going on a guided tour will help make the most of your visit. Smell different fragrances, see the original arched cellar, learn about perfume production, and see rare historic items. A magnificent tour that helps you step back in time, and understand true craftsmanship.
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  • 45 minutes
  • Taking safety measures
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$5.96
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$5.96
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Cologne City Tour Experience cathedral city on the Rhine

Cologne City Tour Experience cathedral city on the Rhine

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DISCOVER UNKNOWN DETAILS OF COLOGNE Welcome to an interesting and exciting journey through 2000 years of city history - from the Roman city foundation (CCAA) Colonia to "Kölle" to today's Cologne. Discover on this special Cologne CITY TOUR not only the already obvious, but especially for visitors Cologne rather hidden and thus less known attractions of the internationally famous Rhine metropolis. "Unknown details": Experience has shown that many tour visitors - even if they live and / or work in and around Cologne - have come to know many new, previously unknown, fascinating backgrounds, places and details of Cologne on our tours ... Learn the The popular, cosmopolitan city of the cathedral can be known to us in a different way by discovering surprising and unexpected details that are only really known to a few people at the KÖLN-CITY TOUR.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$29.70
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$29.70
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COLOGNE GHOST TOUR: Haunted City Center Exploration Game (Cologne Cathedral)

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COLOGNE GHOST TOUR: Haunted City Center Exploration Game (Cologne Cathedral)

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Embark on a quest around Cologne by solving clues that will take you to the most haunted places in the city, all with the help of your smartphone. Unlock new stories as you discover on your own Cologne Cathedral, Domplatte, the historic Old Town, and more. + Discover the most haunted streets, villas, and squares in the city + Find out the horror stories of the people who used to live there + Solve clues on your phone while you visit the haunted Cologne You are invited to discover the captive souls, the spirits and the mysterious skeletons of Cologne with an interactive city exploration app. Each clue will lead you from one place to another, giving you exact directions, so you won’t need a map, a GPS or a guide. When you solve it and guess the answer, the secret story of that place is unlocked. Along the way, you’ll find horror stories that will give you the chills. Dare you go on this tour?
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$4.75
$5.94
$1.19 savings
Price varies by group size
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$4.75
$5.94
$1.19 savings
Price varies by group size

Guided Brewery Walking Tour in Cologne

Guided Brewery Walking Tour in Cologne

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Visitors unfamiliar with Cologne’s unusual brewhouse etiquette may find themselves confused by the system. On this brewhouse tour, find out how the ordering process works and—crucially—how to indicate you’ve had your fill. Visit four traditional brewhouses with a guide, savoring a glass of kölsch—Cologne’s signature beer style—at each.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$20.25
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$20.25
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Cologne Like a Local: Customized Private Tour

Cologne Like a Local: Customized Private Tour

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Trade a traditional guided tour of Cologne for a personalized walking tour based on a new travel concept. Meeting up with a Lokafyer guide is like having a friend to show you around Cologne, from the coolest neighborhoods to the places locals actually eat. Since you’ll connect with the guide to talk or chat before the tour, you can customize the experience to your preferences and interests.
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  • 2 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$36.65
Price varies by group size
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$36.65
Price varies by group size
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Best of Cologne with a private guide

Best of Cologne with a private guide

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Birthplace of Eau de Cologne, Cologne is a wonderful medieval city composed of several World Heritage Sites like the Cologne Cathedral and Brühl Castle. This tour covers all Cologne's great architectures, but also its history by visiting the Fragrance Museum, and the Chocolate Museum. It will be a wonder for your sense of smell, taste, and sight. Tour timings are flexible and can be amended depending on availability.
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  • 4 hours
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$409.47
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$409.47
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Self-guided Discovery Walk in Cologne: Highlights & Hidden Gems

Self-guided Discovery Walk in Cologne: Highlights & Hidden Gems

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Discover the popular attractions of Cologne as well as its hidden secrets on this interactive city discovery game. You won’t have to learn how to use new devices, as the game can be accessed from your smartphone. It can also be used on multiple devices at once, so you won’t have a problem if your battery dies. Solve 15 clues and discover Cologne’s old town gems while you're playing. It’s a great way to go sightseeing and have fun at the same time.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$38.12
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$38.12
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Architectural Walk of Cologne with a Local

Architectural Walk of Cologne with a Local

This Experience is provided by a private local. Discover the most impressive buildings in Cologne and learn about each one and its characteristics in this invigorating architectural walk. Join me on this adventure and discover the beauty and unique characteristics of the city’s most significant buildings and get to know a bit more about the local culture in Germany from my own perspective. During this walk, you will become better acquainted with the local architecture, while also learning about the way in which this has changed over the years, with the city becoming more modern while still keeping its unique character. While a large part of Cologne’s architecture was destroyed during World War II, some key churches and structures still survive. The city also lays host to some interesting modern architecture, which represents its continued evolving landscape.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$64.33
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$64.33

Discover Cologne's LGBT Nightlife with a Local

Discover Cologne's LGBT Nightlife with a Local

This Experience is provided by a private local. Cologne is known for being a no-judgment city and a city that is and always will be open to people from all walks of life. In Cologne you can find an unbelievably strong LGBT community with dedicated Clubs, Bars and so much more! Join an LBGT-friendly local to discover the best hangout spots to meet like-minded people and enjoy a memorable night out at some of Cologne's most prominent LGBT bars and clubs. While going from bar to bar you will get a better image and understanding of the LGBT community and get to ask all your questions! Come with me to discover another facette of Cologne full of colours and history!
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$58.37
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$58.37

Private Photo Session with a Local Photographer in Cologne

Private Photo Session with a Local Photographer in Cologne

Want to capture your amazing honeymoon? Family vacation while the kids are still little? Your perfect couples retreat from everyday busy life? A solo trip without asking strangers to take pictures of you? Stop searching, we got you here! We are the largest network of local vacation photographers in the world! Besides Cologne, we operate in over 700 destinations worldwide! We always make sure that every special moment of each client is captured well. We believe in our service and quality of our photos so much that we even offer a 100% money back satisfaction guarantee for your photo shoot. Which means, if you don’t like the result of your photo shoot, you can contact us within 7 days and claim your money back! So what are you waiting for? Become one of our hundreds of happy customers by treating yourself to this special experience! Your family and friends will love the result too!
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  • 30 minutes
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$271.05
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$271.05
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GAILY TOUR in COLOGNE - Gay & Lesbian Tour

GAILY TOUR in COLOGNE - Gay & Lesbian Tour

Cologne • Gay Tour & Eau de Cologne's Secrets  Cologne by Night • Gay Tour • Gay or Lesbian Friendly Tour Guide and/or Driver • Every Entrance Fee or Tasting described in the program
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  • 3 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$202.51
Price varies by group size
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$202.51
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Cologne Walking tour of Old Town

Cologne Walking tour of Old Town

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Cologne is one of Germany’s biggest cities, which can make it daunting for a first-time visitor to navigate around. Avoid the hassle of getting lost by going on this guided walking tour of the Old Town. It’s a great way to get your bearings, and to learn about the city’s history too. See Cologne Cathedral, the Town Hall, Great St. Martin’s Church, the Old Market Place, and more.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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$191.75
per group
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$191.75
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Old Town Private Brewhouse Tour

Old Town Private Brewhouse Tour

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With our passion for Cologne and its local beer specialty Kölsch, we want to take you on a journey to our favorite brewhouses in town. Become part of the Crew and try different Kölsch brands and learn why we love Kölsch so much! We spontaneously adapt every single tour to the group, so we can truly say: Our Cologne - Your tour! On our brewhouse tour in Cologne's old town, our guides will bring you to four traditional brewhouses. In each brewhouse you have the possibility to try their unique Kölsch and our entertaining guide will tell you everything you need to know about Kölsch, Cologne and the local mentality.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$183.27
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$183.27
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 Guided tour “Love stories of Cologne”

Guided tour “Love stories of Cologne”

An exclusive tour for all the romantics of the world! Together with the professional local guide, you will visit the most romantic places in the city. What is so impressive about Cologne cathedral? You will feel spellbound in a charming atmosphere. What is considered as one of the best places to have a date in the city? Where can you make lovely photos? You will be surprised how many historical love stories are hidden in the streets, buildings, parks of the city. From heartbreaking and tragic, to the hilarious or spicy ones. What is so romantic about the Cologne Triangle? What is the most famous historical couple of the Germany country? This tour is especially recommended in the Saint Valentine period!
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  • 2 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$475.30
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$475.30
per group
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The Best of Cologne Walking Tour

The Best of Cologne Walking Tour

During this short walking tour, you will see all the most important sights and have an overview of Cologne’s long history going back to Roman times. Let us have a stroll through the old town and get to know Cologne’s inhabitants and their mentality better. Enjoy the Cologne Cathedral - one of the most important and impressive buildings in the world from outside. Do you know how many people visit the Cathedral each year? Be impressed with Cologne’s Old Town, its late medieval town hall, pass the Old Market, and stroll through the cobbled streets and within small houses. Experience its distinctive historical charm and be drawn by its rustic narrow alleyways. Discover it all with our professional guide!
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  • 1 hour 15 minutes
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$421.51
per group
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$421.51
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Historical Walk through Cologne with a Local

Historical Walk through Cologne with a Local

This Experience is provided by a private Local. Discover the historical side of Cologne with a passionate local who wants to share all the historical and fun facts about Cologne. Our excursion will start at the Synagogue because Cologne has a deep Jewish history! Learn about how the city has grown and changed over time. From visiting the churches to discovering the history behind the Hahnen Gate or even The Domincan Church of St. Andrew, discover unique sites that an ordinary tourist tour won’t show you! We always knew travelling was the best way of learning, but having a knowledgeable Local by your side to give you insider tips and share local secrets is even better! Of course, if you want to learn about something in particular or have a special interest, just let me know, and I will adjust the itinerary for you!
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$76.24
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$76.24

Cologne Walking tour with a visit to world famous Cathedral

Cologne Walking tour with a visit to world famous Cathedral

Discover Cologne’s top attractions, all in one single, private tour. Pick between multiple daily tour times, meet your guide in the city center, and enjoy a seamless way to explore this history-saturated city. You’ll visit the UNESCO-listed Cologne Cathedral (entry own expense), will admire the 900-year-old Historic Town Hall, will explore the Alter Markt (Old Market Square), and more.
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  • 3 hours
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$308.03
per group
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$308.03
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Cologne 1933-1945 Walking Tour

Cologne 1933-1945 Walking Tour

Explore how the inhabitants here coped with their daily life in the dark times of 1933-1945. Find out why Cologne Cathedral apparently stayed free of damage after more than 200 air raids and why the old town had to be rebuilt completely. What happened to the enemies of Hitler’s regime and to those opposing the National Socialist dictatorship? In those dark years, all the achievements of the Weimar Republic were abolished in just an instant. During this guided tour, you will visit several sights with a reference to this decade. Experience the city’s history and main events of the period with our professional guide!
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  • 2 hours
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$403.06
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$403.06
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Aachen - Old town Guided tour

Aachen - Old town Guided tour

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A Private guided tour in the Old town of the City Aachen, famous for its cathedral. Walk through the Old town and its alleyways, get to see places of historical interest, see the natural fountains and hear stories from the past while you see the most beautiful places in the Old town. Tour timings are flexible and can be amended depending on availability.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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$290.71
per group
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$290.71
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Excursion to Düsseldorf

Excursion to Düsseldorf

Make the most of your time in Germany—and see the best of Düsseldorf in just half a day—on this private tour from Cologne. Pick between multiple departure times, and head north to Düsseldorf (transit own expense). Upon arrival, explore the city’s key attractions with your guide. Admire the Old Town Hall, visit the Castle Tower (the only remaining part of the city’s historical castle), see the Arts Academy, and more.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
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$865.94
per group
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$865.94
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The Instagrammable Places of Cologne with a Local

The Instagrammable Places of Cologne with a Local

This Experience is provided by a private local. If you want to spice up your instagram feed and impress your friends with stunning shots from your travels, then you are at the right place! Let me show you the most beautiful and impressive spots in Cologne and guide you with some useful tips to take good pictures from your phone or camera! Of course while strolling through the city and taking photos of the most unique places (like the Dom or the old Market as well as the legendary bridge) you will also get to know more about Cologne and learn about its secrets from a local's perspective. Join me on this adventure and give your insta feed an upgrade! Make sure you don’t book this Experience too late, as you don’t want to miss the golden hour!
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$39.31
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$39.31

Touristic highlights of Cologne on a Private half day tour with a local

Touristic highlights of Cologne on a Private half day tour with a local

Cologne is romantic, historic, and gorgeous. Experience the best of everything in this city. Our fun and entertaining guide will make this a memorable experience for you filled with sightseeing, visiting local popular hangout places and trying the local food & drinks. It is one of the best experiences to immerse yourself into the rich local culture.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$238.24
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$238.24
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Aachen Private Walking Tour

Aachen Private Walking Tour

Welcome to amazing Aachen, a place that should definitely be on every traveller's must-see list! We invite you to spend a couple of intense hours strolling through downtown and you will understand exactly why Charlemagne made this city the Capital of his European Empire and also why the stunning Dom became Germany’s first Unesco World Heritage Site. Travel back in time in this spa-town, the place where the German Kings were crowned, packed with historic sites that remind of the glorious days. Visit the impressive cathedral, the well preserved medieval buildings, city gates and beautiful fountains. Enjoy this fascinating city with its rich history in a tour that covers all the major highlights of the Charlemagne's legacy. You will see: * Aachener Dom * Cathedral Treasury * Town Hall * Center Charlemagne Museum * The Puppet Fountain
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$207.27
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$207.27
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City tour and photo tour in Cologne on the Rhine

City tour and photo tour in Cologne on the Rhine

With this tour you will get an interesting, summarized and targeted performance of the cathedral city of Cologne. Our tour guide will get to know you with the most important sights in the city center and make your tour informative and interesting. But the most important thing is, you no longer need a camera with a selfie stick, we take care of a number of professional photos that will immortalize your Cologne trip.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$47.65
Price varies by group size
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$47.65
Price varies by group size

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