• Location: Cologne, Germany
  • Duration: 2 hours (approx.)
From USD $ 13.00 View price calendar

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Admire beautiful Cologne from the water on a 1-hour sightseeing cruise along the Rhine River. Choose from a range of departure times and watch top Cologne attractions including twin-spired Cologne Cathedral, the Old Town and the Hohenzollern Bridge unfold as you cruise along the world-famous river. Buy drinks such as the much-loved local Koelsch beer from the bar, and hear about Cologne’s long and illustrious history while you sail. If you wish, choose to enjoy a longer, 2-hour evening cruise to see Cologne’s sights sparkling with lights along the riversides.


  • 1-hour Cologne sightseeing cruise on the Rhine River
  • Admire views of Cologne's top attractions, like Cologne Cathedral
  • Take in panoramic views of beautiful riverbanks and park areas
  • Learn about the city's interesting history from the informative audio commentary in English
  • Upgrade to a 2-hour sightseeing cruise to enjoy Cologne's riverfront sights lit up at night!

What You Can Expect

Cologne Sightseeing Cruise

Cologne Sightseeing Cruise

Select from a range of daytime departure times when you book. Then, make your own way to the cruise departure point on the banks of the Rhine River in central Cologne.
Step aboard your modern sightseeing boat, and find a spot on the sun deck or in the comfortable cabin. Then, sit back and soak up the views as your boat pulls away from shore and glides along the legendary Rhine.
Take snaps of top Cologne attractions such as the magnificent, twin-spires of Cologne Cathedral and the Hohenzollern Bridge, whose railings are crowded with locked padlocks left by couples as an everlasting symbol of their love.
Keep your camera poised as you waft by the medieval Old Town, and watch for Cologne Chocolate Museum — an impressive contemporary building that dominates the newly renovated Rheinauhafen harbor area.

 As you cruise, listen to fascinating facts about Cologne’s 2,000-year history from the informative audio commentary, and perhaps visit the onboard bar to buy a drink (own expense), such as a glass of the much-loved local beer of Koelsch.
After around an hour on the water, return to the starting pier, where your tour ends when you step back on land.
If you wish, choose to take a 2-hour evening trip rather than a 1-hour daytime cruise, and enjoy magical views of Cologne’s illuminated sights glittering against the night sky.

Customer Reviews


5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2018

Love this cruise. I wish the trip was longer, but its well worth your money. I wouldnt mind paying extra if they took us more up or down the river.

يارا ا

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2018



5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2017

You can explore Cologne through this Trip, the history depicted and commentated during the Cruise is too good.
The Cruise Ship was very well equipped with food and drinks.
A cool breeze on the top deck with a sun in dusk ........... just can't forget.
We recommend all Travelers to opt for this Cruise

Ronald C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2017

You can't go wrong for the price. It is a perfect way to spend the afternoon. A short walk from the Cathedral and nearby parking garages. Pay for your parking before you go to your car. lesson learned!

Jill S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2017

I would definitely recommend this tour- it was everything advertised!


5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2016

Good tour and a very pleasant way to see the city

Pirathajini N

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016

Very good and we had wonderful time.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016

So worth the money! We booked this short cruise on the Rhine as a way to unwind and adjust to the time change after our flight from the USA. Great service, warm welcome and a lovely cruise where you can get your bearings. Would gladly recommend for families, couples and singles.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

The whole experience was very easy and pleasant from start to finish. We were a group of 8 of differing ages and gender and everyone had a really enjoyable time.

Don O

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

The tour was quite nice and comfortable.

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