During the walking tour through the old town of Cologne (or Köln in German) we discover the more than 2000 years of history. From the ancient Roman city, through the Middle Ages, into the modern city of Cologne we know nowadays. We will visit some of the most interesting hidden corners in the city, talk about the impressive cathedral, the vibrant markets and share amazing local stories.
During this tour, besides focussing on the history, we'll share legends and funny anecdotes with you. Join our tour to discover the secrets if this historic city, make new friends and get you recommendations to make the most out of your visit.
- Meeting Point & Introduction: in front of the Kreuzblume near the tourist office
- Dom, the Cathedral of Cologne
- Historical Town Hall
- Original Cologne Water House
- Roman city
- Old Market
- Rhine River
- Fish Market
- Cologne Carnival
- and more Legeds & Secrets
Why walk with us?
We love what we do and always do our very best. At the end of the tour you decide what it's worth to you
Always a local guide and an awesome group of people. No boring headsets involved.
We've been running tours in Cologne since 2014 and are always in the top 5 of Tripadvisor
Inclusions & Exclusions
- Local English speaking storyteller
What's not included:
- Gratuities for the guide (optional)
Look for the yellow umbrella
In front of the Kreuzblume near the tourist office
How much distance is covered?
Around 2.8km (1.75mi). So it's not a long walk, but a lot of the interesting sites are very close to one another. Yet, we're able to talk about it for hours.
What does it mean? A free tour?*
It means that it's a Pay What You Want tour. At the end of the tour, you decide what the tour is worth to you and whether you want to reward the guide accordingly (and according to your budget). That way everyone can enjoy a tour.
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