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  1. Germany
  2. North Rhine-Westphalia
  3. Cologne
  4. Cologne Cathedral

Cologne: 3-Hour Guided Bike Tour

Product ID: 44244
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Discover the most beautiful places in Cologne on a 3-hour guided bike tour. Ride along the 15-kilometer-long route to see the Rheinpark, the Hohenzollern Bridge, Cologne Philharmonic Hall, and the world-famous cathedral.
About this activity
Duration: 3 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
German, English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Ride through Cologne's history from the Roman times to the Middle Ages and up to modern times
  • Hear exciting anecdotes and fascinating historical facts about Germany's oldest city
  • Learn interesting facts about Cologne and its history from your tour guide
  • See the Eigelsteintor, the northern old town, and the Rheinpark
  • Enjoy the view of Cologne's skyline from the Zoobrücke
  • Discover the Hohenzollern Bridge, the cathedral, the Cologne Philharmonic Hall, and Museum Ludwig
Full description
Visit the fascinating cathedral city of Cologne and learn all about its 2000 years of history on a guided bike tour. Explore the city in an environmentally friendly way and ride through the Roman times to the Middle Ages up to the latest architectural developments. Along the way you’ll hear exciting anecdotes and fascinating historical facts on your journey of discovery though Germany’s oldest city.

Explore Cologne on a route of approximately 15 kilometers and discover the most interesting places in the city along the way. Start at the Eigelsteintor, the medieval symbol of the northern old town, and ride past the Prussian Fort X and across the Zoobrücke. From here you can enjoy the fantastic views of Cologne’s skyline.

Ride to the green area of the city, the right bank of Rheinpark, which was voted Germany’s most beautiful park in 2007. From the bridgehead of the Hohenzollern Bridge you will see the famous photo scene with the cathedral, the Crane Houses, and the many small towers.

Stop on the historical steel bridge to see the love locks before heading to the Cologne Philharmonic Hall, Museum Ludwig, and the world-famous cathedral. Relax at one of the breweries before exploring the winding streets of Martinsviertel.

From here you'll cycle along the Rhine to Cologne’s newest and most exclusive area – the brand new Rheinauhafen. Its architectural highlights include the 3 Crane Houses, the Chocolate Museum, the Siebengebirgshaus, and the Wurstbude. Ride at a leisurely pace northward along the Rhine and admire the picturesque old town before returning to the starting point.
Includes
  • Tour guide
  • Bicycle rental
  • Helmet
  • Rain poncho
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drink

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Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 253 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.8 / 5
  • Organization
    4.7 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.5 / 5
  • Safety
    4.6 / 5
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Fun tour - you get to see more on a bicycle!

Had a very good time - our guide was very good and spoke excellent English. The took their time making sure our bikes were adjusted correctly and off we went. The cobble stones are a little bouncy (still fun) but most of time we are on smooth surfaces. We were able to see parts of the city that we would never have explored on foot as it would have just been to far to walk. Recommend this tour!

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September 16, 2019

Well Worth It

I loved this tour, I went with a small group, just me and a couple from the US. Our guide was very friendly, and knowledgable. Cologne is a very bike friendly city, and most of the tour is fairly easy to do on the bikes for people of any fitness level. I'd highly recommend to do this on your first day in Cologne, so that way you see all the main attractions from the outside, get a bit of history and can figure out where to spend your time.

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August 21, 2019

Enjoyed it thoroughly. =) all questions I asked were answered.

October 30, 2019

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Colonia Aktiv

Product ID: 44244