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Cologne: 3-Hour Südstadt Food Tour

1. Cologne: 3-Hour Südstadt Food Tour

Start your 3-hour walking tour at Chlodwigplatz, in the heart of the Südstadt. Learn some culinary facts about the district before enjoying your first taster. Hear about the history of the Südstadt as the walk continues. Stop for your second international gastronomical visit. Continue past cool second-hand shops, comic book stores, and the Mangal Döner, Lukas Podolski's latest project. Visit a Cologne brewery before stopping for a typical Cologne snack. Get more insider knowledge from your guide and hear the story of the House Balchem, St. Severin, and the wrong side of the Rhine. Savor another international delicacy and then end the tour with a sweet specialty.

Bonn: Private Walking Tour

2. Bonn: Private Walking Tour

Embark on a guided walking tour that brings to life more than 2,000 years of history of the former capital of Germany, Bonn. On this private tour, you will discover the well-known sights as well as the hidden gems and stories of the city. Meet your guide on the market square in front of the historic town hall. Admire this impressive building with its decorated rococo facade that has witnessed numerous historical events. Hear about the heads of state were received here, such as John F. Kennedy, Queen Elizabeth II, and Bill Clinton. Immerse yourself in the history of the city as you walk through the old market square. Learn of the rich history of this central meeting point which was important for trading, but also a site of witch burnings, executions, and book burnings. See the main city highlights such as the Bonn Minster, the birthplace of Ludwig van Beethoven, as well as many other historical and more modern places and squares. Accompanied by your local guide, discover unknown and exciting details of the old town and get insider tips about the wider Bonn region. Learn about the history of the regional wine-growing areas along the romantic Rhine. Your guide will also share stories about the cultural, political, and current situation of Bonn and its special significance as a federal city and former capital of the Federal Republic of Germany.

Bonn: Escape Room Games

3. Bonn: Escape Room Games

Put your skills to the test in one of 5 different escape rooms. Use your combined intellect to figure out the solutions to these different situations and try to escape before time runs out. Before you start the escape room of your choice, you will receive a short briefing. The game masters will also be able to offer you support if needed. Use clues, solve puzzles, and maybe learn something new about your other teammates. Choose between one of the following escape rooms: Sherlock - Dr. Watson and Mary have disappeared and you have 60 minutes to find the two and escape. Crime Scene - Annemarie has been found dead in the morning hours. You and your team will be called to the scene. Where is the murder weapon? Robin - Free the maiden and give the Sheriff of Nottingham's treasure to the poor. Cuckoo's Nest 1 - You're locked in a 1960s insane asylum. Try and figure out how to escape. Cuckoo's Nest 2 - Book a second Cuckoo's Nest room and compete against another team.

Bonn: Private Guided Walking Tour

4. Bonn: Private Guided Walking Tour

Journey through history on a private guided walking tour of Bonn's Old Town. Find out about the city's founding in Roman times, and learn about its most famous son, Ludwig van Beethoven. Admire centuries-old buildings still standing proud today, including the Electoral Palace and Bonn Minster. After meeting your guide, set off on your walking tour of Bonn, a charming city split in two by the Rhine river. Marvel at the magnificence of the Electoral Palace and the splendor of the monuments from the times of the Electors. See Bonn Minster and hear about its almost 800-year-old history. Pass by Beethoven's birthplace and house and the Beethoven Monument as you discover the city's highlights. With your guide, find out about the two coronations that took place at Bonn Minster, Beethoven's life and compositions, and the witch burnings during the times of the Black Death. Enjoy views of the majestic Sieben mountains in the distance too.

Cologne Südstadt Tour in German

5. Cologne Südstadt Tour in German

Cologne's Südstadt – three "Veedel" (neighbourhoods), each with a different character but also its own charm. Tour the Severinsviertel, a former worker's neighbourhood, the Rheinauhafen and the bourgeois Neustadt Süd. Let your guide explain to you the close connection of the three Veedel in spite of their differences. Learn about the impact of industrialisation on Cologne. Find out how foresightful city administration implemented a ring road concept and which famous personages shaped the Severinsviertel and the Südstadt.

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What people are saying about Bonn

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 122 reviews

The tour was great! A guided tour through the Severinsviertel. You learned a lot of exciting things and stopped at interesting and above all delicious restaurants. So you got to know traditional Cologne food, but also simply extraordinary food, while learning something about the history of Cologne. If there were difficulties in understanding, the guide always translated old idioms directly into standard German so that everyone could understand everything. I would book again at any time.

Our guide Harry took us through the southern part of Cologne and gave us lots of information and anecdotes. We were also allowed to try a few delicious culinary "little things" - we could skip the planned dinner afterwards. We liked it very much!

The tour was very interesting and varied. Harry; our guide told us interesting and funny things. The food was varied, tasty and generous in quantity. The distance walked during the 3 hours was manageable.

Was very cozy and tasty, learned a lot about history, only German but very easy to understand. Harry was our guide, definitely recommended,

Very informative and entertaining. All in all a nice tour!