Cologne: Advent and Christmas Customs Tour in German

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Cologne: Advent and Christmas Customs Tour in German

From $14.55 per person

Discover Cologne's old town during the Christmas season and let yourself be guided through pre-Christmas Cologne.

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Duration 2 hours
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  • Enjoy an informative tour through pre-Christmas Cologne
  • Find out what Christmas traditions are all about and listen to the stories of Santa Claus
  • Let yourself be enchanted by the atmospheric lights
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Discover the atmospheric, pre-Christmas Cologne and learn all about the old traditions and customs. Admire the beautifully decorated houses and listen to the stories about Santa Claus and Knecht Ruprecht. Listen to what these customs are all about and stroll through the festively lit centre of Cologne. Learn more about the origins of Christmas traditions and enjoy a leisurely tour for the whole family as a pleasant preparation for Christmas.
  • Guided tour with a BVGD-certified guide
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
    Traveler requirements
    • Customers are required to bring and wear masks
    • Customers must fill out a travel information form
    • You must present either proof of full vaccination, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative test taken no more than 24 hours before the activity starts

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    Meeting point

    At the Römertorbogen (Roman arch) in front of the Cologne Cathedral

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    • This tour is only available in German
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    4.7 / 5

    based on 3 reviews

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    Entertaining despite bad weather entertaining.

    December 24, 2018

    The city guide knew everything very well.

    The tour was very interresting and humorously designed. Unfortunately it rained incessantly.

    December 27, 2018

    December 22, 2019

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