Guided tour

Cologne: Histories & Typical Cologne

3.8 / 5

5 reviews

Cologne: Histories & Typical Cologne

Activity provider: KölnTourismus

From US$ 13.73 per person

Find out what makes Cologne so special with an entertaining walking tour through the heart of the city, which will give you insights into the city's history and traditions.

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Live tour guide
Wheelchair accessible


  • Meet the two most famous people from Cologne: Tünnes and Schäl
  • Learn more about the Cologne Carnival
  • Discover what's typical of Kölsch cuisine
Full description
Get to know humorous stories and anecdotes on this entertaining tour together with a native of Cologne. Perhaps you are thinking of Tünnes and Schäl, the Kallendresser or the notorious Kölschen Klüngel? Is it the numerous well-known songs that appeal to young and old alike, often sung during the carnival season? Or is it the countless stories and anecdotes that are often told with a wink about the city and its inhabitants?  At the end of this humorous walking tour through the old town, you will surely agree: Cologne is a way of life. This tour is only available in German.
  • German live tour guide
  • Food and drinks
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Meeting point is inside the Service Center of Cologne Tourist Board (not outside)

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Water
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Die Umgebung war sehr laut und störte beim Zuhören

October 3, 2021


Stadtgeschichten und die typisch kölsche Lebensart haben uns sehr gut gefallen. Die Reiseführerin hatte die Führung sehr informativ und interessant gestaltet. Sehr empfehlenswert und gerne mal wieder!

September 29, 2021


August 16, 2021


Product ID: 280172