1. Germany
  2. North Rhine-Westphalia
  3. Cologne
  4. Alter Markt

Cologne: Histories & Typical Cologne

Product ID: 280172
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.
About this activity
Valid 1 day
Starting time 2:30 PM
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • 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
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks

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Meeting point

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

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4.5 / 5

based on 2 reviews

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War sehr interessant und wunderbar zuzuhören

September 30, 2019


Der Guide hat auf wunderbare Art und Weise die kölsche Metalität rübergebracht. Die Führung war sehr informativ und sehr abwechslungsreich. Wir haben in den 1,5 Stunden sehr viel über das historische Köln erfahren. Diese Führung ist sehr zu empfehlen.

August 20, 2019

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Product ID: 280172