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

Cologne: Medieval History Tour in German

Product ID: 72231
Discover the daily life of a city in the Middle Ages on this German-language tour with a costumed guide.
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Duration: 2 hours
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Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

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  • Learn about Cologne's medieval history
  • Learn all about the additional tasks of a hangman
  • Hear about the medieval past time activities
Full description
Discover the Cologne of the 15th century as the largest city of the „Holy Roman Empire“ and one of the richest cities in Europe on this tour in German.

Follow a townswoman through the alleys of the city and let her tell you all about the daily life in the free imperial city of Cologne.

Learn how its inhabitants lived during that time, which social groups were present and what the German saying „Stadtluft macht frei“ („Town air frees you“) means.

Find out if social mobility was possible, how people earned a living and where they went for shopping. Find out the favorite past time activities of the rich and the common people.
  • Tour in German with a BVGD-certified guide

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Meeting point

Römertorbogen (Roman arch) at the cathedral

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Sehr informativ und interessant, gern wieder, wir empfehlen Sie weiter

Sehr informativ, interessant erzählt, sehr schönes Kostüm der Stadtführerin und sie hatte ein großes Wissen über das Leben im Mittelalter in Köln Wir werden Sie auf jeden Fall weiterempfehlen

September 23, 2019


Interessante Führung, ganz individuell, mit vielen spannenden Details zur Kölner Geschichte.

June 10, 2019


Ein toller Nachmittag mit einer perfekten Mittelalter-Führerin!!

May 16, 2019

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Entdecke Köln

Product ID: 72231