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Cologne & Limburg Full-Day Tour

Product ID: 209088
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A foundation of the ancient Romans, a flourishing trading venue in the Middle Ages, and a vivid cosmopolitan metropolis today: come and discover the 2000-year-old history of Cologne.
About this activity
Duration 9 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit Cologne's main attractions on a double-decker bus
  • See the impressive Gothic masterpiece that is the Cathedral of Cologne
  • View the historic Roman Praetorium and medieval city gates
  • Take some free time to explore and stroll along the banks of the Rhine
  • Stop at the medieval city of Limburg an der Lahn
Full description
Visit Cologne for a day and discover 2000 years of its history, from the Roman times through to the Middle Ages, to the bustling metropolis that exists today. This tour shows you some of the city's most ancient relics, its grand Gothic cathedral, and enduring icons of culture from across the centuries.

Once you meet your group in central Frankfurt, take a ride across the countryside for your visit to Germany's fourth-largest city. A double-decker bus takes you to see the site of the Roman Praetorium and the famous Dionysus mosaic at the Romano-Germanic Museum, as well at the mighty city gates and fantastic churches that offer an insight into the former medieval city life.

When you take some time out for lunch, walk through the city's central pedestrian areas to experience the lively and vibrant atmosphere that makes Cologne a hotspot of art, culture, and modern life. Take a look at the grand Cathedral of Cologne, which took more than 600 years to complete. In the afternoon, make a stop in the town of Limburg an der Lahn to see its beautiful old bridges and medieval houses before you return to Frankfurt.
Includes
  • Guided tour to Cologne
  • Boxed lunch
  • Roundtrip transportation between Frankfurt and Cologne
  • Live tour commentary provided in English
What’s Not Included
  • Pickup from your hotel in Frankfurt (10,00 Euro per person and per way)
  • Food and beverages not listed in the inclusions

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Near the Main Train Station, opposite of Hotel Savoy; Wiesenhüttenstraße 39, 60329 Frankfurt am Main, Deutschland.

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Important information
Know before you go
• Check-in is 15 minutes prior to the booked tour start time
• At least 4 people are required for this activity to take place
• This activity operates in most weather conditions
• You must wear comfortable closed walking shoes