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Cologne: Cheese-Making Demonstration with Tasters & Gift

1. Cologne: Cheese-Making Demonstration with Tasters & Gift

Witness an authentic demonstration of how Dutch cheese is made. Learn how much milk is needed for one kilogram of cheese and see the equipment that is used to make cheese, all in Cologne. Meet the friendly staff of Henri Willig, donned in traditional Dutch clothing, who will explain everything about the cheese-making process in a 5-10 minute demonstration. Afterwards, browse the shop, which also offers a wide selection of souvenirs and other typical Dutch treats such as stroopwafels (syrup waffles) and chocolate. Be amazed to learn about and choose from 20 different flavors of Gouda cheese. A sample tasting will allow you to try almost all the flavors, making the decision much more manageable. Benefit from the help of experienced staff, ready to assist you in making your choice between choices such as fenugreek, hot and spicy, and pesto.  Grab one to enjoy at home, or to give away as a special gift after your mouth-watering experience.

Düsseldorf: Chocolatier Workshop and Chocolate Tasting

2. Düsseldorf: Chocolatier Workshop and Chocolate Tasting

Find the perfect treat for chocolate fans with a visit to this creative workshop. Become a true Maître chocolatier and make your own bar of chocolate under professional guidance in the Düsseldorf studio.Choose delicious and colorful ingredients and design your unique panel with liquid chocolate. Refrigerate your sweet masterpiece for a short time before eating or taking it home.In the workshop, also learn the theory of artisan chocolate-making while tasting some tantalizing samples. Discover the heritage and legacy of the making-process, from the production of the cocoa bean to the finished bar of chocolate.Once your artwork has solidified, receive a chocolatier certificate as proof of your hard work.

Dusseldorf: 1-Hour Airbus A320 Flight Simulator Private Tour

3. Dusseldorf: 1-Hour Airbus A320 Flight Simulator Private Tour

Enter the cockpit of an Airbus A320 Flight where all the instruments, sounds, and functions are like the real thing. After a short pre-flight briefing before boarding, take the captain’s seat. The Dusseldorf-Meerbusch flight simulator is particularly detailed. Fly the plane from take-off to landing with assistance from your instructor. Choose to go through different emergencies and weather scenarios with a professional pilot helping you every step of the way. You can design your route and fly to any of the 24,000 airports worldwide. Invite up to 6 friends who will sit behind you in an actual passenger cabin and look over your shoulder as you embark on your virtual flight. Fun and realism are the priority of this flight simulation. Experience a unique 1-hour with your family, friends, acquaintances, and colleagues. 

Dusseldorf-Flingern: 3-hour ART-Gallery Tour

4. Dusseldorf-Flingern: 3-hour ART-Gallery Tour

Immerse yourself in the local art scene as your guide teaches you about the fascinating works and galleries that have been cultivated specifically for this tour. Engage with incredible works of art, carefully selected and displayed, as your personal guide reveals intriguing information about the pieces and the art scene. Your guide will bring you into conversation with gallery owners as you explore the fascinating collection. The art gallery tour will take you through spaces full of inspiration from traditional oil paintings and sculptures to more contemporary works. Enjoy these pieces in an ideal setting of a small group with a personal guide. Explore the galleries that have been exclusively selected by the editorial staff of the ART magazine. Immerse yourself in the most exciting, wildest, and avant-garde scenes that the German metropolises have to offer.

Cologne/Ehrenfeld: 1-Hour Boeing 747 Flight Simulation

5. Cologne/Ehrenfeld: 1-Hour Boeing 747 Flight Simulation

Enter the cockpit of a Boeing 747, built from an original cockpit of Japan Airlines, and experience the thrill of virtual flying. After a short pre-flight briefing before boarding, take the captain’s seat. The flight simulator is detailed with all instruments, functions, and sounds like in a real airplane. Fly the plane from take-off to landing with assistance from your instructor. Choose to go through different emergencies and weather scenarios with a professional pilot helping you every step of the way. You can design your route and fly to any of the 24,000 airports worldwide. You can invite up to 12 friends who will sit behind you in an actual passenger cabin and look over your shoulder as you embark on your virtual flight. Experience a unique 1-hour with your family, friends, acquaintances, and colleagues. 

Essen-Mülheim: 1-Hour Airbus A320 Flight Simulator

6. Essen-Mülheim: 1-Hour Airbus A320 Flight Simulator

Be one of the first pilots in the brand new Airbus A320 flight simulator at Essen-Mülheim Airport. After a short pre-flight briefing before boarding, take the captain’s seat. The Essen-Mülheim flight simulator is particularly detailed where all the instruments, sounds, and functions are like the real thing. The simulator is located directly in the airport building, with an unobstructed view of the apron and the runway. Fly the plane from take-off to landing with assistance from your instructor. Choose to go through different emergencies and weather scenarios with a professional pilot helping you every step of the way. You can design your route and fly to any of the 24,000 airports worldwide. Invite up to 12 friends who will sit behind you in an actual passenger cabin and look over your shoulder as you embark on your virtual flight. Fun and realism are the priority of this flight simulation. Experience a unique 1-hour with your family, friends, acquaintances, and colleagues. 

Cologne: Downtown Art Galleries Guided Walking Tour

7. Cologne: Downtown Art Galleries Guided Walking Tour

Visit 4 to 5 art galleries in downtown Cologne on this intimate art gallery walking tour with a personal guide. Explore exhibits full of creative inspiration, featuring paintings, sculptures, and more. Learn about the city and the galleries you visit. Get face to face with gallery owners and see the best of Cologne’s art scene with entry to multiple galleries all in one tour. Discover the heart of the art world, not in museums but in the best galleries. Immerse yourself in the most exciting, wild, and avant-garde scenes of the German metropolis. Look forward to immersive encounters with art that is everything but cliché. Apart from enthusiasm and curiosity, you don't need to bring anything else with you. The chosen art galleries are exclusively selected by the editorial staff at ART magazine each month and cover everything from paintings to sculptures.

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What people are saying about North Rhine-Westphalia

It was very interesting how the cheese is made and processed. Staff very friendly helpful, and the lady explained it very well. I'm really excited, and the cheese tastes really delicious. Sincerely, Fam. Gorski

It was nice to try the different cheeses and you get the value of your ticket back to spend in store. You also get a free cheese cutter