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Cologne: 3-Hour Guided Bike Tour

1. Cologne: 3-Hour Guided Bike Tour

Visit the fascinating cathedral city of Cologne and learn all about its 2000 years of history on a guided bike tour. Explore the city in an environmentally friendly way and ride through the Roman times to the Middle Ages up to the latest architectural developments.  Along the way, hear exciting anecdotes and fascinating historical facts on your journey of discovery though Germany’s oldest city. Explore Cologne on a route of approximately 15 kilometers and discover the most interesting places in the city along the way.  Start at the Eigelsteintor, the medieval symbol of the northern old town, and ride past the Prussian Fort X and across the Zoobrücke. From here you can enjoy the fantastic views of Cologne’s skyline. Ride to the green area of the city, the right bank of Rheinpark, which was voted Germany’s most beautiful park in 2007. From the bridgehead of the Hohenzollern Bridge you will see the famous photo scene with the cathedral, the Crane Houses, and the many small towers. Stop on the historical steel bridge to see the love locks before heading to the Cologne Philharmonic Hall, Museum Ludwig, and the world-famous cathedral. Relax at one of the breweries before exploring the winding streets of Martinsviertel. From here, cycle along the Rhine to Cologne’s newest and most exclusive area – the brand new Rheinauhafen. Its architectural highlights include the 3 Crane Houses, the Chocolate Museum, the Siebengebirgshaus, and the Wurstbude.  Ride at a leisurely pace northward along the Rhine and admire the picturesque old town before returning to the starting point.

Cologne: Guided E-Bike Riviera Tour Along the Rhine

2. Cologne: Guided E-Bike Riviera Tour Along the Rhine

Enjoy “la kölsche Vita” on a relaxing e-bike tour along the bike paths that follow the banks of the Rhine. Discover the less busy, more green areas around Cologne with a guide. Feel the cool breeze as you explore a lesser-known, totally tranquil side of the area. Leave the buzzing city center behind and make your way to the south towards local recreation areas, small beaches, and riverfront cafes and restaurants. Cross over the Rhine with one of the city's smallest ferries to medieval Zündorf, a small picturesque former fishing village. Relax with a cold Kölsch beer, a coffee, or a tasty ice cream. Cycle back on the eastern banks of the Rhine and enjoy beautiful views of the Cologne skyline as you head back to the city center. On the way to the south and back, you can also expect exciting anecdotes and fascinating historical facts about the green surroundings of Cologne, and its history and traditions. Discover the best of the Cologne Riviera on a tour designed to be relaxing and enriching.

Cologne: Street Art Bike Tour

3. Cologne: Street Art Bike Tour

On a sleepy Sunday, when the city seems to lie at rest and a stillness fills the streets of quirky Cologne, take an interesting tour through the hip Belgian quarter and quirky Ehrenfeld area of the city. Rent a bicycle near the Eigelsteintor and cruise through the city on your Citybike as you hear interesting information from your guide. Discover the different forms of street art around the city and see pieces by artists from around the world. Learn about the background and techniques of this art form and its artists, and see another style of art of provisionality and perpetual change, before taking a relaxing break in a local café.

Düsseldorf: Group Biking Adventure

4. Düsseldorf: Group Biking Adventure

Follow your guide as you cycle through Düsseldorf on a 120 minute tour. View almost all the attractions in the city center without having to leave your seat. Travel in groups no larger than ten, and stop to listen to historical information.  Start at Apollo-Platz and make your way to Stiftsplatz in the old town. Take in river views on the Rhine embankment promenade and enjoy the charming Inselstrasse. Pedal through Ehrenhof, Hofgarten, Corneliusplatz, Königsallee, and Hofgarten.  Enjoy the view from Oberkasseler bridge, and take in the scenery at the Oberkasseler Rhine meadows, before seeing the Rheinknie bridge. View some modern places at the State Parliament building and Rhine Tower. Ride past MedienHafen, a must-see for architecture lovers. Return to Rhine embankment promenade and follow your guide down the facinating winding streets of Schulstrasse, Citadellstrasse, Bäckerstrasse, and more. 

Cologne: Guided E-Bike Panorama Tour

5. Cologne: Guided E-Bike Panorama Tour

Take an extended circuit through Cologne on the very first e-bike tour of Cologne and discover some of the city's most beautiful and interesting places and landmarks. Cycle along the banks of the Rhine, to the famous and stunning Cologne Cathedral and the backyards of the Old Town, through Cologne's lush parks and green spaces, and explore the narrow alleys of the southern part of the city, the Eigelstein and the Agnes quarter! With your e-bikes, even the small hills in cologne are no longer a problem - and once you've reached the top, the fabulous view over the lively metropolis on the rhine awaits you. On this 3,5 hours ride, you embark on a true discovery of Cologne from the North to the South and the East to the West and a perfect mix of leisurely cycling and sightseeing!

Cologne: "Christmas Magic" Guided Tour by Bike

6. Cologne: "Christmas Magic" Guided Tour by Bike

Experience the beauty of Cologne at Christmas on a bike tour. Ride through iconic districts like the charming city center, Cologne cathedral, and many other places while hearing exciting stories from your local guide. Get into the festive spirit on a tour exclusive to the Christmas period. After meeting your guide explore multiple Christmas markets in the city. Gilde past the most beautiful lighted-up areas to see a cozy Christmas wonderland. You will hear lots of insider information on where to find unique Christmas gadgets and some of the popular German Christmas traditions from your guide. See the decorated stalls offering local delicacies and hand-made souvenirs. Take a short break and taste local food, mulled wine, or freshly brewed cocoa from one of the hundreds of decorated stalls. Prepare to be spellbound by the charming Christmas atmosphere all around, something you can only experience in Cologne at this time of year.

Bike Tour of Cologne Top Attractions with Private Guide

7. Bike Tour of Cologne Top Attractions with Private Guide

Experience highlights of Cologne during fantastic Bike Tour. Meet your 5-Stars Guide who will lead you safely around the city to show you the best parts with plenty of chances to stop for fabolous souvenir photos! Explore historic Old Town and discover hidden gems. Forget about tourist crowds, tired feet, and traffic jams! Hop on the bike, follow the Bike-Passionate Guide and explore city ecologically. Start from famous Cologne Cathedral, UNESCO World Heritage Site, and admire its magnificence and breathtaking Gothic architecture. Riding to the north-west of the Old Town you will pass by the St. Andrews Church. Further discover the beautiful St. Gereon Church and learn the legend about its patron. It will take you back to the mysterious times of Roman Empire and beginnings of Christianity. Nearby Mariensaule monument in the park is a perfect spot to take a memorable photos. After some ride back towards the Rhine river see the picturesque Old Market with fantastic Historic Town Hall and Romanesque Great St. Martin Church. Your guide will make sure that you spot all key attractions. You will cross the river on the famous steel Hohenzollern Bridge. For sure you will be amazed with its structure and views of the city. Enjoy the Love Lock Bridge with thousands of colourful padlocks all around. Your Private Guide will tell you the story behind. Then you will ride to the Koelntriangle for fabulous views across the Rhine to Cologne city. Enjoy all this route in 2-hours with accompany of live commentary provided by Local Expert-Guide. In 4-hours option your Private Guide will take you in addition to the outer western edge of the Old Town to show you the Colonius Tower, peaceful historic Melaten Cemetery and Hiroshima-Nagasaki Park to enjoy nature and some rest. Go for 6-hours city exploration to have experience and visit south Cologne with its famous 12th century Severinstorburg and Chlodwigplatz. For artists it is the real heart of Cologne. Enjoy a picturesque and refreshing ride in the park along the Rhine river.

Bonn: 3,5 hours Guided Bike Tour

8. Bonn: 3,5 hours Guided Bike Tour

On this tour you immerse yourself in Bonn's over 2000-year-old history as you explore the charming city center with its landmarks such as the University, City Hall, Hofgarten, and the Rhine River. Enjoy the picturesque cherry blossoms along Heerstraße and Breite Straße and view the impressive government district in the southern part of the city and learn a lot about Germany's former capital! Our knowledgeable guides will show you the most interesting spots from the banks of the Rhine to the city center and old town, provide valuable tips, and share fascinating information about the attractions and landmarks en route. By biking, you can efficiently explore Bonn and venture off the beaten tourist path. You discover Bonn safely and actively on our high-quality city bikes in an environmentally friendly and active way. You cycle with a maximum of 15 participants as an exclusive group with your private local guide. Free helmets and theft-proof bike locks are provided. Whether it's families, groups of friends, or bachelor/bachelorette parties, this is a tour that all ages can enjoy! Discover the city's diversity and create unforgettable memories together!

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What people are saying about North Rhine-Westphalia

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4.8 / 5

based on 240 reviews

Absolutely fabulous tour !! Me & my 2 young adult daughters loved this tour - we saw a lot, we learned a lot and it was great getting out into the fresh air ! Our guide was wonderful & very knowledgeable and we would highly recommend to anyone looking for an efficient way to see Cologne !!

Definitely go for the ride, you will learn a lot about köln. Christian was my guide and had a lot of fun. Bicycle ride is perfect if you want to explore köln.

The tour guide was excellent. Informative and willing to answer questions. Exploring Köln on a bike is an unforgettable experience. Would gladly doubt again.

Reiner was a captivating and engaging guide who really brought Cologne alive. Would thoroughly recommend this tour.

Sarah was just the perfect amount of historian and gracious hostess. She clearly loves her city.