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Rhine River (Dusseldorf)

Rhine River (Dusseldorf): Our most recommended tours and activities

Düsseldorf: Ticket for Rhine Tower

1. Düsseldorf: Ticket for Rhine Tower

The Rhine Tower, Dusseldorf's most recognizable landmark, was created by architect H. Deilmann and built in 1982 on the edge of the city center’s southern district at the entrance to the Media Harbour. From the tower, you will experience the most breathtaking view of the Rhine Metropolis: the Media Harbour, historic city center, Hofgarten, Königsallee and the Rhine. If on the day of your visit the weather is clear, the view extends as far as the Cologne Cathedral.  Opening Hours:  Sunday to Thursday: 11.00 AM - 12:00 AM Friday, Saturday, and Holidays: 11:00 AM - 1:00 AM

Düsseldorf: City Sightseeing Cruise on the Rhine

2. Düsseldorf: City Sightseeing Cruise on the Rhine

Düsseldorf has a lot to offer – not just the carnival. Get to know the sights in Düsseldorf aboard a superb river cruise. Discover Germany's city of fashion at its best as you relax on board. Admire the ruins of the city and be impressed by the panorama of the picturesque Old Town. Located at the cultural and commercial heart of the Rhineland, you will see plenty of life on the river banks as you cruise by. Sail from a central location in the city center, and see the lovely banks of the Rhine River in comfort. During the trip on the Rhine, you will get to admire some of the city's major landmarks and sights from the water. On board the boat, you can grab some snacks and drinks from the bar at reasonable prices.

Düsseldorf: 24-Hour Hop-On Hop-Off Ticket

3. Düsseldorf: 24-Hour Hop-On Hop-Off Ticket

Take in the highlights of Düsseldorf from a hop-on hop-off bus. The tour lasts approximately 90 minutes and will take you right around and through the city center of the vibrant metropolis on the Rhine. Get off at any stop and explore at your own leisure with a hop-on hop-off ticket. En route, learn more about each attraction and the history of the city through earphones with commentary available in 10 languages. Enjoy the freedom to explore the city for 24 hours from when you first activate your ticket. Stops: • Königsallee (Kö-Brücke Königsallee/Steinstraße) • Burgplatz/Altstadt • Rheinturm/Medienhafen (öffentliche Haltestelle: Rheinturm - 1) • Rheinterrasse/Ehrenhof (öffentliche Haltestelle: Rheinterrasse) • Nordpark/Aquazoo (Kaiserswerther Str.) • Kunstakademie/Altstadt (öffentliche Haltestelle: Tonhalle/Ehrenhof - 5) • Tourist-Information Hauptbahnhof

Düsseldorf: Altstadt Guided Tour

4. Düsseldorf: Altstadt Guided Tour

Discover the longest bar in the world on a 1.5-hour tour of the Düsseldorf Altstadt (Old Town) with an expert guide. Stroll through the lively entertainment area, where more than 260 bars, restaurants, cafés and breweries add to the flair of the historical city center. Venture along the pretty lanes and take a look behind the scenes to make surprising discoveries you wouldn't find on your own. Marvel as history is brought to life and find out why the landmark Renaissance-style Basilica St. Lambertus has a twisted tower. Hear why the equestrian statue of Jan Wellem from the Wittelsbach dynasty was erected and see where the poet Heinrich Heine was born. Listen to how the play Wibbel the Tailor, set in the city, gained fame and enjoy great views of the River Rhine and city skyline from the riverside Rhine Promenade.

Düsseldorf: Classic City Segway Tour

5. Düsseldorf: Classic City Segway Tour

Discover the sights of Düsseldorf on a Segway tour through the old town and along the banks of the Rhine. Drive across the Rheinkniebrücke to the other side of the river to discover the rhine meadows. Marvel at the skyline und enjoy a fun Segway-ride. Cross the bridge Oberkasselerbrücke to get back to the other side of the Rhine. Visit the Tonhalle that is known all over the world due to its breathtaking architecture of expressionism times.  Afterwards, discover the old town of Düsseldorf. Drive through the world's longest bar und enjoy a short stop and Altbier tasting at the house brewery "Uerige". Pass the picturesque Burgplatz close to the Rhine and head to the Medienhafen. Get a glimpse of the Federal State Parliament of Northrine-Westphalia, pass the architecturally interesting Medienhafen and finally reach the world-famous Königsallee.

Düsseldorf: Guided Beer Tour with 4 Beers & a Flexible Route

6. Düsseldorf: Guided Beer Tour with 4 Beers & a Flexible Route

Embark on a journey full of beer and banter with a tour across Düsseldorf. Visit pubs and breweries in Altstadt and along the Rhine River with a local guide who knows all the best spots. Hear stories about the city and its alcoholic offerings on the route to 4 unique bars. Taste 4 beers from different stems at each establishment and discover the proper etiquette for pouring and drinking German-style. Learn about the difference between Altbier, Pils, Lager, and cellar beer in a city with one of the most diverse selections in the world. Chat with your guide and group about your favorite brews and spots you’d like to drop into. With no fixed route, feel free to see where the night takes you and ask your guide for recommendations on more places to check out after the tour.

Düsseldorf: MedienHafen Tour

7. Düsseldorf: MedienHafen Tour

This tour of the MedienHafen will show you that Dusseldorf is developing at a fiercely dynamic rate. As recently as some twenty years ago, the area was dominated primarily by warehouses. Today, the district is in a state of permanent change. Home to numerous media and advertising companies, the MedienHafen is one of the liveliest places in Dusseldorf. Part of the tour's attraction is also the various examples of outstanding architecture: the twisted buildings designed by the American Frank O. Gehry are as spectacular as the open design of the Landtag (state parliament) is symbolic, while the Rhine Tower is a cut above the rest.

Dusseldorf: Old Town & Altbier Tour

8. Dusseldorf: Old Town & Altbier Tour

Together with your guide, you will take a look behind the scenes of the time-honored and myth-enshrouded provincial capital of North Rhine-Westphalia. See the hotspots of the old town, experience its unique atmosphere, and taste one of its culinary specialties: the famous Düsseldorf Altbier. Your guide will tell you lots of interesting facts about the history of the city and provide you with a crash course in terms of Düsseldorf Platt - the local dialect. Learn about historic buildings, French influences on the city, and secret recipes. You will also, of course, hear about the traditional rivalry with Düsseldorf's neighbor, Cologne. With the perfect combination of information and entertainment, you walk from one highlight to another. Explore locations and stories that mean a lot to the locals. Find out more about poets, painters, and even punk and pop artists who started their careers here.

Düsseldorf: Scavenger Hunt Self-Guided Tour

9. Düsseldorf: Scavenger Hunt Self-Guided Tour

Your city game box contains 11 sealed and numbered envelopes, each holding riddles that need to be solved. Following clear and precise directions, you will be taken on a walk through Düsseldorfs modern but historic city center, as you solve the riddles to find your way to the various sights. It’s up to you when you start your scavenger hunt through Düsseldorf, as well as how long you wish to stay at each location. You can take a break from your city game at any time or even continue your scavenger hunt on another day, just as you like. The scavenger hunt through Düsseldorf begins at the main train station, then leads through the Japanese Quarter to the Kö-Bogen and Königsallee. It continues in the old town with its town hall and its many restaurants and breweries. You can also discover the Rhine promenade and the Medienhafen. There is no need to make an appointment for your scavenger hunt game. Simply book the game box and have it sent to you (the shipping costs are already included in the price), or notify your guides to pick it up outside opening hours.

Düsseldorf: Guided Old Town Tour with Optional Beer Break

10. Düsseldorf: Guided Old Town Tour with Optional Beer Break

Discover the top sights and hidden gems on this walking tour of the Old Town in Düsseldorf. Get tips on the best places to eat and drink. Walk along the Rhine and uncover photo hotspots. Meet your guide next to the Tritonenbrunnen statue and make your way from the famous Königsallee to the Old Town. Pass by high fashion shops like Louis Vuitton, Cartier, and Rolex. Make your way through the Old Town to find local breweries. If you select the option, you can also sample a tasty local beer. Let your guide show you local dancing hotspots and restaurants. Hear fascinating stories and historical accounts about the city and its attractions as you walk. Admire the Rhine as you walk along its riverbank. Snap pictures at iconic spots in Düsseldorf. End your tour in the heart of the Old Town where you can easily find a spot to grab dinner.

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it was such a unique experience with great guides! they are the best in giving what you want and what you need. I definetely will join them when my other friends come to visit Düsseldorf. If you have second thoughts, leave them aside and press the book button. Have fun!

Great way to explore dusseldorf, I would recommend it for anyone who is planning to visit dusseldorf. Very informative

Nice tour of Dusseldorf. You see a lot of the city. Too bad that part of the Dutch commentary did not work.

Heute leider etwas trüb, aber trotzdem schön. Der Ausblick zahlt sich in jedem Fall aus. :)

All I can say is wow, such a great experience to see all of the city from one spot