Free Walking Tour Cologne
Free Walking Tour Cologne takes you through the vibrant city of Cologne, located in western Germany. This city is known for its impressive Gothic cathedral, the Cologne Cathedral, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the most visited tourist attractions in Germany. The city also offers a variety of other cultural and historical attractions, such as the Roman-Germanic Museum, which houses Roman artifacts from the city’s past as a Roman settlement, and the Museum Ludwig, which features a collection of modern art.
♦ Meeting point: Next to the entrance of Cologne Cathedral
♦ Start times: 11:00 hrs / 18:00 hrs
♦ Duration: 2 hours
♦ Availability: Everyday
♦ Price: Tip only basis
♦ Note: The tour will be available from February 7th
Free Walking Tour Cologne – Itinerary
Free Tour Cologne starts at the Cologne Cathedral, also known as the Cathedral of St. Peter and Mary, where you will meet your guide and the rest of the group. The Cathedral is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and considered one of the most impressive examples of Gothic architecture in Europe. Inside, you will see the famous golden shrine of the Three Kings and take in the impressive views of the city from the South tower.
Next, we will walk to the Old Town, which is home to a number of charming medieval buildings and quaint streets. We will walk through the charming streets and see some of the city’s most beautiful buildings, such as the City Hall, the Town Hall, the famous Alter Markt and Heumarkt squares.
We will also take a stroll through the city’s charming market square, the Alter Markt, where you will see the medieval town hall and the beautiful fountain. This is also a great place to grab a bite to eat or do some shopping.
Next, we will visit the Roman-Germanic Museum, which is home to an impressive collection of Roman artifacts from the city’s past as a Roman settlement. The museum is known for its collection of mosaics, frescoes and other ancient Roman artifacts, as well as its reconstruction of a Roman bathhouse.
After visiting the museum, we will take a walk through the city’s beautiful parks, such as the Rheinpark, which offers beautiful views of the Rhine river and the surrounding area. The park is a popular spot for visitors to relax and enjoy the fresh air, picnic, or even go for a boat trip on the Rhine.
Finally, we will walk to the Hohenzollern Bridge, which is one of the most famous landmarks in Cologne and offers stunning views of the city and the surrounding area. This is a perfect spot to take a walk, enjoy the views and take some pictures.
The tour will end at the Hohenzollern Bridge, where your guide will give you some tips on where to eat, drink and shop in the city.