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1.5-Hour Cologne Skyline Cruise

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Immerse yourself in Cologne's rich history onboard a relaxing 1.5-hour Rhine River Cruise, offering stunning views and live commentary.

Highlights

  • Experience Cologne's skyline on this 1.5-hour cruise, offering views of landmarks like the Cologne Cathedral and Old Town.

  • With live commentary from an English and German-speaking guide, witness the old-world charm of the Rheinauhafen harbor to the modern crane houses.

  • Glide under 5 historical Rhine bridges, viewing the old Deutz exhibition halls and the concert venue of Poller Wiesen.

  • Did you know? The Cologne Cathedral houses the world's largest swinging church bell.

Inclusions

  • 1.5-hour skyline cruise

  • German and English-speaking guide

Cancellation policy

You can cancel these tickets up to 48 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

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Prudence Laurence

Prudence

4/5

Nov, 2023

Skyline cruise was a good way to see the sights of Cologne. We were there on a rainy November day and appreciated the lack of a crowd on the boat.
Charles Leo Clas

Charles

5/5

Jun, 2024

Simple online booking. Easy to find location of departure. Awesome views of Cologne!
Alice March

Alice

5/5

Jun, 2024

So relaxing and beautiful. Great table service, so sit back with an adult beverage and watch the world go by.
Grebnev Juri

Grebnev

4/5

Jul, 2024

Rolf Hans Remus

Rolf

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Jul, 2024

Unwind and Explore: Cologne’s Skyline Cruise Adventure

Embark on a refreshingly languid 1.5-hour voyage on the Rhine River, offering splendid views of Cologne's historic and modern attractions. The cruise sets sail from the central Konrad-Adenauer-Ufer, within striking distance from the Cologne Central Station and the Musical Dome. Soak in the grandeur of the Cologne Cathedral and the quaint charm of the Old Town, a stark contrast to the avant-garde architecture of the Rheinauhafen harbor area, with the striking "crane houses". Did you know these crane houses represent a fusion of Cologne's industrial legacy and its progressive future?

The Intriguing Past of Cologne

Navigate smoothly under the architectural marvels of the five Rhine bridges, you will gain insights about their unique designs and history from a German and English-speaking guide. The journey becomes more captivating as we pass by the Poller Wiesen, a much-loved green space that doubles as a concert venue. Sights of the old Deutz exhibition halls, now home to the renowned RTL television station, and the lush Rhine Park provide a glimpse into Cologne's vibrant cultural scene.

Itinerary

  • Konrad-Adenauer-Ufer

  • Cologne Cathedral and Old Town

  • Rheinauhafen harbor

  • Poller Wiesen and Deutz Exhibition Halls

  • Rhine Park

  • Rhine Bridges

Accessibility

  • Pets and guide dogs are allowed on this experience.

  • Facilities: Pram/Stroller Accessibility.

  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.

  • Display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the boarding point. Students must show a valid student ID.

  • Please arrive at the boarding point 15 minutes before the scheduled time of your visit to avoid any delays.

Boarding Point

  • Board your cruise at Cologne Tourist Personenschiffahrt am Dom GmbH.

  • Address: Konrad-Adenauer-Ufer, 50668 Köln, Germany.

  • Landmark: Opposite to the Musical Dome and Goldgasse.

Get Directions to the Boarding Point

Getting There

By Bus

  • The closest bus stop is Breslauer Platz/Hauptbahnhof. It is a quick 5-minute walk to the boarding point.

  • Board buses #124, #132, #133, or more to get you there.

By Tram

  • The closest tram stop is Breslauer Platz/Hauptbahnhof. It is a quick 5-minute walk to the boarding point.

  • Board trams #4, #16, or #18 to get you there.

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