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Panoramic Cruise in Cologne

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    4 Apr - 25 Oct: Daily

  • Duration

    1 hour

  • Start time

    10:30am, 12 Noon, 1:30pm, 3:00pm, 4:30pm & 6pm

  • Meeting Point
    Present your voucher at the local operator’s ‘landing point’ which is located at the Rheingarten in Cologne's Old Town. From there you will be directed to the embarkation point.
    Please report at the meeting point 15 minutes before the start time. This is mandatory to allow time for pre-departure briefing.
  • Ending Point

    The tour ends at the starting point

Key Highlights

  • The Hohenzollern Bridge is considered one of the most beautiful bridges in the world.
  • See Cologne from the Rhine and admire its famous landmarks
  • The magnificent Cologne Cathedral is the city′s landmark and a UNESCO World Heritage Site

Overview

Visit the old Roman city of Cologne and experience the impressive landscape of Cologne’s Old Town on this delightful cruise. Enjoy a panoramic view of the city’s major landmarks and listen to the informative commentary on board.

See the magnificent Cologne Cathedral (Kölner Dom), the city's most famous landmark and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The cruise will also pass under the Hohenzollern Bridge, the most heavily used railway bridge in Germany. Cologne has a vibrant social scene much of which takes place along the riverbanks.

Discover Cologne from the Rhine on this tour, a must for every visitor to Cologne.

Itinerary

  • The panoramic cruise in Cologne begins from the pier, located at the Rheingarten in Cologne's Old Town. Rheingarten is a popular and bustling recreational area lined with pubs and restaurants along the bank of the Rhine river. Present your voucher at the local operator’s ‘landing point’ here and board either the MS Jan von Werth or the MS Drachenfels and set out on a delightful cruise along the Rhine. Pass by some of the major landmarks of Cologne such as: Cologne Cathedral: The Cologne Cathedral is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is one of the best-known architectural monuments in Germany. Cologne's most famous landmark is also one of the world's largest churches and the largest Gothic church in Northern Europe. Hohenzollern Bridge: Considered one of the most beautiful bridges in the world, is the most heavily used railway bridge in Germany, connecting the stations Köln Hauptbahnhof and Köln-Deutz with each other. A range of food and drink will be available to buy on board and the spacious boat has both indoor and outdoor viewing areas. The cruise ends at the starting point.

Inclusions

  • 1-hour cruise on the Rhine
  • Mobile tour guide on board (English and German)

Exclusions

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Refreshments

Please note

Weather conditions and demand may effect the operation of the cruises. Please call the local operator on the morning of the cruise to check if your chosen departure will be operating. Should it not be operating you can move to any other departure on that day. If you are not able to take the cruise during your stay you will be issued a full refund.

Additional info

Allow at least 15 minutes to exchange your voucher and board the cruiseFood and drink available to purchase on boardThe confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.

Customer Reviews

  • 5
    Cologne River Cruise
    09/11/2013 Clive W B Brown, United Kingdom
  • 5
    river cruise
    08/31/2013 patricia austin, United Kingdom
  • 5
    nice cruise in the river
    04/12/2013 georgios georgiou, Cyprus

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