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City Sightseeing Kiel Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Tour

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    • Adults (16+)
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Key Highlights
  • Explore Kiel on a fun and flexible hop-on, hop-off tour, valid for 24 hours!
  • Hop off at any of the 11 well-placed stops to visit attractions of your choice
  • Admire spectacular views of Kiel City Hall Tower from Holtenau
  • Walk among the fountains of Hiroshima Park and explore a former estuary at the Kleinen Kiel.
  • Discover the home of the world's largest sailing event
  • Discover the lovely port of Kiel from an open-top bus
  • Audio commentary in many languages ensures that you don’t miss a thing!
  • No need to print! Smartphone voucher accepted.
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    01 May - 31 Oct:Daily


    The ticket is valid for 24 hours
    One loop takes 2 hours

    Start time

    10:30am to 5:15pm
    Frequency : 65 to 75 minutes

    Meeting Point

    You can start the tour from any of the stops after redeeming the voucher with the driver at any of the stops.

    Ending Point

    You can hop off the bus at any of the designated stops

  • Overview & Itinerary

    Soak in the maritime ambience of Kiel on a convenient hop-on, hop-off bus tour and discover the charming port on your own time! The hop-on, hop-off stops cover the popular attractions of Kiel and you are free to get off at any stop and visit attractions of your preference before hopping back into the next bus.

    Enjoy scenic views of the Kiel line, the Port of Kiel and the Kiel Fjord dotted with many sail boats, ferries, and freighters. Admire the distinctive towers of the shipyards, the submarine memorial at Laboe, the Kiel canal, the Holtenauer lighthouse, the Kiel City Hall Tower, the Opera and Kiel Castle among other attractions!
    Where to begin your Kiel tour? Click here for the hop-on, hop-off route map


    You can hop on the bus at any of the designated bus stops to start your Kiel Hop-On, Hop-Off tour. Experience the maritime atmosphere of the port of Kiel from an open top bus with a 360 degree view of the city below. With the assistance of a live guide and audio commentary in various languages, know about Kiel’s history, monuments and culture.

    Look at the many sailboats, ferries and freighters in the Kiel Fjord. Due to the natural seawater harbour, the imposing offshore ferries and cruise ships can be seen directly in the city. See the distinctive towers of the shipyards and submarine memorial at Laboe from the eastern shore.

    Explore the locks of the Kiel Canal, drive through the former fishing village of Holtenau, admire the Holtenauer Lighthouse and enjoy panoramic views of City Hall Tower in the distance. See the tower of the Kiel Opera House and the ruins of Kiel Castle.

    Some of the attractions covered by the route are:
    • Hauptbahnhof
    • Schwedenkai
    • Ostseekai
    • Reventloubrucke
    • HerthastraBe
    • NOK Schleuse
    • NOK Kanalfahre
    • RankestraBe
    • Holtenauer StraBe

    You can hop off at any of the bus stops to end the tour.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions
    • Hop-on, hop-off bus tour
    • Audio commentary in English, Spanish, German, French, Italian, Swedish, Norwegian and Danish
    • Food
    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Please note & Additional info
    Please note

    Voucher Information: No need to print! You can show your voucher on your smartphone or other device.

    Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour to confirm the departure details.

    This tour is wheelchair accessible. 

    Additional info

    The 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
    • Short on Buses But Long on Time

      Kiel for us did not contain a lot of great sights. The canal seems to be the highlight. The bus route takes 1.5 hours, and the buses come by at 30 minute intervals or even more...

      Richard Craig, United States, 11/Jul/2017
    • Excellent guide on the Bus

      Our guide was a young man who seemed to have no end to his list of languages spoken. He asked every passenger who "hopped on" what language(s) they spoke. He then narrated the...

      Elizabeth Zink, , 11/Jun/2017
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      Lennie Soriano, United States, 08/Jun/2017

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