Day trip

Cologne & Limburg Full-Day Tour

Cologne & Limburg Full-Day Tour

From US$ 253.54 per person

A foundation of the ancient Romans, a flourishing trading venue in the Middle Ages, and a vivid cosmopolitan metropolis today: come and discover the 2000-year-old history of Cologne.

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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 9 hours
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  • Visit Cologne's main attractions on a double-decker bus
  • See the impressive Gothic masterpiece that is the Cathedral of Cologne
  • View the historic Roman Praetorium and medieval city gates
  • Take some free time to explore and stroll along the banks of the Rhine
  • Stop at the medieval city of Limburg an der Lahn
Full description
Visit Cologne for a day and discover 2000 years of its history, from the Roman times through to the Middle Ages, to the bustling metropolis that exists today. This tour shows you some of the city's most ancient relics, its grand Gothic cathedral, and enduring icons of culture from across the centuries. Once you meet your group in central Frankfurt, take a ride across the countryside for your visit to Germany's fourth-largest city. A double-decker bus takes you to see the site of the Roman Praetorium and the famous Dionysus mosaic at the Romano-Germanic Museum, as well at the mighty city gates and fantastic churches that offer an insight into the former medieval city life. When you take some time out for lunch, walk through the city's central pedestrian areas to experience the lively and vibrant atmosphere that makes Cologne a hotspot of art, culture, and modern life. Take a look at the grand Cathedral of Cologne, which took more than 600 years to complete. In the afternoon, make a stop in the town of Limburg an der Lahn to see its beautiful old bridges and medieval houses before you return to Frankfurt.
  • Guided tour to Cologne
  • Boxed lunch
  • Roundtrip transportation between Frankfurt and Cologne
  • Live tour commentary provided in English
  • Pickup from your hotel in Frankfurt
  • Food and beverages not listed in the inclusions
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • Masks are required while indoors
  • All participants who are over 18 years and older must present either proof of full vaccination or proof of a Covid-19 infection within the last 6 months. Participants must also present a negative Covid-19 test taken no more than 24 hours before the activity starts. Participants who are pregnant, breastfeeding, or cannot be vaccinated must present a negative test taken no more than 24 hours before the activity starts and proof of medical complications (where applicable). Students who are under 18 years old may present proof of regular school testing instead of proof of vaccination. Participants who are under 7 years old and not in school do not require proof of vaccination or a negative test

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Meeting point

Departure is at 9:30 AM at the bus stop in front of the Le Meridien Hotel, Wiesenhuettenplatz 38, in Frankfurt

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Know before you go

  • Take note: this tour operates with a minimum of 4 passengers, however adding up the bookings from all of our customers (this means you can also send your booking for only 1-3 people).
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Product ID: 209088