Whether city tours, amusement park, archaeological expeditions or boat trips, there are endless possibilities in Cologne to spend the eventful time.
Activities in Cologne
A nightly tour through the narrow streets of Cologne's old town is a very special experience. Under the name Night Watchman tour, various organizers offer scary, beautiful forays with stories, sagas and anecdotes from Cologne's history. Follow the night watchman in historical garb and listen to the exciting stories about Cologne at night in the light of his lantern or torch.
If you want to take a trip through the Cologne culinary offer, a culinary city tour is the right address. With numerous tastings in the various bars of the old town, the participants learn a lot about the culinary history in Cologne, accompanied by many curious stories about the respective delicacies.
Cologne also has a lot of historical sights underground. Be it the archbishop's escape tunnel, Roman sewers or the remains of a Roman warehouse, the guided tours offered by various organizers through the Cologne catacombs provide you with "in-depth" knowledge from a world that remains hidden from the "above-ground".
A boat trip on the Rhine in Cologne is one of the most popular leisure activities in the Rhine metropolis. The unobstructed view from the ship offers you completely new and unusual perspectives on the city and the surrounding area. Whether a panoramic trip, harbor tour or an excursion into the romantic Rhine Valley past castles and vineyards, a boat trip is exciting for all ages.
Laughing is healthy. You will experience a special “therapeutic” treatment of your laughing muscles on a comedy tour in Cologne. For twelve years this offer has been one of the most innovative city experiences, where you can wipe away a laugh or two. Imaginative comedians ensure fun at the most varied locations.
One could call the party on wheels “the karaoke bus tour in Cologne that is part of the tourist offer : this city tour is singing through Cologne. Warble legendary hits or typical “Kölsche Leeder” as you drive past the city's highlights.
Cologne Trampoline Park
The banks of the Rhine
Boat trips on the Rhine
Excusions around Cologne
There is a lot to discover in the city of Cologne. Action-packed destinations for the whole family are also waiting in the surrounding area, for example the amusement parks in the immediate vicinity: Phantasialand in Brühl near Cologne and the Movie Park near Cologne in Bottrop-Kirchhellen.
It has long been known that trampoline jumping is not only a lot of fun, it is also good for your health. There are various trampoline parks or jump parks in Cologne. The largest of these is the JUMP House in Cologne Ossendorf with a total area of 3,800 sqm. Young and old will find plenty of sport, fun and action here, be it as a destination or as an attraction on birthdays.
Cycling along rivers is generally a popular cycling pleasure. So it makes sense to do this along the Rhine. The Rhine Cycle Path also runs through the river through Cologne. The route begins in Andermatt in Switzerland and ends after approximately 1,500 kilometers in Rotterdam. Everyone can choose the route section that suits them or - in a multi-day tour - cycle the entire route.
Anyone looking for an attractive dinopark in Cologne for the little dinosaur fans will not be disappointed in the Odysseum Adventure Museum in Cologne's Kalk district. It is not only a great place for the children but also offers the adults a lot of interesting facts in a literally descriptive form. As the name suggests, the visitor embarks on an odyssey in the development history of our planet, which can also be experienced through exciting adventure stations.