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Cologne Sightseeing round-trip Cruise

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    Select from a range of daytime departure times when you book. Then, make your own way to the cruise departure point on the banks of the Rhine River in central Cologne.
    Step aboard your modern sightseeing boat, and find a spot on the sun deck or in the comfortable cabin. Then, sit back and soak up the views as your boat pulls away from shore and glides along the legendary Rhine.
    Take snaps of top Cologne attractions such as the magnificent, twin-spires of Cologne Cathedral and the Hohenzollern Bridge, whose railings are crowded with locked padlocks left by couples as an everlasting symbol of their love.
    Keep your camera poised as you waft by the medieval Old Town, and watch for Cologne Chocolate Museum — an impressive contemporary building that dominates the newly renovated Rheinauhafen harbor area.

 As you cruise, listen to fascinating facts about Cologne’s 2,000-year history from the informative audio commentary, and perhaps visit the onboard bar to buy a drink (own expense), such as a glass of the much-loved local beer of Koelsch.
    After around an hour on the water, return to the starting pier, where your tour ends when you step back on land.
    If you wish, choose to take a 2-hour evening trip rather than a 1-hour daytime cruise, and enjoy magical views of Cologne’s illuminated sights glittering against the night sky.
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    Reviewed 2 days ago

    We had a beautiful day and one hour was just the right amount of time to enjoy the river and the views of the bridges and the Cathedral. Would recommend.

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank 30rosel
    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    The sightseeing cruise is nice. The views were lovely and during warm weather it’s nice to take this boat ride and also to kill an hour. They have the audio speaker explaining the history of Cologne, the Rhine and buildings by the river bank. There...More

    1  Thank Rehana79
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    On a hot day it was nice to get on the boat and have a break from walking but commentary not very informative and hard to hear and not huge amounts to see - only bonus was nice view of the Dom and not hugely...More

    1  Thank Bigchapreviews
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    Great way to spend an hour and give the feet a rest! You can enjoy great views of the cathedral from the river, good photo opportunities. The boats are very clean and tidy and it is well worth the money.

    1  Thank 115LisaH
    Reviewed July 5, 2019

    Like most of these sightseeing cruises, you see a lot of riverbank between any interesting sights. But it is a nice way to give the feet a rest and not to have to fight through the crowds. The commentary was good on this cruise (compared...More

    Date of experience: May 2019
    Thank Michael R
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    Response from freemaki | Reviewed this property |
    Yes, there was even an elevator on the ship to get to the main deck. However we took the biggest ship, you need to check it at the ticket office just to be sure.
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