Sancta Colonia: A Self-Guided Audio Tour Through the Heart of Cologne

Sancta Colonia: A Self-Guided Audio Tour Through the Heart of Cologne

Join Marcel Krüger on a ramble through the historical centre of one of Germany's oldest cities. This walk takes you past the impressive Gothic cathedral, Germany's most-visited tourist attraction, to the remnants of Roman Cologne, and the restored medieval old town of the city.

It provides insight into the diverse and sometimes troubled history of Cologne and its relationship with the river Rhine. You will hear about the relics of the Three Kings, greedy merchants, Roman harbours and heads on spikes. And you might even learn something about local beer culture along the way.

The tour is ready whenever you are and the audio plays automatically at exactly the right time and place using your smartphone's GPS and the VoiceMap mobile app, which also works offline.

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Cologne Cathedral, Domkloster 4, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia Germany

Construction of the Cologne Cathedral began in 1248 and took about 400 years to complete. It’s officially called the 'High Cathedral of Saints Peter and Mary', and is the seat of the Archbishop of Cologne. In 1164, the relics of the Three Kings were acquired and still rest in the cathedral today. The Cologne Cathedral was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1996 and is Germany's most visited landmark.

Pass By: Museum Ludwig, Bischofsgartenstr. 1, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia Germany

Museum Ludwig is a museum for contemporary art. In 1976 chocolate magnate Peter Ludwig donated 350 artworks from his collection to the city. In return the city had to agree to build a dedicated museum for artworks made after 1900. Today the museum features pop and abstract art, and has one of the largest Picasso collections in Europe.

Pass By: Duftmuseum im Farina-Haus, Obenmarspforten 21, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia Germany

The Farina Fragrance Museum is located near the Cologne City Hall and also close to the Wallraf-Richartz-Museum in the Obenmarspforten in Innenstadt, Cologne. This museum has comprehensive information relating to the production methods of perfume and focuses mainly on Eau de Cologne. Various documents and pictures also provide insight into the historical evolution of perfume.

Pass By: Alter Markt, Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia Germany

The Alter Markt, or the old market is located on a filled-in arm of the Rhine where the old Roman harbour used to be. The land was reclaimed during the Middle Ages, creating the first large market square in the city. The square was also the site of public executions.

Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Stroller accessible"
"Service animals allowed"
"Near public transportation"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"

Hora de Inicio: Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 1/1/2021 - 11/22/2023
Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

Duración: 45 Minutes
Lugar de comienzo: Trankgasse 11, 50667 Köln, Germany

Cancelaciones y devoluciones: All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.


  • Lifetime access to Sancta Colonia: Through the Heart of Cologne tour
  • VoiceMap Application
  • Offline access to audio, maps, and geodata

No Incluye

  • Smartphone
  • Transportation
  • Food/Drink
  • Tickets or entrance fees to any museums or other attractions en route


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