Top 13 Things to do in Cologne, Germany

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1-Day Rhine River Cruise Pass
Create your own itinerary, hop on and off unlimited rides for a day on the Rhine and Moselle rivers. Use the extensive schedule at your own leisure, and visit as many places as you like. See picturesque villages and ancient... Read More

$34
per Adult

Business Lounge at Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN)
Kick up your travel-weary feet with a first-class relaxation experience in the Cologne Business Lounge. This peaceful oasis offers a convenient escape from the airport bustle, complete with access to amenities that run the gamut from useful to luxurious, from... Read More

Categories: Tickets & Passes

3 hours

Free cancellation

$29
per Traveler

City Sightseeing Helicopter Flight
Fly high over the city of Cologne on an exciting helicopter ride that allows you to see the city’s iconic sights from the air. Experience breathtaking views of the Rhine River and the enormous Gothic Cologne Cathedral, whose twin spires... Read More

Categories: Air, Balloon & Helicopter Tours

30 minutes

Free cancellation

$223
per Traveler

Dinner Cruise with All-You-Can-Eat Buffet & Open Bar
Splendid evening views of illuminated bridges and grand old buildings form the backdrop for your dinner while sailing the River Rhine. An all-you-can-eat buffet with local and international specialties combined with live music by DJs ensures an enjoyable night on... Read More

$66
per Traveler

Efteling Theme Park Admission
Efteling is a theme park in south-central Netherlands, with a fairy-tale atmosphere and a range of enchanting attractions ideal for the whole family. Set among natural surroundings, drawing more than 4 million visitors annually, Efteling captures the magic of the... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Amusement Parks, Attractions

1 day

Free cancellation

$39
per Traveler

Hard Rock Cafe Dining with Priority Seating
Feel like a rock star as you jump to the front of the line for an upbeat, modern experience among the Gothic buildings of Cologne's historic, Roman center. Read More

Categories: Culinary Experiences, Restaurants & Nightlife

1 day

Free cancellation

$21
per Adult

KölnCard
A must-have while in Cologne, the KölnCard gives you freedom to explore the city at your leisure for 24 or 48 hours. Public transport and a handy booklet with map are also thrown in to make your stay even more... Read More

Categories: Attractions, Tickets & Passes

1 day

Free cancellation

$10
per Traveler

Panoramic Sightseeing Cruise
One of Europe’s most appealing skylines appears on the horizon as you cruise the Rhine River in Cologne aboard a spacious vessel. Admire sights such as the mighty Cologne Cathedral and the leafy riverbanks, and listen to engaging and informative... Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

1 hour

Free cancellation

$10
per Traveler

Private Minivan: Cologne Airport (CGN)
Enjoy convenient private transportation between Cologne Bonn Airport and your hotel in the comfort of a minivan. For transfers to and from Cologne Bonn Airport, the zones to select from include: Read More

Categories: Airport Shuttles & Limos

20 minutes

Free cancellation

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$72

$63
per Vehicle

Private Standard Car: Cologne Airport (CGN)
Enjoy convenient private transportation between Cologne Bonn Airport and your hotel in the comfort of a standard car. For transfers to and from Cologne Bonn Airport, the zones to select from include: Read More

Categories: Airport Shuttles & Limos

20 minutes

Free cancellation

$50
per Vehicle

Rhine Panorma Cruise & Hop-on Hop-off Bus Pass
Take advantage of this combination of a 1-hour sightseeing cruise on the Rhine and a 2-day hop-on hop-off bus pass to explore Cologne at your leisure. Visit every attraction on your sightseeing list and enjoy excellent views of the ancient... Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities, Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

1 hour

Free cancellation

$24
per Traveler

Shared Shuttle: Cologne Airport (CGN)
Enjoy convenient and cost-effective shared transportation between Cologne Bonn Airport and your hotel aboard a shuttle. For transfers to and from Cologne Bonn Airport, the zones to select from include: Read More

Categories: Airport Shuttles & Limos

35 minutes

Free cancellation

$22
per Traveler

Siebengebirge Cruise to Königswinter
Cruise down the Rhine River from Cologne to the summer resort town of Königswinter. See the majestic Siebengebirge hills and the epic Drachenfels Rock from the riverboat. Take an optional ride up to the summit on railcar, and then choose... Read More

Categories: Attractions, Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

10 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$33
per Adult

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