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    What to Expect
    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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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Cologne, Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • On-board audio commentary
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Food and drinks
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Child tickets (age 4-13) are available at the departure point for EUR 6.00. Duration 1 hour.
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    Ordered a cruise a week before traveling. Not only was that particular time cruise advertised as available but actually cancelled, but no one notified me that it was cancelled after the fact. We did not find out about the cancellation for seven people until five...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    1  Thank AdventureTraveler924
    Reviewed 10 September 2019 via mobile

    Might be the most sinfully boring thing I’ve ever done, you sail about 35 mins and get shown 5 things, just so pointless and such a waste of 10 euros which isn’t even a lot of money

    Thank Duffman68
    Reviewed 9 September 2019

    The boat was full. If you sit at a table, you get bar service, but it can take a long while. Views are nice, but it's hard to hear the commentary over the people chatting. It's only an hour, and there's drink and a bathroom.

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank SherryGus
    Reviewed 4 September 2019

    it is worth only if you are tired and you want to sit down while seeing a few buildings. for the rest, nothing special.

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Alina H
    Reviewed 24 August 2019

    A short cruise on the river that perfect to see city from different angle. Fairy cheap per person, great filler while in cologne

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank JDTravelhome
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    6 June 2019|
    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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