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Cologne: Top Sights Rhine River Cruise

Cologne: Top Sights Rhine River Cruise

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From US$ 18.27 per person

Discover the beautiful city of Cologne on a Rhine River cruise. Relax as you cruise down the river and learn about the sights you spot from your boat's loudspeakers.

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Duration 1.5 hours
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Host or greeter
German, English


  • Experience Cologne''s beauty from the water on a relaxing Rhine river cruise
  • Learn about Cologne's famous sights and history from running commentary on-board
  • Enjoy a cold Kölsch beer, a piece of cake, or a cup of coffee while you cruise
  • Spot Cologne's top sights, including the stunning Cologne Cathedral and Old Town
  • See Rheinauhafen's intruiguing L-shaped crane houses and 5 Rhine river bridges
Full description

See Cologne's top sights from the water on a city cruise. Spot the world-famous Cologne Cathedral, cruise under 5 bridges, and take in the running commentary from the ship's speakers. Start your Rhine cruise with the ship MS Rheinperle, MS Rheinland, or MS Rheintreue. After taking in a view of the iconic Cologne Cathedral and Old Town, cruise to the Rheinauhafen, where you can spot its distinctive crane houses.

Pass under 5 bridges to reach Rodenkirchen in the south. The cruise will then take you to the main sights of the city north of the Dome, such as the Zoobrücke bridge.

During the cruise, discover more about the sights of Cologne with on-board commentary and English and German. If you want, relax with a local Kölsch beer or a strong coffee and a piece of cake.

  • 90-minute cruise
  • Recorded commentary about the sights
  • Drinks and snacks (available on board to purchase)
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Board the ship at Konrad-Adenauer-Ufer, pier no. 10, opposite Musical Dome and Goldgasse.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Not allowed

  • Oversize luggage
  • Alcohol and drugs
  • Electric wheelchairs

Know before you go

  • Ships are not handicapped accessible. Guests in wheelchairs or with walkers are welcome but the toilets and the open deck are only accessible by stairs
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.5 /5

based on 23 reviews

Review summary

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In the booking it said jetty number 10. It was number 7 after all. Unfortunately, the announcement was hardly heard.

June 21, 2022

Great ship, enough space and distance to other guests. Good drink service

June 21, 2022

Short round trip on the Rheim to discover Cologne from the water. Informative descriptions of the places visited, comfortable places, friendly ship team.

June 18, 2022

Product ID: 414236