Cologne & Monschau from Brussels

Day Trips & Excursions in Cologne

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After a drive to the German border we reach of the Eifel mountain region with its the beautiful landscape and make a first stop at historic Monschau, the "Pearl of the Eifel”.Largely unchanged for over 300 years, the narrow, cobblestoned streets and traditional half-timbered houses have made this charming place one of the main tourist attractions of the region. Over 300 buildings are listed as monuments. Our guide takes you on a fairly easy walk along the river side from where most of the main sights can be enjoyed. Free time. We drive to Cologne. Apart from Christmas markets and Carnival, Cologne has so much more to offer. 120 million tourists visit the city every year. After lunch we start our walk at the Neumarkt in the heart of the old city. We only mention the highlights of our guided walk. Free time in the shopping streets of the old town. Try the famous 'Kölsch' beer before you leave!
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Historische Senfmuhle Monschau, Monschau, North Rhine-WestphaliaThe Eifel mountain region with the beautiful landscape and make a first stop at historic Monschau. Largely unchanged for over 300 years, the narrow, cobblestoned streets and traditional half-timbered houses have made this charming place one of the main tourist attractions of the region. Over 300 buildings are listed as monuments. Our guide takes you on a fairly easy walk along the river banks from where most of the main sights can be enjoyed, During your free time in the cozy alleys you can taste and buy the local Aachner PrintenDuration: 2 hours 30 minutesStop At: Neumarkt Galerie, Cologne, North Rhine-WestphaliaAfter lunch we start walking in the heart of the old city. Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Historic Town Hall, Cologne, North Rhine-WestphaliaThe City Hall is a historical building in Cologne, western Germany. It is located off Hohe Straße in the district of Innenstadt, and set between the two squares of Rathausplatz and Alter Markt. It houses part of the city government, including the city council and offices of the Lord Mayor.Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Kolner Dom, Cologne, North Rhine-WestphaliaDescriptionCologne Cathedral is a Catholic cathedral in Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is the seat of the Archbishop of Cologne and of the administration of the Archdiocese of Cologne. Duration: 15 minutesPass By: 4711 Eau de Cologne / Kolnisch Wasser/ 4711-Traditionshaus, Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia4711 is a traditional German Eau de Cologne by Mäurer & Wirtz. Because it has been produced in Cologne since at least 1799.

What’s included

  • Driver/guide
  • Live commentary on board
  • Professional guide
  • Round-trip shared transfer
  • Air-conditioned vehicle

What’s not included

  • Lunch
  • Hotel pickup
  • Hotel drop-off
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