The Dark Ages in Cologne

Travel back to Medieval Times

Cologne today is a city full of culture, music, drinking, and happiness where everyone is welcome. But it hasn’t always been that way. On our tour, you will explore the gloomy side of Cologne’s past focusing on the city’s Medieval history with a few jumps to some of its more recent history.

The Dark Side of the Dom tour is one of our more historic tours and focuses on the stories and legends from the Dark Ages in Cologne. During the evening, we’ll head through our center city from our meeting place in front of the horse statue at Heumarkt. Be prepared for witches, ghosts, murderers and just the pure misery of living in Medieval Times.

The only tour of its kind in English!

Dark Ghost Tour Cologne

We offer this tour as a free walking tour!

At the end of the tour, you decide what it was worth for you.

Please book in advance if you want to join: we only accept visitors with reservation. The booking is free and will be available until 2 hours before the tour starts. The tour takes place every Saturday at 19:00 at Heumarkt, in front of the Statue of Friedrich Wilhelm III and lasts around 2 hours.
It is available in German and English.

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Important info for your tour

In order to keep everyone healthy and to anticipate the upcoming government regulations, we introduced the following measures during COVID-19:

  1. The groups will be kept small (max. 15 PAX).
  2. Guests should bring their own mouth-nose masks. To what extent you will have to wear them, will be decided depending on the location and group size.
  3. We ask for the contact information of the guests before the tour, so that we can inform you of a possible infection during the tour.

This data will only be used in case of an infection in the group and, if necessary, will be sent to the Health Department. Once the infection period has expired, the data will be deleted.


Do you want to see even more of Cologne?
Check out our free walking tours, Nationalsocialism tour and neighbourhood walks!

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