Experience medieval court life and knightly culture at the historic Burg Castle. Visit Burg Castle with a Licensed Guide and explore the Baroque hunting park of the Benrath Palace. Enjoy an exclusive half-day trip by car from Cologne

  • Visit Burg Castle with a 5-Stars Private Guide
  • Save time and effort with skip-the-line tickets
  • Learn about medieval knights and court life
  • See the fabulous Benrath Palace and park (in 5-hour tour)
  • Take advantage of private car transfers

Check Price


Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts
Best price guarantee - no brokers
Please enter the number of tickets

Activity details

  • 4 - 5 Hours
  • Private TourExclusive only for you
  • Just buy and we instantly organizeYour booking ensure the tour is already fully organized, just come and enjoy!
  • Live GuideEnglish, German, French
  • Car Transport
  • Skip The Line Tickets for Priority Access
Full description

Add a touch of adventure to your stay in Cologne by visiting Burg Castle in Solingen, an astonishing medieval hilltop residence just a short ride away from the city. Take advantage of skip-the-line tickets, a Licensed Guide and private car transfers exclusively for your group. Enjoy a journey back to the Middle Ages!

Your 4-hour adventure begins with a pickup from your Cologne accommodation in a clean, air-conditioned vehicle. Sit down and enjoy a relaxing ride filled with engaging stories, historical facts and legends of the past. Burg Castle is located in Solingen, which in the Middle Ages was known as the “City of Blades” – the Northern Europe blacksmith center. The castle itself houses a remarkable collection of armory and weapons, showcasing what a life of a medieval knight would be like, as well as an exhibition on the history of the region from early medieval times to industrial revolution.

For your convenience, we provide skip-the-line tickets to Burg Castle so you can save time and spend more time exploring the castle rather than waiting in the line to the ticket office. Your Private Guide will introduce you to the castle’s history, from the rise of the Duchy of Berg, through the castle’s decay, to its restoration as a major public attraction. See highlights such as the Great Hall, the Gallery of Ancestral Portraits, the Chapel and so much more! There will be free time to do souvenir shopping or dine at a local restaurant.

Choose the 5-hour option to also discover a Baroque pearl of the region – the Benrath Palace. Travel through the picturesque Wuppertal landscapes, featuring the Wuppertal river and the Mungsten Bridge, which is the highest railway bridge in Germany. Make a stop at the beautiful Benrath Palace to learn about its history and relax in its lush park and garden, which is home to more than 80 species of birds and over 300 of beetles. At the end of the tour, you will be dropped off at your Cologne accommodation.

  • Half-Day Trip from Cologne to Burg Castle and Benrath Palace by Car
  • 5-Stars Guide speaking fluently in the chosen language
  • Ticket to Burg Castle
  • Sightseeing outside of the Benrath Palace (in 5-hour option)
  • Private car transfer with a pickup and drop-off
  • Lunch (optional)

Important information

Meeting point

Pickup and drop-off at your accommodation in Cologne

Important information

What you should know

  • Please check your email the day before the tour to receive important information
  • We will arrange private transfers in a standard car (sedan) for groups of 1-4 people, and in a large van for groups of 5 people and more. If you’re traveling in a smaller group but want to travel in a more spacious car, we recommend booking a tour for 5 people to take advantage of the van transport
  • During the tour, lunch and table reservations can be arranged upon your request