Learn the history of famous Eau the Cologne at the place where it was created. See historic cellar and items, smell different fragrances visiting Farina House Museum with Professional Guide. Get to know the best highlights of the Cologne Old Town as well! Full Description

  • Discover Farina House Museum, the birthplace of Eau of Cologne with a Professional Guide, who will give you tons of facts and stories
  • Enjoy perfumes’ history and smell different fragrances. A “must see” for perfume lovers!
  • Don’t worry about entry and time as skip-the-line tickets are included
  • Learn key facts about the Old Town, history and “must see” top attractions from the knowledgeable and passionate Private 5-Star Guide
  • Explore the Old Town on your own with the tips and suggestions from your Guide

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  • 2 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, Italian, Russian, Spanish
  • Walking tour
  • Skip The Line Tickets for Priority Access
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Did you know that Cologne is the city of perfumes? Here 300 years ago the Farina perfume dynasty was founded on the success of Eau the Cologne. Today it is a separate perfume category. In the Farina House Museum you will learn all about perfume composition, production and the complicated art of distillation. You will feel how this was done in the original arched cellar, just like Johann Maria Farina in the 18th century.

Meet your private Expert-Guide in the Old Town Market to get the historical introduction and tips for sightseeing the Old Town. Walk shortly to the Farina House. You don’t want to stand in an endless queue, so skip the line easily with our arranged entrance tickets and save time to sightsee as much as you can. General guided tour with a Professional Guide will last about 45 minutes  and will ensure your informative visit and the best experience.

Afterwards explore Cologne’s Old Town with the Expert Guide who will show you key highlights of Cologne as Old Market Square, Historic Town Hall, Romanesque Great St. Martin Church, famous gothic Cologne Cathedral and Hohenzollern Bridge.

This way you will make the best use of your 2-hour time!

  • Farina House Museum Walking Tour with Professional Guide
  • 5-Stars Guide with Official License speaking fluently in chosen language (see “know before you go“ section)
  • Skip-the-line tickets to the Farina House Museum
  • Small present at the Farina House
  • Tips about local attractions

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Meeting point

Cafe Extrablatt Köln Alter Markt, Alter Markt 28-32, 50667 Köln, Germany Open in Google Maps

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