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Düsseldorf: Brewery Tour with Alt Beer Tastings

1. Düsseldorf: Brewery Tour with Alt Beer Tastings

Experience a fun way to explore the beautiful city and history of Düsseldorf with the renowned brewery tour. Meet your young and energetic guide, an experienced professional who will happily take you on a trip through the city's most famous breweries. Not only will you learn a little bit about the breweries and the local brewing culture, but most importantly taste the result of hundreds of years of brewing experience. Enjoy the warm and traditional atmosphere as the brewery tour shines a light on Düsseldorf's weirdest, most interesting, and hilarious facts and legends. The tour covers not only the most historical and experienced breweries such as the “Im Füchschen”, but also the more modern masters in “Alt Beer” brewing such as the “Kürzer”. Begin at the Radschläger Brunnen opposite the famous Brewery “Zum Goldenen Ring”. The guides are easily spotted, equipped with black backpacks and a signature red nametag. They will gather all the participants before starting the tour giving you an opportunity to meet the rest of the beer lovers and make some friends as well as ensuring that nobody gets left behind. After getting acquainted, no time is wasted as the tour starts the thirst-quenching journey to 3 different breweries, where you will taste delicious local beer to find the one that best suits you. On this tour, the guides have the freedom to choose which breweries to take you to. This allows them to make decisions based on the group dynamic ensuring that everyone is entertained and satisfied. No matter whether you’re there with your friends, families, coworkers, sports team or even by yourself, the public brewery tour will satisfy each and every one of you.

Düsseldorf: Altbier-Safari Beer Walking Tour

2. Düsseldorf: Altbier-Safari Beer Walking Tour

Enjoy authentic Düsseldorf beer culture and lifestyle on this city walking tour. Sample local microbrews and learn about production as your guide takes you through the process. Your tour starts in front of the Schloßturm at Burgplatz in the old town of Düsseldorf. In the Brauerei Kürzer, get an insight into the brewing process and see the "beer barrel which is never empty." Sample the non-pasteurized craft beers with unique flavors you could taste blindfolded. Drink like a local, standing on the street in front of the brewery, and listen as your guide shares stories of the local beer culture. Learn the answers to the eternal questions: Why is Altbier not an old beer? What or who is a Köbes? Why you don't have to order beer in Düsseldorf? Why are the glasses so small? Where is the "longest bar in the world"? Where did the Neandertaler get its name? Afterwards, make new friends and reserve a table at one of the breweries, where your tour will end on a high note.

Düsseldorf: Guided Tour with a Night Watchman

3. Düsseldorf: Guided Tour with a Night Watchman

Experience Düsseldorf from a different perspective as you join a night watchman at the end of the day and take a stroll through the historical Altstadt (Old Town). Venture down the romantic lanes and see the streets and buildings illuminated after dark by the glow of the atmospheric lanterns.  Follow a guide equipped with a hand lantern, horn and halberd, as in days of old, and admire his typical gown and costume. Listen intently to interesting tales and hear juicy details of the customs and everyday life of the olden days. When the watchman cries, ‘Hark, ye folks," it is time to explore!

Düsseldorf: Altstadt Guided Tour

4. Düsseldorf: Altstadt Guided Tour

Discover the longest bar in the world on a 1.5-hour tour of the Düsseldorf Altstadt (Old Town) with an expert guide. Stroll through the lively entertainment area, where more than 260 bars, restaurants, cafés and breweries add to the flair of the historical city center. Venture along the pretty lanes and take a look behind the scenes to make surprising discoveries you wouldn't find on your own. Marvel as history is brought to life and find out why the landmark Renaissance-style Basilica St. Lambertus has a twisted tower. Hear why the equestrian statue of Jan Wellem from the Wittelsbach dynasty was erected and see where the poet Heinrich Heine was born. Listen to how the play Wibbel the Tailor, set in the city, gained fame and enjoy great views of the River Rhine and city skyline from the riverside Rhine Promenade.

Düsseldorf: MedienHafen Tour

5. Düsseldorf: MedienHafen Tour

This tour of the MedienHafen will show you that Dusseldorf is developing at a fiercely dynamic rate. As recently as some twenty years ago, the area was dominated primarily by warehouses. Today, the district is in a state of permanent change. Home to numerous media and advertising companies, the MedienHafen is one of the liveliest places in Dusseldorf. Part of the tour's attraction is also the various examples of outstanding architecture: the twisted buildings designed by the American Frank O. Gehry are as spectacular as the open design of the Landtag (state parliament) is symbolic, while the Rhine Tower is a cut above the rest.

Dusseldorf: Old Town & Altbier Tour

6. Dusseldorf: Old Town & Altbier Tour

Together with your guide, you will take a look behind the scenes of the time-honored and myth-enshrouded provincial capital of North Rhine-Westphalia. See the hotspots of the old town, experience its unique atmosphere, and taste one of its culinary specialties: the famous Düsseldorf Altbier. Your guide will tell you lots of interesting facts about the history of the city and provide you with a crash course in terms of Düsseldorf Platt - the local dialect. Learn about historic buildings, French influences on the city, and secret recipes. You will also, of course, hear about the traditional rivalry with Düsseldorf's neighbor, Cologne. With the perfect combination of information and entertainment, you walk from one highlight to another. Explore locations and stories that mean a lot to the locals. Find out more about poets, painters, and even punk and pop artists who started their careers here.

Düsseldorf: Private Premium Pub Crawl Tour

7. Düsseldorf: Private Premium Pub Crawl Tour

Enjoy an exciting evening and discover the hippest bars and pubs in Dusseldorf's Old Town without the planning or stress. Whether it's for a birthday party, a bachelor or bachelorette party or a work outing, this private premium tour of Dusseldorf’s nightspots will be one to remember. You’ll be met by your private guide at or near the Heinrich-Heine-Allee at the music pavilion, from where your night will begin. On this 4-hour activity, you’ll have exclusive entry to venues and enjoy a welcome shot at every bar, and even a shot or two on the go. You will listen to great music, have lots of fun in good company and receive special extras as tiaras or key chains in recognition of your bachelor or bachelorette party. You also have the option to add an exclusive 10-minute exclusive strip show at one of the locations, by upgrading to the super premium pub crawl option.

Düsseldorf's Culinary Soul Guided Tour

8. Düsseldorf's Culinary Soul Guided Tour

Explore one of the world’s largest food markets on a 3-hour guided tour. Discover the culinary diversity on offer in the narrow streets of Düsseldorf’s Old Town on this feast for foodies. Visit the legendary Uerige microbrewery, experience the aromatic world of a small spice shop and learn about the production of traditional mustard. The highlight of the tour is a walk through the famous weekly Carlsplatz market, where you’ll meet market traders selling delicious products such as olive oil, wine and cheese. Be sure that you don’t eat too much for breakfast before the tour, as you’ll be tasting gourmet delights all along the route!

Düsseldorf: Sweet Treats Guided Walking Tour of Old Town

9. Düsseldorf: Sweet Treats Guided Walking Tour of Old Town

Experience the sweet side of Düsseldorf on this guided tour.  Your guide will take you on a culinary exploration of old town, sharing knowledge about the food as well as the history of this exciting town.  Though the city and the old town is famous for beer, it also has an abundance of great cafés and pastry shops. Explore the old town and stop at 6 locations, learning fun facts about the city as you go. Indulge in some sweet treat at each venue, including regional specialities, international treats like Macaron, a danish Wienerbrød, Italian Amaretti, or an Assabeh from Lebanon. You'll also visit the famous chocolate shop between Carlsplatz and Königsallee. Try the delicious regional chocolate-speciality, called "Bützchen" (a little kiss).

Düsseldorf: Old Town Tour for Party Girls

10. Düsseldorf: Old Town Tour for Party Girls

Discover Dusseldorf's party culture on this guided tour in the Old Town. Taste the local beer, stop at a delicious cupcake cafe, and learn fascinating anecdotes about the Old Town and why it's known as "the longest bar in the world." Begin your tour in style with a can of Hugo at Carlsplatz. Stroll with your guide through Düsseldorf's Old Town and hear entertaining anecdotes about love, life, and partying at "the longest bar in the world." On your way to Königsallee, stop for some pink party shots and a local Altbier. Take a break at an ice cream parlor with special alcoholic ice cream. If you dare, enter the "Radschlag" contest to win a medal before heading to Düsseldorf's first cupcake café. As you enjoy your cupcake, snap the perfect Instagram pictures for your stories. Play drinking games with your friends. Finish your party tour in a bar at Bolker Straße with one more party shot.

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What people are saying about Düsseldorf

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 287 reviews

My partner and I were blessed to have Alina take us on a guided tour of the various traditional brauhäuser in the Altstadt. She was very engaging, knowledgeable and spoke perfect English! Her passion for Düsseldorf and Altbier was clear to see, and her enthusiasm kept us very engaged. The conversation flowed naturally, it was like drinking with an old friend. We learned so much, and look forward to enjoying altbier based on Alina's recommendations for the rest of our holiday. Thank you so much! I would recommend the tour as a first day activity for anyone planning on visiting Dusseldorf, as it will give you some important insight into the traditions and history of the local brauhäuser.

We booked on a Sunday, so it was a smaller group and the bars were quieter which was great. Alina, our guide, was very friendly and knowledgeable. We learnt some really interesting things about the culture, and process of ordering beers, which would have confused us if we went on our own. It's a drinking experience you can only get in Düsseldorf. Highly recommend.

I found the tour really interesting. You learned a lot about the city without getting bored. The two hours flew by. Our guide Jürgen answered our questions and was able to answer them.

Great leadership. Very exciting. They even spontaneously switched to English so that the Ukrainian refugees could understand everything. Really amazing. Thank you again.

Although we were only 2 participants and it was really bad weather, the guide organized a great tour of the old town