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Day trip from Cologne to Zons

The old customs fort is worth a visit
Looking for a place to go on a day out? How about taking a trip on the ship downstream to the beautiful village of Zons?

There are any number of fascinating attractions on the Rhine, and not only upstream from Cologne. The Lower Rhine too has many places of interest and so KD regularly weighs anchor to cruise to the picturesque village of Zons. This erstwhile customs fort of the Archbishops of Cologne attracts visitors with an almost completely intact historical town wall and a great deal of medieval charm, which you can soak in and enjoy during a two-and-a-half hour stopover. Included in the ticket price is the cruise from Cologne to Zons and back, a delicious Bergisch waffle and a hot drink.

Program | 01.05., 15.05., 05.06., 19.06., 03.07., 17.07., 07.08., 21.08., 04.09., 18.09., 02.10.2024

  • 10:30 Boarding
  • 11:00 Departure Cologne
  • 13:00 Arrival Zons
  • 16:00 Departure Zons
  • 19:00 Arrival Cologne


  • Cruise Cologne – Zons  – Cologne
  • Stay in Zons
  • Incl. lunch buffet on the way to Zons
  • drinks & snacks à la carte
  • Ticket price: € 49 / € 25 Children

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Information for passengers with restricted mobility

The footpath to the centre of Zons and its places of interest such as the Rhine Gate is about 800 metres on mostly flat paths. At the jetty the road first goes slightly uphill. There are cobblestones in the town centre. The “Rheinauen” with asphalt walkways border the jetty.

Included services & tips for excursions

On the outward journey, our guests can help themselves from a delicious lunch buffet with a selection of hot and cold dishes (drinks à la carte).


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