About Us

Read our story, what we do and how we are different

How We started

Art of Touring Founder Nadia Dadgostar in front of the Cologne skyline

Art of Touring was founded with the goal of taking travel experiences to the next level by offering state-of-the-art travel services for an international audience. 

Founded by travel industry professional Nadia Dadgostar, Art of Touring was started to fill a need for customized destination management services in Cologne. Art of Touring has been serving the travel community ever since, working predominantly in Cologne but with extensive experience in neighboring cities and destinations.

With more than 15 years of experience, Art of Touring helps to plan and execute guided tours, organize travel excursions, and create custom programs for river cruises, businesses, and VIPs throughout the entire Rheinland area.

What We do

With hands-on local knowledge and significant organizational experience, Art of Touring offers a unique service package to clients visiting Cologne and its surrounding areas. We offer innovative approaches to planning and managing the following travel-related initiatives:

Guided Tours

Our multilingual walking tour guides are seasoned experts when it comes to engaging groups and going beyond commonplace landmarks


Whether it’s bike tour in Bonn, or a wine tasting in the Mosel, we create memorable, custom excursions around the Rhineland

Travel Services

We can offer our clients logistical support and transportation options, customized to their requests and the needs of their tour participants.

Our strength lies in offering our clients tailor-made programs, customized to their business goals and the individual backgrounds of tour participants.

The company’s dynamic and highly motivated team consists of knowledgeable destination experts as well as experienced, multilingual guides. The entire Art of Touring team is committed to providing hands-on support at every stage of the process, starting with the development of client-specific concepts up to their professional implementation.

Our ultimate goal is always to surpass the expectations of our clients through flexibility, experience, and reliability. We take comfort in the fact that the majority of our business originates from return customers and direct client referrals.

What Makes Us Different