Things to see and do - Cologne
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Cologne, one of the largest cities in Germany, is an important business centre and the capital of the German television industry. As well as its famous eau-de-cologne, renowned since the 16C, the city is known for its lively carnival which has a non-stop party atmosphere enjoyed by tourists and locals alike. The two black spires of the cathedral have become the symbols of the city.
Tourist attractions Cologne : Things to see and do
Pl. liplatz D - 50667 Köln
In 1164, Frédéric Barberousse offered the city of Cologne some Relics of the Wise Kings from Milan. Since then, pilgrims have come here. In 1248, a new cathedral was begun, inspired by those in Paris, Reims and Amiens. Its construction lasted more ..
Pl. ch-Böll-Platz D - Köln
20C art takes pride of place in this museum. The Expressionist movement is charted in detail and particular attention is paid to German art in the inter-war period. The Surrealist section has works by Max Ernst, born in Brühl, near Cologne. Important..
Pl. ch-Böll-Platz D - 50667 Köln
This museum has displays of extremely valuable photos alongside old photographic equipment.
Unter Taschenmacher 18-20 D - 50677 Cologne
Prix Prices from : 94 €
Elegant rooms with flat-screen TVs and views of Cologne Cathedral are offered at this central hotel, a 5-minute walk from Cologne Main Station. A hearty breakfast buffet awaits guests every morning in Am Museum’s rustic breakfast hall. A range of re..
Kleine Budengasse 15 D - 50667 Cologne
Prix Prices from : 90 €
This privately run 3-star hotel in the heart of Cologne’s historic centre is just a short walk from key destinations including the world-famous Cathedral, old town hall, and main railway station. The cosy Hotel Krone is conveniently located to the r..
Am Hof 38-46 D - 50667 Cologne
Prix Prices from : 69 €
This 4-star hotel in central Cologne offers stylish, air-conditioned rooms. Hotel Europa am Dom is 150 metres from Cologne Cathedral and the Roman-Germanic Museum. The classic-style rooms at the CityClass Hotel Europa am Dom feature satellite TV, a ..
Leisure activities Cologne
There's no better way to see Düsseldorf than from aboard a sightseeing cruise on the Rhine. Enjoy the city's spectacular skyline and learn about the Media Docks, Old Town, Exhibition Halls, and more. Inclusions : 1-hour Rhine River Cruise near D..
Prices from : 14 €
Get onboard for views of Cologne and its surrounding countryside during this two-hour sightseeing cruise along the River Rhine. Inclusions : Sightseeing cruise Commentary available in English only Duration: 2 hours Available: Daily Depar..
Choose a full-day excursion to one of three destinations and travel there along the majestic River Rhine. Hop aboard a boat to the picturesque town of Linz or to the legendary Dragon Rock in Königswinter; or opt for a shopping trip to Bonn. Soak up v..
Kurt-Hackenberg-Platz 1 D - 50667 Köln
Am Frankenturm 1 D - 50667 Köln
Run for around 40 years by the Fehn family, this historic guesthouse has pretty rooms, ranging from rustic charm to elegant on two floors. Goose is the speciality in winter.
Mühlengasse 1 D - 50667 Köln
A rustic inn with a beautiful decorated façade. Worth a look around: each room has a character of its own. Serves good, solid food with fresh Kölsch beer on draught.
Sporergasse 1 D - 50667 Köln
Am Hof 12 D - 50667 Köln
Brewery tradition since 1904. In the many rooms, each with its own atmosphere, Kölsch beer and typical dishes are served by the waiters at ancient bare tables.
Domplatz D - 50667 Köln
If you have a taste for high quality Southeast Asian cuisine, you should try the dishes served in this bright, minimalist-style restaurant by a largely Asian kitchen team headed up by chef Mirko Gaul. Interestingly, his European roots are also eviden..