Whether you're organizing a whirlwind escape or a long and leisurely getaway, you should know a little bit about Cologne before setting off.
To help you find your feet, Cologne lies 35 miles (56 kilometers) south of the significant city of Duisburg.
Hotels in Cologne
With 159 marvelous properties in Cologne, your options are many and varied. But don't dilly-dally. The sooner you book, the sooner you can start your adventure!
Splurge on a little extravagance at the Excelsior Hotel Ernst The Leading Hotels of the World (Trankgasse 1-5 / Domplatz) or the Humboldt1 Palais-Hotel & Bar (Kupfergasse 10). After all, it's not every day you go on vacation! If you're the type of traveler who would rather spend all their time out exploring, a swanky suite may not be your style. Some terrific budget accommodations are THE QVEST hideaway (Gereonskloster 12) and the 1st Floor Köln (Neusser Strasse 336-338).
Places to visit in Cologne
Travelers will want to check out City Hall and Cologne Cathedral. Are you after more things to see in this buzzing city? Alter Markt and Great St. Martin Church should keep you occupied.
Theater can challenge our expectations and asks us to aspire to bigger and better things. Attend a play at Volkstheater Millowitsch and open your mind to some big ideas. Need some more options? There's nothing like seeing top-notch art when your spirit needs a lift. As you gaze at the fabulous pieces at Wallraf-Richartz-Museum, try to pinpoint a deeper meaning. And there's more. Eager to learn the facts and stories of human history? Gain an expert insight into the realities of yesteryear at Romano-Germanic Museum.
Where do you fly into for Cologne?
Got your suitcase and passport? Excellent — hop on the flight to Cologne - Bonn Airport (CGN). Once you hit the runway, you'll be just 8 miles (13 kilometers) to the southeast from central Cologne.
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