Flights to Cologne

Cologne is the fourth largest city in Germany. It was built in the first century AD by the Romans as their capital in that region. However, it was one of the most bombed German cities during the Second World War which resulted in the destruction of most of the city. Since then there has been an effort to restore many of the historic buildings, resulting in a unique mix of post-war construction and classical architecture. The restored buildings include the Cologne City Hall, which was founded during the twelfth century, making it Germany's oldest city hall. There are several Romanesque churches, including St. Gereon Church, which began life as a Roman chapel. The most famous landmark is the Cologne Cathedral, which began construction in 1248 and was completed in 1880. This Gothic church supposedly houses the Three Magi. Cologne boasts a number of museums. The Roman-Germanic Museum features a collection of ancient Roman artefacts, while the Museum Ludwig contains one of the most famous collections of modern art in Europe, including the third largest collection of Picasso's work. The Cologne Carnival is one of the largest street carnivals in Europe. Beginning in November and continuing until Ash Wednesday the following year, visitors come from all over to experience this event. The restoration of Cologne has created a cityscape like no other. Find cheap flights to Gologne, CGN to experience this eclectic mix of post-war design and Roman architecture for yourself.
Worth knowing

Worth knowing

  • Currency: Euro(EUR)
  • Language: German
  • Capital: Berlin
  • Austrian flight destination: Berlin, Cologne/Bonn, Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Hannover, Leipzig, Munich, Nurmberg, Stuttgart
  • Cologne/Bonn Airport (CGN): The airport is located 15 km (9 miles) southeast of Cologne.
  • Address: Kennedystr., 51147 Cologne, Germany
  • Telephone: +49 22 0340 4001
  • Airport Cologne You will be directed to a possibly non-accessible site. Take care. Be careful.

Where to eat in Cologne

Where to eat in Cologne
Chez Chef
There's still plenty of loading going on where the trucks once drew up. But now the loading is from the plate into the mouth. What still remains are the high ceilings, the glass and the iron - principally the industrial design. The cuisine, in contrast, is somewhat random, combining French with Italian, Asian with German fare. But does it really matter? It all ends up in the same place after all. What to expect, however, is not so easy to predict, as the menu changes monthly. So if you insist on trying everything you'll have to plan more than one visit. Others will have to make do with what's there, including a view of Cologne going about its daily life.
Chino Latino
Fischers Weingenu

What to see in Cologne

What to see in Cologne
Galerie Berndt
Fans of modern art will be impressed: the gallery sells work by Kandinsky, David Hockney, Gerhard Richter and Joseph Beuys, and stylistically lies somewhere between abstract expressionism, constructivism and tusche on cartridge paper. Yet the old masters Picasso and Matisse are also represented, allowing the less educated art lovers to benefit. It begs the question of whether the Picasso really will go over the counter and at what price. If you're less than certain concerning your choice of artwork, you can call upon the in-house experts for advice. Only then can you say for certain that you possess art with a seal of approval!
Carnival Museum

Where to shop in Cologne

Where to shop in Cologne
Zeitgeist Cologne
If you enter Zeitgeist than you can let loose of any ideas that you will leave with an untouched wallet. Many of the design products will spontaneously vault your heart to a higher frequency and let the sweat glands of your palms work hard. The cerebrum shouts: want! For example the iPod docking station in the shape of a bear by Be@rbrick, which women find cute and men cool. Or, who would not want one of the stylish Dom Pérignon Vintage 2000 bottles in Andy Warhol edition stand in his or her shelve? Or travel around with the Pentax Optio NB 1000 and then shine out of the tourist masses with the camera in self-made Lego design? If you live this kind of zeitgeist, you will leave this store as a happy person.

Where to stay in Cologne

Where to stay in Cologne
You need not dismount at Excelsior to see the cathedral up close. The Domappartements represent a cheaper alternative, situated just a stone`s throw from the Lanxess Arena and the Philharmonie concert hall. Light, roomy and modern the apartments offer additional touches such as Nespresso coffee machines and cosy Hästens beds. If you get tired of waiting for George Clooney to show up then step outside and within just a couple of minutes you`ll be at Domplatte, ready to soak up the pulsating nightlife of Cologne.
Schloss Bensberg
Water tower

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