Cologne city breaks are an excellent starting point for exploring the nearby Rhine Valley. Cologne, one of Germany's oldest cities, is a vibrant metropolis famous for its historic gems and vivacious carnival celebrations. The twin spires of the Gothic cathedral tower over the heart of the charming Old Town and its countless cultural and historic treasures.
The City has many bustling bars and restaurants for those looking to wine and dine, offering a wide range of cuisines, wines and ales to suit any taste. Away from the bustle of the City, the peaceful gardens and museums offer a look into the past and a place to relax and unwind. As Germany's fourth largest city, Cologne is a famous Mecca for shopping lovers. The world feels at home in Cologne - this lively and cosmopolitan city has something for everyone. Those on Dusseldorf City Breaks and Cologne breaks can expect to be fascinated by the many storytellers and locals that tell mythical tales of the city's glorious past.
Cologne City Break
Your Cologne city break wouldn't be complete without a visit to the Cologne Cathedral. Constructed over more than six centuries by devoted Christians, the Cologne Cathedral is a sight to behold. Housing many artistic masterpieces and built with impressive architecture that itself can be seen in artists artwork, the Cathedral is awe inspiring both inside and out.
A Cologne Christmas Market is an ideal starting point to explore Cologne during the festive season. With about 80 white marquee pagoda tents and roof peaks appearing like ship sails, culinary delicacies and pirate shows, this is a Christmas Market with a difference.
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