Are you looking for an ideal city to spend a weekend getaway? Then Cologne in Germany is the perfect location to keep you entertained. The city boasts various attractions and has something for everyone. In this blog, we’ll tell you about the top things to do in Cologne!
Cologne Cathedral (Dom)
You haven’t been to Cologne if you haven’t seen the Cologne Cathedral. This Gothic architectural masterpiece is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. If you don’t have a fear of heights, you can even climb the towers and be rewarded with a stunning view of the city.
Colorful Historic Center
Step back in time and wander through the colorful streets of Cologne’s historic center. Here, you can still see traces of the Middle Ages when cobbled streets were traversed by carriages and coaches. The colorful houses create a cheerful atmosphere that you must experience for yourself.
Found in most major cities in Europe, love lock bridges are where couples attach padlocks to immortalize their love. Hang your own lock or simply take a look at the messages others have left before you.
Shopping in Schildergasse
If you’re in the mood for shopping, head to Schildergasse. This shopping street is home to all your favorite stores, from H&M to artistic small boutiques. You’ll definitely find what you’re looking for in this shopping area.
Cologne City Tour
The best way to explore all aspects of Cologne is on foot! The city offers multiple (free) walking tours that take you to all the hotspots and attractions. The guide will gladly share all the ins and outs about the city and answer any questions you have about the best pubs and restaurants.
Looking for more inspiration for your trip to Cologne? Watch our video on the top 10 attractions in this remarkable German city.