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From sunny riverside beer gardens to historic buildings, tourist attractions within the city of Cologne are varied to say the least. Cultural attractions within Cologne are in good supply and especially diverse. Those wishing to explore other areas of Germany will find plenty of tourist appeal within Cologne's many neighbouring cities and towns.
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As Germany’s fourth largest city and one the country’s most historic you’ll find a host of impressive buildings, medieval churches and museums not to mention its crowning glory, Cologne cathedral.
A vibrant city with excellent shopping and restaurants it is also famous for having more breweries than any other European city.
If you’re looking for direct flights to Cologne, Germany you’ll find TUIfly and Lufthansa fly from the UK. For low cost flights, check out germanwings and easyJet.
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No visit to Cologne would be complete without a trip to the magnificent Gothic cathedral. Now a UNESCO World Heritage site, take a climb up the 500 or so steps up one of its two towers to get fantastic views of the cityscape below.
As well as the many ecclesiastic buildings, Cologne also boasts a number of excellent museums and galleries. Particularly noteworthy is the Roman Germanic Museum home to an extraordinary collection of Roman mosaics, glass, jewellery and ceramics found along the banks of the Rhine.
For chocoholics why not try the Chocolate Museum where you can stop at a chocolate fountain for a tasty treat. For families, Cologne Zoo and Aquarium are particularly popular attractions while Phantasialand, a huge amusement park is a great day for all the family.
Sample some Kolsch, the local brew at the Fruh am Dom while tucking into some German sausage and sauerkraut and don’t leave this wonderful city without a cruise along the River Rhine enjoying the views of the passing buildings.
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The weather in Cologne is fairly pleasant throughout the year, being at its warmest during the months of July and August, and coldest between December and January.
Much of the region's weather is affected by the strong maritime breezes. Cologne's main tourist season falls between May and September, when the local climate is at its best and plenty of fine, clear skies can be enjoyed.
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