Gaestehaus Messetip

Volpertusstrasse 4, Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, 51105, Germany | Hotel
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A travel blog entry by caylameinert


... started.... Wrong... When we got to the recommended location at about 9:30AM there was not a single person in sight... Soon enough we learned that this location was towards the end of the parade, hence why there was no crowd yet formed. We decided to hop back on the tram (which we rode illegally for the 5th time that weekend), and head towards the start of the parade. Because we woke up so early, we were actually there early enough to see the floats and parade ...

Rosenmontag at the Kölner Karneval!

A travel blog entry by beckygooch


... and hundreds of horses too! Everything was so colourful and the crowd was so loud and excited, it was a great atmosphere! We stayed through the entire parade - which lasted around 5 and a half hours! - and enjoyed every minute! It was a long day, and we did get rather cold, but it was entirely worth it to experience a proper German tradition!

Here are some facts my Mummy sent me afterwards - it is shocking just how big the carnival really is!



A travel blog entry by aoifemccarthy

... up with a strange and irritating rash all over us... We got up in the morning with the intention of going to Biennale art exhibition only to find that it was of course closed on a Monday. We went to Penny Guggenheim's exhibition instead and the waked around the streets of Venice for the rest of the day until we had to get the train to ...

Amsterdam to Cologne

A travel blog entry by rose60


... finds uncovered in recent years. We didn't have time to go in, but we could see through the windows of the Romisch-Germanisches Museum which houses a vast Dionysus 2nd century mosaic floor and other Roman exhibits.

After our tour, we wandered around and found our way into the famous 4711 eau de Cologne shop. This fragrance was invented by Johann Farina in the 1800's and named it ...

Back to winter

A travel blog entry by lizandgazwalker


... and comfortable bed.
A supermarket behind and ALDI across the road. Gary is getting beer, 500 ml bottles for 30 cents, really nice red wine for 3 euro/ bottle. Gary, once again has become the kitchen nazi. He has been through the fridge and all the cupboards and thrown out everything that doesn't have a date or name on it.
25/06/2013: Went down to prepare breakfast and the owners were there. ...


This hotel, located in the Kalk area of Cologne, is near Chocolate Museum (Schokoladenmuseum), Claudius Therme, Kolner Philharmonie, and German Sports and Olympic Museum.
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TripAdvisor Reviews Gaestehaus Messetip Cologne

2.00 of 5 stars Fair

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