TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Gereon Cologne
Travel Blogs from Cologne
... They were there for the funeral of the man who owned the major newspaper in Cologne and so the church was cordoned off. We could not get into the church.
so, we did what we had to, eat in a super elegant sweet bakery where we enjoyed dessert style cakes that were flooded with strawberries, cherries, etc., cream frosting, ......you get the picture.
Unknown to me, COLOGNE IS FAMOUS FOR COLOGNE, PERFUME AND AFTERSHAVE.
MOM FOUND TWO ...
... the portions were huge. Ordered like 3 portions and we were stuffed by the end of it. Visited the Köln Dom the next morning and that was the only attraction we ended up visiting because it was scorching & we just went shopping instead. The Dom was magnificent as usual but there was a service so we couldn't go walk around which ...
... though as the weather has stopped us going into town. Our hotel the Mecure is lovely, Great place to finish with. Arrived at 3 and had couple of hours for r and r. We used it to repackage bags and sort out our gifts. Headed away for our evening meal about 5.30 - off to the country, a lovely little,village called menninckdam. Got off bus by a large church ( what else)! And then walked for a few hundred metres down cobblestone narrow streets until we came to a former ...
This morning berthed at the side of the Rhine close to Cologne Cathedral. Had a look round it and then just wandered about the streets. Off to lunch now. While we are at lunch the boat is having to move to the other bank of the river. From there we are getting a city tour. Not much view through our porthole at our morning berth. Lol. Went on the city tour. Quite interesting. Didn't bother with more sightseeing ...
... 8217;s wedding present, which was a massive stein
with a painted man and lady dancing. I also go the next shot glass of my trip
and a tiny stein for myself/Snowey.
We headed back to the hostel to see if I could fit it in my
bag. I could… just. Will have to take it on the plane with me as I don’t want
it to brake.
Once we repacked out bags we went to a brew haus to get dinner.
It was pretty good. I got a ...