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Travel Blogs from Cologne
... that the owners are taking a break after a busy time with October Fest, Wine Fests etc... and are likely on vacation in Spain (one of the Germans favourite vacation spots). Of course they will be back in time for the run-up to Christmas, another very busy time.
Following the lazy drive through to Huggie, it was time to go head-to-head with the Deutchers and their passion for autobahn speed as we needed to make it to just south of Bonn for the ...
... museum ...well, not Al...but I only wanted to go to the shop...our guide last time and this time said don't miss it and they were right. Nothing we can't get in the states but it's a local tradition and the chocolates are DELICIOUS!! So...be nice...I have treats to share!!
We did the "pub crawl" - and that is using the term broadly - I guess they meant 13 senior citizens walking slowly through ...
... The Romans were fairly sophisticated in their infrastructure, for example, in 1995 when installing a new sewerage system the contractors discovered the remnants of a bricked sewer tunnel with ran for at least 130 metres towards the river. However there is no record of this facility being used within the last 1000 years. A section of the bricked sewer has been reconstructed above ground. Our tour included an archeological dig in the Jewish quarter with remains dating back ...
... already on the road. "Surely you can just pick these up at a train station?" I argued. Well, that was not a course of action that "we" were happy with! So, "we" organised through the website for the passes to be shipped to our hotel in Krakow. (Through various combinations of where we would be staying and different "guaranteed" delivery times for different countries this was how the best delivery method worked to ensure we had the passes in hand before we entered Germany).With that ...
... explore the city, when we came across the old part of town, which was very quant and pretty small. We visited an awesome Nutcracker store, with some beautiful Christmas decorations...but unfortunately they are just a tad too breakable to carry with us. Afterwards we decided to head to the Chocolate museum along the river.Before going into the museum, we decided to stop for a beer in the beer garden next door.
This Chocolate museum was pretty interesting. Of course our fav ...
Other places to stay in Cologne
Innenstadt, Cologne | 5 star hotelfrom $119
- Good service, but poor quality
- Just great, from start to finish...!
- Just Superb
Habsburgerring 9-13, Cologne | 4 star hotel
- Excellent Hotel and close to the Christmas markets
- Crowne Plaza, cologne - great hotel
- Great Hotel
Innenstadt, Cologne | 5 star hotelfrom $173
Innenstadt, Cologne | 4 star hotelfrom $122
- Excellent place
- Ultra modern 5* quality hotel
- Excellent Hotel, good value
Innenstadt, Cologne | 4 star hotelfrom $170
Innenstadt, Cologne | 4 star hotelfrom $123
- Tolles Erlebnis
- Liebe es , hier zu wohnen
- Love staying here
Altstadt-Nord, Cologne | 5 star hotelfrom $157
- Great value for money! One of the best hotels!
- Excellent service wonderful location.
- The best hotel I've been to, period.
Altstadt-Nord, Cologne | 5 star hotelfrom $151
- Excellent: Looking forward to returning!
- Perfect Hotel!
Innenstadt, Cologne | 4 star hotelfrom $128
- Nothing outstanding about this hotel
- Dorint congress cologne germany
- Excellent location and great service
Innenstadt, Cologne | 4 star hotelfrom $88
- Nice and quiet hotel
- Very comfortable hotel
Dadong istrict, Cologne | 5 star hotelfrom $43
- Very nice stay
- Good hotel, near the city
- Many errors
Innenstadt, Cologne | 5 star hotelfrom $158
- Well designed, but tiny rooms
- Fantastic location, great bed and super shower
Innenstadt, Cologne | 4 star hotelfrom $99
Porz, Cologne | 4 star hotelfrom $109
Mülheim, Cologne | 4 star hotelfrom $75
Innenstadt, Cologne | 4 star hotelfrom $87
Innenstadt, Cologne | 3 star hotelfrom $75
Lindenthal, Cologne | 4 star hotelfrom $74
Innenstadt, Cologne | 3 star hotelfrom $78
- Really impressed
- Fabulous! A real gem of a hotel.
- Great piano bar
Lindenthal, Cologne | 4 star hotelfrom $103
Altstadt-Nord, Cologne | 4 star hotelfrom $98
- Great location and great view!!
- Great Location
- Nice hotel, good value
Mülheim, Cologne | 4 star hotelfrom $68
Innenstadt, Cologne | 4 star hotelfrom $83
Ehrenfeld, Cologne | 4 star hotelfrom $92
Neustadt-Nord, Venice | Lodgefrom $74
Lindenthal, Cologne | 4 star hotelfrom $80