travelgrove Travel Guides

Cologne Map, Germany

If you feel like you need some help to find your way in your destination city, you are in the right place. This Cologne Map will certainly help you to seek out the best restaurants, clubs and sights in town. You want to know what is the best place for a walk? Or what you should be watching out for during your visit? Learn more about the best things to do in the city reading our travel tips and then get around in Cologne with Travelgrove's map. While searching for places, you can also check some cheap flights or deals or you can take a look at our user's galleries about the city. We hope you will find our city map of Cologne useful. Enjoy your trip and come back to share your travel experience about Cologne!

Cologne History

NiceIn what is the center of Cologne today, the Oppidum Ubiorum was the site of the first urban settlement in the city. It was founded by the Germanic tribe called Ubii in 38 B.C., and was acknowledged as a city by the Romans in 50 A.D. with the new name Colonia Claudia Ara Agripinensium. It had one of the longest water pipelines of the roman empire, with remnants still to see in the landscape. It remained the capital of a... read more

Cologne Sightseeing

Cologne CarnivalThe rich history behind Cologne brings with it a vast number of significant landmarks. The most famous of these trademarks is the Cologne Cathedral or “Koelner Dom,” which is Germany’s most iconic architectural monument. Construction of the cathedral took over 600 years. People from all over the world come to get a glimpse of this mammoth church, with two towering spires more than a hundred and fifty meters high.... read more

Cologne Nightlife

Not much to seeCologne’s Kolsch is famous the world-over and although you do not travel to Cologne only to taste Kolsch, you should make it a point to have your fill of this famed beer-variety when in the city. And if you are looking for just Kolsch, the best spot to be in is the Alter Markt area in Cologne’s ‘Old Town’. read more

Cologne Travel Guide

Irina  Maria with my WigFor anybody who is interested in experiencing the Cologne carnival, the season starts on November 11 of each year, but hotel rates are a little bit high.  The main event of the carnival known as the “three mad days” may be witnessed around Easter, particularly the Thursday before the beginning of Lent. read more

Things about Cologne you may be interested in

view all Cologne travel tips


Members Who Have Been to Cologne

Community Galleries About Cologne

Browse our members' Cologne galleries to get a better impression of the place
show alladd gallery
   Welcome to Travelgrove  register tell a friend bookmark it