Cologne’s Schildergasse is the most-visited shopping street in Germany.
Eau de Cologne
The historic Farina-house is situated opposite the Town Hall. In the world's oldest fragrance factory you can see where the fascinating history of Eau de Cologne and modern fragrances began. Find out more
12th - 17th February 2015 The "crazy days" of Carnival are celebrated with parties on the streets, in public squares and in pubs. Find out more
The world’s largest computer games trade show ‘Gamescom’ is moving up to the next level. From 5 – 9 August 2015, numerous new game products and hardware innovations will be showcased at the Cologne trade fair.
The varied programme offered by the Cologne Tourist Board includes exciting and informative tours to suit all tastes, from the experience tour to the art history tour around Cologne's Romanesque churches or see Cologne's best attractions with a Hop-On Hop-Off Tour.
Cologne provides over 250 hotels with a total capacity of more than 26,000 beds – ranging from low-budget accommodation and state-of-the-art design hotels to stylish suites in one of the large international top-quality hotels.