The former capital city brings history back to life on Drachenburg castle as well as in the UNESCO world heritage sites of the Brühl palaces. It’s less than an hour’s journey from here to some impressive sites brimming with history. If you are rather drawn by nature, you can take a day trip into the only national park in NRW – a true paradise for lovers of nature.
Full milk, dark and white chocolate in the cathedral city on the Rhine
Colognes museum not only offers history, but also delicious samples of the popular sweet. 200 kilogramme chocolate constantly flows in the three metre high fountain for you to taste. At chocolate-praline classes there are no limits to the imagination.Read more
Baroque buildings of exemplary character
Visitors find the baroque splendour of the Brühl palaces simply breathtaking. Anyone who stands in the stairway will understand why other royal courts can only look at Brühl with envy. Today, both structures and their gardens and parks are listed as Unesco World Heritage sites.Read more