Parks & Gardens in Cologne

Flora ©Koeln Kongress GmbH

The oldest and well-established green area is located close to the left Rhine banks.

Flora & Botanical Garden
Rheinpark ©StadtKöln

These 40 hectares of parkland stretch along the river Rhine. This oasis is ideal for relaxation.

Rheinpark Park
Volksgarten Garden ©Dr. Joachim Bauer

Volksgarten garden is one of the most suitable locations to while a summer’s day away.

Volksgarten Garden
Forstbotanischer Garten ©Dr. Joachim Bauer

The Forstbotanischer Garten garden specialises in sylvan botany. It is set over a good 25 hectare.

Forstbotanischer Garten
Stadtwald Forest ©Dr. Joachim Bauer

The Stadtwald forest in the borough of Lindenthal belongs to the outer green belt.

Stadtwald Forest
Kölner Grüngürtel ©KölnTourismus GmbH

In the 20s, the City of Cologne created the green belt, on the premises of former fortresses.

Kölner Grüngürtel
Aachener Weiher©KölnTourismus GmbH_Dieter Jacobi

The Aachener Weiher is an popular meetingpoint and part of the Kölner Grüngürtel.

Aachener Weiher

Discover the 200 years old melaten cemetry - a peaceful place among the pulsating Metropolis.

Melaten Cemetry

It goes without saying that a multifaceted major city like Cologne also offers many opportunities for outdoor relaxation. Fortunately, Cologne has extensive parks where you can unwind after a successful shopping trip or an eventful tour of the city. The more central parts of Cologne offer parks such as the Volksgarten, Aachener Weiher, Grüngürtel, ...

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