Cologne - City of Waters

Kölner Rheinpanorama ©KölnTourismus GmbH, Udo Haake

The Romans were the first to value the excellent position that Colonia held by the river.

River Rhine
Schiffstouren auf dem Rhein ©KD Deutsche Rheinschiffahrt AG

Explore Cologne at its best. Get a fantastic panoramic view of the city aboard a ship.

Boat Trips
Brauhaus Früh ©KölnTourismus GmbH

Koelsch is a synonym for hospitality and a cheerful Mediterranean way of life.

Koelsch
4711-Haus ©Mäurer + Wirtz GmbH & Co.KG

In the early 18th century Cologne was the place where a new kind of perfume was created.

Eau de Cologne
Tanzbrunnen ©KölnKongress GmbH

Cologne is vibrant with outstanding events all year round. A multi-faceted programme awaits you.

What's on

Cologne is definitely a “city on the water”! Of course your first thought will be of the Rhine River, which offers Cologne residents and visitors many opportunities to explore the city, for example by taking a boat tour. But Cologne has even more to offer on this theme — for example, the beauty products Eau de Cologne and 4711, both of which are...

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