Tucked away behind ugly Barbarossaplatz, across the road from the lovely Volksgarten, you’ll find the idyllic Eifelplatz, which is home to one of the best little restaurants in Cologne.
Carnival has descended on the Rhineland in an orgy of costumes, drinking and bad behaviour. Either dive-in and enjoy it to the full, or run to the hills and escape!
Rudolfplatz Christmas market and neighboring Christmas Avenue are well worth a visit for the standard Christmas market fare, albeit in rather different shapes, colours and sizes.
At Christmas, nativity scenes celebrating the Christmas story spring up around the city. Take a Krippenweg tour and enjoy both traditional, and somewhat curious nativity scenes.
The newest Christmas market in town is also the smallest and it’s also raising money for good causes. Visit the Südstadt to check it out.
Cast yer anchor at the Hafen Chrstmas market for some ho, ho, ho and a bottle of Glühwein. Ahoy!
The Christmas tree is a festive tradition around the world. But how did it start? It may have its origins in Germany.