Family Weekend in Cologne

Germany, Cologne Guide (B): Family Weekend in Cologne

Cologne old town is a cultural hub with lots of historic sites and some renowned museums. This makes it a perfect destination to be explored on foot. Here is a relaxed itinerary to explore Cologne in 2 days. Keep reading to know how to spend a family weekend in Cologne.

If you arrive in Cologne by train, the first thing, outside the main station which you absolutely cannot miss is the Cologne cathedral. It is so huge and prominent that you just have to take a moment to admire the first sight of this cathedral. We will start our day at this same place.

First thing first. Let’s have a breakfast. There are lots of cafes and restaurants which serve breakfast menu to perfectly break the over-night fasting or simple bakery items for a quick fill up.

I suggest Café Reichard for its location and food. This café is exactly in front of the 2 tall towers of the Cologne Cathedral. One can sit outside or inside and enjoy the morning coffee looking at the historic, dark massive structure- the Cathedral. The Café Reichard is mainly popular for their cakes and coffee. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Family Weekend in Cologne
Guide Location: Germany » Cologne
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Varsha Gawai
Read it on Author's Website: https://www.varshastravel360.com/family-weekend-in-cologne/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Cologne cathedral
  • Café Reichard
  • Chocolate Museum
  • Maritim hotel
  • Neumarkt
  • Fragrance museum
  • Peter’s Brauhaus
  • Cologne city museum
  • St. Gereon Church
  • Hans im Gluck
  • Vapiano
  • mustard museum
  • ‘German sports and Olympic museum’
  • Hohenzollern bridge
  • Great St. Martin Church
  • Rhine park
  • town hall
  • Cologne zoo