Welcome to Cologne – home of Cologne Cathedral, World Heritage Site and Germany's number one attraction, drawing over six million visitors each year.
In addition, Cologne's world-class museums, numerous theatres, the Philharmonic and Opera House attract visitors from all over the world. The locals cultivate ancient traditions: Their annual highlight, the Cologne Carnival is exuberantly celebrated. Kölsch – the city's signature beer – never stops flowing, Rhineland specialities are served and there is friendly and light-hearted revelry. No trip to Cologne is complete without calling in on one of the best brewery taverns.
Cologne makes your visit memorable – from classic tourist moments, like climbing to the top of the cathedral, the Rhine river boat tours or other original city tours like Kölsch tour, which takes guests through a number of breweries, guided tours through Roman or mediaeval Cologne.
Climate in Cologne
Cologne is one of the warmest cities in Germany with its temperate–oceanic climate. The day-time temperature in Cologne in late September ranges between 10 and 20 °C.