20 Things to do in Cologne, Germany; Hannah Lukaszewich; Getting Stamped

Germany – Cologne Cathedral

With so many things to see and do, Cologne is a great option for travelers looking to avoid the crowds of tourists that throng the streets of more popular destinations such as Prague, Florence, and Venice. While there are a plethora of attractions that will entice visitors throughout the year, the two most popular times to visit are during Oktoberfest and around Christmas, when twinkling traditional markets fill the squares with their delightful wares. The fourth largest city in the whole of Germany is a relatively undiscovered gem in comparison with other destinations. To help you out, here are some of our favorite things to do in Cologne.

1. CLIMB TO THE TOP OF COLOGNE CATHEDRAL

This huge cathedral is remarkably the most visited landmark in the country. Its twin spires dominate the Cologne skyline and you´re going to want to take a trip to the top for the breathtaking panoramic views of the city below. While the 509 steps do make it quite hard work, you’ll definitely be glad that you made the effort once you’re up there.

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