Kölle alaaf! This is what you hear sounding throughout the city in February when the world famous carnival is going on but there is much more about Cologne than masquerade.
If you happen to be in Cologne in February you feel like you just landed on a different planet: party people in disguise all over the city, Kölsch beer in every hand and loud music mixed with sweets raining from the carnival trucks. Welcome to Cologne, the world capital of European carnival. But this wonderful city shows her true face when the carnival party is over: picturesque streets, fashionable stores and perfect little beer pubs serving the world famous Kölsch. And not to forget: the warmhearted people of Cologne. Cologne's landmark, the huge cathedral, greets you right after you left the train station and gives you a taste of the amazing history of the city. Dive into Cologne and experience a city that has much more to offer than the best carnival parties!