Arts and Cultural
Bergische Freilichtmuseum Lindlar
In the nearby town of Lindlar, this open-air museum showcases agricultural life in the North Rhine-Westphalia region with hands-on learning exhibitions dedicated to the local ecology, rural trade industry and tools used by farmers in the area.
In Cologne, those with a sweet tooth are sure to be satisfied. Visitors will explore the fascinating history of chocolate, from its beginnings in Maya and Aztec cultures to modern-day European chocolate production methods and styles.
Museum Ludwig (Cologne)
Art buffs will appreciate the acclaimed collection of modern works, from Pop Art to Surrealism. The collection includes paintings and sculptures by Andy Warhol, Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg, and Pablo Picasso.
Points of Interest
Bergisches Land Park
This beautiful mountain region is an outdoor lover's delight, a picturesque area dotted with small villages, rivers, streams and damns. Adventurists will enjoy hiking, bike riding, water sports activities, or a leisure scenic drive.
The largest gothic church in Northern Europe is one of Cologne's most visited landmarks. The historic Roman Catholic church was started in 1248 and completed in 1880, and features stunning stained-glass windows and soaring galleries.
In Numbrecht is a picturesque hill castle that was once the home of the Counts of Homburg. A scenic circular nature trail runs through Homburg Bröl and Huppichteroth, past the historic Holstein Mill and back to the castle.
Belgisches Viertel (Belgian Quarter)
In Cologne's Belgian Quarter, shoppers will discover a sophisticated shopping oasis. Old historic buildings are packed with trendy boutiques, jewelry stores, and top fashion brands to update your wardrobe.
Head to Cologne's most popular shopping street, Schildergasse, a bustling avenue lined with popular stores like H&, Zara and Galeria Kaufhof. Shoppers won't want to miss a visit to the Weltstadthaus, or "the whale", which houses the Peek & Cloppenburg clothing store.
This Cologne shopping center is one of the best in town, and is stocked with popular name brands stores, restaurants and cafes. On the bottom floor, Theater am Dom hosts acclaimed shows for performing arts enthusiasts.
Sports and Entertainment
Theme park rides and entertainment abound at this family attraction in Bruhl. Families of all ages will love a ride on the Mine Train roller coaster, a wet-and-wild journey on the River Quest, or a belly-laugh on the Fear & Force.
Sports enthusiasts can get moving at Numbrecht's premier activity complex featuring six indoor tennis courts, two squash courts, and a well-manicured 9-hole golf course that tests that swing.
Tummel Dschungel (Tumble Jungle)
Little ones will have a blast at this indoor Bensberg play area. Kids can soar high on the bungee tower or trampoline, race their friends on a mini scooter, or challenge them to a game of air hockey, table tennis or football.
What's Nearby - Corporate Locations
- Cologne Trade Fair
- Ford Europe
- Westdeutscher Rundfunk