Apartments & Bed and Breakfast in Cologne
Cologne, Germany’s fourth largest city, is a hub for media and tourism. Attracted by its architecture and friendliness, tourists flock to the city, which is situated on the banks of the River Rhine
just 20 kilometres away from former capital Bonn, also home to great apartments through Wimdu.
. This popularity however does mean the Cologne’s apartments and bed and breakfasts are in high demand, but they, unlike the local hotel industry, have remained affordable. The Karneval festival which occurs, every February is Cologne’s biggest cultural event. It involves an elaborate parade and performance of great religious and cultural significance in the area. Those interested in Cologne apartments might also want to check out Wimdu’s accommodation in Brussels
, just 3 hours away on the train, as these cities are often visited consecutively by travelers engaging in a pan-Europe trip. If you’re around during the summer, consider renting an apartment during the week of Cologne Gay Pride. Festivities are just one of the attractions for visitors to Cologne, the City is also home to the architecturally famous Cologne Cathedral. This massive Roman Catholic Church began under construction in the 13th century and when it was completed in 1880 it was the tallest building in the world before being over taken by the Washington monument.
Choosing your Bed and Breakfast in Cologne
As the country’s most popular landmark Cologne cathedral is surrounded by hotel’s and bed and breakfast. However, to get better value for money it is recommended that you try areas of the city less tourist orientated. Holiday apartments
in these areas, are often cheaper and offer a higher quality. By staying here you get a better feeling of the city and interact more with the local culture and people. Your Cologne bed and breakfast owner or vacation rental host will be able to give you insider tips on places to visit. Showing you the best restaurants and off beat attractions within walking distance of you Cologne apartments. A stay with Wimdu
allows you to see a city in a completely new light, a view usually obscured by staying in more traditional accommodation such as hotels and hostels.
What to look for near your apartment in Cologne
If you’re visiting Cologne for the nightlife, you’ll want a bed and breakfast near Cologne’s Friesenstrasse, the city’s main hub of pubs and clubs. In the pubs, you’ll want to try the local beer called Kölsch. Prices vary, so look around or alternatively ask your host for the best pub in their area. By having a holiday apartment
in Cologne’s less touristy areas you will find cheaper beer and a better, more local atmosphere. Staying local is always the best way to see a city and Wimdu the perfect platform to find an affordable and beautiful bed and breakfast in Cologne, and further afield. So if you are looking for a apartment in Cologne or curious to stay and experience other places in Germany such as Berlin
, then Wimdu is the ideal place for you.