Cologne – with its magnificent Cologne Cathedral one of the finest ecclesiastical edifices in the world – is THE tourist attraction in the area. Take a trip through 2000 years of history and visit cultural monuments from the Roman Empire to modern times. Or just meet for a Kölsch, a chat or simply a laugh in one of the numerous restaurants and bars. Moreover Cologne’s Schildergasse is the most-visited shopping street in Germany.
Discover a modern, lively and cosmopolitan city with a history of over 2.000 years. Beethoven’s native city is situated on the banks of the Rhine and surrounded by lovely nature. The attractive historic centre with its extensive pedestrian precinct is a tempting place for a pleasant stroll, and about 30 museums and numerous sports and music events offer entertainment and variation. Experience the many facets of a city characterized by the savoir vivre and hospitality of the Rhineland!
The culture city Brühl has become a famous destination for tourists with its world heritage site Augustusburg Castle (the sumptuous residence of the prince-archbishops of Cologne) and the Falkenlust hunting lodge (a small rural folly). Both sites are among the earliest examples of Rococo architecture in 18th-century Germany. Moreover you can visit the museum of great Dadaist and Surrealist Max Ernst in his hometown Brühl.
Leisure Park Phantasialand
One of the most famous leisure Parks in Europe, the “Phantasialand” offers attractions and adventures for any age. The main entrance is only 800m away from our bed & breakfast and can be easily reached in walking distance. Therefore we are the perfect alternative to the big Park-Hotels offering personal service!
Nature reserve Kottenforst-Ville
Only a stone’s throw away, on the opposite of the house, a little forest track leads you to the beautiful “Kottenforst-Ville”, a nature reserve with mountain bike and hiking trails as well as wonderful lakes. So what about a nice walk, a picnic or a bit of jogging? In summertime you can even go for a swim or enjoy one of the other activities the nearby lakes have to offer as for example a waterski center…