A wide range of sports
Cologne is not just a lively and vibrant metropolis. The city on the Rhine offers a variety of activities that will allow you to make the most of your leisure time in Cologne. For those who want to take a more sporty approach in their free time, the Fühlinger See is just the right place. The lake to the north of the city centre offers a wide range of leisure activities, and not just during summer. Even in the colder season, offers such as kayaking, rowing, kite surfing and more can be taken advantage of. The park also has a high-ropes course in nature. If you prefer to watch sports, the first FC Cologne and the Cologne Sharks are first-class sports clubs.
Explore the city
If you want to use your free time to explore Cologne, try a sightseeing tour! You can take am more traditional route with a bus tour or boat excursion, or see the city from a rickshaw or a Segway! Alternatively, you can visit the city on foot very well. In addition to the well-known old town in the inner city centre, Cologne has countless parks and green spaces. The Rheinpromenade invites you to take a walk.
Located right on the waterfront, you will find a wide range of restaurants, bars and cafes where you can enjoy the day. Cologne has a distinct “Veedel” culture. Each quarter has its own flair and in each one you can discover numerous pubs, breweries and cafes. Especially popular is the “Kwatier Latäng” around the Zülpicher Straße, which is especially popular with students as a place to go out at night.