Cologne Karneval 2020: What you need to know

Cologne Karneval 2020: What you need to know

It’s that time of year again – the off-season for our guided walking tours but millions of people are preparing to fill the streets of Cologne. Why would that be? One word: Cologne Karneval. Read on to let Art of Touring, your local Cologne experts, take you...
Cologne’s hidden gems: die wineBANK

Cologne’s hidden gems: die wineBANK

Here at Art of Touring (AoT) we always like to shine a spotlight on those parts of Cologne which the average visitor may not get the chance to see, be it via walking tours or special events. A great example is wineBANK Cologne which opened recently with a wonderful...
Cologne Marathon takes over our city

Cologne Marathon takes over our city

Cologne city centre was unbelievably busy this weekend for one reason: the annual Cologne Marathon. Competitors had the choice between a short kids’ race, half marathon or full marathon. The routes crisscrossed the city centre and inner suburbs, before ending in...
Light Spectacle at Cologne Cathedral

Light Spectacle at Cologne Cathedral

A selected audience was given a preview on Monday September 25th of the spectacular light show at Cologne’s most famous landmark, our iconic French Gothic cathedral. As part of the commemorations of the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War, and to...