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...
Cologne Places: Papa Joe’s Jazz Bar

Cologne Places: Papa Joe’s Jazz Bar

If you are into Jazz Music and you are visiting Germany, Cologne providesĀ some interesting placesĀ for this cultural niche. To this day there are two locations in the old town that survived the Jazz revival heyday of the early 1970s and both are related to Josef...