The German city of Cologne is one of the larger European cities with approximately one million within the city and more than 10 million including the suburban areas.
The city is home to the University of Cologne. The Rhine River runs right through the city.
Probably the most famous tourist attraction in Cologne is the Cologne Cathedral. The Cologne Zoo is a great place to go with children, and the Wallraf-Richartz Museum has an unbelievable collection of both Cologne artists and some of the more famous European painters including Monet, Renoir and Van Gogh.
Cologne nightlife is vibrant. The city has a great variety of bars and taverns as well as night clubs and dance clubs.
Cologne Bonn Airport (airport code CGN) is the main hub for TUIfly and Germanwings. 33 additional airlines fly out of Cologne Bonn Airport. Air Berlin and Condor along with TUIfly and Germanwings offer flights to the most destinations.
In 2007, Cologne Bonn Airport served nearly 10.5 million travellers. Passengers flew on more than 150,000 flights that year. The airport is open 24 hours a day and is a short 16 kilometres outside of the city centre.