Best travel packages in Cologne, Germany

Best travel packages in Cologne, Germany

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Frequently asked questions

How do I plan a holiday to Cologne?

If the thought of planning a trip to Cologne is overwhelming, we recommend following this easy 7-step guide.

Step 1: Choose travel dates and how long you plan to stay in Cologne.
Step 2: Research Cologne’s best attractions and activities.
Step 3: Set a budget for daily expenses in Cologne.
Step 4: Book accommodation and transportation to Cologne.
Step 5: Plan a daily Cologne itinerary, including what to do when.
Step 6: Consider travel insurance and find out whether you need a visa.
Step 7: Pack smartly for your activities and the weather in Germany.

The fastest way to plan a trip to Cologne is however booking a holiday package. Booking a complete vacation to Cologne takes no more than a few clicks. Each expertly arranged holiday package allows you to personalize your itinerary and inclusions so you can have the best vacation in Cologne at the most affordable price. This way you can spend less time planning and more time enjoying your holiday in Cologne.

Whether you opt for a streamlined holiday package or prefer a more hands-on approach to planning, Cologne awaits with unforgettable experiences. Your adventure begins here!

How many days do I need for a vacation in Cologne?

Depending on the type of vacation you seek, 3-7 days is an ideal duration to immerse yourself in the wonders of Cologne. The ultimate 3-day vacation in Cologne offers ample time to explore some of the city’s top attractions, activities, and culinary delights. However, if you have the luxury of an extended stay, there's a wealth of additional destinations and sights waiting to be uncovered. In fact, many seasoned travelers recommend dedicating at least a 7-day vacation exploring Cologne and its surroundings. To decide on the exact duration of your Cologne holiday, consider your budget, preferences, and the pace at which you wish to savor Cologne.

How far in advance should I book my Cologne vacation package?

How far in advance you should book your holiday package to Cologne depends on when you’re traveling and what type of vacation you’re going for. A good rule of thumb is to book your Cologne vacation package at least 3–6 months before your departure date. However, if you want to visit Cologne in the peak travel season, you may want to book up to 6–12 months in advance to secure both availability and the best prices. The cheapest flights, best hotels, and most popular tours in Cologne often get fully booked quickly.

What’s the best vacation package to Cologne?

The best vacation package is this 11-Day Road Trip to the Netherlands, Germany, Luxembourg, France, and Belgium. This outstanding trip includes accommodation in central Cologne and takes you on an exciting adventure exploring Dam Square, Vondelpark, Van Gogh Museum, Rijksmuseum, Anne Frank House Museum, Damrak Waterfront, Old Market, Museum Ludwig, Cologne Cathedral Church, Cologne Chocolate Museum, and Pétrusse Casemates Museum. From iconic landmarks to hidden gems, you can expect a comprehensive tour of Cologne. Indulge your taste buds with easy access to Cologne's culinary scene, offering a gastronomic adventure that encapsulates the city's diverse flavors. As the sun sets, experience the vibrant nightlife of Cologne, with easy access to trendy bars and hidden gems, ensuring your evenings are as dynamic as your days. More than just a stay, this package provides personalized comfort, top recommendations, and 24/7 travel support to ensure a seamless and enjoyable experience in Cologne.

How much is a vacation package to Cologne?

Vacation packages to Cologne, Germany, start from 240 EUR. The exact price of a Cologne holiday depends on several factors, including the duration, time of year, type of accommodation, transportation costs, and daily spending.

For a quick estimate, the average price for a 3-day escape, complete with accommodation in Cologne, is approximately 268 EUR. With a travel package, you can adjust the inclusions to fit your preferences and budget perfectly. This way, you can easily make the most of your vacation in Cologne.

How do I find cheap holiday packages in Cologne?

There are several ways you can find cheap holiday packages in Cologne. In general, it’s easier to find good deals in Cologne if you book your vacation well in advance or you’re flexible with your travel dates. With a customizable holiday package, you can always choose the most affordable flights, hotels, and activities to reduce your costs. You can use the search bar on this page to find cheap customizable holiday packages in Cologne, starting from 240 EUR.

What is the cheapest vacation package to Cologne?

The cheapest vacation package to Cologne starts from 240 EUR. For this remarkable price, you’ll get the opportunity to explore plenty of attractions like the iconic Old Market, Media Park Köln mbH, and Cologne Cathedral Church. This affordable vacation package also allows you to experience the best restaurants, bars, and other popular places of interest in Cologne.

What’s included in a vacation package to Cologne?

A vacation package to Cologne can include everything from accommodation in well-selected hotels to flight tickets and a rental car for seamless exploration. Travelers who book a Cologne bundle also enjoy the convenience of a detailed travel itinerary offering recommendations for must-visit attractions, restaurants, and bars within the city. Your stay in Cologne is further enhanced with 24/7 travel support from a personal travel agent.

While we meticulously design itineraries based on decades of experience, extensive research, and local insights, you also have the flexibility to tailor your Cologne travel package. Add personalized touches such as additional tours and various upgrades to craft a unique and unforgettable experience in the enchanting city of Cologne.

Can I customize my vacation package to Cologne?

Absolutely! We recommend everyone to customize their holiday package to Cologne for the best possible vacation experience. With each Cologne vacation package, you can personalize your experience by choosing from a curated selection of top-rated hotels, rental cars, and tours. Including airfare in the holiday package is also possible, as we give you access to flights to Cologne with several airlines. With Guide to Europe’s vacation packages, you will always get the best recommendations, so you can pick and choose what your holiday in Cologne will look like.

Can I choose the accommodation included in my Cologne holiday package?

Yes, you can choose your accommodation when you book a holiday package in Cologne. You will be presented with a curated selection of the most recommended hotels in Cologne to choose from. In most cases, you’ll choose from a 3-star, 4-star, and 5-star hotel in the city, to ensure you can get a top-rated alternative that suits your budget. If you prefer staying somewhere else in Cologne, you can always contact our customer support to help you find another option.

Are flights included in my Cologne holiday package?

Flights are optional in holiday packages to Cologne. Vacation packages booked with Guide to Europe are customizable, meaning it’s up to you if you want to add flights to your travel bundle. As you click to view a vacation package, you can specify whether you want to see flight options to Cologne or not. You will be provided with multiple options, including the best, cheapest, and fastest flights from your selected city of departure to an airport nearby Cologne.

Can I add additional tours or activities to my holiday package in Cologne?

Yes, adding tours and activities to your holiday package in Cologne is a great idea. By bundling your tour tickets with other travel services in a customized travel package, you will often get a better deal than by booking each component separately.

You will always get recommendations of the best tours, tickets, and activities to embark on in Cologne whenever you book a vacation package with Guide to Europe. We recognize that experiences are what makes a vacation in Cologne and Germany truly special. That’s also why we only include recommendations for the highest-rated things to do throughout a vacation in Cologne. Your journey to unforgettable memories in Cologne starts here!

Can I cancel my Cologne holiday package if I can’t travel?

Yes, it’s possible to amend or cancel your holiday package to Cologne. We understand that plans change, and you may need to cancel your holiday in Cologne. To cancel or make changes to your holiday package, use the electronic voucher you received in your email after booking. Please note that changing or canceling the complete package or parts of it may come at a fee. You can get more details about cancellation and refund policies for holiday packages in Cologne by chatting with us. Click the chat bubble in the lower right corner of your screen to chat with a customer support agent.
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