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Destination guide

Why people love visiting historical Old Town

Enjoy the area's cathedral, museums and history with a rental holiday home in Old Town. Well known for its shopping, cafes and riverfront, this romantic city won't disappoint. Local cultural sights include Wallraf-Richartz-Museum and Romano-Germanic Museum. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Old Town

Are you hoping to discover things to do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that Old Town has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Claudius Therme (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Cologne Cable Car (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Odysseum (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Cologne Zoo (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • MMC Studios (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Aqualand Freizeitbad am Fuhlinger See (6.6 mi / 10.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Old Town

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Old Town is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Stadtgarten (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Volksgarten (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Flora Cologne (1.8 mi / 3 km)
  • Forstbotanischer Garten Koln (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Flittarder Rheinaue (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Japanischer Garten (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Old Town

The nearest airport is in Cologne (CGN-Cologne - Bonn), located 7.7 mi (12.4 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Duesseldorf (DUS-Duesseldorf Intl.), which is 24.9 mi (40.1 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station is Cologne Central Station. You can see more of Old Town by jumping on the metro at Heumarkt U-Bahn, Neumarkt U-Bahn or Poststrasse U-Bahn.

How many holiday rentals are available around Altstadt?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 76 holiday lettings around Altstadt. From 69 flats & apartments to 71 studios, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Altstadt?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Altstadt:

  • Deutz: 84 holiday homes
  • Düsseldorf-Eller: 37 holiday homes
  • Höhenberg: 44 holiday homes
  • Düsseldorf-Stadtmitte: 47 holiday homes
  • Altstadt-Nord: 66 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Altstadt?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Altstadt. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Haymarket: 680 holiday lettings
  • Cologne Kathe Kollwitz Museum: 683 holiday lettings
  • Theater am Dom: 683 holiday lettings
  • Alter Markt: 682 holiday lettings
  • Praetorium: 680 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Altstadt listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Flats in Altstadt?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 69 Flats in Altstadt. Our other popular types of Altstadt holiday rentals include:

  • Studios: 71 self catering accommodations
  • Hotels: 5 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Altstadt?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 2 holiday homes with pool available in Altstadt. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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