To Do in Köln: Cable Cars

| September 10, 2014

So many German cities have some sort of Seilbahn, be it cable cars in the sky or funicular trolley-like cable cars on the ground. Köln (Cologne) is no different; however, its cable cars move high overhead, crossing the Rhein from the air.


Köln’s cable cars, which are celebrating their 50th year in the air, fit a maximum of four passengers. The panoramic views of the city include the famous cathedral, the Kölner Dom.


You can either return directly after on the Seilbahn, or perhaps take a leisurely stroll through the park or visit the zoo.  If you don’t buy a round-trip ticket, you can catch a bus, the U-Bahn, or even a ferry nearby.  The ferry lets off near the cathedral.


koln ferry


Price: 4E adult one-way ticket

Ferry price: 3E adult one-way ticket



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Category: Activities, FAMILY, Family Travel, In Germany A Broad blog, Parks, Zoos & Aquariums, Travel, Uncategorized

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Kari Martindale is a writer and ESL instructor. She’s visited all 50 states and 37 countries, including many of the big cities of Europe and a ton of Christmas Markets. She spends her days straddling the fence between a sense of adventure and a sense of dread. She is married to what is clearly a patient man and has a daughter who, frustratingly, is just like her. Her academic and professional backgrounds are in linguistics and foreign languages. When she's not teaching ESL, she's writing. When she's not writing, she's thinking about her next trip.

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