Cologne offers all of the usual activities that you could possibly want for a student, class or society trip. The 2,000 year old city is steeped in culture and inevitably constructed with many classic gothic structures. When Cologne is also known to throw some epic festivals along with party cruises on the Rhine, a trip to this German hub certainly makes for a great break away from the books midsemester. When your college class or society can also avail of flights to Cologne from as low as €20, a cultural break to inner Europe is as cost efficient as a weekend to Kerry.
Students can always take a day of sightseeing to swoon over grand architecture like Cologne Cathedral and Great St. Martin Church. Among the many museums for students to explore in Cologne are the Museum Ludwig with a large collection of Picasso’s work, the Romano-Germanic Museum with a huge array of Roman Artifacts, WallrafRichartz Museum which will please any student of fine arts and other historical attractions like the NS Documentation Centre of Cologne.
When the name also gives it away, Cologne is highly popular for it’s connections to fragrance and perfume and the Fragrance Museum documents some of the finest fragrance and artworks since 1685, your university class or society can take a tour of the elegant museum or even design their own to take back home. Another key part of Cologne to explore is the FC Koln stadium where students can get a glimpse at the home ground of the premier team or even avail of match tickets if they’re in town for a game.
When locals from the German countryside on the outskirts of Cologne venture to the city on weekends to both enjoy the city’s party vibe and increase the lively atmosphere, Cologne is also known to throw some pretty famous festivals throughout the year. Cologne Carnival that takes place during the run up to Easter, is the biggest Carnival in all of Europe. People travel internationally to Cologne each year to take to drinking beer and dancing on the streets which makes for the perfect atmosphere for a college class or society trip. When cologne is also known to hold a gigantic museum dedicated to chocolate (Schokoladenmusuem), this makes it a prime European destination for an Easter student break.
A great way to kick off your college class or society night out in Cologne could be with one of it’s famous booze cruises when Cologne is so famous for a party cruise that it can cater to almost any genre or age group who needs Magaluf when Cologne is even known to throw some Mallorca themed cruises. Cologne has the largest amount of pubs and clubs per capita in Germany and is renowned for having some amazing live music venues from Jazz to Reggae to R’n’B. While in Germany, it could also be a great idea to bring your college class or society to one of the local beer halls to try some of the finest beers in existence. Afterwards, Zulpicher Strasse and Luxemburger Straße streets are known as the most popular bar and club districts in Cologne and are known to accommodate the city’s local student population all week.
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Some other popular and trippin’ student destinations in Germany and in greater Europe include Hamburg, Berlin, Munich, Poznan, Krakow and Budapest. Meanwhile our highly recommended student destinations in Ireland and the UK include Athlone, Kilkenny, Dingle, Newquay, Manchester and Edinburgh.
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