Many of Cologne’s most interesting sights are within easy driving distance of Holweide, so it is a convenient place to base yourself. Two attractions that should be at the top of every visitor’s list is the fascinating Golfclub Leverkusen and the ever-popular Carl-Duisberg-Park. If you have time, don’t miss Flittarder Rheinaue and the Bensberg Town Hall.
To really understand Cologne, visit one of its many cultural destinations. Spend a while viewing the exhibits at Chocolate Museum, Ludwig Museum and Rautenstrauch-Joest-Museum. Arts lovers will find plenty to cheer about at venues such as Cologne Philharmonic and Musical Dome.
Visit some of the best family attractions in the area, including Claudius Therme and Odysseum. Bring the kids to a trip to Cologne Zoo, and get a glimpse of some unique wildlife.
To really get a feel for the area, stop at the nearby local attractions such as Haymarket, Cologne Cathedral and Neumarkt. These are a magnet for travellers from all the corners of the globe. Take the time to visit places of worship such as the Great St. Martin Church. Admire the beautiful craftsmanship and gain a deeper understanding of the role of religion in the area.
To stock up on supplies and buy some souvenirs, visit Alter Markt.
While vacationing in the Holweide area, you can see the VFL Gummbersbach handball team go into battle at LANXESS Arena. If your visiting Holweide with a sports fanatic, why not treat them to one of the stadium’s fascinating back stage tours.
At the end of a day exploring the delights of Holweide, get a good nights sleep in one of the area’s popular bed-and-breakfasts, hotels or short-stay apartments. Take your pick from the Mercure Hotel Severinshof Koeln City, the art'otel cologne, by Park Plaza, or the Hilton Cologne.