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Cologne - Germany's colorful metropolis

The likeable metropolis on the Rhine River is one of the most exciting cities in Germany. Cologne is home to one of the largest LGBT communities in Europe and impresses with the tolerance and cosmopolitanism of its inhabitants. Around the popular Rudolfplatz in the city center you will find countless queer bars and trendy LGBT shops. The famous shopping streets Schildergasse and Hohe Straße invite you to shop for hours and fulfill every fashionista´s dream. Cologne's Gay Pride is an absolute highlight, but the world famous Cologne Carnival and the amazing firework Kölner Lichter are international classics too!

Cologne Carnival Festival 2019

Cologne Carnival Festival 2019

At the beginning of March the carnival season is at its peak and of course, the LGBT Community in Cologne is celebrating a lot. As part of the queer Carnival Festival, 5 different gay highlights take place in Cologne in just 4 days.
When to Cologne? - LGBT Highlights and Events

When to Cologne? - LGBT Highlights and Events

The colorful metropolis is Germany's LGBT hot spot. However, several times a year, Cologne is particularly in the focus of the gay community - always when the city hosts one of its popular queer mega events.
Gay Bars in Cologne - Schaafenstraße & Rudolfplatz

Queer going out: Gay Bars in Cologne

Cologne is home to a huge LGBT+ community and a meeting point for gays and lesbians from all over the region. Here are our tips and recommendations for Gay Bars & Cafes in Cologne!