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Mecca of outdoors sports and fashion.

Great place where you can find all leading brands for any outdoor activities or look like a couch... read more

Reviewed September 9, 2018
Overijse, Belgium
Amazing yet expensive

This is the most grand outstoor I have ever been to. It's not just the assortment, but also the... read more

Reviewed October 20, 2016
Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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Nov 3, 2018
“Awesome outdoor store”
Sep 9, 2018
“Mecca of outdoors sports and fashion.”
This store is a shopper's dream. Its "please touch" ethos invites visitors of all ages — especially young people — to engage with outdoor gear in conditions that simulate what you might find in the great outdoors. Open Monday to Thursday, 10 a.m.-8...more
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
Richmodstr. 10, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 4922 12772880
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Reviewed November 3, 2018

No matter what you have seen in the USA as an outdoor store, when you come to Germany make sure you visit a Globetrotter store as they are even better. This one has a freeze chamber so you can check winter jackets in the winter...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank MarcusInTexas
Reviewed September 9, 2018

Great place where you can find all leading brands for any outdoor activities or look like a couch Indiana Jones. The best selection of bicycle travel gear in Germany, the place to buy your Ortlieb panniers! And don't forget to try one of the kayaks...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Cimmerianbloke
Reviewed October 20, 2016

This is the most grand outstoor I have ever been to. It's not just the assortment, but also the store's design that make a visit so impressive. Not a place for bargains though, but you should still go there.

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

This store is off the main shopping area but is well signposted. It sell everything outdoors and if that's what you are looking for here is the place. Even if not shopping have a look. I have never been in a store yet that has...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank Mangakura
Reviewed September 24, 2015

i go to globetrotter every time i visit cologne. This place has just about everything an adventurer would want / need.

Date of experience: January 2015
2  Thank 1strover
Reviewed January 23, 2015

Great place to get any sport gear you need, even have a small lake in the bottom to test boats and other water equipment. Cool architect and great choice of different sport wear, shoes etc. But everything very expansive. I was here during a great...More

Date of experience: August 2014
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Reviewed September 9, 2014

I have been here on a number of occasions. I travel a lot and visit stores as a part of my job and also personal interest. The only store that can compare to this is Dick's in Schaumburg outside Chicago. For outside gear, clothes, books...More

Date of experience: September 2014
3  Thank AndersB168
Reviewed July 23, 2014

Cool little area to walk around, shop, have some over priced food and drinks. Honestly, you have to enjoy large crowds, malls, mall food, etc. No complaints about the place, just not my style. I would definitely recommend to keep your wallet in your front...More

Date of experience: August 2013
1  Thank ultrahorchata
Reviewed May 1, 2012

If you need any outdoor gear this is the place to be. The selection is huge. There are a lot of different brand to choose from and also there is plenty of stock of each item. The selection of books is very large (unfortunately mostly...More

Thank ChristofvdH
Reviewed May 22, 2011

A whole different concept on shopping. Capability to test/try gear in actual conditions. The best outdoor super-store I have ever been. Huge collection of everything. It's on the pricey side. Especially for some items you can get on-line from other stores, the price-tag is much...More

Date of experience: May 2011
6  Thank Enoikos
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Sjaak A
December 26, 2014|
Response from AndersB168 | Reviewed this property |
Since Germany has one of the most regulated and restricted retail markets in Europe shops are not allowed to be open on Sundays. There are few exceptions and most German city centers are dead on Sundays.