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New Year In Cologne

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New Year In Cologne


We are off to Cologne 29/12/06-01/01/07 and wondered if anyone had any good recommendations for places to go to bring in the New Year? What do the locals do? Are there any traditions that we should know about?

We will be in a group of 8 and we aren't very austentatious so want somewhere where we won't have to overdress or else feel uncomfortable.

Any recommendations of nice things to do during the day at this time of year would be very much appreciated too!

Happy New Year Everybody!!

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>What do the locals do?<

Pup crawl and after that celebrating New Year on the Rhine-bridges, watching the fireworks and dancing the night away. The bridges will be jam-packed early, so you should be there long before midnight.

If you want to avoid the crush, go to the opposite side of the river, to Deutz. Thence you'll have a great view over the river to the old town and the fireworks and it is not that crowded.

>we won't have to overdress<

Surely not, but dress warmly :-)

Have fun!

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