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Pride in the gay capital of Germany, Cologne!
Gay Pride Cologne and the CSD parade is part of a larger Gay Pride Festival taking place in Cologne’s charming Old City district and kicks off at 6pm on Friday with a the huge Street Festival. Cologne is the 4th largest city in Germany and is one of the most gay friendly destinations in Europe. After the official opening on the Main Stage (Heumarkt), all three stages burst into life with DJs and different shows. The surrounding streets and squares are filled with information and sales stands.
Cologne Gay Pride Parade starts from Deutzer Brücke, working its way thought the old town to Komödienstraße, and has over 120 floats participating in the parade.
Cologne Pride Parade will take place on Sunday afternoon and the street festival from Friday till Sunday in the Old Town of Cologne.
There are two gay areas in Cologne with a total of seventeen gay bars; we have only chosen hotels in the first area because, we were not able to find hotels in the second area with good reviews. We think finding a good place to stay is an important part of your holiday so we try to recommend the best hotels around where you need to be to enjoy your trip.
Here are the hotels we recommend that have good reviews and keep you close to all the action
Gay Map of Cologne
There two gay areas in Cologne: Rudolfplatz, known locally as the “Bermuda Triangle” is more modern in style with Many of the cafes, bars and clubs around have started during the last twenty years. The Old Town is home to more Traditional pubs and bars for mixed ages.
Recommended Apartments in Cologne
Sunny luxury Masionette apartment, in the middle of the old town of Cologne. Sun terrace over the roofs of the old town with a direct view of the town hall, large St. Martin & Domspitzen. Bathroom with tub and shower.
Studio Apartment in the best location: Central station, Philharmonic Hall, cathedral, museums, registry office, restaurants, breweries, pubs, and last but not least the most visited Europe’s shopping street, Schildergasse
Apartment in old town
Studio 2 Guests
Located in the heart of Cologne, directly next to the historical Heumarkt (Hay Market), the middle of the Old Town surrounded by the humming night life and a stones throw from the world famous Cologne Cathedral
Cozy newly renovated apartment is located near the most popular street Aachener Straße for bars, restaurants, clubs and is perfect for 2-4 persons. The apartment is perfectly located for easy access to public transport.
Video of Cologne Gay Pride
Christopher Street Day – Cologne / Köln – 2016
Recommended Hotels in Cologne
We recommend booking a hotel in the heart of the old town. They are generally more charming, close to all the gay bars and clubs and offer better value for money.
Hotel Lyskirchen 4 Star
Bright & Spacious Rooms
The Hotel is a great choice for travelers interested in gay bars & clubs, food & shopping.