Flying from Bari
Bari Karol Wojtyła Airport (BRI), also known as Palese Airport, is the primary facility handling both local and international flights from Bari. Located a very convenient 8 kilometers from the city center, Palese Airport serves nearly 4 million passengers each year aboard 19 different airlines.
Palese Airport Information
Palese Airport offers a surprisingly large number of amenities for a facility of its size. Financial services are available, including a bank branch, ATM machines and a currency exchange bureau. Palese Airport also contains several restaurants, as well as a wide variety of duty-free and retail stores offering goods from books and cosmetics to leather products, electronics and jewelry. The airport has several parking areas, and assistance is available for passengers with limited mobility.
Getting to the Airport in Bari
Several companies provide a bus to Palese Airport, with the journey taking anywhere from 25 to 40 minutes. You can also take a taxi to Palese Airport, but this is considerably more expensive and only marginally faster. Passengers also have the option of taking a train to Palese Airport from the city center.
Arriving in Cologne
The beautiful city of Cologne holds the proud claim to being the oldest city in Germany, as well one of its most beautiful. With flight deals to Cologne readily available, you can visit the city any time of year, whether you are looking for a fun metropolitan holiday or are traveling on business.
First Time in Cologne
Cologne is a very easy city to traverse, due to its integrated bus, tram, and subway system. Be sure to travel to Cologne’s most popular attractions, including the cathedral and the largest pop art museum outside of America. Many of these are located on the banks of the Rhine, so this would be a good area to start off your exploration.
If you are visiting as a family, don't miss the Chocolate Museum, which is an interesting place to go with children. For music lovers, tickets to Cologne's Kölner Philharmonie are a must.
Making the Most of Your Cologne Holiday
Amazingly for such a popular city, you can find cheap hotels in Cologne at any time of year, even during any of the major festivals throughout the year. airberlin offers free soft drinks and snacks on flights to Cologne.