Flying from Gran Canaria
airberlin offers flights from Gran Canaria via Gran Canaria Airport (LPA), which is located 27 kilometers away from the island’s capital. This airport receives over eleven million passengers annually.
Gran Canaria Airport Information
Gran Canaria Airport offers a nice collection of shopping options, including book stores and Spanish gift stores where visitors can pick up souvenirs. The passengers’ area is a popular place to buy local handicrafts, jewelry and textiles. There is also a Starbucks for passengers to enjoy a warm beverage while waiting for their flights. Other facilities include a pharmacy, ATMs, several cafés, tour operators, and car rental services.
Getting to the Airport in Gran Canaria
Visitors can travel by bus to Gran Canaria Airport on bus route 60, which runs between the airport and the island’s capital. Buses run every 30 minutes until around 10:30 p.m. every day. A convenient, but pricier option is to travel by taxi to Gran Canaria Airport, with a journey time of less than 30 minutes.
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.