Germany is a travel destination that never runs out of things to do. From the hip enclaves of Berlin to the beerhalls of Munich, Cologne is not always on the top of everyone's radar – but it's about to be.
Lufthansa's low-cost airline, Eurowings, has released non-stop flights from Seattle to Cologne for $425 USD–taxes included. With prices regularly reaching as high as $2900 USD roundtrip, this is quite the steal, especially considering the available dates range from July to September. To book, head over to Expedia and try the following date combinations:
Departing in July:
Jul 25 to Aug 8
Departing in August:
Departing and/or arriving on Aug 1, 8, 15, 19, 22, 26, 29
Departing in September:
Departing and/or arriving on Sep 2, 5, 9, 12, 16, 19
Sep 19 to Sep 26, 30
The 2,000-year-old city is best visited in the summer months, where average temperatures sit at a comfortable 18°C. The cultural hub of West Germany, Cologne boasts stunning High Gothic architecture and sweeping views of the Rhine. Stroll through the reconstructed old towns and admire masterpieces from Picasso and the Roman times at any of the numerous museums.
Note that the fares stated here are subject to availability and will likely last a few days – so act fast, and make sure to sign up for VIVA's newsletter to get the best flight deals delivered straight into your inbox every week.
Have you recently been somewhere cool and took some awesome videos? Submit them to #VIVAStories for the chance to win a $10,000 trip! Watch the video below for more deets, and enter now.