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Cycling in Cologne

Cologne is flat, so it's easy to get around by bike and the sights along the Rhine River are gorgeous, and easily accessible from the seat of a bicycle.

Cycle Paths/Routes:

Rhine River bike path.

Attractions/sights accessible by bicycle from the city centre:

Palaces of Brühl (15km), City of Düsseldorf (40km) or Bonn (30km).

Mayor's stance on cycling:

They are slowly improving the infrastructure for cyclists.

Traffic:

Heavy

Landscape:

Mainly Flat

Bicycle theft:

No problem if you have a good lock!

Cycling at night:

Most streets in my city are well lit
Cologne

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