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From ground water to original Eau de Cologne….

Once again this year, Cologne tourism presented from 09.-03.13.2011 at the International Tourism Exchange (ITB) in Berlin.
On this important travel trade fair, Cologne tourism presented the international trade visitors and private visitors Cologne as the “city of water
The Rhine river,the original Eau de Cologne & the Koelsch Beer and terms for waters that are strongly associated with Cologne.
You can explore the beautiful city from the water, on a boat trip on the Rhine river, visit the historic perfume house 4711, taste a Kolsch at a traditional brewery or take a bath in a state-approved medicinal water –  the city offers its visitors many attractions in 2011:

Rhein-River: Highlights on the water
The Romans appreciated the excellent location of Colonia on the water. Even today, many visitors use the river as a transport route into the city and enjoy the view of Cologne from the water.

Eau de Cologne: a fragrant water
Patrick Suskind describes in his novel “Perfume” the world of fragrances and the birth of the scent of Eau de Colgne. Farina and 4711 are the first brands of perfume water which Cologne has made ​​famous throughout the world.

Kölsch: brewed water and life
Kölsch is not just a beverage, it also reflects a sense of life-style. The Cologne dialect and the favorite drink of the residents are connected- it is the only language you can actually drink…
Spa: relax in the water
For relaxation you can find in Cologne a wide range of excellent swimming and spa pools. Feel comfortable and let your soulflow.

Please do not forget that water is a very precious commodity. Help save water by installing in your home modern water saving shower heads or flow regulators with water-saving features. Water saving can be very easy.

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