Bonn city life
Bonn can be considered a small city split between urban life and its natural surroundings. Providing easy access to larger German cities, Bonn also has a week market where you can buy fresh vegetables from.
The most popular attraction of the city is the birthplace of Beethoven, next to the Rococo-style Old City Hall. The Botanischer Garden Bonn is at the ground level of Poppelsdorfer Schloos palace. Beethoven is also visible through a monument near Bonn Minster, the old city church. A modern and high building is the Post Tower.
The trees blossom season is spectacular in Bonn’s Old Town, when the flowers of cherry trees form unforgettable tunnels. The Godesburg fortress ruins are also attracting tourists, as well as Museum Mile, August-Macke-Haus museum and parks such as Rheinaue or Kottenforst. The Rhine promenade and the extinct Rodderberg volcano are suitable for sunny weekend days.
Nightlife is diverse in Bonn. You can choose between bars with an intellectual profile, outdoor gardens with live music, regular cafes or pubs and clubs and venue halls. Festivals are regular and the most famous ones are Carnival, Rhine in Flames, Beethoven Festival or the Christmas markets.
Mountain sports are popular in Bonn, as well as basketball and football.
International atmosphere in Bonn
Being the home of 19 United Nations institutions, Bonn is a multicultural city that warmly welcomes visitors from over 170 countries. Bonn’s population is constantly increasing.
Some of the largest communities in Bonn come from Turkey, Poland, Morocco and Russia.
Being part of one of the warmest areas in Germany, Bonn has a mild climate with plenty of sunshine hours from May to August. Temperatures usually range from 2.4°C (36.3°F) in January and 18.8°C (65.8°F) in July.