There are flights to Bonn every day from most major airports in the UK. Passengers in the southeast can fly from Heathrow, Gatwick and Stanstead. The midlands are served by Birmingham and Manchester airports, while passengers in the north of England and Scotland can fly from Edinburgh. Cologne Bonn airport is 16 km from the centre of Bonn. It is served by major airlines like Lufthansa and KLM, and passengers can also find flights on Germanwings, Cheapflights and Easyjet. The airport is furnished with cafés and restaurants, two supermarkets and outlets selling books, fashions and electronics. A shuttle bus service runs between the terminal buildings. Trains travel from the ICE railway station in the airport to Main Station in the centre of Bonn. There is a taxi service available and passengers can also travel to the city on the 670 bus.
Bonn is a lively and picturesque city, filled with attractions for seekers of culture. Music lovers flock to the Beethoven Haus on Bonngasse, the museum of the great composer, who was born there in 1770. You can visit it all the year around, apart from major public holidays like Easter, Christmas and New Year's Day. The new Beethovenhalle concert hall is on the river Rhine, site of the opening and closing concerts of the annual Beethoven festival, which takes place every year between August and October. The 11th-century Bonn Minster is one of the oldest churches in Germany, a fine example of Romanesque architecture. Bonn is also filled with places to eat good food and stay out late. The Strandhaus Restaurant on Georgstrasse serves fine German dishes at reasonable prices, a main course dish costing between 15 and 30 euros.