10 days in Cologne & Munich Itinerary

10 days in Cologne & Munich Itinerary

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Cologne
— 4 nights
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Munich
— 5 nights

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Cologne

— 4 nights

City of Churches

Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cologne: Eltz Castle (in Wierschem), Cherry Blossom (in Bonn) and Deutsches Eck (German Corner) (in Koblenz). And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Cologne Cathedral, admire the masterpieces at Wallraf-Richartz Museum, take an in-depth tour of Roman-German Museum (Romisch-Germanisches Museum), and get in on the family fun at Phantasialand.

To find out how to plan a trip to Cologne, use our trip itinerary maker.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Düsseldorf Airport, Cologne Bonn Airport, Dortmund Airport and Weeze Airport. In September, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel to Munich.

Things to do in Cologne

Museums · Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Munich

— 5 nights

Village of a Million People

Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Munich: Schloss Neuschwanstein (in Schwangau) and Schloss Hohenschwangau (in Hohenschwangau). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at English Garden, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, see the interesting displays at BMW Museum, and explore the world behind art at Alte Pinakothek.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Munich holiday builder app.

Fly from Cologne to Munich in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. September in Munich sees daily highs of 66°F and lows of 47°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Childrens Museums

Side Trips