10 days in Cologne, Walsrode & Berlin Itinerary

10 days in Cologne, Walsrode & Berlin Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Germany trip itinerary planner

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Fly to Frankfurt, Train to Cologne
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Cologne
— 2 nights
Drive
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Walsrode
— 1 night
Drive
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Berlin
— 5 nights
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Cologne

— 2 nights

City of Churches

Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Museum Ludwig, then admire the landmark architecture of Cologne Cathedral, then snap pictures at Hohenzollern Bridge, and finally examine the collection at Chocolate Museum. On the 3rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: wander the streets of Konigsallee, appreciate the extensive heritage of Rheinuferpromenade, then enjoy breathtaking views from Rheinturm, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Neuer Zollhof.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Cologne tour planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Cologne is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and train. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Dubai to Cologne. Traveling from Dubai in May, expect Cologne to be cooler, temps between 22°C and 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to Walsrode.

Things to do in Cologne

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trip

Walsrode

— 1 night
Walsrode is a town in the district of Heidekreis, in Lower Saxony, Germany.HistoryMiddle Ages986 Foundation of Walsrode Abbey by Count Walo. Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): examine the collection at Felto, explore the different monuments and memorials at Becklingen War Cemetery, and then get to know the resident critters at Weltvogelpark Walsrode. On your second day here, identify plant and animal life at Serengeti-Park Hodenhagen, brush up on your military savvy at Erinnerungsstatte Luftbrucke Berlin, and then examine the collection at Deutsches Panzermuseum.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Walsrode road trip tool.

You can drive from Cologne to Walsrode in 4 hours. May in Walsrode sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Walsrode

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Berlin

— 5 nights

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Berlin is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate, admire the masterpieces at Pergamonmuseum, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and take in nature's colorful creations at Gro├čer Tiergarten.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Berlin trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Walsrode to Berlin takes 3.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Parks