14 days in Braunschweig & Hannover Itinerary

14 days in Braunschweig & Hannover Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Braunschweig
1
Braunschweig
— 10 nights
Train:  45 min
2
Hannover
— 3 nights
Train:  45 min
End: Braunschweig

10
nights
Braunschweig

Braunschweig ©
Steeped in centuries-long history, Braunschweig remains a fine example of a German medieval town in the region of Lower Saxony.
Explore Braunschweig's surroundings by going to Seilbahnen Thale Erlebniswelt (in Thale), Magdeburg (Gruene Zitadelle, Magdeburger Dom, &more) and Quedlinburg (Kirche St. Agidii, Altstadt Quedlinburg, &more). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Autostadt, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, make a trip to Brunswick Cathedral, and explore the world behind art at Herzog Anton Ulrich Museum.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Braunschweig trip itinerary app.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Hannover Airport, Bremen Airport and Erfurt Airport. Expect a daytime high around 44°F in December, and nighttime lows around 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Hannover.

Things to do in Braunschweig

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Quedlinburg, Wolfsburg, Magdeburg, Wolfenbuttel, Halberstadt
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Autostadt ©
Autostadt
Altstadt Quedlinburg ©
Altstadt Quedlinburg
Brunswick Cathedral ©
Brunswick Cathedral

3
nights
Hannover

Hannover ©
Hannover, northern Germany's major urban center, may be best known for hosting annual commercial trade fairs.
On the 13th (Fri), explore the activities along Maschsee, get a sense of history and politics at The New Town Hall, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Herrenhaeuser Garten. Here are some ideas for day two: walk around Eilenriede - Park, get to know the resident critters at Erlebnis Zoo Hannover, and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Hannover trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by train from Braunschweig to Hannover takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In December in Hannover, expect temperatures between 45°F during the day and 36°F at night. On the 15th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train back home.

Things to do in Hannover

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Nature

Side Trip

Hameln Old Town
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The New Town Hall ©
The New Town Hall
Herrenhaeuser Garten ©
Herrenhaeuser Garten
Erlebnis Zoo Hannover ©
Erlebnis Zoo Hannover