17 days in Germany & Luxembourg City Itinerary

17 days in Germany & Luxembourg City Itinerary

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Start: Cologne, Germany
Drive:  1 h
1
Aachen, Germany
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
2
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 45 min
3
Leipzig, Germany
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Burg (Spreewald), Germany
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h
5
Wedel, Germany
— 9 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
End: Cologne, Germany

2
nights
Aachen, Germany

Aachen ©
Aachen, a spa town, was once a prominent royal city where German kings were crowned and Charlemagne built his favorite residence.
Family-friendly places like Centre Charlemagne and Ponttor will thrill your kids. Head to Historische Senfmuhle Monschau and Glashuette Monschaufor some retail therapy. Get out of town with these interesting Aachen side-trips: Museum Rotes Haus (in Monschau) and Wildpark Gangelt (in Gangelt). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Couven Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Aachener Rathaus, make a trip to Marschiertor, and admire the masterpieces at Ludwig Forum.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Aachen trip itinerary app.

Cologne to Aachen is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. August in Aachen sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can drive to Luxembourg City.

Things to do in Aachen

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Monschau, Wildpark Gangelt
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Museum Rotes Haus ©
Museum Rotes Haus
Centre Charlemagne ©
Centre Charlemagne
Couven Museum ©
Couven Museum

1
night
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

Luxembourg City ©
While Luxembourg City boasts the shiny headquarters of several European institutions and EU offices, it is also home to a beautiful old town that's designated as a World Heritage Site.
On the 12th (Sat), explore the world behind art at Villa Vauban - Musee d'Art de la Ville de Luxembourg, thenexplore the striking landscape at Casemates du Bock, and then learn about winemaking at Caves St Martin.

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Traveling by car from Aachen to Luxembourg City takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. August in Luxembourg City sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can drive to Leipzig.

Things to do in Luxembourg City

Wineries Museums Nature

Side Trip

Caves St Martin
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Casemates du Bock ©
Casemates du Bock
Caves St Martin ©
Caves St Martin

2
nights
Leipzig, Germany

Leipzig ©
Leipzig is not only world-famous for its long tradition of trade fairs, but also for its vibrant music and cultural scenes.
Volkerschlachtdenkmal has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): admire the striking features of St. Thomas Church (Thomaskirche), contemplate the long history of Mendelssohn-Haus Leipzig, see the interesting displays at Grassi Museum, thenappreciate the history behind Volkerschlachtdenkmal, and finally browse the different shops at Hauptbahnhof Leipzig.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Leipzig route planner.

You can drive from Luxembourg City to Leipzig in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In August in Leipzig, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Burg (Spreewald).

Things to do in Leipzig

Parks Museums Wildlife
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Mendelssohn-Haus Leipzig ©
Mendelssohn-Haus Leipzig
Grassi Museum ©
Grassi Museum
St. Thomas Church (Thomaskirche) ©
St. Thomas Church (Thomaskirche)

2
nights
Burg (Spreewald), Germany

Burg (Spreewald) ©
You've now added Tropical Islands to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Freilandmuseum Lehde. On the next day, cool off at Tropical Islands.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Burg (Spreewald) online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Leipzig to Burg (Spreewald) takes 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Wedel.

Things to do in Burg (Spreewald)

Museums Theme Parks Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Seelow, Klosterbrauerei Neuzelle GmbH, Freilandmuseum Lehde, Tropical Islands
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Freilandmuseum Lehde ©
Freilandmuseum Lehde
Tropical Islands ©
Tropical Islands
Gedenkstaette Seelower Hoehen ©
Gedenkstaette Seelower Hoehen

9
nights
Wedel, Germany

Wedel ©
Wedel is a town in the district of Pinneberg, in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. Visit Wildpark Schwarze Berge and 28Grad Strandbad Wedel for some beach relaxation. Museum-lovers will get to explore Deutsches Panzermuseum and Schiffahrtsmuseum Nordfriesland. Get out of town with these interesting Wedel side-trips: Rendsburg Transporter Bridge (Schwebefaehre) (in Rendsburg), Kunstwerk Carlshutte (in Budelsdorf) and McArthurGlen Designer Outlet Neumuenster (in Neumunster). Pack the 21st (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Heide Park. Next up on the itinerary: visit a coastal fixture at Old Lighthouse Travemuende, see the interesting displays at NordseeMuseum Husum, identify plant and animal life at Serengeti-Park Hodenhagen, and make a trip to Leuchtturm Obereversand.

To find reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Wedel trip planner.

You can drive from Burg (Spreewald) to Wedel in 5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in August, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Wedel

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Stade, Husum, Heide Park, Old Lighthouse Travemuende, Otterzentrum Hankensbuttel
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Kunstwerk Carlshutte ©
Kunstwerk Carlshutte
Wildpark Schwarze Berge ©
Wildpark Schwarze Berge
Deutsches Panzermuseum ©
Deutsches Panzermuseum

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