25 days in Germany & Paris Itinerary

25 days in Germany & Paris Itinerary

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25 days in Germany & Paris Itinerary

Start: Sydney, Australia
Fly:  24​h
1
Cologne, Germany
— 1 day
train:  3​h 15​min
2
Paris, France
— 5 nights
train:  3​h 15​min
3
Rust, Germany
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Grainau, Germany
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Munich, Germany
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
6
Dresden, Germany
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
7
Berlin, Germany
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
8
Hamburg, Germany
— 3 nights
Fly:  24​h
End: Sydney, Australia

1
day
Cologne, Germany

Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
On the 16th (Mon), test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, try for a hole-in-one at Glowing Rooms 3D Schwarzlicht Minigolf, and then don't miss a visit to Cologne Cathedral.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Cologne road trip app .

Sydney, Australia to Cologne is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Sydney to Cologne, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in December, things will get much colder in Cologne: highs are around 9°C and lows about 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Paris.

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Cologne Cathedral ©
Cologne Cathedral

5
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Step out of Paris with an excursion to Disneyland Paris in Marne-la-Vallee--about 42 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore the galleries of Louvre Museum, admire the masterpieces at Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, stroll the grounds of The Paris Catacombs, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

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You can take a train from Cologne to Paris in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In December, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel to Rust.

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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Disneyland Paris ©
Disneyland Paris
The Live Thriller ©
The Live Thriller

1
night
Rust, Germany

Rust ©
Originally a poor fishing village, Rust now features a world-class amusement park complex.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): get in on the family fun at Europa-Park.

To find photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Rust trip planning app .

Traveling by combination of train and bus from Paris to Rust takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In December, plan for daily highs up to 8°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Grainau.

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Europa-Park ©
Europa-Park

1
night
Grainau, Germany

Grainau ©
Grainau is a municipality in the district of Garmisch-Partenkirchen, in Bavaria, Germany. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): stroll through Partenkiirchner Bergbahen, then trek along Hell Valley, and then enjoy some diversion at Tennishütte im Tennissportparadies Grainau.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Grainau online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Rust to Grainau takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Rust in December, expect little chillier with lows of -4°C in Grainau. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can drive to Munich.

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Garmisch-Partenkirchen
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Hollentalklamm ©
Hollentalklamm

4
nights
Munich, Germany

Munich ©
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.
Munich is known for parks, museums, nightlife, historic sites, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at English Garden, make a trip to Marienplatz, admire the masterpieces at Alte Pinakothek, and examine the collection at Munich Residenz.

For other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Munich day trip app .

You can drive from Grainau to Munich in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Dresden.

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English Garden ©
English Garden
Deutsches Museum ©
Deutsches Museum
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4
nights
Dresden, Germany

Dresden ©
Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
Change things up with a short trip to Elbe Sandstone Mountains in Bad Schandau (about 58 minutes away). The adventure continues: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, make a trip to Frauenkirche, engage your brain at Deutsches Hygiene-Museum, and examine the collection at Museum fur Sachsische Volkskunst mit Puppentheatersammlung.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Dresden online trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Munich to Dresden by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Dresden can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can catch the train to Berlin.

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Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

Elbe Sandstone Mountains
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Gemaldegalerie Neue Meister ©
Gemaldegalerie Neue Meister
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Elbe Sandstone Mountains ©
Elbe Sandstone Mountains

4
nights
Berlin, Germany

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, nightlife, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Zoo Berlin, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, contemplate the long history of East Side Gallery, and admire the architecture and history at THE ROOM - Live Escape Game Berlin.

For photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Berlin day trip planning app .

Traveling by train from Dresden to Berlin takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Hamburg.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites Fun & Games Zoos & Aquariums
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THE ROOM - Live Escape Game Berlin ©
Zoo Berlin ©
Zoo Berlin

3
nights
Hamburg, Germany

Hamburg ©
As the country's biggest port and one of the busiest in all of Europe, Hamburg has a well-deserved reputation as Germany's Gateway to the World.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then get to know the fascinating history of Speicherstadt, and then see the interesting displays at Miniatur Wunderland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Mon): meet the residents at Hamburg Zoo and then stroll around Park Planten un Blomen.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Hamburg trip planner .

You can take a train from Berlin to Hamburg in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. January in Hamburg sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of 0°C at night. On the 7th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hamburg

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Tierpark Hagenbeck ©
Tierpark Hagenbeck
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Miniatur Wunderland
Planten un Blomen ©
Planten un Blomen

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