28 days in Germany & Bristol Itinerary

28 days in Germany & Bristol Itinerary

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28 days in Germany & Bristol Itinerary

Start: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Fly + Drive:  11​h 45​min
1
Hamm, Germany
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Essen, Germany
— 6 nights
train:  1​h
3
Cologne, Germany
— 7 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
4
Bristol, United Kingdom
— 9 nights
train + Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

3
nights
Hamm, Germany

Hamm ©
Hamm is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hamm: Reformed Evangelical Church (in Schuettorf), Automuseum Ibbenburen (in Ibbenbueren) and Friedenssaal - Peace Hall (in Muenster). The adventure continues: stroll through Maximilianpark, admire the landmark architecture of Haus Stuniken, admire the natural beauty at Botanischer Garten, and get to know the fascinating history of Schloss Osnabruck.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Hamm trip maker app .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Hamm is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time to Central European Time is minus 3 hours. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Dubai in June; daily highs in Hamm reach 24°C and lows reach 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can go by car to Essen.

Things to do in Hamm

Parks Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

Osnabruck, Botanischer Garten, Grune Winkel, Reformed Evangelical Church, Hameln Old Town
Highlights from your plan
Kurpark ©
Kurpark
Hameln Old Town ©
Hameln Old Town
Maximilianpark ©
Maximilianpark

6
nights
Essen, Germany

Essen ©
For centuries one of Germany's major coal and steel centers, Essen offers some of Germany's best shopping, religious sites, and historical atmosphere.
Change things up with a short trip to Friedrich-Engels-Denkmal in Wuppertal (about 36 minutes away). There's much more to do: enjoy some diversion at Drive in Autokino, explore the world behind art at Museum Folkwang, stroll through Grugapark Essen, and steep yourself in history at Zollverein Coal Mine Industrial Complex in Essen.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Essen trip itinerary maker website .

You can drive from Hamm to Essen in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Cologne.

Things to do in Essen

Museums Fun & Games Outdoors

Side Trips

Friedrich-Engels-Denkmal, Schloss Horst.
Highlights from your plan
Soul of Africa Museum ©
Soul of Africa Museum
Folkwang University of the Arts ©
Folkwang University of the Arts

7
nights
Cologne, Germany

Cologne ©
Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
Change things up with these side-trips from Cologne: Hofgarten solingen (in Solingen), Wetzlar (Sammlung von Lemmers-Danforth & Leica Welt IM Leitz-Park) and Mittelalterlicher Marktplatz (in Bernkastel-Kues). And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Cologne Cathedral, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, pause for some photo ops at Edith Stein-Denkmal, and head outdoors with Stadionhopper Mark Mauderer.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Cologne trip itinerary website .

You can take a train from Essen to Cologne in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July in Cologne, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 16°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to Bristol.

Things to do in Cologne

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Wetzlar, Aachen, Martinsbrunnen, Liebfrauenkirche, Weingut Eduard Kroth
Highlights from your plan
Cologne Cathedral ©
Cologne Cathedral
Weingut Eduard Kroth ©
Weingut Eduard Kroth
Spas

9
nights
Bristol, United Kingdom

Bristol ©
Bristol is famous for its Georgian and Victorian architecture, street art, underground music, maritime history, and the world-famous Clifton Suspension Bridge.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bristol: Kiftsgate Court Gardens (in Chipping Campden), Montpellier Gallery (in Stratford-upon-Avon) and Bath (Bath Abbey & The Roman Baths). There's still lots to do: partake in some friendly competition at Locked In A Room, take a stroll through Montpellier District, get outside with The Cotswold Range, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Bristol trip itinerary app .

You can fly from Cologne to Bristol in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Cologne to Bristol is minus 1 hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bristol

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Cirencester, Bath, Gloucester, Cheltenham, Monnow Bridge and Gate
Highlights from your plan
Locked In A Room ©
Locked In A Room
Bournemouth Beach ©
Bournemouth Beach
Montpellier District ©
Montpellier District

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