8 days in Cologne, Trier & Cochem Itinerary

8 days in Cologne, Trier & Cochem Itinerary

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Fly to Frankfurt, Train to Cologne
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Cologne
— 2 nights
Drive
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Trier
— 2 nights
Drive
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Cochem
— 2 nights
Drive to Frankfurt-Hahn Airport, Fly to Singapore Changi Airport

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Cologne

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 25th (Sun): make a trip to Shrine of the Three Kings and then admire the striking features of Cologne Cathedral. On the next day, examine the collection at Duftmuseum im Farina-Haus, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gross St. Martin, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens Flora.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Cologne trip planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Cologne is an approximately 17-hour combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Singapore Standard Time (SGT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -7 hour difference. Traveling from Singapore in October, things will get colder in Cologne: highs are around 17°C and lows about 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Trier.

Things to do in Cologne

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

2
nights
Trier

Oldest City in Germany

Trier may be the oldest city in Germany, founded long before the Roman times.
On the 27th (Tue), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paulin-Kirche, then explore the ancient world of Porta Nigra, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Liebfrauenkirche, Trier, and finally pause for some photo ops at Handwerkerbrunnen. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: ponder the world of politics at Kurfurstliches Palais, admire the striking features of Konstantinbasilika, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom), then see the interesting displays at Rhineland Museum (Rheinisches Landesmuseum), and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Saarburg Waterfall.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Trier trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Cologne to Trier in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. October in Trier sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Cochem.

Things to do in Trier

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

2
nights
Cochem

Pearl of the Mosselle Valley

Nestled away within the rolling hills of the Moselle River Valley, Cochem possesses an archetypical German appearance and medieval charm that provides one of the best atmospheres in the country.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): examine the collection at Historische Senfmuehle and then appreciate the history behind Monument Geschiedenis Cochem. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Rathaus and then learn about winemaking at Mosel Valley.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Cochem trip planner.

Drive from Trier to Cochem in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 14°C in October, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cochem

Museums · Parks · Nature · Wineries

Side Trip