8 days in Germany & Paris Itinerary

8 days in Germany & Paris Itinerary

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8 days in Germany & Paris Itinerary

Start: Hanoi, Vietnam
Fly + Train:  15​h 30​min
1
Dusseldorf, Germany
— 1 night
Train:  30​min
2
Cologne, Germany
— 1 night
Train:  30​min
3
Bonn, Germany
— 1 night
Train:  4​h
4
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  15​h
End: Hanoi, Vietnam

1
night
Dusseldorf, Germany

Dusseldorf ©
Renowned for its fashion and trade fairs, Dusseldorf offers visitors vibrant nightlife and a wide range of shopping options.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Mahn- und Gedenkstatte, wander the streets of Konigsallee, stop by Altstadt, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Rheinuferpromenade, then take in panoramic vistas at Rheinturm, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pfarrkirche St Cacilia Benrath.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Dusseldorf journey planner .

Hanoi, Vietnam to Dusseldorf is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Hanoi to Dusseldorf. In October in Dusseldorf, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can take a train to Cologne.

Things to do in Dusseldorf

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
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Altstadt ©
Altstadt
Rheinturm ©
Rheinturm
Konigsallee ©
Konigsallee

1
night
Cologne, Germany

Cologne ©
Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
On the 25th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Hohenzollern Bridge, admire the landmark architecture of Kolner Dom, then explore the world behind art at Museum Ludwig, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Cologne trip itinerary planner.

Cologne is just a stone's throw from Dusseldorf. In October in Cologne, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can take a train to Bonn.

Things to do in Cologne

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games
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Cologne Cathedral ©
Cologne Cathedral
Museum Ludwig ©
Museum Ludwig
Room Escape Games

1
night
Bonn, Germany

Bonn ©
The birthplace of Ludwig van Beethoven, Bonn is one of the country's oldest cities.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Beethoven House, pause for some serene contemplation at Bonner Munster, and then get engrossed in the history at Haus der Geschichte der Bundesrepublik Deutschland.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Bonn trip builder website .

Bonn is just a stone's throw from Cologne. October in Bonn sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Bonn

Museums Historic Sites
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Bonner Munster ©
Bonner Munster
Beethoven-Haus Bonn ©
Beethoven-Haus Bonn

3
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.
Take a break from Paris with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles, about 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, admire the landmark architecture of Louvre Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sainte-Chapelle, and make a trip to Champs-Elysees.

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Take a train from Bonn to Paris in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In October, daytime highs in Paris are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

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