8 days in Hamburg, Soltau & Bremen Itinerary

8 days in Hamburg, Soltau & Bremen Itinerary

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Hamburg
— 3 nights
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Soltau
— 2 nights
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Bremen
— 2 nights
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Hamburg

— 3 nights

Gateway to the World

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.
Attractions like Miniatur Wunderland and Speicherstadt make great kid-friendly stops. There's much more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Alter Elbtunnel, make a trip to Reeperbahn, admire the landmark architecture of Townhall, and admire the natural beauty at Planten un Blomen.

For ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Hamburg day trip tool.

Berlin to Hamburg is an approximately 2.5-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Soltau.

Things to do in Hamburg

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

Soltau

— 2 nights
Soltau is a mid-sized town in the Lüneburg Heath in the district of Heidekreis, in Lower Saxony, Germany.Coat of armsThe coat of arms of Soltau shows the lion of the Welf dynasty behind a red city gate. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): have fun at Bohme Familienpark, engage your brain at Felto, then explore the engaging exhibits at Spielmuseum, and finally identify plant and animal life at Wildpark Lueneburger Heide. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Tue): get in on the family fun at Heide Park.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Soltau tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Hamburg to Soltau by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In October in Soltau, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can drive to Bremen.

Things to do in Soltau

Theme Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks

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Bremen

— 2 nights

Short-Way City

A rather long and narrow city spread along both sides of the Weser River, Bremen has more than a thousand years of history.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): make a trip to Schnoor Viertel, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Cathedral (St. Petri Dom), then get the lay of the land with Bremen Photography Tours, and finally don't miss a visit to Bremer Stadtmusikanten. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Historische Altstadt, then get a sense of history and politics at Bremer Rathaus, then don't miss a visit to Marktplatz, and finally view the masterpieces at Phil Porter Salon Obscura.

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Drive from Soltau to Bremen in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in October, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train back home.

Things to do in Bremen

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Shopping