15 days in Germany Itinerary

15 days in Germany Itinerary

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15 days in Germany Itinerary

Start: Erbil
Fly:  14 h
1
Hamburg
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h
2
Bremen
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Hannover
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
4
Berlin
— 6 nights
Fly:  13 h 30 min
End: Erbil

4
nights
Hamburg

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.
Do your shopping at Hamburger Fischmarkt and Jungfernstieg. Let the collections at Miniatur Wunderland and Kunsthalle Hamburg capture your imagination. Take a break from Hamburg with a short trip to Wildpark Lueneburger Heide in Hanstedt, about 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of Speicherstadt, contemplate the long history of Alter Elbtunnel, wander the streets of Alster, and visit Reeperbahn.

To see more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Hamburg trip planner.

Erbil, Iraq to Hamburg is an approximately 14.5- hour flight. The time zone changes from Arabia Standard Time (AST) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Erbil in June: high temperatures in Hamburg hover around 24°C and lows are around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Bremen.

Things to do in Hamburg

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trip

Wildpark Lueneburger Heide
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Miniatur Wunderland ©
Miniatur Wunderland
Kunsthalle Hamburg ©
Kunsthalle Hamburg
Speicherstadt ©
Speicherstadt

1
night
Bremen

Bremen ©
A rather long and narrow city spread along both sides of the Weser River, Bremen has more than a thousand years of history.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Cathedral (St. Petri Dom), pause for some photo ops at Der Bremer Roland, make a trip to Bremer Stadtmusikanten, don't miss a visit to Marktplatz, then admire the striking features of Bremer Rathaus, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Historische Altstadt.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Bremen trip planning site.

Take a train from Hamburg to Bremen in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Hannover.

Things to do in Bremen

Historic Sites
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Bremer Rathaus ©
Bremer Rathaus
St. Peter's Cathedral (St. Petri Dom) ©
Historische Altstadt ©
Historische Altstadt

2
nights
Hannover

Hannover ©
Hannover, northern Germany's major urban center, may be best known for hosting annual commercial trade fairs.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): admire the natural beauty at Herrenhaeuser Garten, look for gifts at Markthalle, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Marktkirche.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Hannover trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Bremen to Hannover by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In June in Hannover, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Berlin.

Things to do in Hannover

Parks Shopping Historic Sites
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Herrenhaeuser Garten ©
Herrenhaeuser Garten
Marktkirche ©
Marktkirche
Markthalle ©
Markthalle

6
nights
Berlin

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Shop till you drop at Gallery Heike Arndt DK and Kurfurstendamm (Kurfurstendam). Let the collections at Pergamonmuseum and Topography of Terror capture your imagination. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Potsdamer Platz, shop like a local with Friedrichstrasse, browse the different shops at Die Hackeschen Hoefe, and stop by Rausch Schokoladenhaus.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Berlin day trip planning tool.

You can take a train from Hannover to Berlin in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Berlin

Shopping Historic Sites Museums
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Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Topography of Terror ©
Topography of Terror
Charlottenburg Palace ©
Charlottenburg Palace

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